Get qualified to teach English abroad

The INTESOL Courses in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) are fully accredited and internationally recognized TEFL / ESL certifications that will equip you with the English teaching knowledge and skills you need to secure a job teaching English with reputable schools worldwide.

By completing an INTESOL online TEFL / TESOL course you will be taking your first step towards TEFL certification and living and working overseas. Realise your dreams of exploring new cultures, meeting new people and making a real difference to the lives of thousands of students by teaching English. An INTESOL certificate will ensure you land a paid English teaching job with a reputable school where you will really be able to make the most of your teaching adventures.

23 years of teacher training

By completing an INTESOL online TEFL / TESOL course you will be taking your first step towards TEFL certification and living and working overseas. Realise your dreams of exploring new cultures, meeting new people and making a real difference to the lives of thousands of students by teaching English. An INTESOL certificate will ensure you land a paid English teaching job with a reputable school where you will really be able to make the most of your teaching adventures.

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50% Discount on our most popular 120 hour course

To celebrate our 23rd year of providing TEFL courses, we are offering big discounts on a range of our online and face to face TEFL courses.

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Course Options

100
HOUR COURSE

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120
HOUR COURSE

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140
HOUR COURSE

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150
HOUR COURSE

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180
HOUR COURSE

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190
HOUR COURSE

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220
HOUR COURSE

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Accreditation

All the INTESOL courses have been fully accredited by ALAP (Awarding Language Acquisition for Professionals), ensuring the very highest standards. Over 23 years our INTESOL courses have been developed and refined to keep up to date with current language learning and educational methodologies. The INTESOL courses are today amongst the most well respected courses available worldwide with thousands of graduates having achieved their teaching certificates through INTESOL.

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“Accreditation is the recognition by an external body that a course and/or training provider has met a certain set of standards and best practice. I am delighted to be associated with INTESOL as the company is an outstanding example of this best practice.”
Dr Paul Rogers MSc, PhD, FCoT, FIFL, FInstLM, FRSA, Member of ALAP Academic Panel

Testimonials

“The whole course was well written, clear, interesting and well thought out. It was full of useful class-based activities which I will always refer to when teaching.”
Nokuthula Bhala
“I would like to say how much I enjoyed the course. The trainers were excellent, and I found their comments (both positive and negative) were well put and highly informative.”
Mike Yelash
“After a bit of research on ways of getting a TESOL qualification I decided to go with INTESOL because of the flexibility that the remote learning course offered me. It was everything that I hoped it would be, thorough, detailed and challenging.”
Matt Oliver
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“I really enjoyed the teaching practice. I was so nervous when I went but Jean and all the staff really put me at ease and were very helpful. I enjoyed the observation classes and then progressed to teaching.”
Valerie Hanna
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Teaching Jobs Abroad

One of the most common questions we get asked is what the teaching job prospects are like for graduates of the INTESOL course and what the likelihood is of gaining employment with a reputable school. We are very proud to say that in over 23 years of running INTESOL courses, all of our graduates have gone on to secure teaching jobs. Not a single graduate was unable to find a job after completing the course.

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Job Board

Hundreds of teaching jobs abroad, fully screened, updated daily

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INTESOL courses are ideal for people who:

– Want to live and teach English overseas
– Want the flexibility and affordability of an online course
– Want to study from anywhere in the world on their own schedule
– Want the option of a face to face teaching practice component
– Want structured support from highly qualified teacher trainers
– Want a fully accredited and internationally recognised ALAP certificate
– Want free assistance with finding a TEFL job worldwide

Course Tutors

When you enroll in an INTESOL course, you will be assigned a personal tutor for the duration of the course who will be on hand to offer academic support and guidance, mark your assignments, provide detailed feedback and advice and help with any difficulties you face.

All our tutors have impressive educational credentials, a wealth of teaching and teacher training experience and are friendly and helpful. They fully understand that a new teacher needs support and encouragement during the INTESOL course and are there to assist you throughout your course.

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FAQ

INTESOL was founded in 1993 so has considerable experience and we have refined our course materials to keep them up to date with the latest teaching methodologies and theories over the years. Our courses are all accredited by ALAP and you will be assigned a teacher trainer who has solid educational credentials and many years of experience training new teachers. Our courses are delivered online which gives you the flexibility to study wherever you are in the world and at your own pace.
Yes there are. All of the INTESOL courses have attained full accreditation from ALAP (Awarding Language Acquisition for Professionals), a specialist ESL awarding organisation based in the United Kingdom. All of the INTESOL courses have attained full accreditation from ALAP. You can read more details on the rigorous Standards of Accreditation set by ALAP here.
Accreditation means that the courses run by INTESOL have external checks carried out on them to ensure the course materials and how they are administered meet their high standard. Bi-annual inspections are carried out to make sure this standard is maintained and you can be confident that you are receiving a worthwhile qualification that will be recognised by employers around the world.
Yes, you can. You do need to have a fluent level of English, both written and spoken as well as good study skills. As a guideline, we look for candidates to have at least IELTS level 7 or higher to be able to take our courses. If you are unsure whether you qualify we can arrange a time to talk on the phone.
We have a range of courses designed to suit your learning needs, these include 100, 150, 180, 190 and 220 hour courses. The time it takes to complete a course will of course depend on how much time you can devote to it per week. Below is a guide to how long you can expect each course to take, the lower end of the scale is possible if you can devote a good 20 hours of study every day, the higher end if you devote 10 hours a week:

100 hour course: 1 – 2.5 months

120 hour course: 1 – 3 months

140 hour course: 1.5 – 3 months

150 hour course: 1.5 – 4 months

180 hour course: 2 – 4 months

190 hour course: 2 – 4 months

220 hour course: 3 – 6 months

There is no time limit to so you can move through the course material at your own pace.

The demand for English teachers around the world is enormous. Nearly every single country needs qualified English teachers and schools across the globe seek out people with INTESOL certificates. Even native English speaking countries such as England, America and Australia have a large number of foreigners living there in need of English classes.
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