For Education Agents sending learners to the United Kingdom and Ireland

Please find a list of frequently asked questions for Education Agents sending learners to the United Kingdom below. If you are unable to find the answer to your query, please do not hesitate to contact us at:

Frequently asked questions

Trinity College London is an international exam board that offers English language examinations. Courses leading towards a Trinity qualification are offered by various schools and organisations in over 60 countries across the globe (Registered Exam Centres). As an awarding body, Trinity does not deal directly with student recruitment or provides English language courses.

Find Registered Exam Centres in the UK

Trinity English language examinations and courses leading towards these are provided via independent schools and training organisations that are Registered Exam Centres. A list of organisations that are registered to provide Trinity’s English language examinations, and may therefore provide courses for students in the UK and Ireland can be found here:

Find Registered Exam Centres in the UK

To find Registered Exam Centres in other countries, please refer to the ‘your local Trinity’ page and select your desired country.

Secure English Language Tests (SELTs) taken for UK Visa and Immigration purposes must be taken at a SELT centre in the UK. View locations and book a test online here:

Trinity exams take place in Registered Exam Centres around the world. Depending on the exam and the region, assessments may take place in person or over video conferencing with a professional examiner.

Secure English Language Tests (SELTs) must be taken at a SELT centre in the UK.

Trinity's Integrated Skills in English (ISE) qualifications and Graded Examinations in Spoken English (GESE) are recognised around the world as evidence of English language proficiency.

Please see our English language recognition page for further information regarding the recognition of Trinity English language exams.

See English language recognition

Trinity SELTs are Secure English Language Tests approved by UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) for Leave to Remain, British Citizenship, Work and Student visas.

Further information on Trinity SELTs can be found here:

SELTs cannot be provided by Registered Exam Centres and can only be taken by candidates at Trinity SELT centres in the UK.

All Trinity certificates are valid for life as evidence of the candidate’s achievement and performance in a Trinity exam. However, institutions and authorities may require candidates to have gained the qualification within a specific timeframe.

Please refer to the institution or authority for further information.

Our Listed Education Agent scheme supports the work of agents worldwide. Central to the scheme is a regular series of training webinars designed to provide the most up-to-date information about our English language awards and qualifications and give agents an opportunity to interact with our staff and ask questions.

Education Agents who attend one of our free training webinars are eligible to join the scheme which includes:

  • A listing of their organisation on our website here
  • A report of attendance
  • Registration to Trinity’s ongoing updates and relevant newsletters
  • A digital badge for use in publicity
  • A dedicated Trinity contact
  • Annual refresher training

(Terms and conditions apply)

To join the Listed Education Agent scheme, Education Agents must participate in one of Trinity’s free 45-minute training webinars. Dates and times of upcoming webinars can be found here (advanced registration is required):

See upcoming training webinar dates

Those who attend the webinar will be provided with a report of attendance and will need to complete our online form to confirm that they understand and will abide by the terms and conditions of the scheme. On completion, Agents will receive their digital badge for use on promotional materials and their listing will be added to the relevant list here:

See all Listed Education Agents

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