Teacher Training


Our “teaching English” courses offer prospective teachers the necessary training and qualifications to comfortably teach students in Australia and abroad.

Cambridge Teaching Knowledge Test (TKT)
  • Teaching Qualification for Native and Non-native Teachers of English
  • Introduction to the theories and techniques of TESOL
  • Micro teaching and lesson design sessions
  • Face to face
  • Pre and Post course follow up

Cambridge Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA) Face-to-Face
  • Initial qualification for people with little or no teaching experience and teachers transitioning from other teaching disciplines
  • Contains observed Teaching Practice
  • Full time or part time options
  • Internationally recognised and regarded
  • Teaching practice - observed with oral and written reports

Cambridge Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults (DELTA)
  • Designed for experienced TESOL teachers
  • Leads to academic leadership positions and teacher training opportunities
  • Three modules of study - Understanding Language, Developing Professional Practice, English Language Teaching Specialisation


Customised Teacher Training Courses
  • Primary, Secondary and Adult Methodology
  • Curriculum Designs and Assessment
  • School visits / One to one sessions
  • Teaching Large Classes and Classroom Management
  • Applying the Communicative Approach in differing contexts
  • Academic research skills
  • Embedded language training/Content Based Instruction(CBI)
  • Best practice for training institutions - benchmarking, validation and course review mechanism
  • How to get published and make a conference presentation
  • Training the trainer - workplace training techniques
  • Tertiary teaching methods
  • Literacy, Language and Numeracy (LLN)
  • Course validation and moderation
  • Classroom management strategies for teaching large classes
  • Task design and assessment
  • Intercultural communication and achieving a global identity for your institution
  • Improving teacher quality
  • Critical thinking, SMART thinking and mindful enquiry methods
  • Visits to schools and universities for observation and practise

Further benefits for teachers:
  • Access to the Phoenix ITE portal for ongoing online training after graduation
  • Access to the Phoenix employment register
  • Access to ongoing training opportunities in home country
  • Access to webinar sessions with tutors after graduation
  • Access to one to one sessions and mentoring
  • Access to ITE expert trainers

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Commencement Dates Dates on Application Full-time: Jan 29 (2019) / Apr 29 (2019) / Jul 8 (2019) / Oct 1 (2019) / Nov 4 (2019) / Dec 30 (2019)
Part-time: Jan 29 (2019) / Apr 30 (2019) / Aug 20 (2019)
Dates on request
Hours   40 hrs/wk (full-time) or 16 hrs/wk (part-time) 12 hours of face to face teaching per week plus 24 hours of onine and personal study
Course Length   4 weeks (full-time) or 10 weeks (part-time) 8 weeks
Class Size   Maximum 12 Maximum 10
Requirements Intermediate or CEFR B1 / IELTS 4.0 or equivalent 20 years of age and native like fluency in English / CEFR C1 / IELTS 6.5 or equivalent CEFR C1+ / IELTS 7.0
Degree with TESOL specialisation or CELTA with 2 years full time teaching experience
Fees Per Module: A$80 (2017) / A$140 (2018)

Late Fee per module - A$60 (2017) / A$100 (2018)
A$3300 (A$3100 early bird)  A$5400 for all 3 modules