Course Code: 10773NAT
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The nationally accredited 10773NAT Certificate IV in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) course is an internationally recognised qualification in teaching English to domestic and international students. This is certainly 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 10773NAT Certificate IV in TESOL course is the qualification of choice for anyone wishing to:
The Certificate IV in TESOL (10773NAT) course is delivered via Mixed Mode Delivery. This method is self-paced and completed via distance education, using Inspire Education’s online student portal. It includes face-to-face online webinars, self-paced study, workplace learning, directed research and online learning and assessment materials and activities.
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Course Duration: You will have up to 12 months to complete the course from your enrolment date. Inspire has a continual intake of students on this basis.
The Certificate IV in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (10773NAT) will solidify your knowledge of the English language, including pronunciation, grammar, and speech, and reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills.
You will learn how to plan, organise, and deliver group-based learning, and gain skills in sourcing and developing resources to support the learning experience of your students.
Learn to pass on the gift of your language to other cultures, enhancing their self-confidence and developing their skills!
Expected Study Hours: Up to 700 hours, depending on industry experience
For this course, learners will complete a Personal Learning Plan Evaluation as part of the enrolment process. Upon completing this evaluation, you will be provided with a training plan that identifies your Cohort, taking into account your existing level of relevant knowledge and skills. The amount of training and support required for each learner will vary on these 3 Cohorts:
Assessment Methods: Assessment is conducted using a combination of questioning, product-based methods, direct observation*, and third-party evidence
*Dual pathways – Students have the option to be observed by a qualified third-party observer or to send a video recording to be observed by an Inspire Education qualified assessor
The Certificate IV in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) consists of eleven (11) core units and one (1) elective unit.
TAEDEL401 – Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning
TESCUL401 – Develop and apply knowledge of cultural factors affecting TESOL teachers
TESPRN402 – Assist learners to improve pronunciation and speech
TESGRM403 – Assist learners to learn or improve grammar
TESRES404 – Source and develop resources to support learning
TESRED405 – Assist learners develop reading and writing skills
TESSPK406 – Assist learners develop speaking and listening skills
TESASS407 – Assess language learning
TESMTH408 – Apply a range of TESOL methodologies
TESTST409 – Assist learners prepare for English language tests
TESCAL410 – Use Computer Assisted Language Learning to assist learners
TESCHD412 – Use creative strategies to assist children to learn English
Entry into this Certificate IV in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) is open to both senior high school students (specifically Years 11 and 12) and mature students.
All learners are required to have the ability to read, write, and speak in English fluently and accurately. For native English speakers, these abilities are checked via a thorough oral communication evaluation, as included in the LLN Evaluation.
Non-native speakers will need to have an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of at least 6.5 (Competent User) or equivalent grading. This means they can speak at length with minimal loss of coherence and minimal mispronunciation; possess a wide enough vocabulary to discuss topics at length; paraphrase successfully; frequently produce error-free sentences; and be understood throughout.
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Students are also required to:
All students considering a self-paced online course should give consideration to the following prior to enrolment:
• Ability to access any required technologies
• Information technology skills in accessing and using online programs
• Experience and self-motivation to learn on their own
• Competing pressures, such as work and family commitments, that may impact self-paced study time
To support you in your studies Inspire will provide:
To complete your studies you will need to have access to:
Students will also need to arrange and do six (6) hours of supervised practical teaching at an English Academy or school with language learners to complete this course. The school must provide access to:
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.
Students are also able to further their studies in the area of TESOL by studying for the Diploma of TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages). The Cert IV TESOL qualification is a mandatory requirement for this Diploma.
The RPL pathway 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.
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^To enrol now, pay only the upfront fee and take advantage of easy monthly payments for the remaining course balance. View the course information pack for complete pricing details.