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TESOL40649SA Certificate IV In Teaching English To Speakers Of Other Languages

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Why Study the TESOL40649SA Certificate IV in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages?

Looking for an exciting and life changing career move? The Certificate IV in TESOL is an ideal qualification to develop a range of skills you need to teach English to speakers of other languages in Australia and in many countries around the world. 

Career Outcomes

This qualification for teaching English to speakers of other languages can lead to work and life outcomes such as:

  • Teaching English around the world
  • Teaching English to international students in Australia

It is also useful for teachers who wish to add an ‘English as a Foreign Language’ qualifcation to their teaching portfolio.

Topics of Study

  • Design and deliver an ESL teaching program
  • Design and develop an ESL learning framework
  • Plan an integrated lesson using communicative language teaching methodology
  • Identify and use basic grammatical concepts and traditional meta language
  • Demonstrate understanding of the basic terminology of traditional grammar

Course Outline

Nominal Hours:  This qualification is estimated to take about 214 hours to complete, including the Vocational Placement. This equals approximately 4 hours of study per week over 12 months. Since the course is self paced, you are able to work at your own pace and complete the qualification in less than the maximum 12 months.

Assessment Methods:  Assessment is conducted using a combination of written questions and activities, document gathering, and observation to give you maximum opportunity to develop your English teaching skills and knowledge.

Entry Requirements

To enter Inspire Education’s Certificate IV in TESOL you must:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Have completed Year 12 schooling or equivalent
  • Demonstrate an acceptable level of both written and spoken English language competence (see more on this below)

These requirements apply to both native or non-native English speakers and ensures that applicants have the required skills to undertake the course successfully. To demonstrate English language skills you must:

  • Have evidence that you completed Year 12 English (equivalent or greater qualifications are acceptable)

OR

  • Where evidence of Year 12 English equivalent or greater cannot be provided applicants will need to pass Inspire Education’s Language, Literacy and Numeracy Entry Assessment before commencing the TESOL course.

During interview and in pre-interview language tasks successful applicants will show:

  • An appropriate awareness of the English language as it is used and its difficulties for learners
  • An ability to analyse language at a suitable level and to express ideas clearly
  • A willingness to engage in discussion of teaching/learning approaches
  • Self-awareness and flexibility of approach.
  • Willingness to interact, listen and respond appropriately
  • An ability to take pressure and maintain positive rapport
  • A competence in written and spoken English that will enable them to teach the language to students without causing error.

Course Units

This qualification is comprised of 5 core units:

AABBH – Design and deliver an ESL teaching program AABBK – Design and develop an ESL learning framework AABBM – Plan an integrated lesson using communicative language teaching methodology AABBL – Identify and use basic grammatical concepts and traditional meta language AABBG – Demonstrate understanding of the basic terminology of traditional grammar

Resources

To support you in your studies Inspire will provide:

  • Online Course Materials and Resources
  • Ongoing Trainer Support via Phone and Student Messaging System
  • Multimedia Resources and Useful Templates
  • Online Forums and Student Community

To complete your studies you will need to have access to:

  • A Computer (PC or Mac) with Internet (ADSL 2+ and Google Chrome is recommended)
  • Latest Adobe Flash Player
  • Latest Adobe Acrobat Reader (Essential for Mac Users)
  • Microsoft Word and Powerpoint 97 or later
  • An ESL learning environment within a workplace to complete practical placement
  • At least 4 ESL learners
  • An observer with relevant industry qualifications (e.g. TESOL or CELTA) OR Video Recording Equipment

Remember, during your studies you will need to organise and complete at least 6 hours of practical delivery with a minimum of four English as a Second Language students.

Qualification Pathways

The Certificate IV in TESOL is suitable for anyone looking to gain employment as an ESOL teacher or tutor in Australia or overseas. Please note, to teach in Australia additional professional teaching qualifications and experience may be required.  Once enrolled, you may also consider additional training to complement your English Teaching skills, with courses such as:

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment - ideal for anyone interested in providing other forms of training. This qualification is a requirement for anyone wanting to deliver accredited training and assessment in an Australian TAFE or other Registered Training Organisation.
  • Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care - ideal for students interested in specialising in teaching children.

Upon completion, possible further training includes:

  • Diploma of TESOL

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

RPL is available to any learner who can provide evidence of competency for the units offered within the qualification. See the RPL Guide for more information on this process.

About Us

Inspire Education (RTO# 32067) has quickly emerged as one of the leading vocational education and training organisations in Australia. Our head office is located in Brisbane, and we deliver quality, nationally recognised and accredited vocational education courses across Australia. 

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