Trinity College London is an international examinations board, incorporating Trinity Guildhall. It offers accredited qualifications in English language teaching, the English language and the performing arts.
Its reputation rests on its continuing ability to provide respected qualifications both in the English language and across a growing range of disciplines in the performing arts. They lay great emphasis on the importance of the learner. Their exams and assessments are designed to help students and trainees progress; to mark an achievement at each stage of their development.
In the field of TESOL, also known sometimes as TEFL or TESL, Trinity College London is widely recognised by employers and authorities around the world. The Trinity Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CertTESOL) is designed for those with little or no experience of teaching English. It equips candidates with the basic skills and knowledge needed to take up a first post as an ESOL teacher. It gives an introduction to the theory and practice of contemporary English teaching and an insight into the challenges facing the learner and the role of the teacher.
The CertTESOL is accredited in England by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority at Level 4 of the National Qualifications Framework. It is accepted by the British Council as an initial TESOL qualification for teachers in its accredited teaching organisations in the UK and in its own teaching operations overseas. Credits are also awarded towards degree programmes offered by the Open University in the UK.
The Trinity College London LTCL Diploma TESOL is an internationally respected, widely available qualification for experienced teachers of ESOL/EFL. It is accredited in England by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority at Level 7 of the UK National Qualifications Framework as are masters’ degrees in related subject areas. The Diploma is accepted by the British Council as a full TEFL Qualifying qualification for teachers in its accredited teaching organizations in the UK and in its own teaching operations overseas.
In partnership with English UK, Trinity College London now offers the Trinity Certificate in International Business English Training (Cert IBET). This course is suitable for qualified, experienced ESOL/EFL trainers wishing to develop their skills and expertise in Business English, to increase their employability prospects in the sector, and improve their ability to deliver a quality product to potential clients.