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The Virtual TEFL Course gives you quality teaching practice training which is completed over 2 days. The training is fully conducted live via Zoom. The hours are split into 3.5 hours each day with 3 hours of homework given on the first day. The aim of this course is to teach you engaging and practical lessons by learning fundamental TEFL methodologies.

Our experienced TEFL tutors will demonstrate the most common classroom techniques which will prepare you to make your classes more interactive. Our TEFL tutors presenting and overseeing these live classes are CELTA & Level 5 TEFL Qualified ESL Teachers with over 10 years of teaching experience.

This class will show you the right approach in your future lessons. It will also give you confidence if you are an unexperienced TEFL teacher. Upon completion of the course, you will be awarded 10 hour Certificate of Classroom Methodologies.

You’ll receive the highest standard of TEFL training & gain a worldwide recognised qualification developed by experienced academic teachers.

Content

Module 1: Ice-breakers and teaching grammar structures
Module 2: Student profiles, initial assessment and needs analysis
Module 3: Classroom management
Module 4: Effective verbal communication
Module 5: How to explain meaning in the presentation stage of the lesson
Module 6: Pair work activities for the practice stage of the lesson
Module 7: Group activities for the production stage of the lesson
Module 8: A foreign language lesson

Module 9: Grammar awareness
Module 10: Teaching the four skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing
Module 11: How to teach pronunciation
Module 12: Teaching practice
Module 13: International English exams
Module 14: Getting work in TEFL
Module 15: Teaching English online

accreditation

As a globally recognised TEFL provider, our academic team are responsible for developing and delivering a comprehensive online learning module with extensive course material. The TEFL Institute has a reputation within the TEFL industry for its high caliber of training and producing TEFL teachers of the highest standard.

The TEFL Institute’s accrediting body is the Training Qualifications United Kingdom (TQUK), and our center number is C000854. We are also accredited by ACDL, of which our accreditation number is 2854-2540.

The 180 hour level 5 TEFL Course is government regulated by OFQUAL. The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation regulates qualifications, examinations and assessments in England and vocational qualifications in Northern Ireland. To learn more about Ofqual or to verify TQUK’s status, visit their website: Ofqual

The Accreditation Council for Distance Learning, is an accrediting body specialising in distance learning courses. Their ethos is of promoting the utmost standard of excellence among providers bearing a seal of approval provides assurance to students that ACDL-accredited educational providers offer the very best in certified quality standards.

Because we care about your TEFL journey from the moment you decide you want to teach English as a foreign language. We want you to be well prepared, to have the right qualifications and all the skills necessary to realize all of your ambitions. The TEFL Institute assists you every step of the way and offer guidance to ensure you take the right course or internship that best suits your needs. From the moment you get in touch, we are here for you and you become a member of the TEFL Institute family.

Our Core Principles

Passion – Our team is passionate about travel, teaching and building lasting relationships with our clients. We are constantly generating new leads, creating new programs and internships, and generating new content to help meet our clients’ needs.

Genuine & Committed – We genuinely care about our clients and interns and are committed to providing them with personal one-on-one help from our dedicated and experienced team to ensure that his or her TEFL dreams are met.

Partnership & Collaboration – We work with a variety of other companies across the globe to create lasting relationships and partnerships to help service our clientele by providing them with opportunities to live and work abroad. We are continuously striving to create new and lasting partnerships to best serve our clients.

Integrity – We believe in doing everything with integrity and honesty. To uphold the highest moral standards in all we do to best serve our customers as a trustworthy and reliable source.

  • Who can do a TEFL course?

    First and foremost, an aspiring TEFL teacher must be outgoing and confident, and not afraid to make themselves look a little silly, especially when teaching children. Expression is a huge part of the methodologies to be able to get your point across. You’ll warm up to this in time and it all takes practice. 

    We suggest people to be at least 16 with a C1 level of English or higher. If you’re not sure, we have a free English test. We also would recommend people who work on their own initiative as it is an online course and you will need to be your own motivation. 

  • What can I do with my TEFL certificate? 

    As a TEFL qualified teacher, the world is your oyster. Our 120 hour TEFL certificate is fully accredited and internationally recognized, meaning you can teach online or around the globe. If you are looking to teach in your home country at a language centre or would like to go to the UAE, we would suggest you doing our higher level qualification, our 180 hour level 5 TEFL course, as this is the requirement in such competitive countries. 

  • What is the difference between the 120 hour TEFL course and the 180 hour level 5 TEFL course? 

    Both courses are your main TEFL qualification and give you the opportunity to start your ESL career. However, there are a few differences between them and the right choice will depend on your story and goals. 

