This ACTDEC accredited course is ideal for candidates who want to pursue public school teaching opportunities in Korea (EPIK Program), Japan (JET Program) or Hong Kong (NET Scheme).
Complete the 20 hour classroom component from your current location. Global-English will guide you through the venue selection process. Refer to the 'how it works' section for details.
High school diploma or equivalent, US, CA, UK, IR, AS, NZ or SA citizenship, internet access via laptop, desktop, or mobile device, ability to complete 20hrs of classroom teaching and/or observation.
This combined course touches on all the essentials, including teacher roles, student motivation exercises, class prep, reading and writing, language awareness, grammar, vocabulary, young learners, teens, pair work and much more!
Perfect if you want to learn online but also want certification for 20 hours of live teaching practice that you obtain in-class locally. This course is ideal for the popular EPIK Program in Korea, JET Program in Japan and potentially the NET primary scheme in Hong Kong.
This 140hr TESOL course, which includes 20hrs of live teaching practice, is accredited by ACTDEC.
ACTDEC is the Accreditation Council for TESOL Distance Education Courses, a non-profit body that is responsible for maintaining professional standards in TESOL distance programmes. ACTDEC is an independent body whose function is to provide frameworks and accreditation structures for providers of ELT teacher training through online or blended provision. This mission is motivated by recognition of the need for such globally available provision to be measured and monitored for the benefit of course providers, employers and students. All ACTDEC accredited courses are regularly audited to ensure that quality expectations are being met.
No. You can enroll and begin this course at any time.
No. All course materials are included in the displayed enrollment price.
No, but if you wish to apply to Primary NET Scheme Hong Kong or Korea, you must have citizenship from the US, UK, Canada, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand or South Africa. Korean Immigration will only process English teaching work visas for these 7 nationalities. Refer to the next FAQ for more prerequisites.
No, but if you wish to apply to Primary NET Scheme Hong Kong or Korea, you must have citizenship from the US, UK, Canada, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand or South Africa. Korean Immigration will only process English teaching work visas for these 7 nationalities.
Yes. Having previous teaching experience is not a prerequisite for this course.
You do not need a degree but for Korea or the primary NET scheme HK, you should have a university degree. Please see other FAQs for other qualifying criteria for both the primary NET scheme Hong Kong and EPIK, Korea.
You are graded by continuous assessment. Your marks are added up as you proceed through the course and there are more marks for the latter modules, so you have the chance to make up any marks you may have missed out on in the earlier ones. You need to get 50% for a Pass, roughly 67% for a B grade and 83% for an A grade. You’ll receive individual comments on all of your completed sections.
You can expect to receive the certificate 5-7 days after your final assignment has been submitted for grading and assessment. There is a small fee for a hardcopy of the TEFL certificate. Requesting a hardcopy is completely optional and you will automatically receive an electronic copy for free. Note: Electronic TEFL / TESOL certificates are widely accepted by most overseas schools and employers.
Yes. Global English provides job advice, personal CV assistance, information from people who are currently teaching in Korea and contacts for experiences EPIK recruiting agencies. They will also let you know when schools contact them looking for graduates through their regular magazine E-Global.
You can begin applying for TEFL teaching jobs in Korea anytime. Some teaching programs, such as EPIK, offer positions with the understanding that you are currently enrolled in a TEFL course that will be completed before the job contract begins. Global English can provide enrollment verification letters if requested.