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International TEFL Accreditation Council

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ITEFLAC is an international quality assurance agency, working to improve quality assurance standards of TEFL/TESOL organizations all over the world. With its global network of experts, ITEFLAC grants accreditation to TEFL/TESOL course providers.

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Accredited TEFL Courses

The International TEFL Accreditation Council (ITEFLAC) has conferred accreditation to the TEFL / TESOL course providers mentioned below. Full accreditation attests to an institution’s good standing and adherence to global standards of excellence. Accredited members of the International TEFL Accreditation Council have agreed to abide by ITEFLAC’s Code of Professional Practice. Central to the Code of Professional Practice is respect for the individuality of the learner, and recognition of the collaborative nature of the profession of learning and teaching. *All accredited TEFL courses are listed below. If an institution is not listed below, then that institution does not hold ITEFLAC accreditation.



Intrepid Teachers Ltd. (*Fully Accredited*)

Accredited TEFL Courses

Reference # TRI001

Intrepid Teachers Ltd offers the 120 hour online TEFL course. We are a specialist recruiting and training business and we help candidates find work in a variety of locations around the world.

Accredited TEFL Courses Offered:

120-hour Online TEFL Course This course has been written by TEFL experts and will give you the confidence and expertise to teach English abroad. The course includes both text and video materials and is offered completely online. The online TEFL course is tutor supported and you´ll receive assistance from start to finish. There are six mandatory units:

Unit 1: Principles of English Language Teaching, Teaching Techniques and an introduction to lesson planning

Unit 2: Grammatical Awareness along with teaching grammar and vocabulary

Unit 3: Building a lesson plan: Using Games, Practice, and Production (teaching aids)

Unit 4: Teaching receptive and productive skills: incorporating technology to develop these skills in the classroom

Unit 5: Learners and Learning (motivation, needs, and classroom management): Guided Observations

Unit 6: Recycle and Review: End of Course Assessment and further reading

Learning Mode/s: Online

Website: https://www.intrepidteachers.com/

Location: United Kingdom

Contact Person: Gareth Newbery

Email: info@intrepidteachers.com



TEFLERS Academy (*Fully Accredited*)

Accredited TEFL Courses

Reference # TEF194

TEFLERS Academy offers a face-to-face 120 hour (4 week) TESOL course.

Accredited TEFL Courses Offered:

120-hour Residential TESOL Course This course is designed for those who want to start a new career in English language teaching or those who would like to refresh their knowledge in the field. The course consists of 2 parts; theory and practice. The theory part consists of Methodology, Phonology and Grammar patterns and the Practice part consists of real classroom teaching experience observed by an experienced teacher. The entry requirements for this course is level B2+ English proficiency.

Learning Mode/s: Face-to-face (in-class)

Website: www.teflersacademy.com

Location: Algiers, Algeria

Contact Person: Mohamed Amine Alliche

Email: info@teflersacademy.com



Better You Training School (*Fully Accredited*)

Accredited TEFL Courses

Reference # BYT625

Better You Training School offers online TESOL course training. Their mission is to make learning interactive and fun. You can study at your own pace and wherever you are in the world. 

Accredited TEFL Courses Offered:

Master TESOL Certification 150 hours With our 150-hour online course, you will follow actual videos, available to access- module by module, the specialized trainer presenting all the theory to you. No longer are you left with piles of documents to work through alone! The videos follow the manual, page by page, and the theory is all summarized and the important points are elaborated on, in detail. The joys of an experienced trainer include having the work put into context.

Once you have completed the theory you will teach an online lesson to a foreign student for your practical exam. Our course is fully comprehensive with theoretical and practical components as well as recruitment assistance upon course completion.

The course has 5 components:

1) Development of linguistic awareness

2) Classroom and teaching methodologies

3) In course teaching practicals

4) Final examination and assessment

5) Travel and recruitment information We are fortunate to have an abundance of International students involved with our practical’s, so our teachers are able to have real teacher/student interaction, which will all contribute to your confidence as a teacher by the time you enter your classrooms abroad.

Learning Mode/s: Online

Website: www.bytsrsa.com

Location: East London, South Africa

Contact Person: Samantha Janine Ferreira

Email: sam@betteryou.co.za



Vision Academy (*Fully Accredited*)

Accredited TEFL Courses 

Reference # VAA001

Vision Academy offers an extensive array of English courses, including general English, business English, English for academic purposes, conversational English and preparatory courses for corporate sector internship programmes. Vision Academy also offers the entry-level, 150 hour, in-class TEFL course.

