ISE – Trinity Secure English Language Tests (SELTs)

Exam Preparation Course

Trinity’s Secure English Language Tests (SELTs) are approved by the UK Visa and Immigration Dept for visa and settlement purposes. The Integrated Skills in English exam (ISE) from B1 to C1 level are approved for applications for a variety of Worker visas, and for Study visas.

ISE is widely recognised around the world by governments and institutions as providing reliable evidence of English language proficiency. The test has a strong focus on real language performance and promotes the development of transferable skills for academic study and employability.

ISE feature two assessment modules, one for speaking and listening with a professional examiner, and one for reading and writing. These must both be taken on the same day as a Secure English Language Test.

Trinity’s Integrated Skills in English exam (ISE) for SELT purposes is:

  • Undertaken at a Trinity SELT testing centre
  • Available several days a week in multiple testing sites around the UK
  • Divided into two modules, both of which must be passed for full certification
  • Personalised to allow learners to discuss their own interests
  • Designed to assess and support the development of real-life skills for work and further study
  • Supported by a Study Pack and online resources for preparation

Exam duration by level:

ISE I (B1): 2 hours Reading and Writing, 18 minutes Speaking and Listening

ISE II (B2) level duration: 2 hours Reading and Writing, 20 minutes Speaking and Listening

ISE III (C1) level duration: 2 hours Reading and Writing, 25 minutes Speaking and Listening

Certificates are supplied within 21 days.


Sample Timetable – The cousrse will be starting in April 2024

Time/Day Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30 – 11:00 Class Class Class Class Class
11:00 – 11:30 Break Break Break Break Break
11:30– 13:00 Class Class Class Class Class

What are the aims of the Exam Preparation Course?

  • Help understand how the Trinity ISE exam works and how to achieve the score you want
  • Teach you to be confident taking the exam
  • Encourage you to voice your opinions and share your ideas with native and non-native speakers in a variety of different contexts
  • Communicate more fluently and accurately in English
  • Improve your English language skills – listening, reading, writing and speaking

What to expect from this course?

  • Exam preparation skills
  • Learn test taking strategies
  • Write practice tests
  • Self-study advice
  • Free Wi-Fi and learning materials included
  • Qualified teachers

Who should apply for this course?

The programme is suitable for those who want to take the Trinity ISE exam test and who plan to study or work in an English speaking environment.

How will my progress on this course be assessed?

Your progress is assessed weekly by your class teacher. You will also have an end of unit test every Friday and an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) when you can discuss your progress one-to-one with your teacher.

Want to know more?

We would love to help you improve your English and support you to achieve your goals.

Please complete the form and we will be in touch to help and answer any questions you may have.