Level 5 Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Level 5 Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language

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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.


Entry requirements

For entry onto the this qualification, learners must possess:

  • Experience or the previous level qualification (as a minimum entry). We accept a range of qualifications. Please enquire to know if you are eligible.
  • Learners must be 18 years old or older at the beginning of the course.


Learning Objectives

Overall learning objectives of this course are,

  • Understand the rules of English language and how to convey these in a foreign language classroom.
  • Understand the nature of foreign language skills and how to develop them.
  • Understand and apply basic standard teaching procedures appropriately.
  • Select, design, and review their own teaching materials and lesson plans appropriate to specific teaching situations.
  • Demonstrate their ability to work independently.
  • Improve their own employability through developing their awareness of the relationship between learner needs and the practical application of teaching methodology in the language classroom.



Accreditation and Certification

At the end of the programme, learners will achieve

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

This course is accredited to RQF and EQF at Level 5 by Ofqual and awarded by Qualifi Ltd.



Learners will study following modules

  • 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



You will have following careers in any public or private sector school, college, training provider, organisation or university

  • English Language Teacher
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Teaching Adults
  • Teaching Young Learners

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