LEVEL 7 - DIPLOMA IN TESOL, UK - Regulated by Ofqual

RQF level: 7
Format: Face-to-face or online, with teaching presentation
Assessment: Multiple-choice tests and assessed teaching presentation



English Language Teaching and Assessment Certificate (ELTAD)


This specification provides an overview to the LRN Level 7 Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (ELTAD) for candidates, centres, administrators, employers, teachers and examiners. The specification outlines the key features and administrative procedures required for this qualification.


The English Language Teaching and Assessment Diploma is designed for candidates who wish to extend their experience of teaching English language to adults. The qualification is an intensive programme of study which will enable candidates to gain a recognised teaching qualification, with a focus for those wishing to specialise in teaching English to either speakers of other languages or for those who wish to teach English to adults.

Course Requirements

  1. Aged 21 or over,
  2. At least 2 years teaching experience or
  3. Certificate in TEFL / ELTAC / TESOL or equivalent.
  4. An Undergraduate Degree or equivalent.

 English proficiency:

Upon registration, course participants get to do 2 placement tests via online:

 i) with minimum at advance level in ESOL placement test. Click here

ii) Pass in the TESOL test. click here

(Kindly refer to the link for entry test as for evaluation. To enrol in this program, you should at the advanced level in our ESOL test)

If you do not fall into the above categories but are interested, please submit all your qualifications and a letter explaining why you should be considered. You may be asked to undergo a written English proficiency test and attend an interview. Your application will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

Duration and structure


The assessment consists of 

Unit 1 which has 

2 Externally Set and Externally Marked assignments (2500 words each)


1 Viva Voce Assessment (20 minutes)


Unit 2 which has

1 Externally Set and Externally Marked assignment (3000 words). It also includes video evidence of delivery practice and a portfolio of evidence that substantiates progression towards this delivery. This in effect is evidence of observing lessons, evaluating those lessons and of preparing, teaching, resourcing and delivering (at least ten) lessons – including the externally assessed video performance *.

*Learners will have been teaching/observing and involved in feedback for a total of 20 hours of teaching practice, which will both enable them to reflect critically and evaluate their own and others' practice and in turn aid their professional development.


Unit 3 which has

One extended written assignment of 5,000–6,000 words.



In order to successfully achieve the qualification, candidates must complete, and receive a grade of a pass for

      I.        each written assignment (Units 1, 2 and 3)

     II.        four teaching observations (Unit 2)

    III.        the teaching practice portfolio (Unit 2)


Course Outline




Course Outcome


LRN is recognized as an awarding organization regulated by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual).

LRN communicate with government authorities, education institutes, employers and professional bodies around the world to ensure that our candidates’ achievements are recognized globally. These arrangements vary from country to country, depending on the subject area and the type of qualifications concerned.

Some examples are below (United Kingdom) :

  • Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual)
  • Maritime & Coastguard Agency
  • University of East London
  • De Montfort University
  • Bangor University



The English Language Teaching and Assessment Diploma reflects the wide variation in candidates' origins, levels of education and career aims. Progression opportunities may, therefore, take a variety of paths. Depending on the level of qualification achieved, it may be appropriate for the candidate to progress to:

  • Masters Degree level program in a teaching/education related discipline
  • Any other AO qualification at level 7 or above in teaching/education or other discipline (subject to individual AO requirements)
Course Fees
Payment Plan Fee
1. Training materials
2. Face to face seminars
Single payment GBP2347
Or 2 monthly payments GBP1201
Online with Lecturer
1. Training materials
2. Online Videos 
Single payment GBP1977
Or 2 monthly payments GBP1017
1. Training materials
Single payment GBP1423
Or 2 monthly payments GBP739