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A2 Secure English Language Test (SELT) now available

7 March 2016

From Monday 14 March, Trinity will offer Secure English Language Tests at level A2 at centres across the UK. This will support the Home Office's forthcoming English language requirement for family route migrants seeking to extend their stay in the UK.

In order to qualify for further leave to remain on the five-year partner or parent route to settlement, applicants will need to pass a SELT in speaking and listening at level A2 after two-and-a-half years in the UK.

The timing of implementation of this new requirement and further details will be confirmed by the Home Office in due course and published on the GOV.UK website. 

The new requirement will not affect those applying for further leave to remain before then.

Phil Bond, General Manager of Trinity SELT, said: ‘Trinity supports thousands of people each year to progress and ultimately achieve their goals. We will continue to help candidates improve their English language skills along a progressive pathway, in the same way that we support musicians, actors and dancers to develop and succeed.’

Level A2 on the Common European Framework (CEFR) in speaking and listening equates to Trinity's GESE Grade 3 exam.

Further details will be confirmed by the Home Office in due course.


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