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250-hr TESOL Diploma course with tutor | (+ free course)


The online TESOL Diploma course is our most advanced course and has been designed to suit the needs of practicing teachers or those who already hold a TESOL certificate. Some of the reasons for undertaking our online TESOL Diploma course include, but are not limited to the following:

  • To enhance your development and knowledge as an English language teacher.
  • To increase your potential to earn a higher salary.
  • The increase your chances of obtaining a more prestigious teaching position.

TESOL Diploma Course Content

The course is divided into 11 separate modules as outlined below:

  • Course outline
  • Module 1: Study Skills
  • Module 2: A Brief History of ELT
  • Module 3: Second Language Acquisition
  • Module 4: Course Design
  • Module 5: Discourse Analysis
  • Module 6: Material Design
  • Module 7: Phonology
  • Module 8: Assessment Methods
  • Module 9: Classroom Management
  • Module 10: Embedding Learning Technologies
  • Module 11: Continuing Professional Development
  • Summative Task (Thesis)

The eleven modules each require about 21 hours of study. The final summative task should take about 20 hours to complete. Therefore, the total study time would be in the region of 250 hours.

TESOL Diploma Course Aims

Our online TESOL Diploma course aims to provide an appreciation of a whole range of teaching issues from learning theories to material design. By completing the course you should find that you have a clearer understanding of your role as an English language teacher.

Working through the course will not only improve your research and writing skills but also help develop a wide range of transferable skills from essay structure to question development.

Diploma Course Assessment

Your progress through the course is assessed on a continuous basis. After working through the materials for each module you will then complete a multiple choice test for that section of the course. Your answers for each module test will be marked automatically and your progress displayed on a bar chart. This testing procedure is repeated for each of the eleven modules that make up the course. The final stage is to submit the research thesis as outlined in the summative task.

Once you have successfully completed all of the module tests and the research thesis, you will receive your online TESOL Diploma certificate.

Tutor Support

Choosing the tutored option for the diploma course means you will have access to the support and assistance of an experienced online tutor for the duration of your studies. You will be able to contact your tutor at any time with any questions or problems you may have, and they will respond with helpful advice as quickly as possible. Your tutor for the diploma course will be a highly qualified and experienced teacher trainer. They will have been a practicing English language teacher and have a minimum of ten years experience of classroom teaching and teacher training.

TESOL Diploma Course Pre-requisites

To enrol on this advanced level course you must:

  • Have completed a TESOL or equivalent certificate course.
  • Be or have been a practicing teacher.
  • Be able to finish all the course content and projects within one year.

Post Course Job Guidance

ITTT provides all reasonable assistance and services in finding a TESOL job after you have completed the course. This includes the following support services:

  • Resume/CV preparation guidance
  • How to find TESOL employment vacancies
  • How to best apply for TESOL jobs
  • Interview preparation guidance

We provide these services and more throughout your teaching career.

TESOL Diploma Special Offer:

Sign up for our online TESOL Diploma course with tutor support before the end of this month and receive a 120-hour TESOL certificate course free of charge. Diploma course applicants that are already TESOL certified can choose the CTEYL or CTBE course as their free course option.

250-hr TESOL diploma course with tutor (+ free course with tutor)
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  • 1The application process is free and does not commit you in any way.
  • 2Anyone fluent in English and aged 18+ is eligible for our courses.
  • 3No previous experience or qualifications are required.
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