International TESOL Certificate

International TESOL Certificate

New Updated Course

Work from Home Online or Overseas

Hayley a recent graduate on completing the course and getting a job

  • The International TESOL Certificate course completed within three months
  • Two weeks later the TESOL Australia Job Support Team arranged a job interview with an online school
  • Got the job and loves it
  • Now works from home while taking care of her child as a single mum

Teach Overseas or Online - Wherever, Whenever You Want

Future-proof your career by Teaching English Online

Experience the freedom and lifestyle of teaching English overseas, from the comfort of your own home, or anywhere with an internet connection. If you’re a native or fluent English speaker, earn your living speaking English as a Second Language while making a real difference in people’s lives. Whatever you choose, teaching ESL presents flexible and rewarding lifestyle and career opportunities:

  • Teach online – anywhere anytime
  • Travel the world –  teach in exotic countries (with or without a degree)
  • Digital nomad – travel and teach on the road
  • Private tutor – teach from home, a library, community centre
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The International TESOL Certificate - Your Passport to See the World

Do you want to travel the world? Teaching ESL overseas is an amazing adventure that allows you to see and experience different countries and cultures as a local, connected and contributing to the community. Teaching English abroad isn’t just a job — it’s a journey of personal growth and exploration that will leave you with memories and stories to cherish for a lifetime.

  • Experience new cultures
  • Make meaningful contributions to local communities
  • Meet and connect with interesting people
  • Create friendships that span continents
  • Explore beautiful and exotic countries
  • Enjoy unique and local foods
  • Explore bustling street markets
  • Celebrate festivals with your students and community
  • Learn a new language

The International TESOL Certificate Provides You With Everything You Need:

  • The most up-to-date training for teaching: Kids, Adults, Business English, Online & Private tutoring
  • ITTM – Inspirational & Transformational Teaching Method
  • Teaching observation videos to demonstrate teaching in action for you to follow
  • ‘Real’ observed and assessed Work Experience with an Online School
  • Exclusive ESL Library teaching resources all downloadable
  • Guaranteed Life-Time Job Support: Arranged Job interviews with Online schools & recruiters
  • 7 Units possible RPL towards the Certificate IV in TESOL
  • 4 Units RPL towards the International TESOL Diploma
  • Ongoing lifetime Professional Development
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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.

Upgrade Options:

Once you’ve completed the International TESOL Certificate, you can upgrade into the following course with RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) and fast track your further studies:

  • International TESOL Diploma

(Only 4 Units to complete — IELTS Teacher Training & Set up your Own Teaching Business)

  • Certificate IV in TESOL 11245NAT 

(Possible 5 Units to complete)


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Wonder World Online School on hiring TESOLAU graduates

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Huge Demand for Online Teachers — Get Paid to Speak English

TESOL Course Curriculum: 8 Units


Fully Online, Training videos, Teaching observation videos, Quizzes, Tasks, Unlimited Skype Trainer support

Nominal Study Hours: 200

(On Average Completed within 8 – 12 weeks)

12 months Study Time

Work Experience:

3 hours teaching kids or adults in a ‘real’ online school

Supervised & Assessed by a qualified trainer



(Save $300 OFF –

Only $675–

July Only –

Includes work experience)

ESL Library:

12 months Unlimited Subscription to the Exclusive TESOL Australia Downloadable ESL Lessons to save and keep

Virtual Tour: Take a look around the Learning Platform, the course, and the resources

Unit Descriptors:

