20-hour Teaching IELTS Certificate Course

This course is for certified ESL teachers working in IELTS preparation courses

TESOL Certification Germany with Business SpecializationHelp your students approach the IELTS test with confidence to get the best possible results! In this course, you will find detailed information about the IELTS test and you will also explore strategies and techniques to teach all four papers (Reading, Listening, Writing and Speaking). You will have access to materials for online practice to help you prepare your IELTS lessons.

20-hour Teaching IELTS Syllabus:

Chapter 1: What is IELTS?

  • About IELTS
  • IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training
  • Overview of IELTS Modules

Chapter 2: The Reading Test

  • Characteristics
  • Differences between the Academic and General Reading modules
  • Reading test assessment
  • Types of questions
  • Multiple choice questions
  • Identification of detailed information or facts
  • Matching information, headings, features and sentence endings
  • Gap completion
  • Sentence completion
  • Table, summary, flow chart, diagram label completion
  • Short answer questions

Chapter 3: The Writing Test

  • Characteristics
  • Writing test assessment
  • Writing tasks
  • Essay writing (General and Academic)
  • Letter writing (General)
  • Graphs, table, chart or diagram description
  • Learner’s problems- Correcting written mistakes

Chapter 4: The Listening Test

  • Characteristics
  • Listening assessment
  • Types of listening tasks
  • Multiple choice
  • Matching
  • Labeling
  • Summary completion
  • Sentence completion
  • Short answer questions
  • Learner’s problems

Chapter 5: The Speaking Test

  • Characteristics
  • Speaking assessment
  • Types of speaking tasks
  • Developing fluency. Pronunciation tips
  • Developing vocabularyFinal project: Lesson plan on a given topic


The course consists of 5 chapters, with a total of twenty (20) hours’ work. The course must be completed within 2 months.

Modes of Assessment

The topics will be assessed through one final assignment, which consists of a lesson plan. This final lesson plan should show comprehension of lesson planning format (aims, objectives, assumptions, anticipated problems and solutions, interactive patterns and timing), lesson plan procedure containing strategies and techniques to help IELTS students to improve their examination skills, and assessment strategies to determine if the students achieved the intended outcome.

Teaching IELTS Certificate

On completion of the course, you will receive a 20-hour Teaching IELTS Certificate awarded by Coventry House International-OnTESOL.

Tuition Fee: $299

Tuition fee includes course material, tutor support, and one official certificate.

Entry Requirements

TESOL certification (Minimum 120 hours).