What is the Certificate IV TESOL?

CRICOS: 097553J

An officially recognised TESOL qualification that meets the industry qualification requirements.

TESOL introduces you to current teaching methods, practical teaching ideas and a range of resources. It is designed for non-native speakers who want to learn more about the field of teaching and enter the English language teaching profession. No teaching experience is required. Our training methodology is communicative. In practical terms, this means that trainees are engaged with each other in collaborative tasks.

Study Mode

14 weeks full time

 

  • Week 1-4: Introduction to Teaching Principles- Online
  • Week 5-8: Teaching Methodology- 8.15am – 1.45 pm (M-F)
  • Week 9-14: Teaching Practice- 1.30pm – 7.00pm (M-F)

Key Features

Key Features

  •  4 weeks of Introduction to TESOL Online. Can be done in Australia or in the home country
  • 4 weeks of TESOL Methodology6 weeks of Teaching Practice, observed and assessed by qualified trainers
  • 6 written assignments that focus on the language, learners, materials and professional development
  • 14 week course total
  • Government–accredited and internationally recognised course
  • Taught by highly skilled trainers

Who is the Certificate IV in TESOL designed for?

  • Non-native (Upper Intermediate and above) speakers who want to enter the English language teaching profession
  • Those who have no teaching experience
  • Experienced teachers who want to further develop their communicative teaching skills through the strong focus on practical teaching
  • Overseas teachers with experience who want to formalise their skills to teach in Australia
  • Anyone interested in being paid to travel and work overseas teaching English

Learning Outcomes

  • The principles of effective planning and teaching
  • A range of practical skills for teaching English to adults
  • Confidence and control in the classroom
  • Increased language awareness and a framework for language analysis
  • A structure for ongoing professional development

More information about Cert IV in TESOL

CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people

TAEDEL401

Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning

CTETGL001

Teach grammar and lexis

CTETPS002

Teach pronunciation

CTETSS003

Teach speaking skills

CTETWS004

Teach writing skills

CTETRS005

Teach reading skills

CTETLS006

Teach listening skills

 Cert IV TESOL: 14 weeks Cert IV TESOL schedule  Tuition fee
Week 1-4: Introduction to Teaching Principles Online
 AU$4,550
 Week 5-8: Teaching Methodology 8.15am – 1.45pm (M-F) +Enrolment Fee:Student Visa: AU$200

Other Visas: AU$100

+Resources Fee: AU$150

 Week 9-14: Teaching Practice 1.30pm – 7.00pm (M-F)

DUAL COURSE  CERT IV TESOL & ETYL – TECSOL

Get dual qualifications in both Certificate IV in TESOL and ETYL-TECSOL in 16 weeks. This double qualification gives you the knowledge and skills to teach both adult and younger learners with greater speed and at less cost than if undertaken as separate courses.

Dual Course: 16 weeks Dual course schedule Tuition fee
Week 1-4: Introduction to Teaching Principles Online
 AU$5,150
 Week 5-8: Teaching Methodology 8.15am – 1.45pm (M-F) +Enrolment Fee:Student Visa: AU$200

Other Visas: AU$100

+Resources Fee: AU$150

 Week 9-14: Teaching Practice 1.30pm – 7.00pm(M-F)
Week 15-16: ETYL – TECSOL 8.15am – 1.15pm(M-F)

 

Entry Criteria:

Must be at least 18 years of age on entry to the course

Minimum English language and literacy levels; prospective students must evidence one of the following:

  • English level test score of General IELTS 5.5; OR
  • Academic IELTS 5.5 in all skills; OR
  • TOEFL PBT 550, TOEFL CBT 213, TOEFL 79 OR
  • Cambridge FCE OR
  • TOEIC 650 + Section B of application forms

Students with official English level test scores may also have to complete a short telephone or in-school speaking test.

Prospective students without an official level test score will be assessed on campus as part of the application process.

Placement test is also available.

Prospective students without an official level test score will be assessed on campus as part of the application process.

Please present the following to International House Sydney

  • Original copy of English level test score
  • Section A of the application form
  • Signed Terms and Conditions and Indemnity and Release forms
If you do not have an official English level test score: 

You will be required to take our in-school English level test, available every Wednesday at 2:45pm at Level 1, 203 Clarence Street, Sydney. Other days and times can also be arranged, at your request.

You will also need to provide:

  • Section A of the application form
  • Signed Terms and Conditions and Indemnity and Release forms
If you are applying from outside Sydney, please complete the following:
  • Section A of the application form
  • Section B of the application form – assessment questions 2 & 3
  • Signed Terms and Conditions and Indemnity and Release forms
  • Students will also be required to complete a short telephone or Skype speaking test