Trinity College London -Home Office Approved

Message from a SELT Course provider 

I hope you and your colleagues and family members are well despite this pandemic as a result of deadly corona virus. We are trying our level best to help stop this virus spreading and make sure that our students taking the Secure English Language test & Life in the UK Test courses on distance learning (learn from home) online and addition to the classroom training.

As a listed SELT course provider in East London I would like to assure that Trinity College London’s SELT qualifications are accepted by the Home Office for the UK visa/ settlement & citizenship and we have been enrolling our students to Book a course here.

The New SELT providers will be going live over the coming months and customers should keep referring to the list for any updates. On December 16th, 2019, Trinity College London was delighted to announce that it had again been awarded a Home Office concession agreement that will enable it to expand current provision of UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) approved Secure English Language Tests (SELTs) in the UK. For more information please visit https://www.trinitycollege.com/qualifications/SELT/UKVI .

The start in the new concession is to be confirmed however Trinity’s SELT tests continue to be approved for UKVI applications.

Trinity College London advises to see the current list of approved test centres from 10th March 2020 in the . This shows Trinity College London SELT centres are approved until July 2020. These are the current transitional arrangements in place which will be updated in due course as SELT providers (including Trinity), transition into a new UKVI Secure English Language Testing service.

If you have any further questions, please contact us on 0207 377 2120 or to the Trinity College London directly on 0333 358 3183.

Centre Coordinator

Hamlets Training Centre, a Listed SELT course provider

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Three-month extension on First Aid Qualifications

Hamlets Training Centre would like to make our students  aware that the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have released the following full statement with reference to offering a three-month extension to the validity of the following first aid qualifications, for those unable to requalify as a direct result of the coronavirus pandemic:

  • First Aid at Work
  • Emergency First Aid at Work
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Emergency Paediatric First Aid

HSE statement

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is aware that people holding Offshore Medic (OM), Offshore First Aid (OFA), First Aid at Work (FAW) or Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) certificates nearing expiry date, might experience disruption to access to requalification training as a result of events or circumstances generated by the coronavirus pandemic.

is that those holding an OM, OFA, FAW or EFAW qualification should undertake retraining before their original certificate expires and HSE strongly recommends that  employers, and individuals holding those qualifications should plan for requalification training well in advance of expiry dates.

If, however, requalification training is prevented for reasons associated directly with coronavirus or by complying with related government advice, it is reasonable and practical to extend the validity of current certificates by up to 3 months. Anyone taking advantage of this extension should be able to describe clearly their reasons for delaying requalification training and demonstrate steps they have taken to undertake the training, if required.

This guidance comes into effect for certificates expiring on or after 16 March 2020. HSE will review this matter over the coming months and will issue further statements as necessary.

If you have done any of the above courses with Hamlets Training Centre and should you have any questions regarding any of your qualifications, please contact us  at info@hamlets.org.uk

Acknowledgement: Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance