School of English Language and Education

Qualifi Level 5 Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) (The TEFL Academy)

The Qualification has been created to contribute to the professionalism of the global TEFL industry. The programme is designed to develop the academic and professional skills and qualities needed to begin a career as an EFL teacher.

The Level 5 programme will require learners to gain a sufficient understanding of language systems and commonly used teaching approaches to embark on a career in TEFL. The qualification will enable learners to become independent, novice teachers with the tools to plan appropriate lessons and courses for their students without support if necessary. The optional (unaccredited) short follow on courses allow our learners to select a teaching specialisation if they wish to.

Units

An Introduction to Lesson Planning
Teaching English Vocabulary
Teaching Pronunciation
Understanding English Grammar
Teaching Receptive Skills: Listening and Reading
Teaching Productive Skills: Speaking and Writing
Teaching English Grammar
History of the English Language and English Language Teaching
Teaching Materials and Aids and Classroom Management Strategies
The Effective use of Resources for TEFL
Entry Requirements
In the case of applicants whose first language is not English, then IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent) is recommended.

Progression route

A pathway to study for a higher level of qualification in teaching and/or linguistics