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Certificate IV in TESOL

CERTIFICATE IV IN TESOL

New Certificate IV in TESOL 11245NAT
Promotional Discount — $650 Off
February Only — $1,325

A Calling, Not Just A Job.

Take a journey into international education and study a nationally accredited Certificate IV in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages). Learn the latest teaching techniques that will give you the knowledge and practical skills to teach English as a second language in any classroom setting. Whether you want to work in Australia, online or overseas, the choice is yours!

Join Australia’s 3rd largest export industry today and become a part of the rapidly growing US$63 billion global ESL education market. The demand for TESOL teachers continues to increase across the globe. Enjoy the flexibility of a well-paid career while being able to teach in class or wherever your laptop takes you.

Study the Certificate IV in TESOL online from anywhere in Australia, including: Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Canberra, Perth, Darwin, and Hobart. All you need is an internet connection!

This nationally accredited course is provided by SHEI – RTO: 45393.

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Exclusive TESOL Australia Bonus Unit

The Inspirational & Transformational Teaching Method

The Inspirational & Transformational Teaching Method stands as a beacon of educational innovation, redefining the way knowledge is imparted and absorbed in the ESL classroom. Rooted in the belief that education should not only inform but also inspire, this method encourages teachers to ignite students’ passions and curiosity. By integrating real-world relevance into lessons, it cultivates a profound connection between learning ESL and its practical language applications.

These latest methods will give you an unmatchable competitive edge in the ESL teaching industry. Whether you work online, teach overseas or setup your own teaching business, this International TESOL Certificate will ensure you have the knowledge, training, skills and Certificate level qualification to set you apart.

Specifications

Price:

$1,675 ($1,325 – Enrol Today – Save $350 – February Only) plus the practicum option payment of your choice (please see options below).

Qualification awarded:

11245NAT – Certificate IV in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)
SHEI – RTO: 45393.

Training:

Self-paced online with training videos, readings & assessments. Support via phone, email, zoom with qualified experienced trainers. Study duration full-time 12 months, part-time 18 months. (Practicum options listed below)

Curriculum:

Theory: 12 Units
Teaching Practicum: 6 hours practice teaching

Nominal Study Hours:

700 – 730 hrs (This is the maximum training package hours. However this does not reflect the actual study hours, which on average is much less.)

Centrelink Approved

Approved for 20hrs Per Week Full-time study for 52 weeks – See Centrelink for eligibility

Bonus Unit: Teach Online

(Non-ASQA / CIV Unit) Includes: Online Work Experience with actual Online ESL School & Guaranteed Job Interview

ESL Library

Unlimited Downloads of ESL Lessons Specifically Designed for Teaching Online

Hire an ESL Teacher / Tutor

Professional Listing on the TESOL Australia Website of your ESL Teaching Services includes: A short video intro, CV & Preferred Contact

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Unit Descriptors

This unit provides the skills and knowledge to plan and prepare lesson content and activities, and resources for learners of different ages, and at different proficiency levels. It also provides skills and knowledge about delivering lessons using effective presentation, communication, observation and interpersonal skills.

This unit provides the skills and knowledge required to assist EFL/ESL learners to improve their pronunciation and speech. The topics covered include phonemic symbols, intonation, rhythm and stress, and sound production.

This unit provides the skills and knowledge required to assist EFL/ESL learners to increase their knowledge of grammar and grammatical terms, and how to use grammar correctly. It also shows you how to identify and correct errors, and find suitable grammar resources for your learners.

This unit provides the skills and knowledge required to find and/or design, develop, use and review resources to support EFL/ESL learning for a range of different ages and proficiency levels.

This unit provides the skills and knowledge required to assist EFL/ESL learners develop or improve their reading and writing skills. You will learn how to assess learners’ skills and use a range of activities to help them improve many facets of reading and writing.

This unit provides the skills and knowledge required to assist EFL/ESL learners develop or improve their speaking and listening skills. You will learn how to assess learners’ skills and use a range of activities to help them improve many facets of speaking and listening.

This unit provides the skills and knowledge required to develop and/or use tests and activities to assess language learning in an EFL/ESL context. It also teaches you how to provide effective feedback to learners, and how to record, review and interpret test results.

This unit provides the skills and knowledge required to plan English language skills development and use a range of TESOL methods to meet the needs of your learners. You will also think about and discuss your own teaching performance.

This unit provides the skills and knowledge required to assist EFL/ESL learners to prepare for a range of different English language tests. You will research the English tests that are most appropriate for your learners and source activities for these tests.

