Certification in TESOL


The Certificate in TESOL is an introductory course for people who have little or no previous experience of English language teaching. It develops greater knowledge and awareness of language systems. It develops skills of reflection and planning. The lectures focus on language awareness, phonology, language skills and managing learners. The participants are required to complete one written assignment and 4 lesson plans. There is no written examination. Assessment is continuous.

Programme Contents

  • Lesson planning
  • Listening skill
  • Reading Skills
  • Speaking Skills
  • Writing Skills
  • Teaching Vocabulary
  • Teaching Grammar
  • Teaching Pronunciation
  • Managing Learners
  • Introductory to Educational Psychology


The Certificate in TESOL is assessed via a combination of teaching practice, teacher observation and written assignments.

Entry Requirement

In order for you to gain entry into the Certificate in TESOL, all applicants should meet the following entry requirement:

  • Age 18 & above
  • High School Year 11 English / GCSE or equivalent Be competent in Spoken and Written English (with an IELTS score of 5.5).
  • Relevant qualifications and teaching experience would be considered.
  • If you do not fall within any of the above categories and think you are qualified for the course, please submit all your qualifications and a letter explaining why you should be considered. Your application will then be assessed on a case-by-case basis.


Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a Level 5 Certificate in TESOL. This Certificate is endorsed by an Ofqual approved accreditation body, TQUK, at a level of learning equivalent to Level 5.