IELTS 30 Hour Online Course - Begin Today - Premier TEFL


  • 30 hour online IELTS training
  • ACDL accredited qualification
  • Internationally recognized certificate
  • 70+ page Grammar eBook
  • Downloadable TEFL course book
  • Expert job hunting advice
  • Learn on any device
  • Flexible study schedule
  • Personal tutor support

3 Month Study Time

30 Training Hours

Fully Accredited

Was: £149 Now: £79.50

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Why take the IELTS course?

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is a test that assesses the language proficiency of non-native speakers who wish to study or work in environments where English is the primary language. Each year, over 2 million IELTS tests are taken worldwide to determine students’ grasp of the four language skills: listening, reading, writing and speaking.

With an IELTS preparation certification, you’ll add to your professional experience and specialist skillset. This expert training can lead to higher salary expectations, additional employment opportunities and an enhanced teaching experience.

Course Syllabus

Our internationally recognized, fully accredited courses give you the ultimate flexibility to get TEFL qualified easily and enjoyably. You also benefit hugely from the course being delivered online, so you can study whenever and wherever it suits you, on any device in any location. With 24/7 access, you can fit your learning around your job, university classes or any other commitments. The course is helpfully structured with session guides, tips, quick student tasks, class resources, reflective tasks and quizzes to ensure you’re comfortable with the material.
The online course will guide you through the stages of becoming a competent, confident TEFL teacher ready to take the reins in the classroom. You’ll learn all about:

  • Module 1: Introduction to IELTS

    By the end of this module, you will:

    • Have an understanding of what IELTS is and how it operates.
    • Understand what is assessed in the IELTS exam and how does assessment work.
    • Who takes the IELTS exam and what scores will they need.

  • Module 2: Teaching listening for IELTS

    By the end of this module, you will:

    • Understand what the IELTS Listening test consists of.
    • Be aware of the types of questions in the IELTS Listening test.
    • Be able to help students prepare for the IELTS Listening test.
    • Gain 20 essential tips for teaching IELTS Listening.

  • Module 3: Teaching reading for IELTS

    By the end of this module, you will:

    • Understand what the IELTS Reading test consists of.
    • Understand what is different about the IELTS Academic Reading test and the
    • IELTS General Training Reading Test.
    • Be aware of types of questions in the IELTS Reading test.
    • Be aware of what reading skills are assessed.
    • Gain 20 tips for the IELTS Reading test.

  • Module 4: Teaching writing for IELTS

    By the end of this module, you will:

    • Understand what the IELTS Writing test consists of.
    • Have an overview of the IELTS Academic and GT Writing tests.
    • Be aware of how IELTS Writing is assessed.
    • Be able to help students with Academic Writing Task 1.
    • Be able to prepare students for GT IELTS Writing Task 1.
    • Be aware of IELTS Academic and GT Writing Task 2.
    • Have possible IELTS Essay Topics (GT and Academic Task 2).
    • Have topics to consider.
    • Have a summary of IELTS Writing strategies Task 1 (for students).
    • Have a summary of IELTS Writing strategies Task 2 (for students).

  • Module 5: Teaching speaking for IELTS

    By the end of this module, you will:

    • Understand what the IELTS Speaking test consists of.
    • Be aware of the speaking skills assessed in the IELTS Speaking test.
    • Be able to help your students prepare for the IELTS Speaking test.
    • Have common IELTS Speaking topics.
    • Have examples of Part 2 Candidate tasks.

  • Module 6: Teaching vocabulary for IELTS

    By the end of this module, you will:

    • Have an overview of Vocabulary for IELTS.
    • What vocabulary students preparing for IELTS need to know.
    • Be able to help your students learn vocabulary.

  • Module 7: Possible challenges

    By the end of this module, you will:

    • Understand possible challenges with teaching for IELTS.
    • Understand and preparing for mixed-level classes.
    • Understand teaching low-level IELTS students, mixed GT and Academic classes, and very high-level IELTS students. Be able to make IELTS interesting.

Do you know what happens when you spend years helping first-time English teachers develop their skills?…You gather all the tricky grammar lessons in an ebook and publish it!

“The Survival Guide to English Grammar” is your 70-page portable & printable grammar resource, included when you book the IELTS Course.

You’ll learn all essential grammar components, usable examples and avoid classroom flusters.

Your English teaching adventure made simple. There’s no two ways about it, we love teaching English abroad! Passion for what we do at Premier TEFL is in abundance. Every. Single. Day.

And, from all of our combined experience, we know that embarking on a TEFL adventure is simply life-changing. We can’t wait to support you to get started…

About your online course

The 30 hour teaching IELTS course has been created to provide you with real, comprehensive knowledge of everything you need to become a confident, influential TEFL teacher. The 7 modules introduce you to the key elements of IELTS teaching, from understanding how to teach low-level IELTS students to familiarizing yourself with the differences between the IELTS Academic Reading test and the IELTS General Training Reading Test. The modules have been specifically coordinated to be engaging, accessible and intuitive, with real-life classroom examples, quizzes and videos to review your learning.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does my study time begin?

You’ll get instant access from the moment you enroll.

From the date you book your course, you’ll have 3 months’ study time. Since you’ve access 24/7 on any device, you can study any time that suits your lifestyle.

Do I need to be a native English speaker?

No! But you will need to be a fluent English speaker with a great command of English.

Plus, we have one of the largest range of paid TEFL internships welcoming non-native English speakers.

Can I take the course and work full-time?

Absolutely! And most people do exactly that.

Your TEFL training is self-paced, meaning you can study as much or as little as you want, depending on your commitments.

How long to complete the course?

Most people complete the 30 hour IELTS course within 2 weeks. Each student is different and it’ll depend on how much time you dedicate to your course.

ProTip: Try to work in two hour blocks so you make real progress each time you log in.

What score do I need to pass my course?

Your course is marked through continuous assessment with end of module knowledge tests. You’ll need to score 80% to pass, and unlock the next module.

If you don’t pass first time, you’ll be able to re-sit at no extra cost, so don’t worry.

What if I’m not good at grammar?

Don’t panic! In many cases your focus as an English teacher will be conversational.

Most native English speakers aren’t aware of grammar terms; but you’ll cover everything you need to know during your course.

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