Accredited TEFL Courses Offered:

150 hour TEFL Course Our 150-hour in-class TEFL can be taken in one of three ways:

  • As an intensive course, over a period of one month (36 hours per week).
  • Taken over a period of three months (12 hours per week) 
  • Taken over an extended period of four to six months

Entry into the 150 hour TEFL course requires IELTS 6 or TOEFL 70. This course is specifically designed as an entry-level TEFL course and includes teaching methodology, the teaching of English skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking); the teaching of systems (grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation) and also includes individual teaching practice. A maximum number of eight (8) students are admitted on each course, allowing for individual attention and focus. 

250 hour Advanced TESOL Diploma One can enrol for the intensive program of 3 months or the extended program of 6 – 8 months. The entry requirements are:

  • minimum age 18 on entry to the course
  • written and spoken English appropriate to a teacher of English (demonstrated ability of CEFR C1, IELTS 6.0, GESE 10 or equivalent)
  • a basic awareness of structural aspects of the English language, and its application in a teaching context
  • the willingness to work cooperatively as a member of the training group and respond constructively to feedback on personal performance
  • the ability to work well to deadlines in an intensive study environment, and the ability to deal with pressure and the strict time and energy demands of this rigorous course

Trainees should hold qualifications suitable for entry to higher education. A degree is preferable, but IB or A-levels (Secondary/High school graduates) are accepted, along with evidence of academic motivation and relevant skills and experience. 

The course is divided into 8 separate compulsory modules along with 6 selective ones as outlined below:

Course outline

Compulsory Modules

Module 1: TESOL Methods

Module 2: Language Learning and Technology

Module 3: Developing Researcher Competence

Module 4: Teaching and Learning Online

Module 5: Teaching Language to Young Learners

Module 6: Syllabus and Materials Design

Module 7: Language Assessment

Module 8: Practice

Summative Task (Research/Dissertation/Written Assignment)

Selective Modules

Module 1: Teaching World Englishes

Module 2: English for Tourism

Module 3: Medical English

Module 4: English for Oil and Gas

Module 5: Business English

Module 6: English for Engineering

Most of the modules require 20 hours, some require 30 hours and only a couple of them require 50 hours of study. The summative task is a research-based dissertation which generally requires about 20 hours to finish. Therefore, the course is expected to take around 250 hours to complete.

Learning Mode/s: Face-to-face (in-class)

Website: www.visionacademy.az

Location: Baku, Azerbaijan

Contact Person: Konul Bagirova

Email: info@visionacademy.az



Give & Surf Inc. (*Fully Accredited*)

Reference # GTI046

Give & Surf Inc. is a part of a non-profit organization offering TEFL training in Bocas Town, Panama. Give & Surf has hundreds of volunteers from around the world visit each year to help with our educational programs. Students must be 18 years or older with a high school degree and must be fluent in English.  

Accredited TEFL Courses Offered: 

Certificate in TEFL (120 hrs.). This face-to-face course will be a 4-week course of 100 hours of instruction and 20 hours practicum teaching Spanish speaking locals.

  1. teaching methodologies and theories
  2. classroom management and activities
  3. lesson planning, implementation, reflection, and assessment
  4. grammar, vocabulary, phonetics, reading, writing, and listening skills
  5. preparation for a job interview 

Certificate in TEFL (120 hrs.). This hybrid course consists of 100 hours of course content through readings, videos, discussions and written work through an online portal. Students will then complete 20 hours teaching students face-to-face in schools on Bocas Del Toro, Panama. The course content is as follows:

  1. teaching methodologies and theories
  2. classroom management and activities
  3. lesson planning, implementation, reflection, and assessment
  4. grammar, vocabulary, phonetics, reading, writing, and listening skills
  5. preparation for a job interview 

Learning Mode/s: Face-to-face (in-class) / Hybrid

Website: www.giveandsurf.org

Location: Bocas del Toro, Panama

Contact Person: Emily Talentino

Email: emily@giveandsurf.org



TEFL Trainer (*Fully Accredited*)

Accredited TEFL Courses

Reference # TTL063

TEFL Trainer (E-Learning Ltd.) offers TEFL certification programmes and internships designed to provide you with all the teaching skills and confidence you will need to embark on an English teaching career abroad.

Accredited TEFL Courses Offered: 

Advanced Certificate in TEFL 140 hrs. This comprehensive online TEFL course includes: Classroom Management; Methodology; Lesson Planning; Grammar; Phonetics; Basics of Teaching; TEFL Job Interview Preparation; Languages and Levels.

