Level 5 Certificate in TEFL


Teacher Training Programme

168 Hours
Awarding body

Teach English to the World

Level 5 RQF Certificate in TEFL

Level 5 TEFL Certification Overview

The Ofqual Regulated TEFL is accredited by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) at Level 5 on the National Qualifications Framework for England & Northern Ireland.  


Upon completion, students will be qualified to teach both in the UK and overseas. The qualification is at the same level as both CELTA and Trinity Cert TESOL. There are eleven mandatory units which cover the required topics to successfully teach English as a foreign language. The course is available through three modes of study; Online, Skype and Intensive.

Key Facts

- 29 credits

- 168 hours of coursework

- 15-20 hours per week over a 2 month period

Entry Requirements

- Age 19+

- Trainee teachers should undertake an initial assessment of skills in English, mathematics and ICT. 

Ofqual Regulated TEFL Course Benefits

  • Accredited: Ofqual regulated qualification is one of the most prestigious awarding body in the world, it's accreditation from the British Government!

  • Training to suit you: Study online, in the classroom or a blend of both!

  • Teach abroad: Our courses are recognised by 1,000s of language schools worldwide.

  • Experienced: We have trained thousands of teachers in the last decade.

  • Affordable: Make back the cost of your TEFL course in less than a month teaching.

  • Practical: Get the essential skills you need to be a successful teacher.

  • Resources: Access our digital library, audio-visual materials & ready-made lesson plans.

  • Credentials: Certificate of Achievement, a Course Transcript & a Record of Work Pursued.

  • Verification: A 24/7 free lifetime secure verification services to impress your employer

  • Affordable Course fees: helping you return your investment in a month’s time.


Course Structure


Notting Hill College uses a number of assessment methods to ensure that all requirements of the qualification can be met. Assessment methods for this qualification include:​

  • Assignments & essays

  • Case studies

  • Checklists

  • Observations

  • Online assessments

  • Portfolio of evidence

  • Professional Discussion

  • Projects

  • Questions – written and oral

  • Reflective learning journal Self-evaluation and action plan

Modes of Study
Online, Skype, Intensive
Assignments only
Overall Grading Type
Ofqual Certificate

Qualification ID


Fees Include
Issuing Course Certificate, Course Transcript, E-support, Shipping


Successful learners can progress to other qualifications such as:

  • TQUK Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (RQF)

  • TQUK Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (including Teaching English: Literacy) (RQF).

  • Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (including teaching English: ESOL) (RQF)

  • TQUK Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (including teaching English: Literacy and ESOL) (RQF)

  • Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (including teaching Disabled Learners) (RQF)

  • TQUK Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (RQF)

  • TQUK Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment (RQF)

  • TQUK Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement (RQF)

  • TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (RQF) or HE programmes in education or related subjects.


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Notting Hill College UKRLP: 10028428 

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United Kingdom
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