Please note: If you have not run your own exams in the past then you will need to register as a centre before booking a date. Please click here for further information.
If you have a registered centre number and have a minimum spend of £826/€1500 in practical exam fees, then Trinity can send an examiner to you on the date of your choosing. To calculate whether you will meet our minimum fee please take a look at our current fee lists. If you do not meet the minimum fee but would still like to host exams at your own location you are permitted to pay the difference.
To request an exam session please complete the relevant short booking form at least 8 weeks prior to your desired exam date.
You can request a specialist examiner by contacting your regional coordinator at Trinity at least 12 weeks prior to your desired exam date. Before requesting a date please read the Private Visit Guidelines and check our additional Private Centre guidance on health considerations.
If you need any support or have any questions before making your booking please contact your regional coordinator:
If you are unsure which English region your centre is based in, please check the Arts Council England map.
There are peak weeks during each exam session when it may not be possible to give examiner visit requests their first choice of date. Trinity advises centres to avoid these peak periods when booking an exam date.
In 2024 the peak periods are:
From September 2023, Trinity College London has changed the way we issue certificates for many of our exams for customers in the UK & Ireland.Learn more
As centres you now have the option to order paper certificates on behalf of your candidates, with discounts of 20% when you order 5 certificates or more from the same exam session.Order paper certificates
No problem - we have our Digital Grades and Diplomas which are bookable throughout the year and do not have a minimum fee. Book when your group of candidates is ready to take their digital exam.
When making your booking please:
You can also choose to book face to face practical and theory exams at public exam centres across the UK & Ireland which are open to all. For more information see our public exam booking page.
Theory exams take place on set dates throughout the year. For more information please visit our theory page.
Essential guidance for Trinity Private exam centres on how to run our Music exams
Important information for all Trinity College London Grade and Certificate exams in Music