  • Understanding Culture in the Classroom
  • The TESOL Industry
  • Learner Profiles
  • Teaching ESL in a Foreign Country
  • In-Class Observation Videos
  • Krashen’s Theory of SLA
  • Chomsky’s Theories
  • Teacher Roles
  • The Four (4) Teaching Styles
  • Language Levels
  • Placement Tests
  • TESOL Methodology
  • Warm-Ups
  • Lesson Planning and Delivery
  • Lesson Plans with Coursebooks
  • Lesson Plans without Coursebooks
  • Using the Whiteboard
  • ESL Resources
  • Teaching Activities
  • ESL Lessons Plans and Resources online
  • Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL)
  • Language Learning Software Tools
  • History of the English Language
  • How Languages Evolve
  • Linguistics
  • Teaching Grammar
  • Teaching Vocabulary
  • Teaching Listening
  • Teaching Speaking
  • Teaching Reading
  • Teaching Writing
  • The Inspirational & Transformational Teaching Method
  • Impactful ESL Teaching Qualities
  • Qualities of a Good Teacher
  • Independent Learning
  • Flexibility as an ESL Teacher
  • Teacher Talk Time
  • Understanding Student Motivation
  • Independent Learning
  • Humour in the ESL Classroom
  • Holding Space in the ESL Classroom
  • Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication
  • Learning Styles
  • Teacher Wellbeing
  • Mindfulness for Teachers
  • In-Class Observation Videos
  • Classroom Management
  • Language Game Activities
  • Music and Song Activities
  • Language Learning Functions
  • Teaching Kindy Students
  • Teaching Young Children
  • Teaching Children Games
  • Teaching Older Children
  • In-Class Observation Videos
  • The Adult Learner
  • Connecting with Students
  • Teaching Techniques
  • Four Types of Business English Students
  • Lessons for ESL Business Students
  • Business English Research
  • Business English Resources
  • Online Employment Areas
  • IM Programs
  • Using YouTube as a Teaching Tool
  • Blog Sites for Teaching
  • Creating an ESL Teaching Website
  • Social Media for ESL Teaching
  • Skills for Teaching Online
  • Online Classroom Management

TESOL Australia’s International TESOL Certificate and International TESOL Diploma both include our exclusive ‘WORK EXPERIENCE!’ as part of your course.

Don’t just ‘study’ about Teaching English as a Second Language, do it!

As part of our unique and exclusive TESOL training you will do 3 hours TESOL Teaching WORK EXPERIENCE with an Online school. And, once you have completed your WORK EXPERIENCE you will receive a letter of reference from the school stating that you have completed 3 hours WORK EXPERIENCE program.

Why is WORK EXPERIENCE so important? What does it mean for you?

    • You are an experienced TESOL teacher, not just a nervous course graduate
    • You have ‘on the job’ training to give you confidence
    • You can apply for jobs that ask for ‘experience’ or pay more for ‘experienced’ TESOL teachers
    • Schools will prefer to hire you over someone with only a certificate
    • You will ‘hit the ground running’ in terms of teaching and job searching

Contact us for professional course and career information.

Fill out the form below and we will give you the best advice in the industry, tailored to your exact goals and situation.

How is the International TESOL Certificate completed online?

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. This course is on average completed within 8 – 12 weeks, but you have a full 12 months course duration, to give you plenty of time to complete it.

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


Work Opportunities - National and International


Overseas Public Schools


Overseas ESL Schools

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Online Teaching


Private Tutoring


Study Tours


Non-Accredited Australian ESL Schools

The countries you can work in with the 200 hr International TESOL Certificate may vary depending on degree requirements in some countries and are subject to change. Please see the non-exhaustive list below:

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Teach English Online

Anywhere in the world
with an Internet Connection



– Without Degree: Study Tours & Online

– With Degree:

New Zealand

– Without Degree: Study Tours & Online

– With Degree:
All ESL Schools

Without a Degree

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With a Degree

With a Degree

South Korea


Without a Degree

El Salvador

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Costa Rica



Without a Degree

Black Sea coast in old city of Nessebar, Bulgaria


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Czech Republic

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Ukrainian child girl with yellow and blue flag of Ukraine


With a Degree


The United Kingdom

With a Degree




ESL Job in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia


Without a Degree

East Timor


With a Degree

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ESL Job in Vietnam


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