Trinity ESOL exams GESE, ISE, SEW and Skills for Life - are intended for candidates who have learnt English as a foreign, second or additional language.
With Trinity College London you can gain an English language qualification to prove your proficiency in speaking, listening, reading and writing.
Trinity has over 70 years’ experience of setting standards in English language assessment. Half a million learners each year benefit from earning one of our qualifications, which are highly valued by colleges, universities and employers all over the world.
Discover the difference. Trinity’s exams offer a refreshingly different experience with unique benefits to both teachers and learners.
With a certificate from Trinity your English language skills will be recognised by colleges, universities and employers worldwide. ISE and GESE are recognised by many higher educational institutions around the world as evidence of English language ability.
In the UK, ISE, GESE and SEW are accredited by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) and its respective partners in Wales and Northern Ireland. ISE, GESE and SEW are mapped to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). See our worldwide recognition pages for details of your country.
Trinity ISE exams are accepted by Spanish universities for the purposes of the Bologna Declaration on the European Space for Higher Education, and many Spanish univerisities also accept the certificates awarded for the GESE examinations. Every University has received a copy of the Trinity calibration report which (externally) calibrated Trinity exams to the Common European Framework of Reference.
Trinity is a Full Member of the Association of Language Testers in Europe (ALTE).