LanguageCert International ESOL SELT C1 (Listening, Reading, Writing & Speaking)

A 4-skills (Listening, Reading, Writing & Speaking) exam in English, aligned to the C1 level of the CEFR*. It is a Secure English Language Test (SELT) for UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) delivered through LanguageCert’s global network of SELT Centres. As a  SELT Examinations Registration Centre approved by the LanguageCert,  we are offering this course worldwide online.

Course duration: 20 weeks

Course fee: £1500.00 only

Course type: Distance Learning via Online

Course delivered from London, United Kingdom

About the exam:

  • Consists of a Written (Listening, Reading, Writing) and Spoken (Speaking) component
  • Both components can be taken on the same day or within 14 days of each other

CEFR level C1 accepted for the following visa type:

  • Tier 4 (General) – student visa (degree level and above)

CEFR level C1 is not an immediate requirement for any UK visa type, however, some sponsoring educational institutions may require this high level of English language competence.

After the exam, candidates receive a Test Report displaying their score and unique reference number (URN). The URN must be included in the visa application.

Visa requirement information is subject to change. Applicants should refer to UK Government guidance on English language exams for visas and are responsible for ensuring they take the correct exam.

Candidates are advised to contact their sponsors to confirm which CEFR level is required before registering for an exam.

*Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR), developed by the Council of Europe, is widely used to describe levels of language proficiency.

LanguageCert SELT exams are only available at SELT Test Centres. LanguageCert SELT exams cannot be taken online with remote, live invigilation.

All LanguageCert SELT exams must be taken at one of our global SELT Centres.

Key features:


FORMAT: Computer-based


Listening: 33/50

Reading: 33/50

Writing: 33/50

TEST REPORT: Issued 5 business days after the exam

This intensive course provides:

  • Initial and diagnostics assessment to determine your readiness for taking a LanguageCert International ESOL SELT C1 (Listening, Reading, Writing & Speaking)  Test
  • A diagnostic test to help the teacher and learners identify problems that they have with the language.
  • Preparation for your selected UKVI C1 SELT Speaking and Listening Test for a spouse visa in the UK
  • Use of professionally prepared pre-test materials with qualified and experienced teacher
  • Mock tests prior to your test day
  • Help with booking your UKVI / LanguageCert International ESOL SELT C1 (Listening, Reading, Writing & Speaking) exam

Why LanguageCert International ESOL SELT C1 (Listening, Reading, Writing & Speaking) Preparation course with Hamlets Training Centre?

  • Hamlets Training Centre is a Language Cert SELT Examinations Registration Centre
  • Our PGCE qualified English Language teachers can prepare you to pass your C1 Secured English Language test which is approved by the Home Office.
  • We provide guidance and support
  • We will teach you until you pass
  • Our success rate is outstanding



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