A1 SELT – GESE Grade 2    

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

  • Further Leave to Remain

  • Tier 2 (Sportsperson) visa

  • Overseas Business visa


GESE Grade 2 exam = CEFR A1.

The candidate is required to pass a SELT (secure English language test) for a visa or citizenship application. Candidates will need to prove their knowledge of English by passing a secure English language test (SELT).

GESE Grade 2 (CEFR A1) - Speaking & Listening only

  • 6 minute speaking and listening test

  • Provisional test result are emailed the day after the test Day

  • Certificate sent within 7 days after the exam

What is in the exam?

The exam consists of one assessed phase up to 6 minutes long

Be able to understand simple questions, sentences and respond.

Be able to use simple words and phrases regarding personal situations.

Be able to explain personal situations.

Results and certificates

After the test you will receive a report with you provisional result - Pass or Fail

You should expect to receive your Certificate through the post within 10 days.