This 170-hour course emulates a live experience, providing a space to interact with professors and other students. Professors have extensive experience and are qualified with master's degrees (or higher) in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL) or related fields. Students will earn a 170-hour, internationally recognized certification to prepare for teaching abroad.
You will complete 150 hours of academic work over 11 weeks (12-15 hours per week). This includes readings, peer discussion, assignments and a final thematic unit. These components are available 24/7 so you can complete them as your schedule allows. In addition to the academic work you will be required to complete a 20-hour practicum in your own community. Also included at no extra cost are optional modules focusing on teaching business professionals and teaching young learners (an extra 30 hours over two weeks).
Students will have access to job support advisors who are experts on the TEFL job markets throughout the world both during and after the course. A comprehensive job search manual, a school directory listing thousands of potential employers, interview assistance, referrals to recruiters and access to helpful webinars are also provided.
TEFL Regional Job Markets