What is the TESOL Diploma course?

If you want to start your ESL teaching career with an advanced-level qualification under your belt, our online Diploma in TESOL could be the ideal option. By adding this qualification to your CV/resume you can demonstrate to employers that you are a serious candidate who has the skills and knowledge to thrive in higher level teaching jobs.

Can I take the Diploma in TESOL Diploma without prior TESOL certification?

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.

Does the Diploma in TESOL course come with tutor support?

Yes, the diploma course comes with the support of a highly experienced teacher trainer who will be on hand to offer tips and advice throughout the course and be available to answer any questions you may have. This is a particularly beneficial aspect to anyone who is new to distance learning or has not experienced higher levels of academic study.

How will I receive the Diploma in TESOL course study materials?

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.

How is the Diploma in TESOL assessed?

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.

How quickly can I finish the Diploma in TESOL course?

This course has a maximum time limit of 12 months from the day you start it. If you have plenty of time to study and are in a real hurry, it is theoretically possible to complete the course in around a month. However, the average completion time for the majority of trainees is eight to ten months.