This unit provides the skills and knowledge required to use Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) to assist EFL/ESL learners. You will learn how to locate and evaluate CALL resources and incorporate them into your language lessons.

This unit discusses a range of cultural factors that affect EFL/ESL learners and how to deal with them. It shows you how to communicate effectively and cope with different cultures.

This unit provides the skills and knowledge required to assist children learn English by using creative strategies involving music, drama, games, sports, arts and craft, and/or media. You will learn how to locate and evaluate activities, and use them in your language lessons.

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Bonus Unit: Teach ESL Online

This unit has been specifically designed in consultation with online ESL schools to train you in all aspects of teaching online including: bridging the technology gap, online classroom management, how to play games online, online teaching delivery and more.

Teaching Online Work Experience — 3 hrs (in addition to Cert IV in TESOL – 6hrs practicum)
Take advantage of our online teaching network with our Teaching English online work experience. Gain valuable work experience by teaching with a real online Chinese English school.

Guaranteed Job Interview with an Online ESL school
Hit the ground running with a guaranteed online job interview. Teach English online from the comfort of your own home. Earn great pay and have the flexibility to set your own work schedule.

Practicum

tesol-cert-iv-english-teaching-courseYour practicum, your way.

The Certificate IV in TESOL comes with a 6 hr teaching observation and 6 hr teaching practice, to prepare you in your ESL teaching role.

As part of your online theory training, you will have the option of completing the 6 hr teaching observation through guided videos to prepare you for your 6 hr teaching practice.

The 6 hr teaching practice is then completed with 8 or more English as a Second Language learners (International students/migrants) in an in-class setting.

To complete the 6 hr teaching practice you can choose one of the following options:

Practice Teaching involves:

  • observing experienced English teachers
  • doing at least 6 hours of supervised teaching

Practicum Options:

Option 1: No additional fee if you have an arrangement with a school to complete 6hrs of supervised teaching practice with a Certificate IV or higher qualified ESL teacher with 8 or more ESL students.

Option 2: $150 for assessment by a qualified TESOL trainer of a self-recorded 6hr teaching practice with 8 or more ESL learners.

Option 3: $250 for a TESOL Australia fully arranged online teaching practice which includes mentoring and supervising by a fully qualified ESL teacher and TESOL Assessor with ESL students and virtual classroom set up provided.

Don’t be caught out completing a cheaper TESOL course only to find that there is no additional practicum option provided and that, you cannot graduate until you complete a practicum. Or, complete a practicum that does not meet NEAS/ELICOS standards, which may result in ELICOS schools not accepting your qualification.

NEAS contact for practicum standards: 1300 76 44 45.
http://www.neas.org.au/teaching/teachers/

Vickie a Certificate IV in TESOL graduate on completing the course and her TESOL career

  • Completed the course and learnt teaching skills
  • TESOL Australia Job Support team helped her find a job
  • Became an ESL and IELTS teacher and is now a Director of Studies in an Australian language school

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RPL — Recognition of Prior Learning
Do you want to fast-track your studies?

What is RPL?
  • Fast-track receiving a new qualification in a fraction of the time.
  • Save time & money by taking advantage of your previous experience or qualifications.
  • In some cases, little to no study is required.
  • Streamlined process for experienced trainers & teachers.
What kind of evidence will I need to provide?

1. For each RPL unit: Work Product (i.e. lesson plans, resources, worksheets, and materials used for teaching etc.).
2. A letter of reference from a supervisor, employer, or colleague.
3. Relevant teaching or training certificates and transcripts.
4. CV.

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Course delivery and timing

The Certificate IV in TESOL is offered Online with:
  • Personalised training – one-on-one phone and online support with a fully qualified and experienced TESOL professional
  • Any location – study in the comfort of your own home or a chosen location
  • Commencement – no set start dates or intake, begin whenever YOU want
  • Self-paced study – accelerate your study or take your time:
    – 12 months full-time
    – 18 months part-time
  • Practicum options

How the unique online learning platform works

  1. You will receive an email with login details for the Learning Portal
  2. You will have access to all course materials, training videos & assessments
  3. You will work through your downloadable assessments (allowing you to work offline as well as online)
  4. You will submit your assessment document through the Learning Portal
  5. Your trainer will mark your assessment and email you feedback
  6. If there are still some areas that are ‘Not Yet Competent’, your trainer will give you guidance in what is required to complete the task

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Pre-requisites

Sound ability in written and spoken English is necessary to be accepted into and complete this Certificate IV in TESOL course. You will need to provide one of the following forms of evidence. If you are unable to provide evidence of English proficiency, please contact info@tesolau.com or call 0422 798 843 to discuss available options (entry test/phone interview).

