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10695NAT – Certificate IV in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)

Course Information
Qualification Code:10695NAT
CRICOS Code:097625J
Duration:52 weeks
Study Type:20 hours per week


This course is organised into 10 units of competency, made up of 9 core units and 1 elective unit.

TESCIE001Create a culturally inclusive learning 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
TESPSL001Teach ESL to primary school-aged learnersELECTIVE
TESECL001Teach ESL to early childhood learnersELECTIVE
TESTAL001Teach ESL to teenage learnersELECTIVE
TESMAD001Use music, art and drama in TESOLELECTIVE
TESTEC001Use technology to assist ESL learningELECTIVE
TESWWV001Work with volunteers in ESL contextsELECTIVE
TESCBC001Establish community based English classesELECTIVE


The purpose of the 10695NAT Certificate IV in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) 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.


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 5.5 or TOEFL 500 (or equivalent)

After achieving the 10695NAT Certificate IV in TESOL, students may continue to study 10688NAT Diploma of TESOL (with a direct credit for 9 core units).


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.