Why choose this course?: 

This is a self-access course for teachers of English just starting out. If you're finishing your studies to be a teacher or are in your first two years of teaching, then you will benefit from this course. It will help you make the transition from student teacher to professional and put the theory that you have learned into practice.

Start dates: 
Open for enrolment
35 hours plus optional 15 hours for assessed portfolio
Who it's for: 

English language teachers who are in their final year of pre-service study or in their first two years of full-time teaching of English.

This is a self-study online course suitable for pre-service or newly-qualified teachers working in the primary, secondary, tertiary or the private ELT sectors.


£100 - unassessed
£170 - with assessed portfolio

You can choose to take any module you like at any time and in any order, so that you can get ideas and training about the particular area of need in your teaching. You can download a certificate of completion after each module. In addition, you can choose to have your portfolio assessed by one of our expert teacher-trainers and receive the full course certificate. Our portfolio tutors are all experienced teacher trainers. They will give feedback to help you develop your reflection skills and successfully complete all of the tasks throughout the course.

  • Module 1 – Classroom management
  • Module 2 –  Planning
  • Module 3 – Presentation and practice
  • Module 4 – Effective communication
  • Module 5 – Written communication
  • Module 6 –  Assessment
  • Module 7 –  Teaching culture
  • Module 8 –  Visual aids
  • Module 9 – Memorable learning
  • Module 10 – Professional development

Find out more by downloading the course outline below

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Level of English required: 
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