Access Certificate in English Language Teaching (8575)

Last Updated: 02 Aug 2012
City & Guilds and the Language and Literacy Studies in Education Group, University of Manchester, UK, have worked together to provide an Access Certificate in English Language Teaching (ACE). This award enables candidates to gain an initial language teaching qualification in communicative language methods.

It's highly recommended for schools who wish to formalise their in-house teacher training programme and offer their trainees an internationally recognised qualification.

ACE is aimed at:

  • newcomers to the profession who want an initial English language teaching qualification
  • existing English language teachers who need to upgrade their skills and qualifications
  • teachers who want to move into English Language teaching.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • Scotland
  • International

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

Taking the Access Certificate in English Language Teaching, you’ll cover things like:

  • language systems and how they can be taught
  • how to teach receptive and productive skills
  • effective classroom management
  • assessment and monitoring.

Your assessor will assess your knowledge and skills based on your portfolio of written work, observation of classroom teaching and a multiple choice test.

Is this course right for me?

ACE is ideal for those starting their career in English Language teaching who need a recognised qualification to help them progress. It's also suitable for experienced English language teachers wishing to upgrade their skills and qualifications, or professional teachers wishing to move into ELT.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

ACE can help you start your career in English language teaching. It's also suitable if you're an experienced English language teacher wishing to upgrade your skills and qualifications.

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver these qualifications you will need qualified assessors - you can train internal members of staff or recruit specially.

You will also need suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards.

Candidates must have an adequate level of English to follow the course materials, and to function professionally as an English teacher. To find all the resource requirements, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

No Level

ACE is aimed at newcomers to the profession who want an initial English language teaching qualification, existing English language teachers who need to upgrade their skills and qualifications and teachers who want to move into English Language teaching.

In order to receive the full ACE award, you complete two modules:

  • Foundations of English Language Teaching (FELT)
  • Supervised Teaching Practice (STP).

For more information, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

ACE can help you start your career in English language teaching. It's also suitable if you're an experienced English language teacher wishing to upgrade your skills and qualifications.

Access Certificate in English Language Teaching (ACE) (8575-01)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2099

Access Certificate in English Language Teaching (ACE)

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