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Home Office Approved SELT Centre in Leeds: Book A1, A2 & B1 English Tests

Pitman Training - Gemini Business Park, Unit 8, Sheepscar Way, Leeds, LS7 3JB


SELT Examinations at Leeds Centre

Secure a UK Visa with a Home Office Approved Secure English Language Test (SELT) at the Leeds Centre. Esteemed for its capability in Language Cert SELTs, these tests are calibrated to adhere to UKVI application protocols for numerous visas, encompassing British Citizenship, Settlement, Student, Skilled Worker, Health & Care Worker, and Innovator visas.

Open to bookings seven days a week, the Leeds Centre allows test-takers the freedom to schedule at a time that's most convenient. Settle on a date, time, and test level that harmonises with UK visa prerequisites. For those in need of clarity regarding the optimal test, an in-depth UKVI guide is readily available to answer any questions.

A1 English Test at Leeds SELT Centre

For those seeking Further Leave to Remain as either a partner to a settled individual or a parent of a dependent, the Leeds SELT Centre requires a Home Office-approved English test. Conducted at a SELT test centre with a live examiner, the exam takes 8-9 minutes to complete.

A minimum passing score of 60 out of 100 is necessary for success. Preliminary results are emailed within 15 minutes, and final outcomes will be confirmed within a three-day timeframe.

A2 English Test at Leeds SELT Centre

For those pursuing Further Leave to Remain (Visa Extension) and falling under the categories of either a partner to a settled person or a parent of a dependent, the Leeds SELT Centre's Home Office-approved SELT ESOL A2 exam is a compulsory requirement. Notably, this exam is essential for family route Leave to Remain applications after residing in the UK for 2.5 years.

The online examination at a SELT test centre with a live examiner spans 9-11 minutes. A minimum passing score of 60 out of 100 is mandated for successful completion. Preliminary results are sent via email within 15 minutes, and final outcomes are confirmed within a three-day period.

B1 English Test at Leeds SELT Centre

If you are seeking Further Leave to Remain and belong to one of the categories below, the Home Office-approved B1 English Test at the Leeds SELT Centre is obligatory:

  • Partner of a settled person

  • Parent of a dependent

This test is administered in a one-on-one setting by a certified examiner, with a duration of 8-9 minutes. Candidates must achieve a score of at least 60 out of 100 to pass. Preliminary test results are dispatched via email within a 15-minute window post-examination, and final results are confirmed within three days. The exam rigorously assesses English language skills, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.

"Flawless execution at the Leeds SELT Centre. The staff provided an excellent service for my B1 English Test, fully compliant with Home Office guidelines. Highly commendable!"

Ravi, B1 English Test 

Leeds SELT Centre

Leeds Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I take my SELT in Leeds?

The Leeds SELT Test Centre is located at Pitman Training - Gemini Business Park, Unit 8, Sheepscar Way, Leeds, LS7 3JB. Tests can be scheduled any day of the week. With more than 15 SELT test centres nationwide, choose from hundreds of slots according to your preferred date, time, and location. View all choices here.

What form of personal identification do I need for my SELT in Leeds?

Ensure Your ID is Valid on Exam Day: Essential SELT Candidate ID Requirements You Need to Know in Leeds

If you are taking your SELT in Leeds, a valid form of ID must be presented on the day of the examination. For complete details, consult our SELT Candidate ID Policy. Acceptable forms of identification include:

  • Passport

  • EEA National ID Card

  • UK Biometric Residence Permit

  • Convention Travel Document

  • Stateless Person's Travel Document

How long is a SELT Certificate Valid for?

Language Cert SELT certificates have lifetime validity as proof of a candidate's accomplishment and performance in a SELT exam. However, for UK visa or immigration applications, we advise that, for security reasons, only certificates that are less than two years old should be submitted to the Home Office.

What is a SELT Exam

The Secure English Language Test, commonly known as SELT, is an essential assessment for individuals in the UK wanting to demonstrate their English language proficiency. For those at the early stages of their English journey, the A2 exam is a popular choice. From booking your A2 English test in the UK to understanding its nuances, there's a seamless process in place for every test-taker. A specific highlight of the A2 exam is its relevance for spouse visa extensions, addressing the unique needs of diverse visa categories. 


For those aiming a bit higher, the B1 level offers a deeper dive into English competencies. If you're in London, there are convenient options to book your B1 test, ensuring every candidate has access to the assessment. Notably, the B1 English test holds significant weight for those on the path to British citizenship.  

In addition to individual proficiency tests, SELT provides tailored solutions for various needs. Whether it's for UK citizenship or a spouse visa, there's a dedicated English test available. Especially noteworthy is the emphasis on English tests for UK spouse visas and citizenship applications, underlining the test's importance in immigration and residency matters.

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