PTE Home A1

PTE Home A1 is a beginner-level english test for speaking and listening which is accepted by the UK Home Office as proof of language proficiency for several family and work visas. PTE Home A1 is a pass-fail test that measures an individual’s ability at CEFR Level A1.

Visas that accept PTE Home A1 include:

  • Spouse/Partner Visa
  • Parent of a dependent
  • Representative of an overseas business
  • Tier 2 Sportsperson visa

To find out more about UK visa english language requirements visit our UK visa page or the gov.uk website.

What will you be tested on?

To complete a PTE Home test you will need to attend a secure Pearson test center. You will use a computer and headset to listen to, read and respond to questions.

The PTE Home A1 test is made up of 32 questions and lasts up to 22 minutes. There are 3 question types:

Part 1:
Repeat sentence

(22 questions)

Part 2:
Describe image

(5 questions)

Part 3: Conversation –
listen and answer

(5 questions)