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Alba Teacher Training

Trinity Diploma in TESOL

Ready to take your TEFL career to the next level?


The Trinity Diploma in TESOL is designed for EFL/ESOL teachers with teaching experience of 2 years or more. The Diploma opens doors to new career opportunities to become Directors of Studies, teacher trainers, course book writers or even opening your own school.

The Alba Dip TESOL is engaging and interactive. Tutors support you throughout the course to make sure you stay on track.
-  Flexible online distance learning with 2 weeks face-to-face in Edinburgh
-  Support and guidance from expert tutors throughout your course
-  Group seminars to interact with your fellow candidates
-  Invigorate your teaching with new ideas and insights
-  Payment in instalments
-  Get the internationally recognised qualification you need for the job you want
Together with other candidates, you'll work through a 24-week online course, discussing coursework and exchanging ideas through lessons, workshops, tutorials, video, presentations and discussion forums, whilst getting valuable feedback from your tutors throughout. 
The 24-week Moodle course is followed by a 2-week in-school session in Edinburgh, UK, where you'll come together with other candidates for your observed teaching practice, practical workshops, further individual support from your tutors and the exam. 
You will also develop a portfolio of three assignments which you can begin working on as soon as your application has been approved. 
The course is designed to meet the needs of candidates with a course that links theory with the practical classroom. It is structured to fit in with the busy working lives of practising teachers and can be taken intensively over 7 months or extendedly over 9 - 11 months. 
Click here for prices and timeframes or take a closer look at the course details.

Entry Requirements

It is essential that you have 2 years of English language teaching experience (in any group context with any age of learners) and candidates normally have a Trinity Cert. in TESOL, CELTA or similar with a degree but the main requirement is that you will be able to cope with the course work at post-graduate level. 
To check you are ready to take the Trinity Dip TESOL, use our full checklist on the Application Form.