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IHBET - IH Certificate in Teaching Business English


To give participants the necessary skills and knowledge to start teaching business English.


The IH BET course is run completely online and contains 30 modules divided into 3 strands: basic business awareness, professional skills and methodology and materials:


There is no assessed teaching in this course. Candidates submit a post-course reflective assignment and a portfolio of seven tasks taken from the homework set in Strands 2 and 3 of the course. The final portfolio is moderated by the IH Assessment Unit. The course is run by qualified and experienced Business English teachers who hold an online tutoring qualification.


This is a 50-hour course if taken face to face. On average participants spend a minimum of 7 hours per week online and doing tasks.


Firstly, to be considered you need to meet the following requirements:

  • Applicants require a pre-service teaching qualification such as IHC or CELTA.
  • Applicants require regular / daily access to the internet with a good connection.
  • Applicants need to be able to dedicate 50 hours to the course during a ten week period.

Secondly, you need to complete the application form and email it to us.  If your initial application is successful then you will be invited for interview.  In some cases we may request additional information before your application can be considered further.  Overseas applicants will be interviewed by Skype. 

Successful candidates will receive a formal acceptance email, together with details for payment.  We can only reserve places on courses for applicants who have made an initial deposit.  Full payment must be made four weeks before the course starts.

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