A1 SELT - GESE Grade 2 - English Test for Family Partner and Family Parent

You must pass a Secure English Language Test (SELT) in at least CEFR level A1 in Speaking and Listening for:

  • Further Leave to Remain
    • Family partner
    • Family parent
  • Representative of an Overseas Business visa
  • Sportsperson visa T2

Book your GESE Grade 2 test

GESE Grade 2 = A1 test

  • 6 minute speaking and listening test
  • Provisional result emailed by 9am the day after the test
  • Certificate usually sent within 7 days
  • Speaking & Listening only

Prepare for your A1 test

GESE Grade 2 is a 6 minute one-to-one interview with an examiner. One-to-one speaking and listening tests with Trinity examiners are delivered remotely via video conference on a Trinity tablet device which will be set up by your personal steward at a UKVI approved Trinity SELT centre.

Visit Prepare for your test below to find GESE Grade 2 candidate guidance and preparation activities to help you understand and practise for your exam.

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Take with you to the test

You must take proof of identity (ID) to the SELT test centre. Please read Trinity's Candidate ID policy for SELTs.

Book your GESE Grade 2 test

Further information

What do CEFR, SELT and GESE mean?

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

“I had a very good experience. The staff were so helpful, nice and made me feel comfortable.”

Isatou Joof Conteh, GESE Grade 2
Trinity SELT Birmingham

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