Certificate IV in TESOL
The Certificate IV in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) is a short intensive course that offers basic training in teaching English to speakers of other languages.
Participants will be given a brief introduction to techniques of classroom management and assessment, and a more thorough introduction to presentation techniques, lesson preparation and analysing language for communicative purposes.
The course is highly practical and a major emphasis will be on practice teaching. Participants will work collaboratively to prepare and teach lessons, progressing to taking sole responsibility for a two-hour lesson.
In addition to the units that make up the course, participants will also develop the following Employability Skills:
- Problem solving
- Initiative and enterprise
- Planning and organising
Students of this course will develop and enhance skills in cross-cultural awareness.
This TESOL Certificate IV course has been developed under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF), therefore it is a government-accredited and nationally recognised course.
Recognition of Prior learning (RPL) is "the acknowledgement of the skills and knowledge" that you have gained through previous studies, work and life experiences. If RPL is granted, this will mean that you will not have to complete the study or assessments for a unit or units of competency. Click here for more information.
Who Should Attend
The key clients of this qualification will be people wishing to work in TESOL in Australia and overseas. They may be individuals seeking to formalise qualifications to continue employment in the TESOL sector. Other key clientele will include overseas teachers of English as a Second Language who will see the qualification as professional development This course will also service clientele seeking a tertiary qualification in the TESOL sector.
This qualification requires good language, literacy and computing skills and access to a computer with internet access.
For learners from a non-English speaking background: IELTS 6.5 with no score under 6/ISLPR two skills at 3+ and two skills at 3 (or equivalent) as a minimum.
40540SA Certificate IV in TESOL
Program Delivery Methods
At Phoenix Academy we incorporate flexible delivery and assessment methods including:
- Classroom based face-to-face
- Blended delivery
- Recognition of Prior Learning/Recognition of Current Competency (RPL/RCC)
- Demonstration of skills
Cost: $3600 inc GST ($3400 early bird if received in full 3 weeks before commencement)
Duration: 8 weeks Full Time
Full Time: 12 March - 4 May 2012 (F/T 8 weeks)
Full Time: 2 July - 24 August 2012 (F/T 8 weeks)
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