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Learning remotely doesn’t mean you’re on your own! You’ll be able to message your tutor through our industry-leading learning platform.

Flexible Payment Options

Enrol today for £0 deposit & spread the cost over 24 months

Learn At Your Own Pace

Study wherever and whenever you want. You’ll have access to your course for one year so you can fit your learning around your other commitments.

Part-Time Trinity CertTESOL (Level 5) – RQF

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7 units
130 guided
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Part-Time Trinity CertTESOL (Level 5) – RQF

This Course At A Glance:

  • Land a job teaching English job in any country
  • Teach English Anywhere
  • 14-week fast-track course
  • 2 evenings a week
  • Tuesday and Thursday evenings (6 pm to 9 pm) plus online study

Our Trinity CertTESOL course will get you qualified to Teach English as a Foreign Language/Teach English as a Second or Other Language all over the world, including in countries where English is the primary language, like the USA, UK, and South Africa.

It’s widely respected by employers and recognised across the globe. You’ll be able to teach in a location abroad, in your home country, or online. It’s a great choice if you’re looking to make a career out of teaching English.

  • Tutor-led lectures where you can ask questions
  • Live lesson planning support
  • Over 6 hours of actual teaching practice with non-English speakers
  • Support from our highly qualified and experienced tutors
  • The opportunity to learn in a group, with up to 12 like-minded trainee TESOL teachers
  • Post-lesson feedback
  • Follow-up self-access course to provide you with extra support when you first start teaching
  • 14-week part-time course

Potential salary

  • On average up to £35,000 per annum (source: Prospects.ac.uk).
  • Or set up your own business and the earning potential is unlimited.

Finding work

The Department of Education has reported that TESOL teachers are in high demand internationally, and it’s not surprising when you think about the fact that English is the main language used to communicate in businesses, schools, and the travel industry, all over the world!

You will find that most people taking the Trinity CertTESOL are employed within a month of finishing their course, as there is always a big demand for this type of qualification.

All you will need to decide is which type of work is the best fit for you, whether it’s teaching online from the comfort of your own home, working online as a digital nomad while you travel the world, teaching in schools abroad (e.g. in South East Asia or South America), or teaching in schools in your home country (e.g. the UK).

If you choose to get qualified through learndirect, we can also help you to kickstart your job search whenever you’re ready, as we have long-established relationships with TESOL employers around the world.

About your Course

You will learn effective, communicative language teaching methodology for online and face-to-face teaching.

Additional information

This course is suitable for anyone who wants to use Teaching English as a Foreign Language/Teaching English as a Second or Other Language in an English-speaking country.

  • Graduates or students who are taking a gap year
  • Those who want to become teachers
  • Those who wish to change careers
  • For those who are already teachers
  • Those who are wanting to live or work abroad
  • Those who are wanting to work from home

Some of our testimonials

“I am thoroughly enjoying my course so far, and my tutor has been really helpful and has given me some great advice and understanding on how to help me pass my modules and questions, I would highly recommend.” Olivia

“Was struggling to decide the best course options for the course I wanted to take, spoke to someone via chat and then a call and they were very helpful! I am now enrolled in the course I want to do and have made a start." Kerri

“I am really loving my course so far and I am over the moon on passing my first assignment. Cannot believe how quickly my tutor checked my work and I'm so grateful for all the comments that she left. I'm not the most confident person but she has really boosted my confident and that’s something money can't buy. Thanks again.” Emma 

A day in the life - Trinity CertTESOL Teacher

  • Teaching mixed-ability groups of students
  • One-to-one lessons
  • Lesson planning
  • Marketing your skills
  • Training sessions

You will be provided with support throughout your learning journey. Specialist tutors will be assigned to you, guiding you through your Teaching Practice. They’ll mark your assignments and answer your questions.

Dave Birch
TESOL Director at learndirect
Teaching experience:
33 years
Where have you taught
I’ve taught English in Japan, London, Hong Kong, Russia, Italy and Scotland

Georgina Lysandrou
TESOL Tutor
Teaching experience:
10 years
Where have you taught
I have worked in different language schools, summer schools and at university in London, Italy, Portugal and Cyprus.

