TEFL Institute takes pride in providing all of our students with the highest quality TEFL training and staff support throughout the entire process. Our students receive the following:
International 150-hour TEFL Certification
The course provides the international standard of 150 hours of training, consisting of 130 hours of coursework with 20 hours of practicum (hands-on student teaching). The certification never expires and allows our students to work at some of the best schools overseas.
Experienced TEFL Advisors
The TEFL Institute's TEFL Advisors have extensive experience living, working and teaching abroad. Collectively, our staff has experience in more than 70 countries worldwide. When you request more information, one of our TEFL Advisors will get in touch with you to answer all of your questions - from what it's like to teach in Korea to how much it costs to live in Argentina to how to get a job in Spain. You will also receive detailed country charts and other resources to get started.
Request more information and to speak with a TEFL Advisor using the Contact Form to the left
To ensure the quality of our courses, TEFL Institute's instructors are all seasoned professionals, holding either a MA or PhD in a related field and a minimum of 10 years experience. The experiences that our instructors bring to the classroom is consistently sited as one of the best aspects of the course.
Outstanding Student & Alumni Services
Our team of Student Service and Alumni Service representatives are available to help you once you become a student and then find a job after you graduate.
Lifetime Job Placement Assistance
The TEFL Institute provides lifetime job placement assistance to all of our graduates. This includes advising you on where to teach, how to get there, how to apply and interview for jobs, and relocation advice. As a TEFL Institute alumnus, you will receive notification of special employment offers through our preferred schools. You will also get access to job boards and contact information for schools around the world. This assistance never expires. Even if you have used our job placement assistance before you can still contact us for the same great support. Our graduates receive the following:
ESL job search manual: Step-by-step instructions on creating your international resume and cover letter, information about hiring cycles and interview questions.
ESL worldwide school directory: We will forward you a directory of approximately 8,000 schools worldwide that you can contact for job openings. Many positions, particularly in Latin America, are not listed anywhere online, so having the school's contact information gives you a jump on the competition.
Referrals to preferred language school: TEFL Institute has relationships with schools in Europe, Asia, and Latin America that love our alumni! You will receive their contact information as well as any information we have regarding current job openings.
Job interviews assistance for International TEFL course participants: Our international course alumni receive on-the-ground job assistance, such as interview and job search help, from the course director. Teaching positions in Africa, India and Nepal are scarce for paid positions; most students go to these areas to volunteer.
Accredited and Recognized
TEFL Institute courses are accredited by: Accredit, s leading TEFL accreditating organization based in the United Kingdom. To learn more about our accreditation please click here.
TEFL Institute is the only TEFL Provider approved by the Illinois Department of Education to CEU and CPDU credits to our graduates. To learn more about this option please talk with a TEFL Institute Sales Advisor at xdfgdcor by calling 1-773-880-5141.
Global Alumni Network of more than 12,000 Students
Since our inception, the TEFL Institute has certified more than 12,000 TEFL teachers, who are teaching E around the world! Our Alumni Netowrk is incredibly active and great at providing each other with resources, travel tips, job announcements and even meeting up in their new home countries. We maintan active Facebook groups for our Alumni and even a separate one for Prospective Stuidents.