GESE exam administration

Essential guidance

You need to be registered to hold Trinity exams - find out more about becoming a registered centre.

For information about GESE exam fees and for general and aministratative support, please contact your local representative.

GESE Centre Best Practice Guidebook

The GESE Centre Best Practice Guidebook provides all the information needed to administer and run GESE exams. As this information is updated periodically, please check this webpage regularly to ensure you are referring to the current version.

GESE Centre Best Practice Guidebook

Download the Guidebook

This guidebook is for everyone involve in the delivery of Trinity GESE exams, including:

  • Centre representatives
  • Exam co-ordinators and administrators
  • Exam supervisors, invigilators and stewards
  • Teachers

The information and links below are for quick reference only.

Entering candidates for exams

All Trinity exams have closing dates by when all entries and payments must be made. Closing dates are available from your local Trinity representative.

Your local Trinity representative is available for general and administrative support.

Please refer to your Best Practice Guidebook for detailed guidance on booking exams.

Special needs provision

For candidates who require any adjustments to their exam or would simply like to make make the examiner aware of a disability or health condition, please complete the form available on our Special Needs Provision page for English language exams and send it to Trinity at the same time of exam entry, along with appropriate supporting evidence, if required, at least 28 days before the exam. 


Running an exam session

Before each exam session anyone involved in the preparation and conduct of these exams must be completely familiar with Trinity policy and procedures.

Quick links to useful documents:


Candidates cannot bring mobile phones, laptops or other devices into the exam room.

Policies and procedures

All registered exam centres need to comply with Trinity's policies and procedures. These are outline in:

GESE is also available as a Secure English Language Test (SELT) for UK visa purposes. For SELT information and resources, please visit our SELT pages.

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