PTEL Academy Qualification for Practising ELT Teachers (Trinity CertPT)

A 100-hour Qualification, Accredited by Trinity College London – Prior application required

The Pearson English Language Teacher Development (Pearson ELTD) – Trinity CertPT, is an internationally recognised teaching qualification awarded by Trinity College London and designed by world-class subject-matter experts from Pearson. Find out more

Entry requirements

Prospective candidates need to have, as a minimum:

  • A minimum English proficiency of CEFR B2


  • An initial teacher education qualification, e.g., a Trinity CertTESOL, or local state sector qualification, plus a minimum of 6 months teaching experience


  • Substantive teaching experience (at least two years) that allows a candidate to complete the assessment tasks to the level required

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