ISE Digital

Develop the communicative skills you need

Choose from frequent exam dates

Book up to three days before the exam

Take your test on a computer in an exam centre 

Get your digital certificate in 3–5 working days

Resit one module within 90 days if you’d like to improve your score

Multi-level test means that every candidate receives a result

Open doors to a world of opportunities

Trinity's ISE qualifications provide individuals and institutions with reliable evidence of the use of integrated English language skills at different levels from beginner to advanced.

Regulated by Ofqual, Qualifications Wales, and CCEA Regulation in Northern Ireland

Recognised by governments and institutions as solid evidence of English language proficiency

Based upon and linked to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

ISE Digital assesses all four language skills: Speaking, listening, reading, and writing. ISE assesses the ability to interact in English in an authentic and meaningful way, through integrated reading and writing exam tasks and integrated speaking and listening tasks. 

The 4-skills exam takes 105 minutes, including a levelling test and time to read instructions. 

No, all four modules must be taken at the same time. You may re-sit one module within 90 days to improve your score. 

It is possible to re-take one skill within 90 days to improve a score.

Candidates can choose between American English and British English spelling conventions. Regardless of which convention they choose, they must use it consistently.

Candidates are assessed on how intelligible they are. They do not need to copy any particular accent of first-language English speakers.

The score for each module is reported on a scale from zero to 150.  

The ISE digital overall score is an average of the candidates’ four module scores and is reported on a scale from zero to 150.  

These scores will be added to the certificate as well as the corresponding CEFR level from A1-C2. 

A 'Not yet A1' score is also possible.

Please visit our certificate information page for details of what will be on the certificate. 

The diagnostic profile of your performance in each skill (reading, listening, speaking and writing) shows the areas where you performed well and the areas you might wish to practice and develop further.  

The score report includes module Scores. 

ISE Digital will assess candidates from CEFR levels A1-C2. 

A 'Not yet A1' score is also possible. 

Yes, the Integrated Skills in English (ISE) exam is regulated by Ofqual. 

ISE Digital exams must be booked through a Registered Exam Centre - to find your nearest one, contact your local representative. You can find your local representative contact details here, or by submitting this form.

There are no separate module certificates.

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