    The 120 hour TEFL course is the minimum standard around the world. It is a lovely laid out course with 10 modules outlined in the course content. This certification can be used primarily to teach online and travel the world. It is the fastest route to getting a qualification. 

    The 180 hour course is a level 5 qualification and can be compared to a CELTA or TrinityTESOL. This course is harder and longer to complete, but worth it in the end as it opens up so many opportunities. This course should be taken if you’d like to teach in your home country or certain places in Asia. 

  • Do I need to be a teacher to teach English abroad?

    You do not need any prior teaching degrees or experience to teach abroad. Once you have your TEFL certificate, you are 100% able to work as a TEFL teacher. A B.Ed. will of course help your resume, but it is definitely not necessary. 

  • How are the courses laid out? 

    Our courses are filled with course content, videos, podcasts, reflective tasks, and tests. They are online courses and can be completed in your own time and from home. 

    Our 120 hour TEFL course has 10 modules with a multiple choice test at the end of each module. You will need 80% to pass. We offer free retests, so if you fail the first time, simply go through your coursework again and retake the test. All examinations are completed online and at your own pace. You are given 6 months to complete the course to accommodate for people who have full-time jobs and dependents, but ultimately it doesn’t take this long. 

  • Are the courses accredited? 

    The TEFL Institute is fully accredited by the TQUK (centre number: C000854) and ACDL (accreditation number: 2854-2540). The 120 hour TEFL Certificate is 100% accredited.

  • Are the certificates included in the price? 

    All of our accredited courses include a PDF version of the certificate. This is perfect for applying for jobs online or abroad. Sometimes, perhaps for visa reasons, you may need a hardcopy. We have options available, but there is an extra cost for print and postage.

  • How much time do I have to complete the course?

    For our primary online TEFL Courses, you have 6 months to complete your course. As seen in our average completion times, it won’t take you this long, but is just to accommodate for people who are, say,  full-time workers or parents. If you require more time, that’s ok! We have extension options. 

    Our 10 hour Virtual TEFL Course is completed over two days. Options for these days can be seen under “Upcoming Dates”

Please see the full FAQs through this link:

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Looking to complete teaching practice for your resume

Have a desire to teach abroad or online

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TQUK (Training Qualifications UK)
Approved centre number: C000854

The TEFL Institute is a fully approved training centre. Our course materials have been externally and independently approved, endorsing our brand as one of high standards and excellence. TQUK, an Ofqual (The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) regulated awarding body.

To learn more about TQUK and their checks and standards, visit their website: TQUK.

OFQUAL
(The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation)

Ofqual  is responsible for regulating education standards, certifications and exams in England and Wales. TQUK is an Ofqual regulated awarding body who have approved The TEFL Org as a TQUK centre. A regulated Level 5 qualification means that it has been assessed to be a level 5 course according to Ofqual’s qualification framework. This qualification is of an equal level of achievement and difficulty to other qualifications at the same level, including CELTA and Trinity CertTESOL qualifications.

ACDL Accreditation Council for Distance Learning
ACDL – Accreditation number: 2854-2540

The Accreditation Council for Distance Learning (ACDL) have strict standards to which course providers must conform. It’s not just the quality of our courses that the ACDL assesses, but the whole process from start to finish. Our ACDL specific course accreditation means that the course has passed a rigorous evaluation and continues to be monitored regularly.

To learn more, visit their website: ACDL

ODLQC
(Open & Distance Learning Quality Council)

ODLQC was founded in 1969 as the Council for the Accreditation of Correspondence Colleges, becoming the Open and Distance Learning Quality Council in 1995.

Set up at the request of government, it continues to benefit from governmental support and cooperation, though it is now an independent body, and a registered charity.

The TEFL Institutes accreditation follows a rigorous assessment of administrative and tutorial methods, educational materials and publicity, to ensure that all Standards are met.

To learn more, visit their website: ODLQC

course benefits
  • Teaching Practice
  • Classroom TEFL Certification
  • Lifetime TEFL Job Assistance
  • TEFL Training approved by TQUK and ACDL
  • Live TEFL Training with fully qualified tutors
  • Downloadable Course Manual
  • Employer Certificate Verification
  • Access to our Alumni Group
What our graduates say
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10 Hour Virtual TEFL Course

This comprehensive live course offers a unique way of distant learning. Our fully qualified TEFL tutors teach methodologies as well as giving each student the time for teaching practice.

