Diploma in Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages

ATMC NZ Limited (Inactive)

Subject area

English Language Teaching(ESOL/EFL)




1 Year

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The Diploma in TESOL is intended as a higher qualification for those who are already teaching English to speakers of other languages. It will enable successful trainees to attain positions like Director of Studies, teacher trainers, senior teachers and other similar positions at English language schools and other tertiary linguistic institutions.
The course aims to provide a supportive environment for reflective professional development for experienced teachers of ESOL. The approach will be a balance of top-down and bottom-up to meet both the development needs of teachers and requirements for the examinations.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Applicants must have: Legal entitlement to study in New Zealand with appropriate immigration and/or refugee status, and; A minimum of 2 years' full-time ESOL class teaching experience or relevant work experience; A bachelor's degree; Where students are an international student, an Academic IELTS score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5. Note: Teachers with special needs will be required to demonstrate satisfactory techniques and strategies for coping with the demands of the course. They will provide at interview a demonstration of these strategies.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


1 Year

Tuition Fees

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $41,384
Earnings range $29,676 - $48,166
In employment 62%
In further study 30%
On a benefit 4%

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (27) 836 5068
Email: rvdelft@atmc.edu.au
Web: http://atmc.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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