Evidence of English proficiency examples (one of the following):

  • Successfully completed year 12 English or achieved a very high level completion of year 10 English
  • Completed a Certificate III or higher qualification (in English in Australian Qualifications Framework)
  • Enrolled in or completed any level university studies (in English)
  • IELTS score of 5.5 or higher (international students)

Funding options

This course may be funded in full or part by a Job Agency or Organization (Disability, Military, Voluntary). Check with your associated organization.

Work Opportunities

TESOL teaching will allow you to work in far more places than just about any other job on the planet. There is a lot of variety in the type of work you can do once you start your career as a TESOL teacher. TESOL teaching work is available all year round and the demand for teachers in China and other Asian countries is huge constantly expanding. In Europe and South America there is a consistent need for TESOL teachers as well as in the Middle East.

The demand for Online TESOL teachers is increasing rapidly with new online schools starting up almost daily around the globe. In Australia ESL work is constantly available in all cities and major regional areas. Anywhere, you find universities and TAFE colleges with international students there will be a need for TESOL teachers. If you are looking for an in-demand job then TESOL teaching is for you!

The countries and positions that you can work in with the Cert IV in TESOL will vary depending on your additional education outside of the course.

See ‘Job prospects’ below for a non-exhaustive list:

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Teach English Online

Anywhere in the world
with an Internet Connection

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Australia

– Without Degree: Study Tours & Online

– With Degree:
ESL/ELICOS Schools

New Zealand

– Without Degree: Study Tours & Online

– With Degree:
All ESL Schools

Without a Degree

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Rwanda

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Kenya

With a Degree

With a Degree

South Korea

Taiwan

Singapore

Without a Degree

El Salvador

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Honduras 

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Costa Rica

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Guatemala 

Nicaragua

Without a Degree

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Bulgaria

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Romania

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Czech Republic

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Slovakia

Slovenia

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Ukraine

With a Degree

Austria

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Portugal

Switzerland

United Kingdom

With a Degree

Dubai

Qatar

Kuwait

ESL Job in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia

Oman

Without a Degree

East Timor

Myanmar 

With a Degree

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Indonesia

ESL Job in Vietnam

Vietnam 

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Malaysia

The Certificate IV in TESOL will qualify you to teach in the following TESOL fields:

  • All levels within General English (GE)
  • Teaching Adults
  • Teaching Children in ESL/ELICOS language schools (Bluecard required)
  • Teaching online
  • Tutoring
  • Teaching in TAFE (A Bachelor’s degree plus Certificate IV in Training & Assessment may be required)
  • ESL assistant teacher in government schools (may need Certificate III in Education support or higher)**Please note for ESL Teachers in government mainstream schools must have an Education/Teaching degree (States & Teaching positions vary. For K – 12 teaching positions check with Education Dept. for requirements in your state)

*Depending on Elective Unit chosen
Graduates with existing qualifications or experience Graduates with no existing qualifications or experience:
 

In addition to the above outcomes a Certificate IV in TESOL graduate who also holds a Tertiary level degree can apply for work in the following capacities

  • – Teaching English at a National ELT (English Language Teaching) Accreditation Scheme (NEAS) accredited training centre in Australia (see below Vocational Outcomes within Australia for more information)
  • – Teaching in overseas institutions in higher level positions where a university degree is required or preferred in addition to a TESOL qualification

Some potential employment opportunities involving the delivery of accredited English Courses in Australia may only be possible where the graduate also holds a Vocational Education teaching qualification such as the Certificate IV in Training and Education (TAE40110) – or equivalent.

Graduates who completes the Certificate IV in TESOL and do not have any additional qualifications (in any area of training/education) or experience may find employment in a variety of capacities including the following:

  • – Teaching English to groups of students visiting Australia on short to medium term study or English focus tours
  • – Teaching conversational English in Australian language schools where a higher education degree is not required
  • – Teaching migrants for the development of general English skills
  • – Teaching ESL to students on an individual or small group tutorial basis

Graduates with existing qualifications

In addition to the above outcomes an Certificate IV in TESOL graduate who also holds a Tertiary level degree can apply for work in the following capacities:

  • Teaching English at a National ELT (English Language Teaching) Accreditation Scheme (NEAS) accredited training centre in Australia (see below Vocational Outcomes within Australia for more information)
  • Teaching in overseas institutions in higher level positions where a university degree is required or preferred in addition to a TESOL qualification

Some potential employment opportunities involving the delivery of accredited English Courses in Australia may only be possible where the graduate also holds a Vocational Education teaching qualification such as the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.

