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The USA's leading level 5 TEFL course

The one and only course you need - 168hrs and you're done!

What our combined level 5 TEFL course includes:

  • 20-hour Weekend Classroom TEFL Course in Los Angeles
  • 148-hour Online TEFL & Grammar Course to further your TEFL training (6 months' access)
  • Tutor support from EFL professionals
  • Help with finding TEFL Jobs abroad on completion of the course
  • All for just $345! (Was $690) *Offer ends 12/18/2018
TEFL Course Information

If great pay and an opportunity to live in another country sounds appealing, then consider teaching English as a foreign language!

At The TEFL Academy in Los Angeles, we offer a Combined Level 5 TEFL Course (168 hours). The first part of the course only requires one weekend of your time. In 20 hours, you will be taught all the ins and outs of teaching English as a foreign language from our highly qualified TEFL professionals at the Courtyard Los Angeles Westside. The rest of the TEFL course can be completed online, where our team of experts can help guide you in any way necessary.

In the classroom course in Los Angeles, you will learn how to put together a complete lesson plan as well as how to teach it to your students. Having the opportunity to teach will help you prepare for teaching English as a foreign language.

You can decide how long you would like to spend studying the required 168 hours. You might need six months or you might need six weeks—most of our students complete the course within four to six weeks. When taking the online course, you will learn how to teach vocabulary and grammar lessons. 

Our Level 5 TEFL Course is DEAC-approved as meeting the criteria for Approved Quality Curriculum (AQC) status. The DEAC is a U.S. Department of Education recognized awarding body. Our
course is regulated by Ofqual (UK government department) and awarded by TQUK, a UK government recognized awarding body.

Once you have received your grade, visit our TEFL Jobs Board, where you can begin your search for teaching English as a foreign language abroad immediately.

If making a good living and seeing the world sounds exciting, then don’t hesitate, enroll today! For an $80 deposit, you can claim a spot on one of our TEFL courses in Los Angeles. Deposits are only accepted for courses more than 2 weeks away. Your online course will be available as soon as you have paid the balance in full.

 

“Our course has been approved by the DEAC, a U.S. Department of Education recognized awarding body.”

Course Breakdown

Weekend course units and timetable

Day 1 (9 a.m. - 7 p.m.)
  • Course Introduction
  • Warmers/Icebreakers
  • Classroom Management
  • Morning Break
  • Teaching Absolute Beginners
  • Foreign Language Lesson
  • Lesson Planning
  • Teaching Pronunciation
  • Break for Lunch
  • Teaching Vocabulary
  • Functions and Grammar in Context
  • Jobs & CVs
  • Afternoon Break
  • Teaching Practice Preparation
  • Teaching Practice
Day 2 (9 a.m. - 7 p.m.)

 

 

“Our course has been approved by the DEAC, a U.S. Department of Education recognized awarding body.”

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Online Course (Instant access on enrollment)

The online course consists of eleven mandatory units.  All eleven units are exam-assessed and for units 5, 10 and 11 there are also coursework-assessed assignments. You have up to 6 months to complete the course, but the average student completes the course within 4–6 weeks.

Online Course Unit Breakdown
  • Lesson Planning
  • Teaching English Vocabulary
  • Teaching Pronunciation
  • Understanding English Grammar
  • Teaching Receptive Skills: Listening and Reading
  • Teaching Productive Skills: Speaking and Listening
  • Teaching English Grammar
  • Principles of Teaching English as a Foreign Language
  • Materials and Aids for Teaching English/Classroom Management Strategies
  • Using Resources Effectively when Teaching English as a Foreign Language
  • Case Study, CV and Cover Letter, Job Sites and Resources
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With so much choice and such a vast amount of conflicting information available on the Internet it can be difficult for potential TEFL course students to make the correct choice. The minimum standard for most entry-level teaching positions is a 120-Hour TEFL Certificate, however to ensure our students can access the best global opportunities our course leads to a Level 5 TEFL Certificate (168 hours), which is regulated by Ofqual (UK government).

Our Level 5 TEFL Course is DEAC-approved as meeting the criteria for Approved Quality Curriculum (AQC) status. The DEAC is a U.S. Department of Education recognised awarding body. Our
course is regulated by Ofqual (UK government department) and awarded by TQUK, a UK government recognised awarding body.

