ESOL Teacher Training

Are you an ESOL teacher looking to improve your skills and qualification?

ESOL Teacher Training

Are you an ESOL teacher looking to improve your skills and qualification?

Our ESOL Teachers Training programme offers two free units of accredited ESOL Teacher Training at Level 3 based on the LRN Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (ELTAB) with the option to continue and complete the Level 3 qualification after the programme.

The training will help to: 

  1. Build your confidence as a teacher,
  2. Adapt materials for different learner levels,
  3. Address issues for lower-level learners and those with literacy issues,
  4. Integrate low-level technology in your lessons

Our Commitment

We know there is no one-size-fits-all approach to learning, and your success is our primary objective. We will offer these two units in learner-friendly delivery modes which mean we have various options to suit your schedule and learning preference. We will complete a bespoke learning plan determining your journey on the programme, lasting a maximum of 6 months. Course delivery includes five one-to-one online coaching sessions and targetted learning activities in small groups.

We will support you if you choose to complete the final unit of the Level 3 qualification.

How?

We are committed to supporting you so that you can reach your goals.

  • The course delivery includes an evening and weekend option, for those who work full-time.
  • If you have more free time and would like to complete the course as quickly as possible, there is an intensive option.
  • For those used to working school hours - we offer you an option to attend then.
  • And if you have limited time during the week - we have an option for you to attend lower weekly hours, for more weeks. 

Your Commitment

Because these two units are free of charge, the only thing we require of you is your time and dedication.  

  • Completing Level 3 units will require approximately 45 hours of study. 
  • Units must be completed over a maximum period of 6 months.

Are you eligible?

  • Aged 18+
  • Living and working in London
  • Existing volunteer or employed (including self-employed) ESOL Practitioners who do not already have:
    • Qualified Teaching Status (QTS), 
    • Newly Qualified Teaching status (NQT), or
    • A professional teaching qualification 
  • Earning below London Living Wage
  • Delivering ESOL provision to London learners (those who live or work in London) in a face-to-face or community context. 

The possibilities

After completing these two free units, you will be well on your way to full accreditation. And we will support you in you choose to complete the final unit of the level 3 qualification. 

 

ELTAB progression

You have various options for progression, depending on the level of qualification you have achieved. You may progress to: 

  • Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages at Level 4 (subject to individual Awarding Organisation (AO) requirements) 
  • A degree level program in a teaching-related discipline
  • Any other AO qualification at level 4 or above in teaching or other disciplines (subject to individual AO requirements)