Alina Promska
TESOL Tutor
Teaching experience:
13 years
Where have you taught
I have taught English to all levels and age groups in Ukraine, Poland and England.

Modules

In the Trinity CertTESOL Level 5 Course you’ll cover:

  • Language-teaching methodologies
  • How to teach English online and face-to-face
  • Lesson planning
  • Designing materials
  • Teaching practice
  • Specialist teaching including young leaners, Business English and Academic English
  • Language awareness including English grammar, vocabulary and phonology

To download our course timetable, please click here.

Entry Requirements

  • You must be aged 18 or older
  • You should have a Level 3 qualification (A Level equivalent)
  • You need to have English proficiency of CEFR C1 (or similar)
  • You must pass an application and interview process to undertake this course
  • Available to attend live classes Tuesday and Thursday evening (6-9pm UK time) and commit to 60 hours self-study over the 14 week period

Other skills you will need for Trinity CertTESOL teaching:

  • Good communication skills, speaking and writing
  • Excellent listening skills
  • The ability to be creative – to ensure your lessons are interactive and fun for your students
  • Exceptional organisation skills
  • An approachable, assured, and friendly demeanour
  • The ability to perform well under pressure
  • An open and adaptable approach to work

Fees and Enrolment

If you want to enrol on this amazing course, these are the key steps you’ll go through

  1. Online Application Form - you’ll need to provide details about your work and educational background and why you want to do the course. You will also need to submit copies of your qualifications and ID (in line with entry requirements*). 
  2. Zoom interview with Course Director - this will include a ‘live’ writing task, assessment of your spoken English, assessment of your ability to perform under pressure, and a discussion about your approach to teaching and education.  
  3. Achieve a place on the course – if you pass your interview stage, congratulations! You have secured a place on the course! 
  4. Receive the start date for your course – so you know when you can start studying!  

*Entry requirements: Trinity state that these must be 'qualifications for entry to higher education in the UK or in the trainees’ home country', e.g. Level 3 qualifications equivalent to 2 or more A levels.

The price of your course does not include the Trinity College London moderation fee of £150 - this fee may be subject to change by Trinity.

Course dates 2023

  • Tuesday 3rd January to Sunday 16th April 2023
  • Tuesday 7th February to Sunday 21st May 2023
  • Tuesday 18th April 2023 to Sunday 30th July 2023
  • Tuesday 23rd May to Sunday 3rd September 2023
  • Tuesday 1st August to Sunday 12th November 2023
  • Tuesday 5th September to Sunday 17th December 2023

This is part-time and takes 14 weeks to complete (UK time zone) and there are 6 hours of assessed and observed teaching practice.

Organising your Teaching Practice

This is all organised and part of the timetabled courses – you don’t need to arrange anything! Each afternoon you will have live students to practice your skills on and receive feedback from a supportive and skilled tutor.

Accessing your course

Instead of sticking to specified studying hours, we’ve made our course accessible via our online portal 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from your phone, laptop, PC or tablet. There will also be part-time timetable lessons from 6pm to 9pm Tuesday and Thursday. Attendance at these timetabled sessions is mandatory.

How you will be assessed

  • Three written projects based on practical applications of teaching methodology
  • A teaching portfolio that includes your tutors' feedback on your teaching practice, your own reflective journal and your evaluations of lessons you have observed

Getting started

  • Once you enrol, you will be sent your login details through email. Our support team and academics are on hand to help if you need any assistance along the way.

Trinity

The Trinity CertTESOL is one of our OFQUAL regulated qualifications and is listed as a level 5 on their Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). 

Ensuring our courses are of a high quality and recognised by schools and employers around the world is core to our values. All learndirect courses undergo strict external monitoring and control, so you can be confident that your training is top quality.

 

  • Accredited by Trinity College London 
  • OFQUAL listed level 5 qualification on the RQF 
  • Accepted by ESL employers worldwide

 

This Trinity CertTESOL is administered through learndirect, the largest course provider in the UK. learndirect is a CertTESOL validated course provider (VCP number 70092).

This means that it is accepted by education authorities, immigration and visa departments all around the world and is a benchmark qualification within the industry.