Specialist TEFL Certificate (Business English) 20 hrs. This short course covers the following content: how to teach lingo/ business situations; teaching business language and industry jargon; planning in-company classes; designing a business English course; monitoring of student progress; reporting back to HR; initial needs analysis of groups based on levels, departments, and skills most needed; lesson plans to adapt and download; helping students practise communicating in a business; cultural awareness; written business English.

Specialist TEFL Certificate (Teaching Young Learners) 20 hrs. This short course covers the following content: understanding the roles, responsibilities, and boundaries of EFL instructors;  planning and produce varied and appropriate materials; planning inclusive teaching and learning which is open
and respectful; understanding the differences between age groups; cultural awareness; classroom management and commands; following a curriculum and meeting the needs of learners; creating a safe teaching and learning environment; using technologies; using quality printouts and other materials; reporting back to parents and administration.

Learning Mode/s: Online 

Website: www.tefltrainer.com

Location: London, United Kingdom

Contact Person: Julia Mattey

Email: contact@teflinternshipspain.com



Westminster College London (*Fully Accredited*)

Accredited TEFL Courses

Reference # WCL049

Westminster College London (WCL) offers a number of TESOL courses and short courses. The distance learning programs are more theoretical than the standard course, although skills development is still encouraged. These courses can be completed from a computer anywhere in the world and usually cost less than regular training courses.

Accredited TEFL Courses Offered:

Certificate in TESOL 150 hrs. This course is designed to introduce teachers to lesson plans, efficient teaching methods and classroom management. Online and Combined.

Certificate in TESOL 250 hrs. This course is designed to introduce teachers to lesson plans, efficient teaching methods and classroom management. In addition, it helps ELT managers run their departments efficiently.

Diploma in TESOL 450 hrs. This course is suitable for experienced teachers of ESOL hoping to work in an area or organization that requires a diploma level qualification, e.g. more senior teaching positions, academic management and teacher training. Online and Combined.

Teaching IELTS 30 hrs. Many teachers are simply thrust into their first IELTS teaching situation without much preparation, or it may come in the form of a request from a student. If that sounds like you, here are some useful steps that can bring you quickly up to professional speed. Online.

Teaching Business English 60 hrs. This course is designed to improve your skills in teaching business English and receive Business English Certificates (BEC).

Teaching English to Young LearnersThe purpose of this course is to improve your planning and management skills for teaching English to young children and teenagers. This is a course that teaches you how to use practical strategies and activities to enable your young learners to learn English with confidence. By the end of the course, teachers will be able to reflect on their existing teaching methods and consider areas for development. Students should be preferably TESOL trained, experienced teachers or students with equivalent qualification.

Teacher Training 60 hrs. The Certificate in Teacher Training is suited for experienced and qualified TEFL/ TESOL teachers who plan to move into the field of teacher training and who wish to train.

Learning Mode/s: Online, Combined & In-class

Website: http://www.westminstercollege.uk

Location: London, United Kingdom

Contact Person: Dr Seyed Reza Abedi

Email:  info@westminstercollege.uk



International Studies Teacher Training Centre (ISTESOL) (*Fully Accredited*)

Accredited TEFL Courses 

Reference # ISTTC001

ISTESOL offers three (3) different TESOL courses to suit all students. Located in Istanbul, Turkey – where east meets west, our TEFL courses come highly recommended.

Accredited TEFL Courses Offered:

120-hour Residential TESOL Course The students will be taught language teaching methodology, phonology and English grammar for 4 weeks. Starting with the second week of the course, they will go through an observed teaching practice, which includes at least 7 hours hands-on teaching to real ESL students, 12 hours peer-observation and at least 3 hours of experienced teacher observation. This means 20 per cent of the course is on practice. During the course, they will have quizzes every week to check what they have learned and not, then we revise the problem areas. They will complete different assignments, such as; coursebook evaluation, student evaluation, preparing lesson plans, etc. On the final day of the course, they will take the final test. If they get at least 70 points out of 100 and if their teaching practice and their assignments are above the acceptable limit, they will be awarded a TESOL Certificate.

120-hour Combined TESOL Course The students will study language teaching methodology, phonology and English grammar. There are 12 modules that students need to complete. During each module, they will be studying different topics and completing assignments. If there is a problem with the assignment, we will get in touch with the student stating the problem and advice him/her to study the specific module or chapter. If the student completes every module successfully, he/she will attend the centre to complete the observed teaching practice during which he/she will teach real ESL students, observe both experienced teachers and their peers and submit assignments. After successfully completing the teaching practice, too, he/she will be awarded a TESOL Certificate that states the course has observed teaching practice.

