GCSE Equivalent English Language Course & Test

ACCEPTED BY TFL | Level 3 English Course & Test

We offer the Level 2 Functional Skills English Language Course for Private Hire Minicab drivers.  This course is equivalent to GCSE Grades A* to C.

Once you have successfully passed the reading & writing and speaking & listening tests, you will be issued with a Level 2 Functional Skills English Language Certificate after 1 week. You may then submit this certificate to TfL for consideration as per the English Language Requirement.

Will TfL Accept Level 3 Functional Skill Certificate?

According to the Transport for London websites English Language Requirement section, they will accept GCSE equivalent qualifications as long as it covered Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening.  The qualification will be issued by City & Guilds, below is a sample certificate.


Modules Covered in our Level 3 Course

  • 1: Speaking Entry Level 3
  • 2: Listening Entry Level 3
  • 3: Reading Entry Level 3
  • 4: Writing Entry Level 3

Modules follow the CEFR Guidelines as required by TfL for Private Hire Drivers English Language Requirements.

Qualifications Equivalency


Level 2 is similar to having a GCSE at grade A* – C and also:

  • NVQ Level 2
  • GNVQ Intermediate
  • Key skills level 2
  • Functional Skills Level 2


Level 3 English Course & Test Price: £550

To book this course please use the form or visit us at 116 Mile End Road, London, E1 4UN. Courses start every Monday.

Please make your own inquiries with TfL to double check the acceptance of this course.

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Level 3 Course & Test | Accepted by TfL

Read TfL's English Language Requirement Guidance

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