UK Citizenship - ESOL Couse & Test

ESOL for ILR and UK Citizenship

ESOL Speaking and Listening (B1 or Entry Level 3) for ILR or Citizenship - Home Office approved course only £199*. (*mean price and teaching hours)

On 8th April 2013 Home Office published a statement of intent outlining planned changes to requirements for those applying to settle in the UK, or become naturalised as British citizens.

From 28 October 2013, there will be two parts to the knowledge of language and life requirement, both of which must be met by all applicants for settlement and for naturalisation unless the individual is exempt. Applicants will be required to:
  • pass the Life in the UK test; and
  • to have a speaking and listening qualification in English at B1 CEFR or higher, or its equivalent.

English Language Qualifications

A range of English language qualifications will be accepted as evidence that an applicant has met the B1 level speaking and listening requirements.

These include:

Qualifications covering speaking and listening at B1 or above from the Home Office's Secure English Language Test (SELT) list.

ESOL qualifications at entry level 3 or level 1 or level 2, including speaking and listening, that have been regulated by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual). The qualification must be listed as an ESOL qualification on the Ofqual Register of Regulated Qualifications and must have been taken in England, Wales or Northern Ireland.

A National Qualification in ESOL at Scottish Qualifications Framework levels 4, 5 or 6, awarded by the Scottish Qualifications Authority and taken in Scotland.

B1 ESOL Entry Level 3 Course and Exam:

From 28th October 2013, anyone applying for permanent settlement or British Citizenship must pass two exams unless someone is exempt. The two exams are as below:

- Life in the UK Test

- B1 Level ESOL Entry 3 exams in speaking and listening

We at Ashley Commerce College ( ACC ) will prepare you for B1 ESOL Entry Level 3 exam. We are registered with Trinity College London £199*incusive and EMD (English Management Diploma Qualifications) 4 modules speaking, listening, reading and writing £299* inclusive (result in 10 Days). All our ESOL Entry 3 B1 English language exams are listed as an ESOL qualification on the Ofqual Register of Regulated Qualifications and meet the UKBA requirement for Indefinite Leave to Remain and British Citizenship application. We are open for 7 days and we have daily classes. We offer B1 ESOL Entry 3 exams every week.

Please find on Home Office Approved Qualifications Link Click here:
We have B1 exams available during week days and weekends and offer full training and test facility. There are different price plans which we offer according to your learning needs. Exam only option is also available. We have B1 ESOL Entry Level 3 exams available at following places:

East London and Ilford Essex

To book for your B1 English Language Course and exam or for any further information, please call us on 02033846734 or Email:
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