120 hour Online TESOL Course The students will study language teaching methodology, phonology and English grammar. There are 12 modules that students need to complete. During each module, they will be studying different topics and completing assignments. If there is a problem with the assignment, we will get in touch with the student stating the problem and advice him/her to study the specific module or chapter. If the student completes every module successfully, he/she will be awarded an Online TESOL Certificate.

60 hour Online TESOL Course The course consists of 5 sections. The sections are Classroom Management, Teaching Skills, EFL Methodology, Testing and Evaluation and Lesson Planning. The course is 100% Online. The candidates will study the section materials and do the quizzes to pass to the next section, and in the final section, they will be asked to submit assignments which are preparing lesson plans. 

Learning Mode/s: Face-to-face (in-class) / Online / Combined

Website: www.istesol.com

Location: Istanbul, Turkey

Contact Person: Sedat Ili

Email: info@becomeanenglishteacher.com



Costa Rica TEFL (*Fully Accredited*)

Accredited TEFL Courses

Reference # CRT001

Our goal at Costa Rica TEFL is to activate the aforementioned passion for teaching and to aid our
trainees in the acquisition of the necessary expertise to be skilful, compassionate, creative and
most importantly, effective English teachers.

All of our teacher trainers must have a Masters Degree in Education (or higher) and at least 5
years of teaching experience, 2 of which must be in EFL/ESL. They must also be native speakers
and demonstrate the ability to effectively teach adult learners with a variety of educational
backgrounds.

Accredited TEFL Courses Offered:

Certificate in TEFL (160 hrs.) Costa Rica TEFL has an intensive 160 hour TEFL course which includes 11 core modules of TEFL curriculum (outlined below). The curriculum is taught in a hands-on, small group discussion classroom (no more than 8 students per class) in which trainees are encouraged to actively participate and share about their learning experiences. Active class participation and application of the curriculum is expected throughout the course. Trainees must successfully complete a final exam which covers the core curriculum and its application in the EFL/ESL classroom. Trainees must plan for and teach from 10 to 20 EFL hours to our local Costa Rican students. Trainees teach in 1.5 to 2-hour blocks and are observed by their teacher trainers and peers.

Learning Mode/s: Face-to-face (in-class)

Website: www.costaricatefl.com

Location: Costa Rica TEFL, Correos Playa Samara

Contact Person: Barbara E. Miller (M.A, M.Ed. TESOL)

Email: info@costaricatefl.com



TEFL Training College (*Fully Accredited*)

Accredited TEFL Courses

Reference # TTC009

The TEFL Training College is a trusted provider of internationally recognized and accepted TEFL/TESOL courses via Online learning. We are proud to be associated with an outstanding partner like the International TEFL Accreditation Council. 

Accredited TEFL Courses Offered:

Certificate of Educational Studies in TESOL (150 hrs.) The 150-hour online course will provide you with all the tools you need to start your career as an English teacher. The Certificate course includes specialized TEFL/TESOL modules which are aimed at teaching adults, young learners, business people and individuals (one-to-one). There is also a Grammar Awareness module which will help you brush up on your English grammar.

Master Diploma of Educational Studies in TESOL (300 hrs.) The online Master Diploma is an extensive 300 hour TEFL/TESOL course encompassing all the modules in the Certificate course and more – such as TEFL management, technology in the classroom and teaching in international schools.

Learning Mode/s: Online

Website: https://www.go-tefl.com

Location: United Kingdom

Contact Person: Dr Ann Thomas

Email: admin@go-tefl.com



International TEFL Institute (*Fully Accredited*)

Accredited TEFL Courses

Reference # ITI017

The International TEFL Institute is a U.K. based TEFL course provider offering affordable and quality TEFL course training online. The International TEFL Institute prides itself on attention to quality customer service and has earned a good reputation in the TEFL industry.

Accredited TEFL Courses Offered:

Certificate in TEFL (120 hrs.)  The 120 hour TEFL Certificate course is our entry-level course which will equip you with the basic teaching methods and techniques to give you that added confidence when entering the classroom. The online TEFL course covers teaching methodologies, the teaching of language skills and systems as well as lesson planning. The course also touches on teaching children, business English and grammar.

Master Diploma in TEFL (250 hrs.) The Master Diploma is a comprehensive course that will give you that competitive edge in the employment market. This is our highest level online TEFL course.

Learning Mode/s: Online

Website: https://www.itefli.com/

Location: United Kingdom

Contact Person: Dr Sue James

Email: admin@itefli.com


 Accredited TEFL Courses