Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Trinity’s English language teaching qualifications are designed to support teachers throughout their careers — from early practitioner to experienced professional. Our highly respected professional development suite includes:

Teaching English


The Trinity Certificate in TESOL is an initial teacher training qualification that will equip participants with the basic skills and knowledge they need for their first post as an English language teacher. 


The Teaching Young Learners Extension Certificate (TYLEC) is an in-service qualification designed to equip qualified teachers with the skills and knowledge to teach 7-16 year-olds.

Trinity Teach English Online

Trinity Teach English Online is a flexible online self-study course that can lead to a Trinity Certificate in Online Teaching (CertOT).

Certificate in Online Teaching (CertOT)

The Trinity Certificate in Online Teaching (CertOT) is the assessment and qualification component of the Trinity Teach English Online course.


The Trinity Certificate for Practising Teachers (CertPT) promotes the development of specialist pedagogical knowledge and skills to support the professional development of English language teachers.


The Trinity Diploma in TESOL is a qualification for experienced teachers of English language, designed to encourage the development of professional knowledge and expertise and refine practical teaching skills.

Legacy qualifications

Find details of other TESOL teaching qualifications previously awarded by Trinity College London.

Take your next step

Take the next step on your Trinity journey. Find a TESOL course, access our resources, or become a validated TESOL centre.

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