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10688NAT

Diploma of TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)

Enrich your skills as an English and literacy teacher. This course will equip you with advanced skills to teach language and literacy to students from a non-English speaking background.

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TIME up to 54 weeks / Full Time NEXT START DATE 06 Jun 2022
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane
WAYS TO STUDY On Campus
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Full Fee
$5,350

Course overview

Take your career global with an internationally-recognised qualification that will equip you with the skills and know-how to teach English to speakers of other languages.

An increase in the number of non-English speaking students entering Australia is expected to continue over the next five years, including students from non-traditional markets such as Colombia, Brazil and Saudi Arabia.

Plan for your new career as a TESOL teacher and learn from expert educators who have a high degree of technical skills and knowledge. You will develop advanced skills which will enable you to design a syllabus and confidently teach spelling, grammar, pronunciation, reading, and writing, speaking and listening to students from a non-English speaking background.

Successful completion of this course will qualify you to teach English and effectively engage with students from all over the world.

What can I do?

  • English Tutor
  • Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages
  • Tutor

Course outcome:

10688NAT Diploma of TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)

International work opportunities

Travel the world and teach at the same time. This qualification will equip you to teach English in almost any country in the world. Immerse yourself in new cultures and share your own with students around the globe.

Study your way

We know that life is busy, that's why our courses are designed to be flexible. Our mixed-mode delivery means you can complete components of your study online at a time that suits you.

What you will study.

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all units listed below.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • TESCIE001
    Create a culturally inclusive learning culture
    UNIT CODE :
    TESCIE001
    Unit description :
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  • Create a culturally inclusive learning culture

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  • TESGAE001
    Use the genre approach to teach English
    UNIT CODE :
    TESGAE001
    Unit description :
  • UNIT NAME
  • Use the genre approach to teach English

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  • TESTEG001
    Teach English grammar
    UNIT CODE :
    TESTEG001
    Unit description :
  • UNIT NAME
  • Teach English grammar

  • UNIT CODE
  • TESTSP001
    Teach spelling and pronunciation
    UNIT CODE :
    TESTSP001
    Unit description :
  • UNIT NAME
  • Teach spelling and pronunciation

  • UNIT CODE
  • TESTSE001
    Teach speaking
    UNIT CODE :
    TESTSE001
    Unit description :
  • UNIT NAME
  • Teach speaking

  • UNIT CODE
  • TESTLE001
    Teach listening
    UNIT CODE :
    TESTLE001
    Unit description :
  • UNIT NAME
  • Teach listening

  • UNIT CODE
  • TESTRE001
    Teach reading
    UNIT CODE :
    TESTRE001
    Unit description :
  • UNIT NAME
  • Teach reading

  • UNIT CODE
  • TESTWE001
    Teach writing
    UNIT CODE :
    TESTWE001
    Unit description :
  • UNIT NAME
  • Teach writing

  • UNIT CODE
  • TESDRF001
    Develop resource files
    UNIT CODE :
    TESDRF001
    Unit description :
  • UNIT NAME
  • Develop resource files

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  • TESAMT001
    Apply approaches and methods in TESOL
    UNIT CODE :
    TESAMT001
    Unit description :
  • UNIT NAME
  • Apply approaches and methods in TESOL

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  • TESDTS001
    Design and teach ESL Syllabus
    UNIT CODE :
    TESDTS001
    Unit description :
  • UNIT NAME
  • Design and teach ESL Syllabus

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  • TESAEL001
    Assess ESL learning
    UNIT CODE :
    TESAEL001
    Unit description :
  • UNIT NAME
  • Assess ESL learning

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  • TESEAP001
    Teach English for Academic Purposes
    UNIT CODE :
    TESEAP001
    Unit description :
  • UNIT NAME
  • Teach English for Academic Purposes

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  • TESESP001
    Teach English for specific purposes
    UNIT CODE :
    TESESP001
    Unit description :
  • UNIT NAME
  • Teach English for specific purposes
Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
South Bank
06 Jun 2022
up to 54 weeks
Full time 25 hours per week
Online
  • Full fee: $5,350

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Diploma of TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) (10688NAT)

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Diploma of TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)

COURSE CODE: 10688NAT
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information

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Selection criteria

It is highly recommended that you have successfully completed Year 12 (or equivalent) in Australia, or alternatively if educated outside of Australia, achieved an IELTS 5.5 or equivalent. 

Please note: you may be required to complete a pre-course English proficiency test prior to enrolment.

Resources Required

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

You will be provided with a recommended reading list and/or required textbooks during orientation or at the start of each unit. The purchase of these resources may incur additional costs, or you may be able to borrow them from the TAFE Queensland library network.

Need to know

Practice Teaching requirements

Students are required to complete 20 hours of practical placement - 10 hours of observation of a suitably qualified and experienced teacher and 10 hours of practice teaching while being supervised by a suitably qualified and experienced teacher. However, if you have successfully completed the LTi Certificate IV in TESOL, you will only be required to do an additional eight (8) hours of observation and practice teaching, with at least four (4) of those hours being practice teaching. This may be completed either face to face or virtually subject to availability through discussions with course supervisor. A portfolio collection of lesson plans and associated activities and resources must be submitted and assessed as part of the practice teaching requirements.


Expired qualification

This accredited course is expiring. A transition period applies to enable current students to complete their study. The transition period finishes on 30 June 2022. Enrolments must be finalised by this date.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Pathways

University Pathways.

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Apply through QTAC

You can apply to study this course through the Queensland Tertiary Admission Centre (QTAC). You will need to submit your application on the QTAC website. It will be assessed, and if you are successful you will receive an offer directly through QTAC. You will need to accept your offer from QTAC before enrolling with TAFE Queensland.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers

Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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