B2 SELT – ISE II
You must pass a Secure English Language Test (SELT) at least CEFR level B2 in Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening for a:
- Tier 2 (Minister of Religion) visa
- Tier 4 (General) Student visa (although UKVI requires a B2 test, some institutions require C1 — please check with your sponsor
- Innovator visa
- Start-up visa
Trinity’s ISE II exam = CEFR B2.
Prepare for your test
Visit ISE II (B2) teaching and learning support resources to find guidance and preparation activities to help you understand and practise for this exam.
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Computer-based test option (London Hammersmith only)
Candidates take the Reading & Writing part of ISE II (B2) on computer at the London Hammersmith SELT Centre - find out more.
Book your test
You must take exams for visas at a SELT centre.
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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 SELT Centre Candidate ID policy
- Remember to bring your topic notes, a diagram, or a mind map, if you have prepared any, to the exam for discussion with the examiner - see Guide for Students – ISE II
Results and certificates
Results will be issued and sent usually within 21 days of taking your ISE test. When you receive your ISE results, you will also receive:
- a diagnostic report for each skill showing how you performed in the test
- a certificate - when you pass both parts of the test (Speaking & Listening, Reading & Writing)
Visit our Understanding your ISE results page for:
- Information for if you pass or fail
- Understanding your diagnostic report
- ISE scoring information
- How to improve your skills if you have failed
What do CEFR, SELT and ISE mean?
- CEFR = Common European Framework of Reference for Languages
- SELT = Secure English Language Test
- ISE = Integrated Skills in English