English and Other Languages

Top 3 skills you will achieve:

  • Understanding TESOL
  • Delivering TESOL lessons
  • Delivering TESOL units of work

Graduate Certificate of TESOL

If you enjoy teaching then this is the ideal postgraduate course to combine teaching and/or travel. Central's Vocational Graduate Certificate qualification will enable you to teach English as a second language to non English speakers in Australia or overseas.

Course Overview

Course Code:7171 (National ID: 39296QLD) 

English Teacher Overseas, Spoken and Written English, Teacher


2 semesters

How:Part time 
Where:PERTH CAMPUS - Building 1

International study available:No 
Online study available:Yes, all units are provided online, with face-to-face support available. 
Uni pathway available:No 

About the course

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If you want to work overseas then Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) is a path to consider. In this postgraduate course you will learn how to develop TESOL curriculum, assess English language students and gain advanced language analysis skills.  Central offers this course to those who have an interest in teaching and would like to advance within the TESOL industry in Australia and overseas. You'll be able to work as an English teacher both in Australia and overseas. 

This course is eligible for VET - Fee Help, which is a federal loan program enabling you to pay all or part of your tuition up front and pay off the costs once you are in employment and earning a specific wage or higher. Find out if you are eligible

Where this course can lead you

The TESOL industry is full of opportunities both nationally and internationally.  The need for TESOL graduates varies in each country but job prospects are positive.

Your Vocational Graduate Certificate of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) prepares you for roles such as:

  • English Teacher

  • Overseas English Teacher

  • Education Officer

The Vocational Graduate Certificate of TESOL is a great qualification when embarking on a career in education. You could earn money while you travel and experience different cultures in a totally unique way.

Skills you will gain from this course

Central's TESOL qualification provides you with skills that are relevant to current industry trends and practices.

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Design, deliver and evaluate TESOL lessons

  • Design, deliver and evaluate TESOL units of work

Connected with industry

At Central our lecturers are TESOL professionals. We have also assessed the software and practices this industry uses and replicated it within Central so when you leave, you'll be working with familiar technology and processes.

Course Structure

Description:Complete 4 core 

Available Groups


Description: Central Institute of Technology offer the units listed below. Please note: previously completed units may count towards this qualification. Please discuss with the teaching area to determine eligibility.

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Getting into this course


How to apply

Please contact the TESOL team on 9427 1167 or via email on vgctesol@central.wa.edu.au

Prerequisites for this course are:

  • A Bachelor Degree (any discipline), three year Diploma or other equivalent higher education qualification  OR

  • Not less than three years full-time vocational TESOL experience (or equivalent).

Applicants from a non-English speaking background must have a minimum of :

  • IELTS 6.5, with no score under 6  OR

  • ISPLR with two skills at 3+ and two skills at 3 (or equivalent).

VET Fee Help

This course is eligible for VET - Fee Help, which is a federal loan program enabling you to pay all or part of your tuition up front and pay off the costs once you are in employment and earning a specific wage or higher. Find out if you are eligible

Recognition of Prior Learning

Do you have existing skills? Whether obtained through paid or voluntary work, training or other experiences, you may be able to fast track your study by applying for recognition of prior learning, often referred to as RPL.

Find out more here

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