Next start dates: Sydney & Melbourne 24 June. Apply Now!

CRICOS: 097315A

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.

Study Mode

8 weeks full time

Week 1-4: Teaching Methodology

12.30pm – 6pm (M-F)

Week 5-8: Teaching Practice

12.30pm – 6pm (M-F)


IH Sydney City | IH Melbourne

Key Features

Key Features

  • An International House certificate
  • 4 weeks of TESOL Methodology
  • 4 weeks of Teaching Practice, observed and assessed by qualified trainers

Who is the IH Sydney 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 IH Sydney TESOL

2024 Start Dates:

8 Jan8 Jan
4 Mar2 Apr
29 Apr24 Jun
24 Jun16 Sep
19 Aug
14 Oct


Entry Criteria:

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

Minimum English language and literacy levels. Prospective students must produce evidence of one of the following:

  • English level test score of General/Academic IELTS 5.5
  • PTE 43
  • TOEFL 65
  • Cambridge FCE (CEFR B2) with Grade B
  • TOEIC 700 + Speaking Test

Students with official English level test scores will also have to take a short telephone or in-school interview.

Prospective students without an official level test score have to be assessed prior to their enrolment. This can be done on campus or online/phone.