Course Code: 10429NAT
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The nationally accredited 10429NAT Certificate IV in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) course is comprised of 5 core units.
It is an internationally recognised qualification in teaching English to international students and a wonderful qualification to have in your employability ‘tool kit’.
Becoming qualified in teaching English as a second language is an exciting and life-changing career move. The 10429NAT Certificate IV in TESOL course is the qualification of choice for anyone wishing to:
Inspire Education offers the Certificate IV in TESOL (10429NAT) via Mixed Mode Delivery which includes face to face sessions, online webinars, self-paced study, workplace learning, directed research and online learning and assessment materials and activities using Inspire Education’s online student portal.
Course Duration: You will have 12 months to complete the course from your enrolment date. Inspire has a continual intake of students on this basis.
During your studies, you will also undertake 6 hours’ worth of practical lessons to a minimum of four “English Second Language” learners to complete this course. The workplace assessment requires access to a workplace and supervisor to consult with. This is to be arranged by the student.
The Certificate IV in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (10429NAT) will solidify your knowledge of the English language, including identifying basic grammatical concepts, terminology and traditional meta-language.
You will learn to design and develop learning strategies, and gain skills in planning lessons for learners at different levels in a variety of contexts to be able to assist your future international students in developing their English competencies.
Learn to pass on the gift of your language to other cultures, enhancing their self-confidence and developing their skills! Inspire Education’s TESOL courses will provide you first-class training and student support while you undertake your studies in TESOL.
The Certificate IV in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) consists of eleven (11) core units and one (1) elective unit.
Expected Study Hours: There are a total of up to 700 hours depending on industry experience.
Assessment Methods: Assessment is conducted using a combination of written/oral questioning, case study, research/project, portfolio, journal/diary, and observation to give you maximum opportunity to develop your English teaching skills and knowledge.
1st Cohort – Beginner (Full Study Model) – limited knowledge or skill in the competence contained in this qualification. No recent related industry experience.
Students in this cohort will be required to attend all sessions, complete all learning activities and submit all completed assessment workbooks.
2nd Cohort – Intermediate (Partial Study Model) – moderate prior knowledge and skill in the competence contained in this qualification. Limited recent related industry experience.
Students in this cohort may undertake selected sessions and learning activities but must complete all assessment workbooks. Candidates may select undertake some elements via recognition of prior learning pathway.
3rd Cohort – Expert (Assessment only) consists of individuals with current industry experience of 2 or more years and extensive specific knowledge and skill in the competence contained in this qualification. These candidates are recommended to undertake a full recognition pathway. This includes candidates holding Certificate IV in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) who are currently working in the education sector.
|TAEDEL401A||Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning|
|TESCUL401A||Develop and apply knowledge of cultural factors affecting TESOL teachers|
|TESPRN402A||Assist learners to improve pronunciation and speech|
|TESGRM403A||Assist learners to learn or improve grammar|
|TESRES404A||Source and develop resources to support learning|
|TESRED405A||Assist learners develop reading and writing skills|
|TESSPK406A||Assist learners develop speaking and listening skills|
|TESASS407A||Assess language learning|
|TESMTH408A||Apply a range of TESOL methodologies|
|TESTST409A||Assist learners prepare for English language tests|
|TESCAL410A||Use Computer Assisted Language Learning to assist learners|
|TESCHD412A||Use creative strategies to assist children to learn English|
All applicants, whether native or non-native speakers of English, must demonstrate an acceptable level of English language competence, both written and spoken, that enables them to undertake the course. To start your Cert IV TESOL (10429NAT) you must:
To support you in your studies Inspire will provide:
To complete your studies you will need to have access to:
During your studies, you will be required to arrange a practical component of at least six (6) hours supervised teaching must be completed.
Remember, during your studies you will be required to arrange and complete at least 6 hours of workplace practical delivery with a minimum of four ESL students.
*Note: Inspire Education will provide a simulated environment for students unable to secure a workplace for their assessments – for units applicable under simulated pathway only
Training and support services may be provided by Inspire Education Services Inc. on behalf of Inspire Education Pty Ltd.
The Certificate IV in TESOL will assist in gaining employment as an ESOL teacher or tutor in Australia and overseas. However to teach in Australia, additional professional teaching qualifications and experience may be required.
To teach under NEAS, a trainer will need to hold the Certificate IV in TESOL plus a full 3 year Degree as a minimum. Students currently enrolled in this course should consider enrolling in other courses to support any specialisations
Once enrolled in this course you may also consider additional training to complement your English Teaching skills:
Students are also able to further their studies in the area of TESOL by studying for the Diploma of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.
RPL is available to any learner who can provide evidence of competency for the units offered within the qualification. See the RPL Guide for more information on this process and how to apply.