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10688NAT Diploma of TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)

Course Information
Qualification Code:10688NAT
CRICOS Code:09762G
Duration:52 weeks
Study Type:Full time (20 hours per week)


This course is organised into 14 units of competency, made up of 9 core units and 5 elective units.

Unit CodeUnit DescriptionCore/Elective
TESCIE001Create a culturally inclusive environmentCore
TESGAE001Use the genre approach to teach EnglishCore
TESTEG001Teach English grammarCore
TESTSP001Teach spelling and pronunciationCore
TESTSE001Teach speakingCore
TESTLE001Teach listeningCore
TESTRE001Teach readingCore
TESTWE001Teach writingCore
TESDRF001Develop resource filesCore
TESAMT001Apply approaches and methods in TESOLElective
TESDES001Design ESL syllabusElective
TESAEL001Assess ESL learningElective
TESEAP001Teach English for academic purposesElective
TESESP001Teach English for specific purposesElective


The purpose of the 10688NAT Diploma of TESOL is that applicants will be trained to become teachers of English. This course is designed to enable students to develop practical skills and knowledge that are essential in today’s challenging world of ESL/CALD. Students will acquire the skills to:

  • Prepare ESL/CALD lessons.
  • Deliver ESL/CALD lessons using a variety of approaches and strategies
  • Define the structure of the English language
  • Create learning resources
  • Teach English in specialised areas

In order to gain entry into this course, the potential student must:
● Be 18 years of age or over
● Have satisfactorily completed Year 11 in the Australian High School (or equivalent), and
● Have an IELTS band score of minimum 6.0 or TOEFL 550 (or equivalent)

● Completion of Certificate IV in TESOL course

After achieving the 10688NAT Diploma of TESOL, students may continue to study a Bachelor of Education or higher education TESOL or linguistics courses.


Have you studied this topic before? We will recognise competencies gained through previous learning, work and life experiences.

Students can apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)/ Recognition of Current Competency (RCC) before they commence the course or a particular unit. Students will need to provide evidence that they are already competent in this/these specific unit/s. Email info@win.edu.au for further information.