See the world a different way with one of our TEFL courses, which allow you to travel the world while teaching English as a foreign language. Whether you want to live abroad for a couple of years, months or just weeks, our TEFL courses will get you there. Combine your course with one of our supported TEFL jobs or TEFL internships, and get started on a new and rewarding adventure!
We're strong advocates of giving back to the communities we visit on our travels, and that's why we love TEFL so much. Not only do you get to add something impressive to your CV, you get to make money to use on your travels and you're also enriching children's lives. It's the best way to live locally, learn about the culture and see spots that are off the tourist trail.
The job that you're taking on actually helps to change lives in the countries that you visit. You might end up teaching in a place where there's extreme poverty, and where children dream of going out in to the world when they're older with their English speaking skills.
There's no doubt about it - teaching English as a foreign language looks great on your CV. Employers will be impressed that you've gone out and made a difference, taken some initiative and travelled to far-flung destinations.
Find a Teach Abroad program that's right for you
Whether you just want to do the online course, or you'd like to combine it with a supported TEFL job or internship, we've got the goods. If you find what you're looking for, contact us for further information.
Internationally recognised TEFL courses
The essential qualification for teaching overseas
• Get qualified in as little as six weeks!
• Access your course from any device or choose to have one-to-one teaching.
• TEFL tips, advice and resources
• Get classroom practise before you go
• Secure the role of your dreams abroad
Having a TEFL course under your belt opens you up to loads of different opportunities - you can travel and work in so many locations across the world, such as Thailand, Vietnam and South Korea - there are even guaranteed teaching jobs available each month for a variety of countries. It'll look really impressive on your CV for future jobs as it's a recognised qualification, and learning as part of a TEFL course is nothing like the bland learning enivronment you used to have at school. It's interactive, and you'll get personalised feedback from your own TEFL tutor, who will ensure you feel totally prepared before you leave to teach overseas.
Can I do a TEFL course without a degree?
Yes and no, you can take the course itself without having a degree, but you need to research the country you want to teach in first, as some countries require you to have a degree in order to obtain a visa, where others don't.
Do I need teaching experience to take a TEFL course?
Absolutely not - some people are great teachers without having any experience. All you need is drive, passion and a willingness to learn - and a good understanding of the English language, of course. If you're not a native English speaker you'll have to show how much you know.
Will I need to speak the local language?
It wouldn't hurt to try and brush up on some local sayings to help you get by, but it's not a necessity as you're there to teach English, and people want to learn English! There'll be loads of opportunities once you're out there to learn the lingo, and you might even be able to bag yourself some free lessons from a new colleague/at the school.
How long does a TEFL course take?
This totally depends on how quick or slow you want to go - you've got between 6 weeks and 3 months to complete the course, as we understand you need to be able to fit it around other commitments. Combined courses are slightly different, as the classroom part of it is done over a weekend - but you get to pick the place and the time.
Are there any eligibility requirements for the TEFL courses?
There's no long list of eligibility requirements in order to take a TEFL course, as long as you've got the determination, passion and willingness to learn, you can learn a TEFL course. You don't need to be a native English speaker, but if you aren't you'll be asked to demonstrate how well you know the English language before being accepted on to the course.