Teaching English

Ofqual Level 6 Diploma


Upgrade your skills with an accredited Diploma

Regulated qualifications ID: 603/0600/2


The Ofqual Level 6 Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (RQF) is designed for teachers of English who want to upgrade their skills or qualification to the next level. The qualification develops knowledge and skills in the key areas of: Language theory, Language teaching methodology, Classroom planning and organisation and Linguistics and language teaching.


Learning Outcomes


Ofqual Level 6 Diploma in TESOL

  • To enhance teachers’ knowledge of contextual issues concerning the teaching of English to speakers of other languages.

  • To refine and extend their ability to employ a variety of practical skills.

  • To develop their knowledge and skills to a point where they become effective practitioners in a range of TESOL teaching situations without supervision.

  • To recognize and confirm their achievements in the above areas and to inform their strategies for continuing professional development.

  • To contribute to the development internationally of TESOL as a mature, qualified and regulated profession and act as a benchmark for employers and others with a concern for the quality of TESOL.

  • To enable teachers to develop their career paths by seeking promotion to senior posts, materials development, and teacher training, etc.

Who is this course for?

The qualification is suitable for learners already teaching and those seeking to enter work in a job role which involves profound knowledge and skills in teaching English to speakers of other languages.


There are four modules on the Level 6 Diploma in TESOL: 1. Language Theory 2. Language Teaching Methodology 3. Classroom Planning and Organisation 4. Linguistics and Language Teaching

Delivery and Duration

*372 hours of study *You can study this course through Distance learning, Hybrid Learning or Virtual Campus How does each mode of study work? Distance Learning For the self-guided, busy individual who wants full control over their learning. With this mode you will be given 24/7 access to the Learning Management System where you will find all course information and resources, Then you can study and submit assignments at your own pace. You will still have access to a tutor should you have any questions. Hybrid Learning With this mode of learning, you will receive all the benefits of Distance Learning plus up to twelve hours of one-to-one support with an expert tutor who will guide you through the course. The schedule is flexible and will be determined between yourself and our admission team in the UK upon enrolment. Virtual Campus On the Virtual Campus, you’ll meet weekly with like-minded students from all over the world to engage in close-nit discussions of key subjects and discuss real workplace experiences. This is a great opportunity to network with other professionals from a variety of backgrounds and cultures. You’ll still get all the benefits of a Distance Learning student. To view our up-to-date schedule please click here.


The qualification is assessed by a set of 20 essays, lesson plans, reports and other designed projects. Assignments cover all learning outcomes and assessment criteria. To successfully achieve the Ofqual Regulated Level 6 Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (RQF), candidates need to achieve a “PASS” in all 20 assignments no final exam is required.

​Why choose NHC Ofqual level 6 diploma in TESOL?

We are an accredited British institute that aims to provide the best learning experience and opportunities to grow as a teacher. Enrolling with NHC means:

  • You'll achieve a British accredited certificate that is valuable worldwide
  • Choosing your own flexible learning schedule
  • Saving money with affordable payment plans
  • Getting access to hours of additional resources to facilitate the learning process
  • Choosing a mode of study that best suits your needs and learning style
  • The chance to keep up to date with the latest trends in Teacher Training
  • Access to expert British teachers
  • Access to recordings of live sessions if you're studying Virtual Campus, so you never miss a lesson
  • Lifetime verification services for your certificate
  • Excellent support and communication services
You'll be joining thousands of teachers worldwide who have qualified from one of our courses!


This qualification is awarded by TQUK who are accredited by Ofqual, the non-ministerial government body who regulate exams and qualifications in the UK. Students who finish this course will receive a TQUK and Notting Hill College certificate


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