10688NAT・DIPLOMA OF TESOL

Do you want to teach English here or overseas? Learn to design a syllabus and teach spelling, grammar, pronunciation, reading and writing. This program is internationally recognised as it is Australian Government accredited and can help you get a job overseas. Study at your own pace using a flexible delivery mode with the support of a qualified teacher who will give you feedback on your lesson plans and the materials. It includes 20 hours of practical teacher training and observation on campus or you can find your own suitable placement (this organisation will need to be approved by your teacher)

​TESCIE001 - Create a Culturally Inclusive Learning Environment (50 Hours)
Description: This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to deal with the relationships between culture and ESL learning. It addresses the impact these dynamics have on the ESL classroom, and applications within ESL teaching.

TESGAE001 - Use the Genre Approach to Teach English (120 Hours)
Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to analyze the functional nature of the English language. It provides knowledge of the language choices that are associated with a variety of social or functional purposes. In addition, this unit also provides basic knowledge of TESOL methodology and the application to specific learning goals.

TESTEG001 - Teach English Grammar (50 Hours)
Description: This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to address specific aspects of English grammar. It addresses the practical techniques required to familiarize ESL students with a variety of grammatical concepts.

TESTSP001 - Teach Spelling and Pronunciation (50 Hours)
Description: This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to understand the sound-spelling relationships in English. It addresses the techniques required to teach spelling and pronunciation.

TESTSE001 - Teach Speaking (50 Hours)
Description: This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to understand the functional nature of language use. It addresses the skills required to plan and deliver a speaking lesson which incorporates practical techniques required to for developing the spoken English skills of ESL learners.

TESTLE001 - Teach Listening (50 Hours)
Description: This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to listen to a range of texts. It addresses the skills required to plan and deliver a listening lesson which incorporates practical techniques required to develop listening skills and strategies.

TESTRE001 - Teach Reading (50 Hours)
Description: This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to read a range of authentic or published texts for specific social purposes. It also gives the skills to plan reading lessons with practical techniques for developing those skills.

TESTWE001 - Teach Writing (50 Hours)
Description: This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake analysis of written texts. It addresses the practical techniques required to plan lessons that will develop writing skills for specific genres.

TESDRF001 - Develop Resource Files (50 Hours)
Description: This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to develop a file of resources. It addresses the practical techniques required to organize materials and/or resources around grammar points, topics, levels and communicative functions.

TESAEL001 - Assess ESL Learning (150 Hours)
Description: This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to select appropriate assessment methods and develop appropriate assessment tools. It addresses the practical techniques required to evaluate learning in an ESL context.

TESAMT001 - Apply Approaches and Methods in TESOL (150 Hours)
Description: This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to evaluate strengths and weaknesses of various TESOL methodologies and to select and apply appropriate methodologies in response to different learning needs and situations.

TESDTS001 - Design and Teach ESL Syllabus (150 Hours)
Description: This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to plan a series of lessons for a group ESL learning environment. It addresses the practical techniques required to plan ESL teaching.

TESESP001 - Teach English for Specific Purposes (150 Hours)
Description: This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to successfully study in a variety of specific English language contexts, and activities for developing those skills. It addresses the practical techniques required to break down tasks involving language and to identify aspects of language that will need development in order to complete the task successfully.

TTESEAP001 - Teach English for Academic Purposes (150 Hours)
Description: This unit is designed to help trainees prepare for teaching English for academic purposes. It focuses on the range of language skills necessary for successful studies in academic contexts, and activities for developing those skills. It also applies the approach to breaking down tasks involving language (introduced in Language Analysis), to identify aspects of language that will need development in order to complete a task successfully.

PRACTICAL PLACEMENT - As part of the Nationally Accredited Diploma of TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) students are required to complete a minimum of 20 hours practical placement, which involves observation and a minimum of 10 hours of practice teaching. Students can do more than 10 hours of supervised teaching and less observation, providing that a combined total of 20 hours is achieved.