WHO OPERATES THIS COURSE?
DO I NEED TO PREPARE ANYTHING BEFORE ENROLLING IN THIS COURSE?
No. You can enroll and begin this course at any time.
ARE THERE ANY EXTRAS FEES (TEXTBOOKS OR COURSE MATERIALS) IN ADDITION TO THE COURSE ENROLLMENT FEE?
No. All course materials are included in the displayed enrollment price.
IS THERE A FINANCING PLAN AVAILABLE FOR THIS COURSE?
No. The course enrollment fee must be paid in full.
HOW EARLY SHOULD I BOOK MY SPOT IN THIS COURSE?
Anytime. There are no specified start dates and students can begin the course at their convenience.
ARE THERE AGE RESTRICTIONS FOR THIS COURSE?
Yes. You must be 18 years of age or older on the date of enrollment.
ARE THERE NATIONALITY RESTRICTIONS FOR THIS COURSE?
No. Refer to the next FAQs for other prerequisites.
CAN I TAKE THIS COURSE IF I’M NOT A NATIVE ENGLISH SPEAKER?
It depends on your English speaking level of proficiency. If you have a B2 level (Common European Framework) in the English language then you are eligible to enroll in this course.
CAN I TAKE THIS COURSE WITHOUT PREVIOUS TEACHING EXPERIENCE?
Yes. Having previous teaching experience is not a prerequisite for this course.
CAN I TAKE THIS COURSE WITHOUT A COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY DEGREE?
Yes. Having a degree is not a prerequisite for this course, however, some countries, schools and teaching programs with only hire candidates with degrees.
IS THIS COURSE ‘SELF-TAUGHT’ OR IS IT LED BY AN INSTRUCTOR?
This is a self-taught online course with instructor support.
HOW MUCH CONTACT & SUPPORT WILL I HAVE WITH MY INSTRUCTOR ON A DAY-TO-DAY BASIS?
Tutors are available via email from Monday to Friday. They are available to answer any academic questions, grade assignments and help students successfully pass their TEFL course.
DOES THIS COURSE INCLUDE A ‘TEACHING PRACTICE’ COMPONENT?
No. This course does not include an in-class teaching practice component. If you plan on using your TEFL certification for a specific teaching program that requires an in-class component (such as EPIK) then we advise browsing our site for courses that include the in-class component or scheduling a consultation session with one of our teach and travel experts.
IS THIS COURSE ACCREDITED?
WILL THE CERTIFICATION FOR THIS COURSE EXPIRE?
No. The certification does not expire. Similar to a high school diploma or degree, the credential will last a lifetime.
IS THIS COURSE WRITTEN IN BRITISH ENGLISH OR AMERICAN ENGLISH?
This course is written in British English. However, it was developed for all nationalities and assignments can be submitted in American or British English.
ON AVERAGE, HOW LONG DOES THIS COURSE TAKE TO COMPLETE?
This course takes most trainees 3-6 weeks to complete.
HOW MUCH TIME DO I HAVE, IN TOTAL, TO COMPLETE THE COURSE?
You have 6 months to complete the course.
WHAT HAPPENS IF I FAIL THE COURSE?
Should a student fail to meet the required marks, TEFL Graduate reserves the right to fail them. No refunds are possible in situations where a trainee has failed the course.
HOW WILL MY WORK (MARKS & GRADING) BE ASSESSED?
To successfully pass the courses, students are required to complete 3 assignments and a final exam. The pass mark is 70%. (70-79% = C // 80-89%= B // 90-100%= A).
WHEN WOULD I RECEIVE THE TEFL CERTIFICATE?
Once you have submitted your final exam and all assignments have been graded by your Tutor, your online certificate will be available to download immediately. Your certificate will only be available if you have achieved a final grade of A, B or C.
IS THERE A FEE FOR A HARDCOPY OF THE CERTIFICATE?
Yes. There is a small fee for a hardcopy of the TEFL certificate. Requesting a hardcopy is completely optional. Note: Electronic TEFL / TESOL certificates are widely accepted by most overseas schools and employers.
WILL I RECEIVE JOB SEARCH AND PLACEMENT ASSISTANCE?
Yes. We have an in-house recruitment team that will help you find a teaching position in your preferred locations.
WHEN CAN I BEGIN APPLYING FOR TEACHING JOBS?
You can apply for a job after the course is completed. Some employers will offer you a position with the understanding that you successfully complete the course. If you need a letter confirming that you have enrolled in our course, we will gladly provide one for you.
ARE THERE ANY SOFTWARE OR INTERNET REQUIREMENTS?
Yes. You must have access to a computer that has an internet connection and a modern web browser (Chrome, Explorer, Safari, Firefox or other).
WHAT HAPPENS IF I NEED MORE TIME?
An extension can be purchased any time, even after your course has expired. Prices start at only £20/$35. Chose from 1, 3 or 6 months.
CAN I ACCESS MY COURSE ONCE I HAVE GRADUATED?
Yes. Your course will be available for a further 60 days. After this date your account will be closed and no longer accessible.
PRICING & PAYMENT
This course is displayed and sold in USD. Your local currency price is displayed in addition to the USD sale price for reference purposes only. There are no additional fees, the displayed price includes all required course materials. The course fee must be paid in full before receiving course access and instructions.
REFUNDS & CANCELLATIONS
There is a 14 day refund guarantee for this course, provided no course assignments were submitted for marking or grading. Students who have already submitted completed assignments for marking or grading will not be eligible for a refund. If you would like to apply for a refund please write to us by email and your refund will be issued as soon as possible [within 15 business days].
NON-NATIVE ENGLISH SPEAKERS
This course requires proficient English speaking, reading & writing skills. Non-native speakers should have B2 level proficiency in the English language. If you are not sure of your English Language level then please schedule a free consultation session with one of our advisors.
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