You will see many courses available that are shorter than 120-hours, these options are TEFL taster courses and will not be accepted by most employers. 

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities

With 1.5 billion people wanting to learn English right now the career opportunities are endless! Once you have completed the course you will be qualified to teach English internationally.

You will be qualified to teach:

  • Children
  • Young Adults
  • Adults

In a range of educational settings such as:

  • Schools
  • Universities/Colleges
  • Private English Language Schools
  • Business/Corporate English
  • Private One-to-One Tuition 

“Our course has been approved by the DEAC, a U.S. Department of Education recognized awarding body.”

Tutor

Angie White, TEFL Trainer

Yuri (Angie) White currently serves as the Assistant Director of Studies at EC Language Centre; Los Angeles. As the ADOS, she has implemented a reflective observation model which promotes professional development and reflective teaching.

In addition, Angie mentors teachers in areas of lesson planning, materials development and how to teach writing. Prior to her current role, Angie spent 9 years in South Korea as an English teacher, curriculum developer, and teacher trainer focusing on methods for teaching writing. Angie loves being a TEFL trainer because she remembers what it was like taking the first step towards a career in EFL. She enjoys teaching EFL methodology and sharing her experiences teaching overseas with her students. Angie has presented at numerous conferences and delivered many workshops and presentations focusing on writing and various EFL topics.

"I love being a TEFL trainer because I remember what it was like taking the first step towards a career in EFL"
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How to find us

The TEFL Academy course is held at:

Courtyard Marriott Los Angeles Westside,
California 90230

6333 Bristol Parkway Culver City
California
90230

USA

Tel: +1 347 434 9694
Email: losangeles@theteflacademy.com

Click here for a map

TEFL Courses in other locations:
TEFL Courses in San Diego
TEFL Courses in San Francisco

 
TEFL Course Information

If great pay and an opportunity to live in another country sounds appealing, then consider teaching English as a foreign language!

At The TEFL Academy in Los Angeles, we offer a Combined Level 5 TEFL Course (168 hours). The first part of the course only requires one weekend of your time. In 20 hours, you will be taught all the ins and outs of teaching English as a foreign language from our highly qualified TEFL professionals at the Courtyard Los Angeles Westside. The rest of the TEFL course can be completed online, where our team of experts can help guide you in any way necessary.

In the classroom course in Los Angeles, you will learn how to put together a complete lesson plan as well as how to teach it to your students. Having the opportunity to teach will help you prepare for teaching English as a foreign language.

You can decide how long you would like to spend studying the required 168 hours. You might need six months or you might need six weeks—most of our students complete the course within four to six weeks. When taking the online course, you will learn how to teach vocabulary and grammar lessons. 

Our Level 5 TEFL Course is DEAC-approved as meeting the criteria for Approved Quality Curriculum (AQC) status. The DEAC is a U.S. Department of Education recognized awarding body. Our
course is regulated by Ofqual (UK government department) and awarded by TQUK, a UK government recognized awarding body.

Once you have received your grade, visit our TEFL Jobs Board, where you can begin your search for teaching English as a foreign language abroad immediately.

If making a good living and seeing the world sounds exciting, then don’t hesitate, enroll today! For an $80 deposit, you can claim a spot on one of our TEFL courses in Los Angeles. Deposits are only accepted for courses more than 2 weeks away. Your online course will be available as soon as you have paid the balance in full.

 

Course Breakdown

Weekend course units and timetable

Day 1 (9 a.m. - 7 p.m.)
  • Course Introduction
  • Warmers/Icebreakers
  • Classroom Management
  • Morning Break
  • Teaching Absolute Beginners
  • Foreign Language Lesson
  • Lesson Planning
  • Teaching Pronunciation
  • Break for Lunch
  • Teaching Vocabulary
  • Functions and Grammar in Context
  • Jobs & CVs
  • Afternoon Break
  • Teaching Practice Preparation
  • Teaching Practice
Day 2 (9 a.m. - 7 p.m.)

 

 
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Online Course (Instant access on enrollment)

The online course consists of eleven mandatory units.  All eleven units are exam-assessed and for units 5, 10 and 11 there are also coursework-assessed assignments. You have up to 6 months to complete the course, but the average student completes the course within 4–6 weeks.