It is also accredited by Trinity College London which is a leading international exam board that operates in over 60 countries. 

  • SALE Savings End Midnight Wednesday 30th November
  • SALE Savings End Midnight Wednesday 30th November

Part-Time Trinity CertTESOL (Level 5) – RQF

This Course At A Glance:

  • Land a job teaching English job in any country
  • Teach English Anywhere
  • 14-week fast-track course
  • 2 evenings a week
  • Tuesday and Thursday evenings (6 pm to 9 pm) plus online study

Our Trinity CertTESOL course will get you qualified to Teach English as a Foreign Language/Teach English as a Second or Other Language all over the world, including in countries where English is the primary language, like the USA, UK, and South Africa.

It’s widely respected by employers and recognised across the globe. You’ll be able to teach in a location abroad, in your home country, or online. It’s a great choice if you’re looking to make a career out of teaching English.

  • Tutor-led lectures where you can ask questions
  • Live lesson planning support
  • Over 6 hours of actual teaching practice with non-English speakers
  • Support from our highly qualified and experienced tutors
  • The opportunity to learn in a group, with up to 12 like-minded trainee TESOL teachers
  • Post-lesson feedback
  • Follow-up self-access course to provide you with extra support when you first start teaching
  • 14-week part-time course

Potential salary

  • On average up to £35,000 per annum (source: Prospects.ac.uk).
  • Or set up your own business and the earning potential is unlimited.

Finding work

The Department of Education has reported that TESOL teachers are in high demand internationally, and it’s not surprising when you think about the fact that English is the main language used to communicate in businesses, schools, and the travel industry, all over the world!

You will find that most people taking the Trinity CertTESOL are employed within a month of finishing their course, as there is always a big demand for this type of qualification.

All you will need to decide is which type of work is the best fit for you, whether it’s teaching online from the comfort of your own home, working online as a digital nomad while you travel the world, teaching in schools abroad (e.g. in South East Asia or South America), or teaching in schools in your home country (e.g. the UK).

If you choose to get qualified through learndirect, we can also help you to kickstart your job search whenever you’re ready, as we have long-established relationships with TESOL employers around the world.

About your Course

You will learn effective, communicative language teaching methodology for online and face-to-face teaching.

Additional information

This course is suitable for anyone who wants to use Teaching English as a Foreign Language/Teaching English as a Second or Other Language in an English-speaking country.

  • Graduates or students who are taking a gap year
  • Those who want to become teachers
  • Those who wish to change careers
  • For those who are already teachers
  • Those who are wanting to live or work abroad
  • Those who are wanting to work from home

Some of our testimonials

“I am thoroughly enjoying my course so far, and my tutor has been really helpful and has given me some great advice and understanding on how to help me pass my modules and questions, I would highly recommend.” Olivia

“Was struggling to decide the best course options for the course I wanted to take, spoke to someone via chat and then a call and they were very helpful! I am now enrolled in the course I want to do and have made a start." Kerri

“I am really loving my course so far and I am over the moon on passing my first assignment. Cannot believe how quickly my tutor checked my work and I'm so grateful for all the comments that she left. I'm not the most confident person but she has really boosted my confident and that’s something money can't buy. Thanks again.” Emma 

A day in the life - Trinity CertTESOL Teacher

  • Teaching mixed-ability groups of students
  • One-to-one lessons
  • Lesson planning
  • Marketing your skills
  • Training sessions

Tutors

You will be provided with support throughout your learning journey. Specialist tutors will be assigned to you, guiding you through your Teaching Practice. They’ll mark your assignments and answer your questions.

Dave Birch
TESOL Director at learndirect
Teaching experience:
33 years
Where have you taught
I’ve taught English in Japan, London, Hong Kong, Russia, Italy and Scotland

Georgina Lysandrou
TESOL Tutor
Teaching experience:
10 years
Where have you taught
I have worked in different language schools, summer schools and at university in London, Italy, Portugal and Cyprus.

Alina Promska
TESOL Tutor
Teaching experience:
13 years
Where have you taught
I have taught English to all levels and age groups in Ukraine, Poland and England.

