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Professional exams

Fly higher with UK professional qualifications 

As Trinidad and Tobago's economy continues to grow, opportunities abound. The people best positioned to take advantage of those opportunities are those with valued qualifications.  

We’re able to give you access to some of the most valuable UK based professional qualifications that will see your career soar. And you don’t need to leave the country to get the qualification.

Our staff will make sure you have a simple and straightforward experience, from the moment you register for your professional exam to the day you get your results. 

We’ll look after the whole process, from providing the exam venue and professionally trained supervisor to having your exams processed by the exam board. 

All you need to do is prepare for your exam and turn up on exam day. 

Who we partner with

Most of the top professional bodies will allow you to sit your exams with the British Council in Trinidad and Tobago. We have hosted professional and academic exams for organisations including:

How do you register?

Kindly contact us at

How much does it cost?

Our fees do not include costs charged by the exam board. Please get in touch with the board to discuss their costs. 

Our costs are based on how long the exam takes, and whether the candidate is paying themselves or the institution is covering the costs.

What do we provide?

We can provide the following equipment and services:

  • an examination room with adequate lighting, ventilation and a clock visible to all candidates
  • invigilators to uphold all exam regulations
  • completed scripts returned by DHL not more than one working day after exams are completed.

What do we need?

Examination papers should be sent to our office at least one working week before the examination date.

Please ensure that any additional material required for the test (apart from question papers and answer booklets such as statistical tables, atlases etc) is included in the package you send us.

When can you take an exam?

Monday – Thursday, 8.00 am – 3.00 pm

Friday 8.00 am – 12.00 pm

Please note that we are unable to host exams that take place on weekends or on the following scheduled holidays:

  • Good Friday
  • Easter Monday
  • Spiritual Shouter Baptist Liberation Day
  • Corpus Christi
  • Indian Arrival Day
  • Labour Day
  • Emancipation Day
  • Independence Day
  • Divali (to be confirmed)
  • Eid-ul-Fitr (to be confirmed)
  • Christmas Holidays


The British Council and the examining boards take all reasonable steps to provide continuity of service. Therefore, please understand that we cannot be held responsible for any interruptions caused by circumstances beyond our control. If examinations or their results are disrupted, cancelled or delayed, every effort will be made to resume normal service as soon as possible. The British Council’s liability will be limited to the refund of the registration fee or retesting at a later date.

If you have any questions about taking professional exams with the British Council in Trinidad and Tobago, please contact us.