Online Course Unit Breakdown
  • Lesson Planning
  • Teaching English Vocabulary
  • Teaching Pronunciation
  • Understanding English Grammar
  • Teaching Receptive Skills: Listening and Reading
  • Teaching Productive Skills: Speaking and Listening
  • Teaching English Grammar
  • Principles of Teaching English as a Foreign Language
  • Materials and Aids for Teaching English/Classroom Management Strategies
  • Using Resources Effectively when Teaching English as a Foreign Language
  • Case Study, CV and Cover Letter, Job Sites and Resources

With so much choice and such a vast amount of conflicting information available on the Internet it can be difficult for potential TEFL course students to make the correct choice. The minimum standard for most entry-level teaching positions is a 120-Hour TEFL Certificate, however to ensure our students can access the best global opportunities our course leads to a Level 5 TEFL Certificate (168 hours), which is regulated by Ofqual (UK government).

Our Level 5 TEFL Course is DEAC-approved as meeting the criteria for Approved Quality Curriculum (AQC) status. The DEAC is a U.S. Department of Education recognised awarding body. Our
course is regulated by Ofqual (UK government department) and awarded by TQUK, a UK government recognised awarding body.

You will see many courses available that are shorter than 120-hours, these options are TEFL taster courses and will not be accepted by most employers. 

Career opportunities

With 1.5 billion people wanting to learn English right now the career opportunities are endless! Once you have completed the course you will be qualified to teach English internationally.

You will be qualified to teach:

  • Children
  • Young Adults
  • Adults

In a range of educational settings such as:

  • Schools
  • Universities/Colleges
  • Private English Language Schools
  • Business/Corporate English
  • Private One-to-One Tuition 
Tutor

Angie White, TEFL Trainer

Yuri (Angie) White currently serves as the Assistant Director of Studies at EC Language Centre; Los Angeles. As the ADOS, she has implemented a reflective observation model which promotes professional development and reflective teaching.

In addition, Angie mentors teachers in areas of lesson planning, materials development and how to teach writing. Prior to her current role, Angie spent 9 years in South Korea as an English teacher, curriculum developer, and teacher trainer focusing on methods for teaching writing. Angie loves being a TEFL trainer because she remembers what it was like taking the first step towards a career in EFL. She enjoys teaching EFL methodology and sharing her experiences teaching overseas with her students. Angie has presented at numerous conferences and delivered many workshops and presentations focusing on writing and various EFL topics.

"I love being a TEFL trainer because I remember what it was like taking the first step towards a career in EFL"
How to find us

The TEFL Academy course is held at:

Courtyard Marriott Los Angeles Westside,
California 90230

6333 Bristol Parkway Culver City
California
90230

USA

Tel: %tel%
Email: losangeles@theteflacademy.com

Click here for a map

TEFL Courses in other locations:
TEFL Courses in San Diego
TEFL Courses in San Francisco

 

Accreditation FAQ

Is the course accredited?

Our Level 5 TEFL Course is DEAC-approved as meeting the criteria for Approved Quality Curriculum (AQC) status. The DEAC is a U.S. Department of Education recognized awarding body. Our course is regulated by Ofqual (UK government department) and awarded by TQUK, a UK government recognized awarding body. 

For further information about the DEAC, please visit their website: 

https://www.deac.org

For further information about TQUK please visit their website:

http://www.tquk.org

Who are the DEAC?

The Distance Education Accrediting Commmission was founded in 1926 and is a U.S. Department of Education recognised awarding body. DEAC's goal is to ensure a high standard of educational quality in the distance education institutions it approves by requiring compliance with its published standards, policies and procedures.

Our Level 5 TEFL Course is DEAC-approved as meeting the criteria for Approved Quality Curriculum (AQC) status.

You can find out more about the DEAC on their website:
https://www.deac.org

Who are TQUK (Training Qualifications UK)?

The TEFL Academy is fully accredited by TQUK an Ofqual (The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation, a UK government department) regulated awarding body. TQUK have robust quality assurance systems and procedures in place which all course providers must successfully pass in order to be accredited under the scheme.

Potential TEFL course students should remember that their prospective employers are likely to be based outside the USA. This means that accreditation bodies based solely in the USA may not be recognized by employers abroad. This is why The TEFL Academy has chosen TQUK, as they offer international accreditation for training course providers.