Modules

In the Trinity CertTESOL Level 5 Course you’ll cover:

  • Language-teaching methodologies
  • How to teach English online and face-to-face
  • Lesson planning
  • Designing materials
  • Teaching practice
  • Specialist teaching including young leaners, Business English and Academic English
  • Language awareness including English grammar, vocabulary and phonology

To download our course timetable, please click here.

Entry Requirements

  • You must be aged 18 or older
  • You should have a Level 3 qualification (A Level equivalent)
  • You need to have English proficiency of CEFR C1 (or similar)
  • You must pass an application and interview process to undertake this course
  • Available to attend live classes Tuesday and Thursday evening (6-9pm UK time) and commit to 60 hours self-study over the 14 week period

Other skills you will need for Trinity CertTESOL teaching:

  • Good communication skills, speaking and writing
  • Excellent listening skills
  • The ability to be creative – to ensure your lessons are interactive and fun for your students
  • Exceptional organisation skills
  • An approachable, assured, and friendly demeanour
  • The ability to perform well under pressure
  • An open and adaptable approach to work

Assessment

This is part-time and takes 14 weeks to complete (UK time zone) and there are 6 hours of assessed and observed teaching practice.

Organising your Teaching Practice

This is all organised and part of the timetabled courses – you don’t need to arrange anything! Each afternoon you will have live students to practice your skills on and receive feedback from a supportive and skilled tutor.

Accessing your course

Instead of sticking to specified studying hours, we’ve made our course accessible via our online portal 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from your phone, laptop, PC or tablet. There will also be part-time timetable lessons from 6pm to 9pm Tuesday and Thursday. Attendance at these timetabled sessions is mandatory.

How you will be assessed

  • Three written projects based on practical applications of teaching methodology
  • A teaching portfolio that includes your tutors' feedback on your teaching practice, your own reflective journal and your evaluations of lessons you have observed

Getting started

  • Once you enrol, you will be sent your login details through email. Our support team and academics are on hand to help if you need any assistance along the way.

Qualifications

Trinity

Trinity logo

The Trinity CertTESOL is one of our OFQUAL regulated qualifications and is listed as a level 5 on their Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). 

Ensuring our courses are of a high quality and recognised by schools and employers around the world is core to our values. All learndirect courses undergo strict external monitoring and control, so you can be confident that your training is top quality.

 

  • Accredited by Trinity College London 
  • OFQUAL listed level 5 qualification on the RQF 
  • Accepted by ESL employers worldwide

 

This Trinity CertTESOL is administered through learndirect, the largest course provider in the UK. learndirect is a CertTESOL validated course provider (VCP number 70092).

This means that it is accepted by education authorities, immigration and visa departments all around the world and is a benchmark qualification within the industry.

It is also accredited by Trinity College London which is a leading international exam board that operates in over 60 countries. 

Fees and Enrolment

If you want to enrol on this amazing course, these are the key steps you’ll go through

  1. Online Application Form - you’ll need to provide details about your work and educational background and why you want to do the course. You will also need to submit copies of your qualifications and ID (in line with entry requirements*). 
  2. Zoom interview with Course Director - this will include a ‘live’ writing task, assessment of your spoken English, assessment of your ability to perform under pressure, and a discussion about your approach to teaching and education.  
  3. Achieve a place on the course – if you pass your interview stage, congratulations! You have secured a place on the course! 
  4. Receive the start date for your course – so you know when you can start studying!  

*Entry requirements: Trinity state that these must be 'qualifications for entry to higher education in the UK or in the trainees’ home country', e.g. Level 3 qualifications equivalent to 2 or more A levels.

The price of your course does not include the Trinity College London moderation fee of £150 - this fee may be subject to change by Trinity.

Course dates 2023

  • Tuesday 3rd January to Sunday 16th April 2023
  • Tuesday 7th February to Sunday 21st May 2023
  • Tuesday 18th April 2023 to Sunday 30th July 2023
  • Tuesday 23rd May to Sunday 3rd September 2023
  • Tuesday 1st August to Sunday 12th November 2023
  • Tuesday 5th September to Sunday 17th December 2023

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