The Diploma in TESOL is an advanced-level qualification designed for anyone who is aiming to start or enhance their career in ESL teaching. Offered online, this diploma equips candidates with in-depth skills and knowledge necessary for higher-level teaching positions in ESL. Completing the Diploma in TESOL course not only signifies a commitment to professional development but also showcases your expertise to potential employers, making you a standout candidate for advanced teaching roles.
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The advanced nature of the Diploma in TESOL course means it has been specifically designed to build on the subjects that you study in a standard TESOL certification course, meaning that an initial TESOL qualification is generally required. However, as the diploma course also includes our 120-hour online TESOL certification course, this is typically no problem. Simply sign up for the 370-hour Diploma in TESOL course and you will start your training with all the most important teaching subjects first, before you move onto the main diploma section of the course.
Yes, the Diploma in TESOL course includes comprehensive tutor support. Each participant receives guidance from a highly experienced teacher trainer. This support encompasses personalized tips and advice throughout the course duration, ensuring that all your questions are addressed promptly. This feature is especially advantageous for those new to distance learning or those who have not previously engaged in higher-level academic studies. The tutor support aims to enhance the learning experience and facilitate successful course completion.
As the Diploma in TESOL is an online course, all the necessary materials can be found via our online training system. Please note that this course also requires a lot of independent research using the internet and other media sources.
The course is organized into 11 individual modules. As you work through each of the modules you will complete a multiple choice test based on the subjects covered in that module. Your tests are marked immediately and you will receive the score in your course control panel. You need to score an average of 75% over the eleven module tests. The final module is a research project that will be submitted for assessment by an online tutor. You will receive your Diploma in TESOL certificate once you have successfully completed all the tests and the research project.
The completion time for the Diploma in TESOL course can vary based on the individual's study schedule. The course has a maximum duration of 12 months from the start date. For those with ample study time and a need for quick completion, it is theoretically possible to finish the course in as little as one month. However, on average, most trainees complete the course within eight to ten months. This timeline accounts for a balanced approach to studying, accommodating for other commitments while progressing through the course material.