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Teaching English as a Second Language

Teaching English as a Second Language


The UK has a significant number of visitors and residents whose primary language is not English, resulting in ever-expanding opportunities for teachers of English as a second language. With the growth of English as the international language of business and communication these teachers are now finding themselves stretched to capacity.

This course will enable you to pass on your own skills and knowledge to start your career in this fascinating subject.

This course covers topics such as

  • Reasons for Learning
  • Function of the Teacher
  • The Syllabus
  • Syllabus in Action
  • Grammar Fundamentals
  • Inspiring Confidence


On completion of your course, you will receive two qualifications:

Teaching English as a Second Language Diploma

Teaching English as a Second Language Diploma issued by Teaching English as a Second Language, entitling you to use the letters SAC Dip after your name.

NCFE Level 3 Teaching English as a Second Language Award

This Course leads to an NCFE Level 3 Award Certificate for successful learners. That means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 3 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland (in which case GCSE's are at levels 1 and 2 and A Levels are at level 3). In accrediting the program at level 3, NCFE attests that its learning outcomes are at an equivalent level to a level 3 national qualification.

This award has been designed by Teaching English as a Second Language to meet specific learners' or employers' requirements. Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that this learning program has been scrutinized and approved by an independent panel of experienced educational professionals and is quality audited biannually by NCFE.


After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

course quick facts
course code DED9193
cost $449.00
estimated time to
complete course
90 Hours
course materials
365 Days