Diploma in TESOL

Teacher Courses

TESOL Diploma

The London Teacher Training College (LTTC) Diploma in TESOL is a recognised and valuable qualification for entering the global world of teaching English to speakers of other languages. It is also valuable for upgrading knowledge and skills if you are already teaching. Regardless of our students’ background, all are wanting to develop their ability to teach English as a second language, and to enhance their understanding of the challenges of language learning.


180 hours (125 hours of classes assessment, and practicum teaching practice preparation, combined with private study)

Before committing to a classroom course, you are very welcome to a free sit-in class. This can help you make up your mind about joining us.

Course Fee: $2,850
Course Registration: $50
There is no GST to add.

Payment of the Diploma classroom course fee is by four payments of S$712.50, one at the beginning of each module whenever you start one. Course notes and handouts, LTTC examination and other fees are all included in the course fee.

If you decide not to complete all four modules, there is no requirement to pay for those you will not take. 100% refund of any course fees paid in advance if you change your mind, right up to the end of the first class.

The London Teacher Training College Diploma (LTTC) in TESOL is recognised internationally and is accepted by potential employers worldwide.

During TESOL training, you will learn to create authentic English language activities where students participate in authentic learning experiences

After just eight weeks of TESOL training you will be qualified to pursue a meaningful career where you can live, travel and work in many amazing countries!

Diploma in TESOL
  • Internationally Recognised, Fully Accredited TESOL training course

    • British Education Centre is a directly accredited and approved training provider of LTTC. We produce the highest number of graduating students in Singapore and Southeast Asia for LTTC.

  • Free Sit-in Classes

    • Before committing to a classroom course, you are very welcome to a free sit-in class. This can help you make up your mind about joining us.

  • 100% Money-Back Guarantee

    • 100% refund of any course fees paid in advance if you change your mind, right up to the end of the first class.

  • Authentic Experience of Teaching Foreign Speakers of English

    • As part of your training with us you will gain valuable, authentic experiences teaching foreign speakers of English as your practicum audience. These consist of volunteers from China, Vietnam, Russia, Indonesia, Japan, etc.

The assessed practicum is an original 45-minute lesson which you will deliver to peers. The practicum lesson, its development and assessed rehearsals are highly valuable as they help students to gain authentic experience for teaching in the classroom.

Upon the completion of the Diploma in TESOL, participants will be able to further their learning in TESOL through the completion of the Graduate Diploma in TESOL.

We keep an average of twelve students in a class, for good interaction and effective learning. In the event that a class has less than six, we may have to reschedule or postpone the class. If the class is greater than sixteen, we may have to split depending on the evolving situation of Covid. 

Course Details Starting Dates
Duration 8 weeks
Number of classes each week 4
Days Mondays to Thursdays
Time 9.30am to 12.30pm
  • 6 December 2021
  • 20 December 2021
  • 3 January 2022
  • 17 January 2022
  • 31 January 2022
  • 14 February 2022
  • 28 February 2022
Duration 16 weeks
Number of classes each week 2
Days Mondays & Wednesdays
Time 7pm to 10pm
  •  29 November 2021
  • 3 January 2022
  • 7 February 2022
  • 7 March 2022
One-month Intensive
Duration 1 month
Number of classes each week 6
Days Mondays to Thursdays
Time Morning: 4 classes

Afternoons: 2 classes


Evenings: 2 classes

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  1. To understand how language is acquired
  2. To understand what constitutes error in language acquisition
  3. To know the principles on which language teaching is based
  4. To understand phonetics and phonology
  5. To know which methodologies can be used to teach English
  6. To know uses of materials and aids in the English classroom
  7. To know how to organise a class
  8. To know how to design lesson plans
  • Assessment is by a written examination per module.

Module 1: Language Theory

  1. Needs of learners

  2. Nature of language

  3. Varieties of English – historical, geographical, social and register

  4. Language acquisition by young learners

  5. Approaches, methodologies, activities, and techniques in teaching English

  6. Principles of language teaching

  7. Teaching practice workshops

Module 2: Language Teaching Methodology

  1. Questioning techniques

  2. Teaching materials and aids

  3. Teaching pronunciation

  4. Teaching the four language skills

  5. Teaching practice workshops

Module 3: Classroom Planning and Organisation

  1. Course aims

  2. The syllabus

  3. Course student books and related materials

  4. Roles of the teacher

  5. Organising the class

  6. Schemes of work and timetabling of activities

  7. Lesson plans

  8. Teaching practice workshops

  9. Practicum

Module 4: Linguistics & Language Teaching

  1. Phonetics

  2. Phonology

  3. Morphology of words

  4. Lexical items

  5. Vocabulary and semantics

  6. Grammar, structures and error

  7. Teaching practice workshops

Entry Requirements

1. At least 5 passes in GCE O Level OR equivalent in own country, to include a pass in GCE O Level English as a First Language

OR equivalent qualifications in own country.

OR other qualifications in English (for example, IELTS Band 6.5 / TOEFL 600).

Higher qualifications are not required because LTTC has an inclusive approach, not wanting to bar those who have a passion to teach but who did not progress academically beyond school-leaving qualifications. At the same time, we have Diploma, Degree, Masters and PhD holders who join our course and this gives a great mix in our classes, so that everybody benefits.

2. Proficient in English for the environment in which you will teach.

3. Age – Minimum 18. Young adults to retirees attend this course.

If you do not meet these requirements or are not sure, please contact us. LTTC will consider your application.

You will receive course notes, alongside excellent and informative handouts which will help you get the best out of your Diploma.

Successful participants receive the London Teacher Training College Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), changed in January 2014 to incorporate the endorsement of TQUK at Level 7 in the UK Qualifications and Credit Framework.


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