International TESOL Certificate

This internationally recognised certificate is the perfect entry-level qualification to open up a world of teaching English opportunities and will suit anyone wanting to teach English as a second language overseas, privately tutor in Australia* and teach online.

The International TESOL Certificate is a specific blend of theory and practice focusing on communicative teaching methodologies to fully prepare you for the global TESOL industry.

We stand behind our course and training with a guaranteed Skype job interview for working in China or Teaching Online for every graduate.

Course Curriculum: 4 Units
Nominal Study Hours: 140 hours
Teaching Practicum: 3 Hours
Price: $975

Unit Descriptors:

Unit 1:

Second Language Acquisition (SLA)

  • Introduction to the TESOL Industry
  • Second Language Acquisition (SLA)
  • 6 ESL Language Levels
  • Teacher Talk (TT)

Unit 2:

TESOL Methodology

  • TESOL Methodology
  • Lesson Planning
  • Teaching with Course Books

Unit 3:


  • The History of the English Language
  • Branches of Linguistics
  • Grammar Terminology
  • Teaching with Audio/Visual Technology

Unit 4:

Communication & Teaching Electives

  • Communication in the ESL Classroom
  • Teaching the Four (4) Language Skills
  • Teaching Children
  • Teaching Adults
  • Teaching Business English
  • Teaching Online

How is the International TESOL Certificate completed?

You will be given your own login and password to enter our online Learning Portal. Here you will view short training videos, complete brief readings followed by quizzes to assess understanding or complete an assessment task to practice specific skills.

On the Learning Portal you will have access to a fully qualified and experienced TESOL trainer to assist you in completing tasks, answering questions and marking your work. You can work at your own pace, as quickly as you like or take your time. There is no cut off or limit for marking or completing this course.

There is also no need to attend any in-class sessions, as this course is fully completed online including a 3hr teaching practicum arranged for you via Skype once you have completed your theory units.

Unit Descriptors:

International Teaching Options

  • Overseas Language Schools
  • Relief / Casual Teaching
  • Online Teaching

National Teaching Options

  • Non-Accredited Australian ESL Schools
  • Private Tutoring
  • Study Tours

The countries you can work in with the 140 hr International TESOL Certificate will vary depending on your additional education outside of the course.
See ‘Job prospects’ below for a non-exhaustive list:
Without a bachelor’s degree

  • Online (anywhere)
  • Australia (short study tours & private tutoring)
  • Japan (if under 30)
  • Taiwan
  • China
  • Malaysia
  • Laos
  • Cambodia
  • Chile
  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Columbia
  • Ecuador
  • Peru
  • Mexico
  • Bolivia
  • Italy (Need EU passport)
  • France (Need EU Passport)
  • Spain (Need EU passport
  • Poland
  • Czech Republic
  • Russia
  • Ukraine
  • Croatia
  • Hungary
  • Slovenia
  • Slovakia
  • Romania
  • Bulgaria
  • Yugoslavia
  • Turkey (if you have citizenship)

With a Bachelor’s degree (in any field) you can teach in all of the above areas/countries plus the ones below:

  • Online (anywhere)
  • Australia (short study tours & private tutoring)
  • Japan (any age)
  • Korea
  • Taiwan
  • Indonesia
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam
  • Belize (6-12 month commitment)
  • Costa Rica (6-12 month commitment)
  • El Salvador (6-12 month commitment)
  • Guatemala (6-12 month commitment)
  • Honduras (6-12 month commitment)
  • Nicaragua (6-12 month commitment)
  • Panama (6-12 month commitment)
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Portugal
  • Austria
  • Holland
  • Switzerland
  • UK
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Oman
  • Dubai
  • Kuwait
  • Qatar
  • Morocco
  • Turkey (don’t need degree if you have citizenship)
  • Egypt
  • Algeria
  • Tunisia
  • America