Level 5 Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language TQUK (RQF)

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Distance learning, self-paced
150 hours
Level 5 Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (RQF)
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This is a formal Level 5 TEFL qualification and it is regulated by OFQUAL. This is the only TEFL course we offer, as shorter and unregulated qualifications can be deemed unacceptable by international schools. It is important to know that increasingly schools request that candidates hold a Level 5 certificate. If you are looking to teach English abroad we strongly advise undertaking a Level 5 course like this one. You will get complimentary recruitment support when you enrol with us, and free access to a growing library of online CPD.


Level 5 Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (RQF)
Regulated by Ofqual



There are many benefits for studying with us including:

  • Flexible and fully online distance learning qualification, meaning you can study and become certified in your own time.
  • Internationally recognised certificate.
  • Free lifetime access to a growing library of CPD accredited online courses, worth hundreds of pounds.
  • Full recruitment service through our sister company The International Teaching Partnership.
  • Personal tutor and support for the duration of the course.

This course will consist of 11 mandatory units and will develop learners knowledge of

  • The English language and how to teach it
  • How to assess the needs of learners
  • Preparing lesson plans and schemes of work
  • Resources and materials
  • Adapting resources and lessons to meet the needs of younger learners

Who is this course for?

  • Learners wishing to develop the skills and knowledge to specialise in the teaching of English to speakers of other languages.
  • Those who want to become TEFL qualified teachers from the comfort of their own home.


At least a Level 2 (A-C) in English and Maths. Learners will have a high level of written and spoken English.

Career path

Once qualified you will be able to teach English as a foreign language and for those with degrees it could lead to undertaking a teaching qualification and achieving QTS.

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What does study method mean?

Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as Quality Licence Scheme and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.


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