The Level 5 Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (RQF) is a standalone specialist qualification suitable for learners wishing to develop the skills and knowledge to specialise in the teaching of English to speakers of other languages. The purpose of this qualification is to develop knowledge and skills relevant to a particular specialisation within an occupation or set of occupations.
The target audience for the qualification is learners with little or no experience of teaching English. The aim is to develop the introductory knowledge and skills required to begin to teach English as a foreign language. The qualification develops learners’ knowledge of the English language and how to teach it; how to assess the
needs of learners; preparing lesson plans and materials; identify resources and adapt to the needs of younger