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11021NAT

Certificate IV in English Language Teaching (TESOL)

(Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)

Upgrade your English teaching skills with this mid-level qualification. This course will equip you with the skills and knowledge required to teach language and literacy to students from a non-English speaking background.

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NEXT INTAKE On campus: South Bank Start date: 17 Apr 2023 Duration: up to 40 weeks
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane
WAYS TO STUDY On campus
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Full Fee
$4,500

Course overview

Take your career global with this mid-level 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 learn how to confidently plan lessons and teach spelling, grammar, pronunciation, reading and writing, speaking and listening to students from a non-English speaking background.

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

What can I do?

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

Course outcome:

11021NAT Certificate IV in English Language Teaching (TESOL)

What you will study

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

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  • NAT11020001
    Create a culturally inclusive learning environment
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    NAT11020001
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  • Create a culturally inclusive learning environment

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    Use the genre approach to teach English
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  • Use the genre approach to teach English

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    Teach English grammar
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  • Teach English grammar

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    Teach spelling and pronunciation
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  • Teach spelling and pronunciation

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    Teach speaking
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  • Teach speaking

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    Teach listening
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    NAT11020006
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  • Teach listening

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    Teach reading
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  • Teach reading

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    Teach writing
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  • Teach writing

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    Teach English using technology
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    NAT11020009
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  • Teach English using technology

Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
South Bank
23 Jan 2023
up to 40 weeks
Full time 20 hours per week
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $4,500
South Bank
17 Apr 2023
up to 40 weeks
Full time 20 hours per week
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $4,500

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Certificate IV in English Language Teaching (TESOL) (11021NAT)

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Certificate IV in English Language Teaching (TESOL)

COURSE CODE: 11021NAT
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 6.0 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 12 hours of practical placement - 6 hours of observation of a suitably qualified and experienced teacher and 6 hours of practice teaching while being supervised by a suitably qualified and experienced teacher. 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.

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
  • 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. 

Course Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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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