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Diploma in Teacher Training

The Level 6 Diploma in Teacher Training is suited to experienced and qualified TEFL/TESOL teachers who plan to move into the field of teacher training and who wish to train, mentor and educate TESOL/TEFL teachers.

Course Overview

The Level 6 Diploma in Teacher Training is endorsed by TQUK, an OFQUAL approved awarding body.

It is imperative that any such person wanting to move into training teachers of English MUST have substantial experience and the minimum of a Diploma Level 7 qualification. This role carries responsibilities of providing the budding teacher with a thorough set of skills and knowledge to be able to function effectively in the classroom. With teacher training expanding globally, the training of trainers is now vital to the success of the individual trainer, the institution offering teacher training course programmes and the development of professional TEFL teachers.

The Diploma in Teacher Training programme is designed to equip the new trainer with:

  • The principles and practice of effective classroom teaching
  • Current and evolving methodology
  • The knowledge, skills and attitudes required to become an effective trainer
  • An examination of one's own teaching
  • The role of the trainer as a teaching model
  • Planning a timetable
  • Formats-lectures, seminars, workshops, projects
  • Teaching language awareness
  • Teaching phonetics and phonology
  • Preparation for teaching practice-observation and feedback
  • Continuing Professional Development

Course Content

Module 1. Current and evolving methodology

1.1. Background

1.2. Language Teaching Methodology Defined

1.3. Schools of Language Teaching Methodology

1.4. Teaching Methods and Teacher & Learner Roles


Module 2. Planning a Teacher Training Course

2.1. Elements of a TEFL Teacher Training course

2.2. Time Tables


Module 3. The principles and practice of effective classroom teaching

3.1. Student managed learning

3.2. Lesson Planning


Module 4. Observation

4.1. Guidelines for Observers – Before, during and after the observation

4.2. Making feedback work


Module 5. Presentation Skills

5.1. Problems & Fears with Presenting  3

5.2. Qualities of an Effective Presenter

5.3. Planning a Presentation

5.4. Structuring Your Presentation

5.5. Setting a Clear Objective

5.6. Opening Attention Grabbers

5.7. Visual Aids

5.8. Presentation Style

5.9. Using Equipment & Materials – A Checklist

5.10. Presentation Feedback

5.11. Summary


Module 6. Running Workshops

6.1. Running workshops for motivation, team-building and improving


6.2. Tips on designing workshops


Module 7. Teaching language awareness

7.1. Planning language awareness sessions

7.2. Teaching phonetics and phonology


Module 8. Learning styles

8.1. How Students Learn

Module 9. Continuing Professional Development

9.1. Background

9.2. Getting started with CPD

Payment Options

Standard Course Fee: £295 (by download)

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    Enrolment Services, London Teacher Training College, 60 Windsor Avenue, London, SW19 2RR.
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Course Details

Course Code
Course Level
Level 6
TQUK endorsed
Entry Requirements
TEFL qualified
Course Length
100 Hours
Delivery Method
£ 295

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