Make sure you’re ready to pass your B1 SELT exam with support from Trinity. We offer a number of resources to help you to prepare for your B1 SELT test.
If you have a B1 SELT test booked you may wish to practise your English to ensure you are prepared for the exam. That’s why Trinity College London is proud to offer B1 exam preparation study materials and resources to give you the best chance of passing your SELT test.
Our resources include:
When you’re waiting to take your B1 SELT you might like to prepare by practising your English language skills or see examples of the test that you’ll take on the day. You can explore our materials below to make sure that you have everything you need ahead of your SELT test:
Preparation course providers
Trinity works with a number of Listed SELT Course Providers that offer candidates preparation courses in advance of their Secure English Language Test (SELT).
Once you’ve booked a SELT test with Trinity, you will receive an email from us with details about your exam date. This should include:
When this email comes through, be sure to check that the details of your exam are correct. If you can’t find the email, please check your junk and spam folders.
If you’re taking your SELT exam at a Trinity test centre, then it’s important to make sure you follow these instructions so that there are no issues on the day of your test:
For more information about what happens on your SELT exam test day, see our step-by-step guide to B1 GESE Grade 5 SELT tests .
When you get to your SELT test centre, we will need to do some security checks before you are able to take your exam. You MUST bring the following with you for these checks:
Please note, if you don't bring these items with you then you won't be able to take your SELTs test.
There are a number of items you won’t be allowed to take into the exam room with you, such as bags, mobile phones, hats (unless worn for religious purposes) and other personal items in the exam - so it’s best to leave these at home if you can. A locker will be provided to store anything that you can’t leave at home.
You won't be able to take any personal items into the exam room with you. This includes mobile phones, bags and headwear (unless worn for religious reasons). There will be lockers available at the test centre to store your belongings if you are not able to leave them at home.
Provisional GESE results are sent by email by 9am the day after your exam and you will be sent a link to access your digital certificate by email within 4-7 days of your exam date.
For more information, please click here.
When you book your SELT exam with Trinity you have the option to buy Trinity Exam Protect. This will enable you to retake your test at a date and time that suits you.
If you booked your SELT test through another provider, then you may have to pay to book another test. You will need a pass on your SELT exam to be eligible to apply for either a work visa, study visa or family visa.
We know that sometimes things get in the way, and the original exam date booked may later not be suitable for you. When you book your SELT exam with Trinity, you have the option to buy Trinity Exam Protect. This product allows you to reschedule your exam up to 24 hours before your original exam date.
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