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Quality English Lessons for Adults and Immigrants in Barking & East London

English Lessons, Tests, and Courses for Learners in East London

Here at London Pioneer College, our Barking-based team can provide you with English lessons and courses to help you with your SELT (Secure English Language Tests). Whether you’re preparing to take your A1, A2, or B1 English Test, our teachers are on hand to help you achieve your goals and ace your test. With a wealth of experience teaching adults and immigrants across East London, we are your go-to college for trusted, reliable, and effective English lessons. 

The compulsory English tests were introduced by the Home Office so that they could test the English levels of candidates that are looking for their immigration/visa applications for e.g. if you have been looking to apply for a spouse visa, indefinite leave to remain, or even just a British citizenship.

Have a look at our A1 / A2 / B1 English lessons below or contact our team for more help. Whether you live in Barking or elsewhere across East London, trust the team at London Pioneer College to help you get where you want to go. 

A1 English Lessons

Here at London Pioneer College, our East London-based UK visa experts can book you in for a free 10-minute immigration consultation to find out which application is best to apply for and which test to do. We can also offer thorough training and A1 test preparation courses which will give you everything you need to excel during your test.


The list below gives a general idea on who needs to do the A1 test:

• First spouse visa application (in most cases, the test for this visa will need to be done overseas or in your home country)
• First Parent of a Dependent Application
• First Tier 2 Sportsperson visa application
• Other applications


London Pioneer College was originally a SELT test centre, preparing and conducting the Trinity College London Test at our Barking, East London location. With an incredibly high pass rate, we hope to help you on your way. Find out more about our A1 English Lessons for adults by contacting the team in Barking today!

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A2 English Lessons

The A2 English Test is one level up from A1 Test. The Home Office has introduced the A2 test so that applicants can improve upon their English language further after passing the A1 test for their original UK visa application. You can only do A2 English tests in the UK at Trinity College London or IELTS SELT Test Centres. 

Applicants extending their spouse visa before the expiration of their first two and a half years spouse visa must do the A2 English test at a Home Office approved centre or their application will be refused, and they might be given a discretionary visa or a 10-year route partner visa instead.

Applicants on a 5 year 'Parent of a Dependent Visa' must complete the A2 English test before their first 2 and a half year visa expires, and again this must be done at a Home Office approved centre or their application will be refused, and they might be given a discretionary visa or a 10-year route parent visa.

If you would like to find out more about our comprehensive English Lessons for adults to help you prepare for your A2 English Test, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the team in Barking to discuss your needs. Give us a call to find out which other applications require the A2 English Test.

B1 Home Office English Test

Our tried and tested B1 English course has helped hundreds of immigrants pass the B1 English Test for UK citizenship first time. With a considerably high pass rate, London Pioneer College will work around your daily routine to prepare you for the B1 English Test giving you the tools you need to pair this test with the Life in the UK test to complete your UK citizenship application.

From the 28th October 2013, the Home Office has changed its requirements for applicants applying for Citizenship or Settlement. Applicants must now complete both the Life in the UK Test and B1 English Test.

If you’re in Barking or the surrounding area, don’t hesitate to reach out to discuss your requirements when it comes to the B1 Home Office English Test for Immigrants. Our experienced and friendly experts are on hand to help, wherever you are located in East London. Call our team for a free 10-minute consultation.

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Contact our team today to speak to our experts on 020 8594 0036

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