Entry Requirements for TESOL

In order for you to enrol in RPL/RCC and/or gap training in 1028NAT CertificateIV in TESOL, you need to have a sound level of proficiency in written and spoken English.
At least one of the examples of evidence of English proficiency listed below must be provided prior to enrollment in the course. We will then assess if you meet the course entry requirements based on the evidence provided.

Evidence of English proficiency examples include:

  • High School report results from year 12 level English
  • Senior Certificate showing a sound achievement (or above) in English
  • Completion of a tertiary level (Certificate III or higher qualification) Qualification (this must have been studied /completed in English)
  • Enrollment in other courses of study requiring equivalent or above levels of English ability (for example a University Bachelor Degree)
  • Letter of endorsement of very good English competency from an employer, for example where workplace documents have been produced
  • A result from an endorsed test of English proficiency (with an IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent for 10278NAT Certificate IV in TESOL entry)
  • Written documents you have produced in English (e.g. your resume)

If you are unable to provide evidence of English proficiency, please contact us to discuss what options are available. We may ask you to complete an entry test or participate in an interview over the phone or face to face.

If your evidence of English proficiency is an endorsed test, then for 10278NAT – Certificate IV in TESOL then you should have an English proficiency notionally equivalent to a minimum IELTS score of 5.5. Other proficiency tests and associated scores that would indicate equivalent English proficiency may include, but not be limited to:

  • PTE Academic: 46
  • TOEIC: 700
  • TOEFL (paper): 525
  • TOEFL (CBT): 196
  • TOEFL(IBT): 69-70
  • Cambridge Exams: FCE
  • CEF: B2
  • ISLPR: 3


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