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English language tests for private hire drivers

The College is a Listed SELT Course Provider for Trinity ISE (B1).

Transport for London (TfL) announced in 2016 that all new applicants, and existing private hire drivers applying to renew their licence for the first time since the introduction of this requirement, must meet the B1 English language requirement. Trinity’s ISE: Integrated Skills in English I (B1) Secure English Language Test (SELT) is a test of 4 skills: reading, writing, speaking and listening and has been approved by TfL for this purpose

Preparation courses are 8 hours (4 afternoons/evenings) for £220

If you are interested in our IELTS for TfL offering, please call 020 8741 1688 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

IELTS Preparation Courses

IELTS Test for TfL

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ID Icon IELTS How to Apply

You can apply online from the comfort of your sofa at home now!
How? Easy! Apply Online

During the online application process you will be offered to upload a copy of your ID Document.

Please make sure that your ID is valid on the day of the test. It can be only one of the 3 following documents:

  • your valid International Passport
  • your valid European Union National Identity Card
  • your valid UK Biometric Residence Permit (if you do not have a Passport in your possession)

Payment Icon IELTS How to Pay

You can PAY ONLINE

You can make the payment online using a debit or credit card as part of the application process.

If you have applied and paid for your IELTS test online, there is nothing else for you to do except sit back and relax!

Oh! And prepare for your test.

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Please arrive at your test venue in time – details of which will have already been provided on your email.  Most importantly, please make sure to bring your original and valid Passport / National Identity Card on the test day – it has to be the same ID that you registered with.

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ID
During the online application process you will be offered to upload a copy of your ID Document. Please do NOT upload your photos. You need to upload a page of your ID which shows your details, photo, validity date. 

Please note that if your ID document is rejected we will send you an email (make sure you check your spam folder in case our email gets sent there). If you fail to download the correct document your test will be cancelled and you will lose the test fee.
Please make sure that your ID is valid on the day of the test. It can be only one of the 3 following documents:

  • your valid International Passport
  • your valid European Union National Identity Card
  • your valid UK Biometric Residence Permit (if you do not have a Passport in your possession)

If you do not have an original of one of the above mentioned documents on the day of the test – do not apply / pay for your test. You will not be able to sit the test and will not receive a refund.
On the test day you will be required to show us the original of the same ID document that you uploaded online.  Any copies, even if they are verified by a solicitor are NOT accepted.