TESOL Qualifications

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

With English spoken by some 1.75 billion people worldwide, the need for teachers with high quality, internationally recognised English language teaching qualifications has never been greater. Trinity’s TESOL qualifications are designed to support teachers throughout their careers — from early practitioner to experienced professional.

Teaching English


The Trinity Certificate in TESOL is an initial teacher training qualification that will equip you with the basic skills and knowledge to take up a first post as an English language teacher. 


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.


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.

Legacy qualifications

This page details TESOL teaching qualifications previously awarded by Trinity College London.

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