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Certificate IV in Communicative TESOL 10298NAT

This course aims to develop the skills and knowledge required for teaching English to non-English speaking learners in a variety of contexts, both in Australia and overseas.
10298NAT

 

It is designed for:

  • people who are qualified teachers in their own countries but who wish to obtain a qualification in modern, communicative teaching techniques, focusing on the teaching of oral English;
  • people who are not qualified teachers but who wish to work as teaching assistants or otherwise in their own countries;
  • people who wish to teach in ELICOS colleges in Australia or EFL (English as a Foreign Language) overseas.

During the course you will develop your understanding of essential theory related to Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language, whilst also developing your practical teaching skills in the classroom.


Course Structure

Course Subjects

Certificate IV in Communicative TESOL 10298NAT
(4 subjects)

  • Preparing for Learners, Reading and Writing 
  • Teaching Learners, Reading and Writing
  • Preparing for Language, Listening and Speaking
  • Teaching Language, Listening and Speaking

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)/Credit Transfer

Students may be eligible to obtain credits for individual modules as a result of experience gained in employment in the relevant business fields or from previous training or education. A fee is payable for assessing your RPL status. Students may also be eligible for credit transfer for relevant units studied at an Australian Registered Training Organisation.

Please check online for our RPL and credit transfer policy

 

Mode of Study

If you are on a Student Visa, you may study 25% of your course by distance or online.

Please refer here for more information.


Sample Timetable

DAY DAY 1 DAY 2
09:00 - 12:30 Lecture Lecture
13:00 - 17:00 Lecture Lecture
  DAY 3  
15:00 - 17:00 #ASM Tutorial  

Note

  • Timetables may vary slightly from campus to campus.
  • Lectures may be mixed and each student will study a total of 20 timetabled hours per week for each 9 week term they are enrolled in.
  • ASM tutorials are available at the same time on other days

#ASM = Academic Support Material tutorial.


Assessment

TESOL candidates are assessed through classroom teaching practicum and a portfolio.


Entry Requirements

ACADEMIC
To teach in Australia upon completion of the course applicants are required to have completed an undergraduate degree in any discipline.

Applicants are required to attend an interview before starting the course. 

ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY
Successful completion of 10 weeks of General English at Advanced level (plus 80% attendance) at APC or at other approved providers or equivalent. 

GRAMMAR PROFICIENCY
Successful completion of the APC TESOL Grammar Pre-test OR successful completion of the APC TESOL Grammar Pre-course. The Pre-course can be taken online, at no cost. 

Please click here for the online grammar test.

Course Quick Facts



Course Length

2 terms (approximately 6 months)


Start Dates

2017 

24 Jul
16 Oct 

2018 

05 Feb 
30 Apr 
23 Jul
15 Oct 

NOTE: Information session via Google+ or Skype will take place on Thursday 2 weeks prior to the intake date.
Course and campus availability subject to demand.


Fees

Course fees*
$3,900 ($1,950 per term)

Application fee:
Student visa - $250
Other visas - $200

$80 Textbook fee^ 


* Promotional fees may be applicable from time to time. Please contact APC for further details.
^ Textbook fee (includes GST) subject to change by supplier at any time without notice.

Meet Our Teachers

Susan Huber.PNG

Susan HGeneral English & Exam Preparation teacher

Industry Experience
  • 13 years in TESOL
  • 25 years in high school teaching
Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Diploma of Education
  • CELTA

Geoffrey Hyde.PNG

GeoffreyHigh School Preparation teacher & Social Activities Coordinator

Industry Experience
  • 26 years
Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Graduate Diploma of Education