Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) - The British College
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Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)

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
learners.

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Course Description

The Level 5 Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language meets the following purpose:

  • The qualification is designed for people who have little or no experience of teaching English as a Foreign Language (EFL) but who wish to embark on a career as an EFL teacher.
  • The  Level 5 Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language  is a highly practical course designed to give learners the initial skills they need for teaching English to adult students of other languages.
  • Achievement of the Level 5 Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language will confirm that learners have a good understanding of the essential aspects of the EFL teacher’s role, that they can organise and manage effective learning, and that they have developed professionally through on-going
    reflection and evaluation.

The aims of the Level 5 Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (QCF) are that by the end of the course, learners will be able to:
? evaluate the communicative needs of classes of adult speakers of other languages (both at higher & lower levels)
? meet these needs through effective teaching, and
? evaluate how effectively they are meeting these needs.

What are the entry requirements?

The qualification is suitable for learners of 16 years of age and above.
All trainee teachers should undertake an initial assessment of skills in English, mathematics and ICT. They
should record their development needs and, where applicable, agree an action plan to address them. Where
trainee teachers have already undertaken an initial assessment of their English, mathematics and ICT skills, their record of development needs and any previous action taken to address them should be reviewed and updated as required.

Course Structure

The learner must complete a range of modules

Assessment & Progression

Assessment
The qualification is assessed by internally set and marked assessments subject to external quality assurance.

Progression
Successful learners can progress to other qualifications such as:
o Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training
o Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (including Teaching English: Literacy)
o 5 Diploma in Education and Training (including teaching English: ESOL)
o Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (including teaching English: Literacy and ESOL)
o Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice
o Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment
o Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement
o TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement