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Foreign Language Achievement Testing Services (FLATS)

Foreign Language Achievement Testing Services (FLATS) is for registered IRSC students who are trying to achieve foreign language competency. It is not for elective credit. Credit will not be awarded for successfully passing FLATS exam. Contact your IRSC assigned advisor to determine if taking the FLATS exam will be beneficial for you.

Testing Location

Students can now take the FLATS exam by using Proctor360 at home. Proctor360 is a secure remote proctoring service that has been approved to proctor the FLATS test. If you choose to be proctored in this manner, you will need to indicate so on your registration. Note that for this proctoring option, you will need to have access to a camera, microphone and laptop/computer. There is a button on the registration page that will autofill everything you need for the proctor section of the registration to aid in the ease of selecting Proctor360.

How to Register

Create your personal account through the FLATS website at  On the FLATS website, you can register and pay for a FLATS exam. Exam fees are $70 ($50.00 for the exam and $20 for the Proctor360 proctoring fee).  You must pay online at the time of registration. IRSC does not collect fees for FLATS testing.  Note: During the registration process, for "Current University" you must select “OTHER” in order to take the FLATS exam for Indian River State College.  Additionally, you must select "Autofill Proctor360 as My Proctor" during the registration process.

After registration, please go to to sign up for a time for the exam. You will need to schedule your exam time at least 48 hours beforehand. Please note that if you need to reschedule or cancel your appointment, you will need to do that at least 24 hours beforehand or you will forfeit your $20 proctoring fee with Proctor 360. Be aware that cancelling with Proctor360 is not the same as cancelling with FLATS, so please reach out to both parties if you no longer wish to take the exam.

During the registration process please inform FLATS to send your exams results to Steven Daniello at Indian River State College. Please use the contact information below:

Steven Daniello
Indian River State College
Director of Assessment Services
Assessment Services Department
IRSC–Massey Campus
3209 Virginia Avenue, W-109
Fort Pierce, FL 34981
Phone: 772-462-7585 or 772-462-7583
Fax: 772-462-7838

Available FLATS Tests

Afrikaans Albanian Arabic
Armenian Bulgarian Cambodian
Cantonese-Simplified Cantonese-Traditional Cebuano
Croatian Czech Danish
Dutch Estonian Fijian
Finnish French Georgian
German Greek Haitian-Creole
Hmong Hungarian Icelandic
Ilonggo-Hiligaynon Indonesian Italian
Japanese Korean Latvian
Lithuanian Malagasy Malay
Mandarin-Simplified Mandarin-Traditional Mongolian
Norwegian Persian-Farsi Polish
Portuguese-Brazilian Portuguese-Continental Romanian
Russian Samoan Serbian
Spanish Swedish Tagalog
Tahitian Thai Tongan
Ukrainian Ukranian Vietnamese

Taking the FLATS Test

A valid photo ID is required for FLATS exams.  Acceptable forms of identification include a valid driver license, a state or government issued photo ID, a college photo ID or a passport. If an ID has an expiration date, it is no longer valid after that date. Also, once an ID is broken into more than one piece or has been cut, it is no longer valid.

The FLATS exam is 2.5 hours long and must be completed in one sitting.

Please review exam rules on the following link: 

FLATS Scores

Students will receive their FLATS test results by mail within two weeks after completing the test.

Retest Policy

Students must wait six months before retesting.

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