UNSW Institute of Languages

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10632NAT Certificate IV in TESOL

Overview

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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) is a rapidly expanding profession. Demand for professionally trained TESOL teachers is strong in Australia and abroad.

UNSW Institute of Languages is one of the oldest TESOL training centres in Australia. Our TESOL graduates have been successful in gaining teaching positions in public and private sector educational institutions in Australia and overseas.

Our TESOL course offers a focus on teaching adults with a solid theoretical background combined with a practical teaching component. The course is delivered in predominantly face-to-face mode. For further information please see our Learner Handbook


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Course Details


Type Duration Maximum Class Size Fees
Full-time 5 weeks
18 students AUD$4,400 (2018)
Part-time 12 weeks 18 students AUD$4,400 (2018)


Key Benefits

  • A nationally accredited and internationally recognised course which provides a teaching qualification suitable for Australia and overseas
  • Access to experienced and professional teacher trainers at one of Australia’s oldest and most prestigious TESOL training centres
  • Teaching practice is conducted on intermediate-level students under the supervision of a qualified and experienced teacher
  • State-of-the-art facilities in a purpose built language learning centre
  • Free WIFI on campus

For further information please see our Learner Handbook

Entry Requirements

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Andrew McMahon

"I believe that by studying at UNSW Global I have been able to become a better teacher than before, and opened the future for more teaching experiences.

I really liked the enthusiasm and energy the instructors put into their classes."

  • Native or near native English language proficiency*
  • Completed Australian Year 12 or equivalent
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Satisfactory completion of pre-enrolment task and interview**

* Minimum English language proficiency levels:

  • ISLPR 4
  • IELTS Academic 7.5 overall (minimum 7.0 in Reading and Writing, and 8.0 in Speaking and Listening)
  • PTE 73 overall (minimum 65 in Reading and Writing, and 79 in Speaking and Listening)

**The purpose of the pre-enrolment task and interview is to assess an applicant’s suitability for second language teaching. Factors considered include, but are not limited to:

  • The demonstration of clear and effective oral communication
  • The ability to identify and correct oral communication in others
  • The ability to work and communicate effectively with people from diverse cultural backgrounds

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

Please note that from 1 January 2015, students enrolling in a nationally recognised training program are required to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). UNSW Institute of Languages requires new students to supply a USI at the time of enrolment. For more information about obtaining a USI, or exemptions, visit: http://usi.gov.au

Course Content

The 10632NAT Certificate IV in TESOL course consists of 9 units of competency:

Unit Code Unit of Competency Title
TSLLAN401 Communicate with people from another culture
TSLLAN402 Identify English language proficiency levels and learning needs
TSLLAN403 Facilitate English language teaching strategies
TSLLAN404 Manage English language teaching
TSLLAN405 Identify and correct English language errors
TSLLAN406 Select and apply English language learning resources
TAEDEL301 Provide work skill instruction
TAEDEL401 Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning
TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills
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Joanna Boyce
"My teachers were enthusiastic, extremely knowledgeable and very patient. They encouraged us all the way, reassuring us and helping us when needed. They engaged with us very effectively and really made the classes worthwhile."

These 9 units of competency are covered in class through 3 learning modules and the practical component:

  • Language - Analysis and Input
  • Language Teaching Methodology
  • Teacher Skills
  • Practical Component: includes 10 hours of class observations (live and recorded sessions), Microteaching (peer teaching), and 6 hours of assessed teaching practice

Recommended textbook:

Grammar for English Language Teachers (Second Edition) by Martin Parrott, Cambridge University Press.

Assessment

Bevan Sofian

Bevan Sofian

"I enrolled in the TESOL Cert IV with the goal of studying and teaching overseas. The lessons had a practical focus with consistent feedback from teachers, leaving me feeling confident. The course has been the best educational experience of my life."

  • Assessment is continuous and is based on a variety of tasks such as written assignments, interview and supervised classroom teaching practice
  • Students must demonstrate competence in all 9 units of competency in order to be awarded a 10632NAT Certificate IV in TESOL
  • A Statement of Attainment may be awarded for successful completion of any unit of competency

Note:

The competencies of the 10632NAT Certificate IV in TESOL can be assessed by Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

You can apply for credit transfer for units of competency issued by other RTOs or AQF authorised issuing organisations.

If you have worked or trained in the TESOL field, or a similar context, it is possible that you may already meet all or some of the requirements of the competencies of the 10632NAT Certificate IV in TESOL.

For further information please Contact Us

2018 Dates and Fees

Full Time Courses (5 Weeks)

Monday 5 February 2018 - Friday 9 March 2018
5 weeks

Monday to Friday: 9:00am - 5:30pm**

Limited Places
How To Apply
Location Fees
223 Anzac Parade
Kensington NSW 2033
AUD $4,400 (2018)
Monday 21 May 2018 - Friday 22 June 2018
5 weeks

Monday to Friday: 9:00am - 5:30pm**

Limited Places
How To Apply
Location Fees
223 Anzac Parade
Kensington NSW 2033
AUD $4,400 (2018)
Monday 12 November 2018 - Friday 14 December 2018
5 weeks

Monday to Friday: 9:00am - 5:30pm**

Limited Places
How To Apply
Location Fees
223 Anzac Parade
Kensington NSW 2033
AUD $4,400 (2018)

Part Time Courses (12 Weeks)

Tuesday 27 March 2018 - Saturday 16 June 2018
12 weeks
Tuesday: 6:00 - 9:00pm
Thursday: 6:00 - 9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 4:00pm*

Limited Places
How To Apply
Location Fees
223 Anzac Parade
Kensington NSW 2033
AUD $4,400 (2018)
Tuesday 14 August 2018 - Saturday 3 November 2018
12 weeks
Tuesday: 6:00 - 9:00pm
Thursday: 6:00 - 9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 4:00pm*

Limited Places
How To Apply
Location Fees
223 Anzac Parade
Kensington NSW 2033
AUD $4,400 (2018)


*Note: Some Saturday times will vary. You will receive detailed information about this at course commencement.

**Note: Class finishing times may vary. You will receive detailed information about this at course commencement.

Additional attendance may be required for observation of classes. These times will be arranged by your teacher trainer in consultation with you

Application Process - Certificate IV in TESOL:

How To Apply Steps:


  1. Register for an Information Session here
  2. Book in an interview at the information session. Applicants need to attend an Information Session before booking an interview.
  3. Complete an application form and the language awareness task - bring to the interview.
  4. Attend an interview at your elected time.
  5. Successful applicants receive a Letter of Offer.
  6. Read the Letter of Offer carefully and understand the Terms and Conditions of Enrolment.
  7. Accept the offer- sign and return the Acceptance Agreement and pay the fees as outlined in the Letter of Offer.