Target Audience

  • Learners with little or no experience of teaching English
  • Teachers who wish to specialize in teaching English
  • EFL teachers who wish to brush up on their knowledge and skills


Learners must achieve 29 credits from 11 mandatory units.

  • Principles of Teaching English as a Foreign Language
  • Understanding English Grammar
  • Teaching English Grammar
  • Teaching English Vocabulary
  • Teaching Productive Skills: Speaking and Writing
  • Teaching Receptive Skills: Listening and Reading
  • Materials and Aids for Teaching English
  • Teaching Pronunciation of English
  • Lesson Planning for Teaching English as a Foreign Language
  • Teaching English as a Foreign Language to Young Learners
  • Using Resources Effectively When Teaching English as a Foreign Language.


  • Minimum age: 16 years and above
  • Minimum educational requirement: High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Initial skills assessment: English, mathematics, and ICT (Information Communication Technology)

Guided Learning Hours


Total Qualification Time

290 hours includes independent study time.


The qualification is assessed by internally set and marked assessments subject to external quality assurance. Examples of assessment methods include the following:

  • assignments, case studies, portfolio of evidence, online assessments, observations, projects, reflective learning journals, self-evaluations and action plans.

This course is designed for ambitious people with busy schedules who want to study independently. Our program provides 24/7 access to a learning management system that provides easy access to all course materials and resources. You can learn at your own pace, complete assignments, and set your own pace. If you have any questions or need help with the process, don't worry, our instructors are always available to assist you.

With our program, you'll enjoy the benefits of online self-study, plus the added support of up to 12 hours of tutoring from experienced teachers. This includes instruction during 6 hours of training practice. Training schedules are flexible and will be arranged between you and your U.S. admissions consultant once you complete the online component.

Throughout the in-class program, you'll convene daily with fellow students for interactive lessons led by seasoned instructors. Together, you'll engage in discussions on various subjects and apply course content to real-world industry situations. Additionally, the program includes teaching practice sessions with real TANDEM students, providing invaluable hands-on experience.