Trinity College London and International ESOL Exams

Trinity College London provides international qualifications in English language learning and teaching that are respected worldwide.

Trinity has been assessing English language proficiency for over 75 years. Over half a million learners each year get the benefit from earning a Trinity qualification. Such qualifications are highly valued and recognised by government institutions, colleges, universities and employers around the world.

Passing an appropriate Trinity exam gives you an English language qualification to prove your proficiency in speaking, listening, reading and writing.

Trinity qualifications, accreditation,and standards

Trinity ISE, GESE, SEW and Skills for Life exams are accredited by exams regulator Ofqual. The GESE, ISE and Skills for Life exams carry the ALTE audit quality mark

Appropriate Trinity College qualifications are approved by the Home Office and UK Border Agency for UK visa and settlement applications.

Trained panels of examiners work internationally to ensure the consistent application of criteria and procedures. Trinity qualifications are assessed to the same standards across approximately 60 countries.

Trinity has academic and operational staff, based in London head office to oversee the running of examination sessions. These staff have responsibility for the quality assurance of assessment processes and syllabuses. This work is scrutinised, monitored and reviewed by a number of regulatory authorities worldwide. Their aim is to ensure the quality of education and examinations within their own respective countries.

In England, Wales and Northern Ireland, Trinity is recognised by the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual), the Welsh Assembly Government and Northern Ireland Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA).

Trinity College provide English Language Tests – approved by the Home Office and UK Border Agency. These are the Speaking & Listening exams at B1 entry 3 level which you need when you are applying for UK Citizenship along with the Life in the UK test.

You can book your Trinity Exam at our ESOL English Language Test Centres near you.