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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 teach online from home, or travel & 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!

 

ON SALE - up to 65% off!

Why teach English as a foreign language?

TEFL or Teaching English as a Foreign Language is an amazing way to visit new and exciting destinations across the world. You’ll get the opportunity to explore and experience whole new cultures whilst learning a brand new set of skills that will stay with you for life.

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. All you need to get started is a TEFL qualification.

TEFL course pricing

Duration of course:

WAS:  

NOW:  

120 Hour Online Course

R4,999 R1,750.00

180 Hour Online Course

R6,799 R2,380.00

300 Hour Online Course

R10,199 R3,570.00

140 Hour Combined Course

R8,999 R3,150.00

200 Hour Combined Course

R10,799  R3,780.00

320 Hour Combined Course

R14,199 R4,970.00

Add-on: 30 Hour Specialised

  R900
 

Online

Accredited TEFL qualification

FR. R1,750* ON SALE
  • The essential teaching qualification for TEFL jobs worldwide, internationally recognised and accepted across the globe.
  • Access your course from any device.
  • Full support from your dedicated tutor.
  • TEFL tips, advice and resources.
  • 99% pass rate!

Combined

Accredited TEFL qualification

FR. R3,150* ON SALE
  • The essential teaching qualification for TEFL jobs worldwide.
  • Combines online learning with classroom practise.
  • Study the online portion in your own time and access your course from any device.
  • 20 Hour weekend classroom course in a location near you to complete your learning.
  • Full support from your dedicated tutor.
  • TEFL tips, advice and resources.

Already done a TEFL course? Add extra skills from just R900!

30 Hour Specialist TEFL Add-on Course: Designed to be added to a full TEFL Course, this add-on will teach you how to set yourself up as an online English teacher. You’ll gain all of the skills and preparation you need to give effective online lessons as well as covering the practical aspects involved with remote teaching. 

 

You’ll learn step-by-step how to get connected and advertise your teaching services online. Plus, you’ll create online-friendly lesson plans and learning materials by thinking creatively or adapting existing TEFL materials. Learning about and understanding your students will pave the way for some of the most rewarding classes you’ll ever teach!

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About TEFL

• Knowledge modules: bring your learning to life with videos, activities, practical ideas and quizzes
• Putting it into practice: ideas for turning your learning into engaging, exciting lessons
• Check your knowledge: keep track of your learning with regular self-check quizzes
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Key learning components

• Teaching pronunciation, vocabulary and listening skills
• The International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA)
• Reading and writing instruction
• Full grammar training
• Using technology and multimedia in the classroom
• Evaluation and examination
• Activities and resources to use in the classroom
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Key skill components

• The essentials of teaching teenagers, adults and one-to-one
• A comprehensive insight in to teaching young learners
• An in-depth confidence boosting lesson planning module
• Finding a job, how to structure your TEFL CV/resume and advice about finding employment
• Detailed feedback and support from a personal tutor

FAQ - Teaching English Courses

Why take a TEFL course?

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 Hong Kong - 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 environment 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.

Are there any eligibility requirements for the TEFL courses and how long does it take?

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. 

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. 

Terms and conditions

Terms and Conditions apply and will be displayed on the final booking confirmation. Please find full STA Travel Terms & conditions here.