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(accredited by ALAP)


This course is for ESL teachers who want to learn how to prepare their students for the high-stakes IELTS test. It is a 17-week (4-month) course, a mix of self-led learning via MTS’s Moodle Learning Management System platform, along with videoconference face-to-face contact (guided learning hours) with expert IELTS teacher trainers. The teacher trainers will also carry out ongoing assessment and moderation of attendees. 

Commencement date:02/10/2023

Enrolment deadline: 25/09/2023

Study group: 20 participants/ class 

Language of instructions: 100% in English

​All registrants will be awarded a 2.000.000 VND voucher upon completion to join our all our TESOL and Teaching Business English courses

Graduation Ceremony
I. Course outline and biographies of trainers
II. Sample certificate (accredited by ALAP) and transcript:
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III. Admission requirements:
  • This course is intended for registrants who can attend a minimum of 80% of the scheduled online classes (see above) and have a sufficient level of English proficiency to complete a UK academic course (IELTS 6.5+ level recommended, certificate not required). HEW accepts no responsibility for course participants who are unable to understand the coursework and assignments and no refunds will be offered in such cases.
  • Vietnamese citizens and foreigners (18+) are eligible to enroll and complete the course from anywhere in the world. However, free delivery of hard copy completion certificates is currently only available within Vietnam. If you are outside of Vietnam, please contact us for shipping options.
IV. Graduation requirements:
  • Participants who attend 80% of the online classes with supervisors and complete all assignments in the program will be issued a certificate. Any students who fail to meet these requirements will not be issued a certificate and no refunds will be offered.
V. Course fee:
​Course fee includes:
  • 17-week course including a self-guided program and online sessions with supervisors
  • a hard copy of the certificate sent directly from the UK (free delivery in Vietnam only)
  • a pdf certificate sent to your registered email
  • a notarised translation of the certificate in Vietnamese
  • a letter of reference with company seal from IELTS Training Country Manager Gem Nguyen (info about her can be found HERE)
  • a HEW special gift
TOTAL: 18.500.000 VND​ 
Please note that course fee is not transferable to other parties and is not refundable within 45 days of the scheduled course start date and we only deliver hard copies at no extra costs to Vietnam at the moment. Please contact us if you would like your certificate to be shipped to another country.
If you wish to transfer USD, GBP or JPY, please contact us via our UK hotline +44 789 450 8051 (Zalo/ Whatsapp/ Viber)
INSTALMENT PLAN AVAILABLE: Please contact us via our Vietnam hotline 0904 327 893 (Zalo/ Whatsapp/ Viber) for further details. 
VI. Application requirements:
  • a completed consent form
  • a scanned copy of your passport / ID (2 sides)
  • a receipt of your bank transfer
Please use the following format to contact us at to check course availability and to register and pay for upcoming courses:​
Subject: IELTS Teaching_(Yourname)_(Phonenumber)
Full name: 
Date of birth:
Phone number:
If you seek for assistance, please contact us via or our hotline 0904327893 (Zalo/ Whatsapp/Viber)
1. Q: My IELTS certificate is expired/ I haven't taken an IELTS tests before. Am I eligible for attending the course?
   A: If you can perform 4 skills (Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing) well in English and complete your assignments at academic level, you are more than welcome to join the course. However, we will not be responsible for registrants' failure of understanding English and doing assignments in English

2. Q: I am not a Vietnamese citizen. Can I join the course?
    A: Yes. The course is open for all citizens but we can only deliver hard copies to Vietnam at no extra cost at the moment. If you are outside of Vietnam and wish to receive a hard copy, please contact us for shipping options. 

3. Q: Is the IELTS Teacher Training Certificate equivalent to TESOL/ TEFL certificate?
    A: No, it is not. TESOL and TEFL certificates are to prove that one can teach English to speakers of other languages in general and is a must for anyone to be a certified teacher if their major is not Teaching English in Vietnam. Our course focuses on specific skills to deliver the best IELTS lessons. 

4. Q: Is the IELTS Teacher Training Certificate accredited?
   A: Yes, it is. Our course is accredited by ALAP (Awarding Language Acquisition for Professionals) which is an independent, international accreditation organisation born from decades of experience in the provision of quality assured English language education and training. You can look for MTS in the accredited course provider list on ALAP official website HERE

5. Q: If I can't follow the whole program, can I resume the course, transfer to another person or get a refund?
    A: The course fee is only for 1 specific course and user and not transferable or refundable within 45 days of the scheduled course start date

6. Q: If I can't attend 80% of the online classes, can I still get the certificate?
    A: Participants have to attend at least 80% of the online classes and complete all assignments to receive an accredited certificate. Otherwise, participants have to pay for another course to rejoin the program.

7. Q: How long will it take to receive the pdf and hard copy of the certificate?
    A: Certificates will be issued within two months of the end of the course. We will contact you as soon as your certificates are available.

8. Q: How can recruiters trust the accreditation of my certificate?
    A: Your certificate is issued with ALAP accreditation so your recruiters can retrieve your details based on your certificate number on the ALAP website. It also comes with a reference letter from IELTS Training Country Manager in Vietnam for MTS UK and Director of HEW, Gem Nguyen, who is also available to provide a reference to recruiters and perspective hirers as needed.

9. Q: Is there a recording in case I miss an online class?
    A:  Yes. Participants can access the recordings of the classes on our platform.

10.Q: How often do I have to do assignments in this course?
     A: Every module will have assignments which need to be completed. Your trainers will give you full instructions on the assignments.

11. Q: Will there be a graduation ceremony after I've completed the course?
     A: YES!!! You will be invited to a graduation ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City.

12. Q: Will there be any job opportunities after my graduation at HEW?
      A: YES!!! We have connections with schools and language centres in Vietnam who would love to invite you for a job interview

VIII. Our backpack gift:
IX. Graduation Videos:
X. Photo gallery:
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