Community CertTESOL

The Community CertTESOL course is a world renowned qualification ideal for people who want to teach English to non-native English speakers at home or overseas.   

Flying Cows works closely with local government and community groups to give students the opportunity to teach English as a second language to refugees, asylum seekers, charities and community groups across the UK, as part of their English teacher training. 

Read on for more information and to become part of this unique, innovative approach to ESOL learning…

Community CertTESOL

(5 weeks full time or 15/16 weeks part time)


The Trinity CertTESOL is a world-leading entry qualification in English Language Teaching, which can open doors for new teachers at home and in almost every country in the world. The course is 12 weeks long and includes 6 hours of practical application, teaching students (online) from a wide variety of backgrounds making a real difference to people’s lives.  The Trinity CertTESOL is a level 5, Ofqual regulated qualification which is accepted by education
authorities, immigration departments and visa offices worldwide as a benchmark
qualification in the industry. 

“We have a huge need for English classes here at the Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Refugee Forum (NNRF).  Being able to speak some English means that refugees and asylum seekers can settle in quicker in the UK, feel welcome and receive fair and compassionate treatment and support to rebuild their lives.  The Flying Cows Community CertTESOL courses will mean we have a regular source of English teachers and will make a real difference to us.”

Teressa O’Hagan, ESOL Project Co-ordinator, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Refugee Forum (NNRF)

Online & Face to Face Learning

This course has online and face-to-face learning elements.


The Community CertTESOL course is open to applicants who are 18+ and have enough qualifications to allow them to enter higher education in their own countries. Students must be competent in spoken and written English.  

2020 Course Dates

Course Dates Application Deadline
7th Sept 2020 – 30th Nov 2020 17th August 2020
5th Oct 2020 – 28th Dec 2020 14th September 2020
2nd Nov 2020 – 26th Jan 2021 12th October 2020
1st Dec 2020 – 23rd Feb 2021 16th November 2020


This course costs £1250. Payment plans are available.

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