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 after 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 120-hour certificate or 180-hr course (with original signatures and embossed seal) for an additional fee (€29). This will be sent via registered mail.
Can my certificate be 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/tefl-solutions 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.
Will I be able to teach English online?
Yes, you can use your 120-hour TEFL qualification or 180-hour Advanced Diploma to teach in-class or online. Remember that most employers will require that teachers have a TEFL certificate of a minimum of 120 hours.
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 and 180-hour Advanced Certificate Course. Most students complete their course in 2 to 3 weeks. *Note that you will not have access to your course after the expiry period. TEFL courses can be extended (for 90 days) at an additional fee of €19 for the 120-hour course & €29 for the 180-hour course.
Is there tutor assistance and a schedule?
Our courses are designed as self-study courses and do not include tutor assistance. The course materials are easy to follow and there are online discussion boards where it is possible to post questions for other students. 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 180-hour 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