Teaching Knowledge Test - TKT Preparation Course

About this course

Teaching Knowledge Test is a three-module course, which will increase your teaching knowledge. Each module leads to an internationally recognised teaching qualification from the University of Cambridge. You should have an intermediate entry level of English. You will be interviewed to check your suitability for TKT.

Who is it for?

If you are a teacher of English or you teach other subjects in English, this course can help you improve your classroom practice and theoretical knowledge. This course is suitable for those who would like to take the TKT examinations, but can also be used as a standalone teacher training course.

Why take this course?

  • Formally demonstrate to an employer or to parents that you have knowledge of teaching English. 
  • TKT can help you to get the teaching job you want.
  • Give you a stepping stone to higher Cambridge qualifications, such as CELTA. 

 Through this course you will:

  • Formally develop your knowledge of teaching English language skills and systems. 
  • Learn how to evaluate and use teaching materials.
  • Gain experience with up-to-date methods and approaches.
  • Have access to British Council customised materials. 

Calendars and course fees

Calendar and course fees


Term dates in 2015

Term Course dates Duration Fee (INR) Registration
Term 1 04 Jan to 24 Feb 28 hours over 7 weeks 12,500  Closed
Term 2 01 Mar to 21 Apr 28 hours over 7 weeks 12,500  Closed
Summer Intensive 02, 03, 09, 10 May 24 hours over 2 weeks 13,000 (M1) Open till 01 May
Term 3  13, 14, 20, 21 Jun 24 hours over 2 weeks 13,000 (M2&3) Open till 12 Jun

Contact Us

Call our Customer Service team at 1800 102 4353 to make an appointment for a level assessment. Our Customer Service team is available from 09:00 to 19:00, Monday to Saturday.

  • On the day of your appointment, allow up to 90 minutes for the level assessment.  You will meet one of our teachers or specialist course counsellors for a spoken interview to find the most suitable class for you.
  • Talk to one of our customer service executives about registration and for further details about starting your course.
  • We advise you to register as soon as you can to confirm your place on the course.

 If you are interested in taking one of our English courses or if you have any questions about studying here, please email us at chennai.enquiry@in.britishcouncil.org.