LEVEL 5 - CERTIFICATE IN TESOL, UK - Regulated by Ofqual

RQF level: 5
Credit: 30 (120GLH)
Format: Face-to-face or online, with teaching presentation
Assessment: Multiple-choice tests and assessed teaching presentation



English Language Teaching and Assessment Certificate (ELTAC)


The English Language Teaching and Assessment Certificate is designed for candidates who have limited experience of teaching the English language to adults. The qualification is an intensive programme of study which will enable candidates to gain a recognised teaching qualification, with a focus for those wishing to specialise in teaching English to either speakers of other languages or for those who wish to teach English to adults.


Candidates for the English Language Teaching and Assessment Certificate may include those:

1. Need to personally develop, or extend their skills, within a career in teaching;

2. With limited qualifications or experience in teaching English to adults;

3. who wish to consolidate their understanding and/or gain a recognised qualification in teaching the English Language.


Course Requirements

1. At least 18 Years of age
2. A High School / STPM / A level's qualification
3. An IELTS score of 6.5 is required to C1 on the CEFR. Learners without IELTS certificates, should at the advanced level in our ESOL test.
4. A good basic understanding of literacy, numeracy and ICT equivalent to Level 2 and access to at least 12 hours teaching practice in English Language education.
5. Prior basic teaching experience is not a prerequisite as this is an initial teacher training qualification. Centres will put in place their own procedures to carry out an initial assessment in order to decide on a course applicant’s suitability for the course.
Link: http://www.universalbusinessacademy.com/placement_test

(Kindly refer to the link for entry test as for evaluation. To enrol in this program, you should at the advanced level in our ESOL test)

If you do not fall into the above categories but are interested, please submit all your qualifications and a letter explaining why you should be considered. You may be asked to undergo a written English proficiency test and attend an interview. Your application will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

Duration and structure


Open book course assignments to be submitted to LRN, UK. where they will be assessed and graded by two examiners.

Course Outline

  • Knowledge, understanding and skills of teaching, learning and assessment in ELT.

  • Developing teaching, learning and assessment in ELT.

  • Planning resources for effective delivery of ELT.

  • Language Awareness and Analysis to support Skills in ELT: Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing.

  • Applied teaching practice in the ELT classroom.

Course Outcome

The English Language Teaching and Assessment Certificate reflects the wide variation in candidates origins, levels of education and career aims. Progression opportunities may, therefore, take a variety of paths. Depending on the level of qualification achieved, it may be appropriate for the candidate to progress to:

  • Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages at Level 6(subject to individual Awarding Organisation(AO) requirements)
  • A degree level program in a teaching related discipline
  • Any other AO qualification at level 6 or above in teaching or other discipline(subject to individual AO requirements)
Course Fees
Payment Plan Fee
1. Training materials
2. Online library
3. Seminar
Single payment GBP 1600
Or 2 monthly payments GBP 850
Online with Lecturer
1. Training materials
2. Online library
Single payment GBP 1200
Or 2 monthly payments GBP 650
1. Training materials
Single payment GBP 700
Or 2 monthly payments GBP 400