You can find out more about TQUK on their website:

https://www.tquk.org

Who are Ofqual?

The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) regulates qualifications, examinations and assessments in England and vocational qualifications in Northern Ireland.

Ofqual is a non-ministerial UK government department.

You can verify our qualification on the Ofqual Register of Regulated Qualifications here.

Ofqual recognize Awarding Organisations like TQUK and regulate qualifications like ours. An Ofqual regulated TEFL qualification will be recognized worldwide and is highly respected by employers.

What is a Level 5 qualification?

A regulated level 5 qualification means that Ofqual (UK government), have approved the qualification to be an equal level of achievement to other qualifications at the same level. Our Level 5 TEFL Certificate (168hrs) is equal to the following American qualifications: an associate degree, a foundation degree, 2 years at university and the CELTA and Trinity CertTESOL qualifications.

What does "regulated" mean?

A regulated qualification means that it is officially recognized by government and sits on the Ofqual Register of Regulated Qualifications. You can view our qualification on the Ofqual register here.

What benefits does studying a regulated qualification offer learners?

Choosing to study a regulated qualification is your guarantee of quality. Course providers offering regulated qualifications must comply with very tough quality assurance rules and procedures. This ensures that:

  • The staff delivering and assisting students are suitably qualified
  • The course provider has the resources to effectively deliver the qualification
  • The course itself effectively teaches and assesses the qualifications aims
  • The contents of the course have been written and designed by industry professionals and peer reviewed
  • The feedback and grades given to learners is fair, moderated and meets modern academic standards
  • Officially regulated by the UK government, therefore the qualification will be internationally recognized by schools, employers, foreign embassies and governments of most other countries.

How do I know if a qualification is regulated?

Any qualification that is officially recognized by the UK government will sit on the Ofqual Register of Regulated Qualifications. Make sure to ask your course provider to provide a link to the register for their qualification.

You can view our qualification on the Ofqual Register of Regulated Qualifications here.

What's the difference between TEFL and TESOL?

TEFL and TESOL are both acronyms for teaching English to non-native English speakers. Both acronyms can be used to describe qualifications which certify you to teach English as a foreign language. To a large extent, "TEFL" and "TESOL" are used interchangeably.

  • TEFL - Teaching English as a Foreign Language
  • TESOL - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Are cheap TEFL courses on daily deal websites like Groupon and Amazon too good to be true?

Offering a high quality TEFL course that provides students with qualified tutors and leads to a government regulated qualification doesn't come cheap! Course providers selling on daily deal websites must heavily discount their course fees and then split what they make 50/50 with the deal portal such as Groupon, Wowcher & Amazon.

With such small revenues it’s impossible for TEFL course providers selling on daily deal websites to:

  • Offer on-going support from experienced & qualified tutors
  • Have fair & moderated marking/grading systems
  • Develop and continually update quality course content & resources
  • Offer a course that leads to a government regulated qualification
  • Offer job support and on-going assistance after course completion

TEFL courses sold on daily deal websites are unregulated, unaccredited, lack academic credibility and will not be respected by employers.

Read our blog 'Are cheap TEFL courses too good to be true?'

Is a level 5 course always a level 5 course?

You may see cheap TEFL courses advertised online that claim to be a “level”, such as “Level 5 140-Hour TEFL Course” (often advertised on daily deal websites), unfortunately these courses are not the level they claim to be and are highly misleading.

The level of a course tells learners where the qualification sits on the UK’s Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).  If a course is not listed on the Register of Regulated Qualifications, then it is not really a level at all. You can find our qualification on the register here.

Make sure you ask any TEFL training provider that claims to be offering a “level” of TEFL course to provide a link to the Register of Regulated Qualifications. If they cannot provide this, then the qualification is not the level they claim it to be and will not be accepted by foreign embassies and employers. 

Your TEFL journey starts here! Fancy teaching English as a foreign language around the world?

Great! You’re in the right place. The TEFL Academy provides the very best in accredited TEFL courses, meaning your qualification is recognized throughout the world . The TEFL Academy is the world's leading TEFL course provider. We can help you acquire the skills needed to teach English as a foreign language, whether it be through our specialist online TEFL course or our combined TEFL course. Unsure which is the best TEFL option for you? See our TEFL courses compared page for an instant breakdown of course specifics.

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