A2 SELT English Language Test  For visa extension

You must pass a Secure English Language Test (SELT) in at least CEFR level A2 in Speaking and Listening to apply for Further Leave to Remain in the UK (visa extension), required two and a half years after passing an A1 test.

A2 SELT GESE ( Secure English Language Test)

New A2 English Language Test for Further Leave to Remain

It is a 5 weeks English Language  course and provides:

  • Initial and diagnostics assessment to determine your readiness for taking a UKVI Grade 3 A2 Speaking and Listening Test.
  • Diagnostic test to help the teacher and learners identify problems that they have with the language.
  • Preparation for your selected UKVI A2  GESE 3 Speaking and Listening Test.
  • Use of professionally prepared pre-test materials with qualified and experience teacher
  • Mock tests prior to your test day
  • Help with booking your UKVI Test
  • Teach you until you pass

A2 English Language Course – Fast Track

It’s an exam preparation course designed for the advanced learners who need urgent preparation for  their A2 English Language test to extend their spouse/partner visa for the further leave to remain.

It is a 1-day  training  taken in London and provides:

  • Free Language Level Assessment
  • 3 hours of 1:1/ small group   sessions.
  • A face to face training  with an experienced Languages tutors  including use of materials and sample exam technique advice.
  • Help with booking your UKVI  approved Test
  • Mock tests prior to your test day

Who are these training for?

  • Those looking to pass their Trinity’s  SELT A2 test for Spouse Visa Extension purposes due to closeness of the   expiry date of their visas
  • Students who live outside London and cannot attend our weekly  classes with a teacher
  • Any student who needs help with their confidence or brush up English speaking Skills to pass the test
  • Practice with key topics such as transport, weather, festivals, special occasions and extra questions found in the exam
  • We also provide live voice chat and interactive study boards allow our teachers to work with you in a completely digital environment with no additional fees
  • 98% pass rate first time

A2 SELT Course Content

  • Communicate in basic and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters
  • Use basic sentence patterns and communicate through simple phrases, groups of a few words and formulae about themselves and other people, what they do, places and possessions
  • Ask and answer simple questions about personal information and everyday life

Why should I choose the A2 SELT Preparation Preparation Course with Hamlets Training Centre?

  • Hamlets Training Centre is a Listed SELT Course Provider
  • Our PGCE-qualified English Language teachers can prepare you to pass your A2 test
  • We provide guidance and support
  • We will teach you until you pass
  • Our success rate is 98%
  • We provide free mock exam facilities for all candidates


Course Summary

A2 English Language Test Course (INTENSIVE)

CEFR level A2 in Speaking and Listening- Trinity SELT ( A2 test for the visa extension)

Course Fee: £250.00
Entry Requirement: Able to speak in English at A1 or equivalent
Course duration:  up to 5 weeks
Weekly training day: Every Thursday
Training time : 2:00  pm to 4:00  pm

A2 GESE  Fast  Track – English Language test course for spouse visa extension

Only for the advanced learners-1 day

Training: 1:1 / small group

Fee: £100.00

Who are these training for?

  • Those looking to pass their Trinity SELT A2 test for Spouse Visa Extension purposes
  • People who have  limited expiry time of their visas
  • Students who live outside London and cannot attend our weekly   classes with a teacher

Please call on 020 7377 2120  or email at info@hamlets.org.uk

to book an appointment to enrol in this training.

Test Summary

Test Name: A2 SELT – GESE Grade 3
Duration: 7 mins
Awarding Body: TRINITY SELT
Result: Provisional results on the same day
Certificate: Certificate usually sent within 7 days
Test Type: Speaking & Listening only

Frequently Asked Questions

Secure English Language Tests (SELTs) assess English Language ability and are taken under specific secure conditions. Trinity SELTs are approved by UKVI, part of the Home Office, for Leave to Remain, British Citizenship (Naturalisation) and Tier 1, 2 and 4 visa categories where evidence of English language ability is a requirement.

Following a procurement exercise by the UK Government, Trinity is one of only two providers that have been approved to provide Secure English Language Tests for UKVI. This change took effect on 6 April 2015.

The Trinity exams offered for SELT purposes are:

  • Graded Examinations in Spoken English (GESE) – A1, A2 and B1 tests
  • Integrated Skills in English (ISE) – B1, B2 and C1 tests

The level and type of the exam you need to take is determined by the type of visa you require. Visit the Trinity UK visa test pages for more information.

More information can be found about the individual examinations via the Trinity UK visa test pages. Everyone who is required to take a four skills test will need to take Trinity SELT ISE based on the revised ISE exams published in February 2015.

For each type of visa application, you need to take a specific test. Follow the links on this page for your test, and then choose ‘Prepare for your exam’.

Trinity’s SELT exams are available at test centres across the UK. These are located in London Croydon, London Holborn, London Hammersmith, Belfast, Birmingham, Cardiff, Glasgow, Leeds, Manchester and Peterborough.

Trinity has a wide variety of resources available for each available SELT including sample papers, videos, self-study resources and publications.

Visit our resources page and follow the link for the SELT you are preparing for.

Trinity also has Listed SELT Course Providers that offer preparation courses for your SELT. Please visit our map to find a Listed SELT Course Providers near you.

Your ID must be valid on the date of the exam, and you must have it with you on the day of the exam. The following are the only ID types that can be used to book an exam:

CEFR = Common European Framework of Reference for Languages
SELT = Secure English Language Test
GESE = Graded Examinations in Spoken English



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