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Grammar Guide

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I am currently undertaking the 120hr TEFL course. The course is extremely easy to navigate. The TEFL site is so accessible and the material provided is remarkable. I am really enjoying working through the material provided.The customer service with the TEFL Institute of Ireland is outstanding. Any questions or queries I had customer service were so helpful. In particular, Kate was a huge help to me. When I needed assistance Kate was extremely approachable and understanding. I am looking forward to finishing the TEFL course.
Linda Mary J.
19:27 26 Jul 21
I have just completed my 30 hour online teaching course. I am very happy with this course, it has given me a lot of information to consider before approaching online teaching. I would recommend this to anyone thinking of teaching English online.
Sean C.
18:09 26 Jul 21
I have had a hugely positive experience with The TEFL Institute. The 180 hour Level 5 course has been extremely insightful. Each module has provided me with new ways of approaching my teaching and I look forward to applying the skills I have learnt. Kate, alongside the rest of the TEFL provided an excellent service. I was seen to immediately with any queries I had about the course along the way. I highly recommend.
Aine G.
09:14 26 Jul 21
Really loved the 10 Hour Teaching practice course facilitated by Kate Popova! Her expertise and teaching practice knowledge really brought the TEFL experience to life and made the course so enjoyable!The course was only two evenings and everybody got on so well it was incredible! :) 100% don't hesitate to sign up for a course or get in touch with TEFL to see what's right for you! :)
Krechun V.
12:05 25 Jul 21
I recently completed the 10 Hour Advanced Certificate in TEFL Classroom Methodologies Course and I would highly recommend it to anyone who was considering taking it. It was very well organised and laid out and easy to follow. I was initially nervous when the course started but Kate quickly put myself and the rest of the people on the course at ease. We did a few warmers to get to know everyone on the course, I feel this helped us all open up and get involved in all aspects of the course. Kate was very professional but always kept it light and fun so it never felt like we were just being spammed with constant information that was difficult to follow. I can't recommend this course enough to anyone who is interested in it, it's an excellent course and very worth while in undertaking.
Daire T.
21:40 24 Jul 21
I have recently completed my 10 Hour Advanced Certificate in TEFL Classroom Methodologies Course and I am absolutely delighted with how it went! I was a little bit nervous at the beginning but Kate very quickly made me feel relaxed and at ease, as for the rest of the class. We carried out a few drills to get to know one another and afterwards I felt a lot more comfortable speaking up and I enjoyed myself much more! The rest of my group were lovely and we all had a very enjoyable course together, thanks to Kate! She was very professional, getting all of the work done, while also having a laugh with us. I would definitely recommend this course to anybody who feels a bit nervous about teaching in a classroom! This course covers every aspect and Kate answers any questions you may have about teaching!
emma J.
13:25 24 Jul 21
Would highly recommend this course, its straight forward, easy to follow and the staff who work here are incredibly helpful and offer support whenever you need it! I’ve spoken to Kate a couple of times when I’ve been unsure of something and she has always been more than happy to help me with whatever issues I’m having.
Lucy F.
12:02 24 Jul 21
I just completed the 120 Hour Premier TEFL Course. It was a great learning experience. The course was very well structured and easy to navigate with assistance available if required. I would recommend this course to anyone with an interest in the area.
Padraic W.
11:18 24 Jul 21
Thanks to the easy-to-follow courses, I'm opening plenty of doors to work internationally as a TESOL/TEFL teacher. The website is well laid out and the resources provided are endless. Definitely a worthwhile investment for all ages and it broadens career/ gap year opportunities! I have completed 2 certs so far and will definitely be completing more in the future.
Lauren Byrne D.
13:20 23 Jul 21
I have just finished the 120 hour course and am delighted! Before starting I was nervous about how tough the grammar would be, but it was broken down into manageable chunks that were laid out in an approachable format. I had a lovely chat with Kate from support, who gave me advice on how to start looking for a job.I'm moving onto a 30 hour business course next, let's go 🎉🎉
Lydia E.
19:11 21 Jul 21
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FAQS
What If I’m Not Good At Grammar?

Don’t panic! In many cases your focus as an English teacher will be conversational. Most native English speakers aren’t aware of grammar terms; but you’ll cover everything you need to know during your course, plus receive a 70+ page Grammar eBook.

What Score Do I Need To Pass My TEFL Course?

Your TEFL course is marked through continuous assessment with end of module knowledge tests. You’ll need to score 100% to pass, and unlock the next module. If you don’t pass first time, you’ll be able to re-sit at no extra cost, so don’t worry.

How Long Does A TEFL Course Take?

The time taken to complete a TEFL course depends on how much study time you can dedicate each week and which duration of course or training package you choose. You’ll have 180 days (six months) to complete your TEFL course, which is typically twice as long as needed to finish our most comprehensive training courses.

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