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Anyone who teaches TEFL and wants to be able to help students get ready for English language tests can benefit from our brand-new 60-hour Level 5 Teaching English for tests course. You might even have participated in one of these as a pupil and have firsthand knowledge of the procedure! The popularity of English language examinations across the globe has led to a large number of students searching for instructors to aid in their exam preparation.

Employers seek certified teachers to work in this teaching field since it is a crucial part of the TEFL business and because it helps students get ready for exams. You will learn everything there is to know about the context of teaching English for exams in this course, which also delves into two popular English language tests:

Top Benefits

  1. A significant component of TEFL is teaching English for exams. A Level 5 qualification in this field would enhance your CV for employers looking for qualified, assured teachers for their students.

  2. There are numerous different tests for the English language. Although the course concentrates on the two most common tests, you can still use what you learn in different exam situations. You can modify and teach any exam after learning how to teach one type, making you a highly sought-after TEFL teacher.

  3. Your Level 5 certifications, both digital and printed, are free with this course (terms and conditions apply). This indicates that there aren't any more fees to pay for your certifications once you're done.

  4. Different knowledge and abilities are needed for teaching English for Exams than for teaching General English. You will feel well prepared and ready to enter the classroom after taking this course. The pupils will feel more confident going into their tests if the teacher exudes confidence.

Why Teach English Exams?

Teachers trained to teach exams like IELTS or TOEIC are usually better paid and sought after, particularly across Asia than teachers without specialist training. What’s more, you’ll have much greater opportunities by becoming an expert in this field. Teach your students to pass English exams whether online or abroad – the possibilities are endless with this qualification.

Our Accreditations

What’s included

Our courses are built with students’ experience in mind - proven learning principles, mentorship. Once you complete our training you are unlocking all the tools you need to begin your English teaching career.

  • Internationally recognised TEFL certificate - Digital Completion Certificate Included

  • TEFL training - Approved by Highfield and Ofqual

  • Full Suite of Tutor Support - Weekly Zoom Classes, Personal Tutor Assigned to Each learner + Discord Board to connect with other learners

  • Accredited Courses - TEFL training approved by TQUK, ODLQC & ACDL

  • Job Support - Lifetime Access to our Jobs Board & recruitment team ready to help you kickstart your TEFL career

  • Employer Certificate Verification - Your future employer can verify if your certificate is on our database and accredited

  • TEFL on the Go App - All Students can complete their training from any device, from anywhere in the world

  • 24/7 Access - Self-paced online TEFL Course. Complete the course at your own pace, and at times that suit you. Even if you are working or studying you can complete the course at ease with our 6 months study time.

Course Content Breakdown

3-6 weeks • TEFL Institute mentorship • approx. 4-5 hrs/week time commitment

Module 1: Understand the principles of teaching English for exams

Module 2: The Principles of the Structure and Content of English Language Examinations

Module 3: The Principles of Receptive Skills & Grammar in English Language Examinations

Module 4: The Principles of Productive Skills in English Language Examinations

Module 5: The Principles of Lesson Planning and the Practical Considerations for Teaching English for Exams


60 Hour Level 5 Awards: This is a Level 5 Award which includes progress quizzes after each module that are graded instantly. They require a 100% grade to pass. After studying all 5 Modules, you will have to submit one final written assessment that is assessed. The written assessment is approximately 25 questions and will be marked by The TEFL Institute academic assessors. A grate of 100% is required to pass. If any answers are not correct, you may be required to complete a resubmission.


Meet your instructors

You're not in this alone, as part of this course you'll be matched with a mentor from our academic team. Mentors are CELTA & DELTA qualified, and have at least 4 years of teaching experience. Whenever you will need help our tutor team is there to guide you. create alongside them, and receive weekly live & asynchronous feedback on real-world projects.

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