An English language requirement applies to all applications for private hire drivers licences received by TfL (Transport for London) on, or after, 14 October 2016. This includes applications for both renewal and new licences.
Trinity’s ISE I Secure English Language Test (SELT) is approved by TfL for this purpose – full details and how to book this exam are detailed below.
ISE I = B1 (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).
Prepare for your test
Hamlets Training Centre is a Listed SELT Course Providers that offers preparation courses for private hire drivers who want to take a Trinity ISE I (B1) Secure English Language Test (SELT) required by Transport for London.
Book your ISE I test
Only tests taken at a SELT centre are approved by TfL for private hire driver licence applications. We offer free test booking facilities for our registered candidates.
Requirement to book your test
- You musthave a valid proof of identity (ID) to book your test which must be presented at the SELT test centre – please read Trinity’s SELT Centre Candidate ID policy
Results and certificates
When you get your results for ISE, you receive:
- a certificateif you passed both parts of the test
- a diagnostic reportfor each skill showing how you performed in the test
Certificates are usually sent within 21 days of candidates passing both parts of the ISE test.
We offer free exam booking for our registered candidates. There is a fee for non-registered candidates.
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