Courses

10317NAT Certificate IV in TESOL

10317NAT - Certificate IV in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)


CRICOS Course Code: 089541B





The SIA combined CIV & Diploma of TESOL course provides the learner the unique opportunity to attain two fully accredited and internationally recognised qualifications.  Learners having successfully attained the Certificate IV level are able to undertake additional core units to achieve the highly regarded Diploma of TESOL.  To complete the combined course and achieve the qualification at the Diploma level, requires significant effort, discipline and dedication.  These requirements ensure that the appropriate standard and level of recognition, are recognised by prospective employers worldwide.  Today’s world sees both employers and students seeking to learn from highly qualified teachers and holding the Diploma level of TESOL will ensure that the successful participants are well placed to gain employment.  The combined course ensures a well-rounded, dynamic and comprehensive understanding of the requirements for teaching English as a second language (ESL).  The Diploma of TESOL enables teachers to teach and assess ESL, at a greater breadth, depth and complexity than at Certificate IV level.


Entry requirements for combined course

    ·   Applicants must be 18 years or above
    ·   Participants from a non-English speaking background should have an English proficiency notionally equivalent to a minimum IELTS score of 6.
    ·   An English language proficiency test will be required and a very solid pass mark or higher achieved in a test produced specially for this purpose
    ·   Secondary School transcripts showing the required results in English at a year 12 or equivalent level
    ·   Letter of very good English competency from an employer, for example where workplace documents have produced 


Duration: 10317NAT Certificate IV in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) consists of 12 weeks of self-study and 2 weeks full time face to face tuition.  During the self-study period, contact will be made once a week via interactive video conferencing, where teachers and students are able to review progress, provide assistance and give feedback.  The program delivers 9 core units and 1 elective, each one containing lectures and tutorials, workbook tasks, research assignments, practical learning activities such as written and oral presentations, self-assessment and peer activities, aural work, oral and written questions, the development of a portfolio, practice teaching experience and evidence of a learning and individual teaching plans.  The length of the units are between 20 and 30 hours.  


Intakes: Contact the College for applicable dates.


(more information see Diploma of TESOL)