Graduates without existing qualifications:

Graduates who complete the Certificate IV in TESOL and do not have any additional qualifications (in any area of training/education) may find employment in a variety of capacities including the following:

  • Teaching English to groups of students visiting Australia on short to medium term study or English focus tours
  • Teaching conversational English in Australian language schools where a higher education degree is not required
  • Teaching migrants for the development of general English skills
  • Teaching ESL to students on an individual or small group tutorial basis
  • Teaching English Online

Content

The Certificate IV in TESOL course content has been created with passion through a collaboration of experienced TESOL professionals who have worked in the industry both in Australia and overseas.

This TESOL course includes the most up-to-date types of assessment and resources that are required to accurately reflect the curriculum, syllabus, teaching techniques, and resources currently used in ESL teaching in Australia and overseas.

Great care has been taken to offer a course that ensures:

  • All content meets the qualification and standard requirements (ASQA/NEAS/ELICOS)
  • All content is relevant to ESL in Australia
  • All resources included are ‘authentic’ materials currently used in actual Australian ESL/ELICOS schools to ensure you are up-to-date with current teaching
  • Excerpts included from published ESL teaching course books to help you prepare for the ‘real’ classroom
  • The teaching practicum is conducted in a ‘real’ ESL teaching environment by TESOL professionals

What's the difference between studying the Certificate IV in TESOL offered by TESOL Australia or another course provider?

So how exactly is signing up through TESOL Australia to enrol and complete the Certificate IV in TESOL 11245NAT a bigger advantage than signing up through another course provider?

  • Practicum: 6 hrs of teaching observation videos provided. Practicum options available.
  • Mentoring and support beyond the course: when you study a TESOL course with us, that is only one step in your complete journey in the TESOL industry. We are absolutely committed to being your support and mentor through the entire process. Whether you are wanting to become a TESOL teacher and/or will eventually start your own TESOL training organisation.
  • Job support: you will have a guaranteed Online teaching ‘job interview’ on completion of your course as well as, job support for teaching in Australia and overseas.
  • ITTM: The Inspirational & Transformational Teaching Method. Inspire and motivate your students, while cultivating their passion to learn with the latest teaching methodology.
  • Teach ESL Online Bonus Unit: Unlock a world of opportunities with our specialised unit dedicated to teaching English online. It covers the latest technology with teaching techniques, empowering you to connect with students globally from the comfort of your own home. (This includes an extra 3 hours of real teaching practicum.)
  • ESL Library: Unlimited Downloads of ESL Lessons Specifically Designed for Teaching Online.
  • Professional Development: Stay at the forefront of your professional development with our latest videos and podcasts. Our content offers a convenient and immersive way to explore recent trends, best practices, and innovative ideas, ensuring you’re always ahead in your TESOL journey.

A course code, such as the 11245NAT refers to the accredited qualification that is used to develop the training. The accredited qualification outlines what information Units, Elements and Performance criteria must be trained and assessed in order for the course to be accredited.

All providers of this course must follow the accredited course document. The training package however, does not include the additional resources, materials, local and international industry knowledge or the job support network that TESOL Australia provides along with the accredited course.

Assessment

Assessment is structured with a series of tasks that address the various aspects of each unit. Your trainer will give you guidance on how to complete assessment tasks and provide you with feedback throughout the course.

All assessments must be submitted via the TESOL Online Student System, unless a special exemption has been applied.

Assessment is competency based which means that you will be graded as ‘competent’ (C) or ‘not yet competent’ (NYC). If you receive a NYC grade for a unit, you will be given another opportunity for reassessment and provided with specific feedback on the areas needing improvement. You will need to be assessed as competent in all of the assessment tasks in order to be awarded your qualification.

Payment and Refund Policy

Payment and refund policy states: there is no refund for any payment once it is made:

$1,675 ($1,325 – Enrol Today – February Only) and practicum option payment (please see options above) in 6 months. Includes all course materials & costs associated with practical teaching arrangements that ensure you can fully complete the course & meet industry & employer requirements.

Student Handbook

Students are required to read the Student Handbook prior to enrollment.
Click the link below to download and read the Student Handbook: SHEI-Participant-Handbook

If you have any questions about the Handbook or Policies and Procedures in the Handbook contact info@tesolau.com or 0422 798 843 anytime.

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