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Alba Teacher Training

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Application Process

Are you ready to take the Diploma?
i.e. not one-to-one
Ask us if you are not sure. An undergraduate degree means an FHEQ Level 6 qualification such as a BA, BSc or BEd, usually 3 or 4 years full time.
Ask us if you are not sure. An equivalent teaching qualification would include at least 6 hours of supervised teaching practice and 100 hours of input.
Your CV, references and original certificates. If you are living overseas, you can send scanned copies of certificates signed and dated by your current employer with the following declaration: ‘I certify that these are true copies of the original certificates, which I have seen’.
e.g. Trinity GESE Grade 11, Trinity ISE Level III, Cambridge ESOL CPE (or CAE Grade A); IELTS Grade 8 (in all sub skills); TOEFL score 650 or above.
You could refer to your teaching skills, professional development so far and future ambitions.
Personal Details
There are 3 course start dates every year. You can choose to do the course intensively over 7 months or spread it over 10 – 12 months.
e.g. - After 6pm my time, on Skype or by phone.

Note: The School operates an equal opportunities policy and will not discriminate against candidates on the basis of gender, health, sexual orientation, religious belief, or other personal choices, insofar that the candidate’s capability and suitability to work with students under the age of 18 (and vulnerable adults) is not compromised.


We’ll be in touch as soon as possible. If you have any urgent questions, or want to chat about the course, feel free to email or call.