Are the TEFL courses accredited?
Yes, our online TEFL courses are fully accredited by the International TEFL Accreditation Council (ITEFLAC). See our "About Us" page for detailed information. TEFL Solutions is a licensed partner of TEFL Training College Ltd and all certificates are issued by TEFL Training College Ltd.
Will I receive a certificate at the end of the course?
Yes, you´ll receive a digital certificate (free) via email at the end of your course. Each certificate is signed, displays the ITEFLAC logo and has a unique reference number for verification purposes. You may also order a hard copy of your certificate (with original signatures and embossed seal) for an additional fee (€29). This will be sent via registered mail.
Can my certificate be apostilled or authenticated?
Yes, your certificate can be authenticated or apostilled. We highly recommend using Vital Consular (UK) to provide this service for you. Visit them at https://www.vitalconsular.com/ or contact Emma Thompson - email@example.com Vital Consular is used by all our students as they are leaders in offering this service and have a special relationship with the FCO. As a graduate of ours, you´ll also receive our special corporate rate! The Process Step 1: Request an online quote and additional information from Vital Consular regarding the apostille or authentication of your TEFL certificate. You will pay Vital Consular directly for this service. Step 2: Order your hard copy of your certificate from us, as only a hard copy with original signatures will be accepted. When you place your order for the certificate hard copy, use the address of Vital Consular as your shipping address. We will then send your certificate via registered mail directly to Vital Consular to be authenticated or apostilled. Step 3: Vital Consular will then send your certificate to a Notary Public to be notarized. Step 4: Thereafter, the notarized certificate goes to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) to have an apostille stamp attached. Step 5: If you need your certificate to be authenticated, then your certificate will be sent to the relevant embassy to be legalized. Step 6: Vital Consular will send your certificate to you.
Can I use this certificate to teach English online?
Yes, you can use your 120-hour TEFL qualification to teach in-class or online. Remember that most employers will require that teachers have a TEFL certificate of a minimum of 120 hours. All our short specialised courses are useful add-ons aimed at experienced or certified TEFL teachers.
Does the TEFL certificate expire?
No, your TEFL certificate is valid for life and does not expire. *Please note that your course period does, however, expire >> see the next section - "How long is the TEFL course?"
How long is the TEFL course?
You are given 180 days to complete your 120-hour TEFL course. Most students complete their course in 2 to 3 weeks. Short specialised courses can be completed in a matter of hours - see the relevant course page for details. You are given 15 days to complete a short course. *Note that you will not have access to your course after the expiry period. TEFL courses cannot be extended.
What is the course schedule?
You choose your own course schedule. You study whenever you can and at your own pace.
What are the course dates?
There are no set course dates. You can start at any time - whenever it suits you.
How do I order a certificate?
When you complete your course, you should receive a course completion email with payment links to order a hard copy of your certificate. Those who complete the 120-hour course or any short course will receive a digital certificate for free within 72 hours after completion. If you have any problems or have any questions, please contact us via email - firstname.lastname@example.org