Overview

With the growth in demand for English, there are not enough qualified English Language teachers globally. The Trinity Cert TESOL equips candidates with the basic skills and knowledge needed to take up a first post an as ESOL teacher. The qualification is highly regarded and is an internationally recognized teacher training course which allow you to become an English Language Teacher worldwide.

Key Information

Course Name Trinity CertTESOL
Course Category Teachers’ Training
Course Length 04 (Weeks)
CEFR Level C1 – C2
Qualification Certificate (QCF Level 5)
Study Mode Full time
Scholarships No
Accreditation UK
Validation Trinity College London
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Aims

The Trinity Cert TESOL is designed for those with little or no experience of English Language Teaching and is also highly benefited for experienced teachers and tutors looking to move into an English Language Teaching position. This highly intensive course gives an introduction to the theory and practice of contemporary English language teaching, an insight into the challenges facing an English language learner and the role of the teacher. It provides trainees with basic skills, teaching and methodological skills as well as essential knowledge to confidently seek appropriate appointments at entry level to the TESOL profession. Additionally, the Graduates will gain the practical knowledge of grammar, lexis, vocabulary and pronunciation and the classroom management skills to enable them to teach a range of learners. 

Structure

The course consists of 130 timetabled hours and is designed around five mandatory units, as below. In addition, trainees will have to do extra study and lesson preparation in their own time.

  • Unit 1: Teaching Skills (74 hours guided learning)
  • Unit 2: Language Awareness & Skills (20 guided learning hours)
  • Unit 3: Learner Profile (18 guided learning hours)
  • Unit 4: Materials Assignment (8 guided learning hours)
  • Unit 5: Unknown Language (10 guided learning hours)

Assessment

There is no final exam but the work for Units 1, 2, 3 and 5 is marked by your internal course tutors and Unit 4 by an external Trinity moderator. To gain the certificate you must pass all components. Trinity College London awards a Pass or Fail grade.

Requirements

  • Candidate should be at least 18 years old
  • No teaching experience is necessary, but candidates should have a university degree or a standard of education equivalent to that which is required for entry into higher education (University Degree Preferred)
  • Good language awareness and competency in both written and spoken English
  • Native English speaker or Non-native speakers of English are welcome, provided that their level of English is at least C1 on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

Following the initial application, all candidates are required to:

  • complete an application form
  • complete a pre-interview written task
  • attend an interview with one of our Teacher Trainers