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Europe'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 classroom course, held in Rome
  • 148-hour online TEFL and grammar course
  • A total of 168 hours TEFL training, involving both online and face-to-face instruction
  • Access to online course for 6 months
  • Tutoring and support from experienced EFL practitioners
  • Free top-up course in Teaching Young Learners, Teaching Business English or Teaching Online & 1:1
  • On successful completion of the course, assistance in finding a TEFL position anywhere in the world
  • All for just €340! (Was €680) *Offer ends 16/07/2019
TEFL Course Information

Would you like to have the opportunity to live and work abroad while teaching English as a foreign language?

Here at The TEFL Academy, we provide you with the tools to begin your teaching journey. We provide a TEFL course right here in Rome. The Combined Level 5 TEFL Course (168 hours) is available in two sections. The first is conducted face-to-face and the second is delivered through an online course. The face-to-face course is completed over a weekend with our dedicated TEFL professionals at the fantastic Hotel Ariston in Rome. 

This portion of the TEFL course will take a total of 20 hours to complete. The second portion is flexible and is completed online at your own pace with the assistance of our team of TEFL trainers. Study in the convenience of your home, whenever you want.

Throughout the face-to-face TEFL course in Rome, we will teach you methods of conducting lessons, how to plan lessons and more. We will also give you the opportunity to teach others throughout the course. You will acquire a greater understanding about the processes of teaching English as a foreign language after this part of the course.

The second part of the TEFL course is the 148-hour online program. You will be given six months to study this course, but it usually only takes four to six weeks to complete. The lessons will be more theory-based during this second part of the TEFL course, consisting of grammar, vocabulary and other fundamentals.

We are the world's only TEFL course provider that has received official recognition from government regulated awarding bodies both in the US and the U.K. Our course is regulated by Ofqual (UK government) and awarded by Qualifi, a UK government recognised awarding body. 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 National Accreditor.

We will award you with an internationally recognised Level 5 TEFL Certificate (168 hours) after you have successfully completed the TEFL course. This accreditation is Ofqual (UK government) regulated and has been approved as the same level as the following qualifications: a diploma of higher education (DipHE), a foundation degree and the CELTA and Trinity CertTESOL qualifications. On our TEFL Jobs Board you can start to apply for online jobs worldwide as soon as you have acquired your final grade. Also on successful completion of your TEFL course, we offer you the opportunity to specialise in your chosen field of teaching English. All enrolments on our level 5 course include a free top-up course in Teaching Young LearnersTeaching Business English or Teaching Online & 1:1. You will be provided with a unique discount code with your booking confirmatioin email which can be redeemed against your chosen course.

Get the opportunity to earn a good salary and travel the world in the meantime. With just a €50 deposit you can reserve a place on one of our TEFL courses in Rome and kick-start your new career. 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.

“The TEFL Academy is accredited by Qualifi, an Ofqual regulated 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.)
 

“The TEFL Academy is accredited by Qualifi, an Ofqual regulated awarding body.”

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Online Course (Instant access on enrolment)

The online course consists of ten mandatory units. All ten units are exam-assessed and for units 5, 7 and 10 there are also coursework-assessed assignments. You get 6-months access to the course, but some students complete their qualification within 4 - 6 weeks (when studied full time).

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 Writing
  • 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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Course options explained

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. Employers offering the best opportunities with the most competitive packages are now asking for level 5 TEFL qualifications. Our course leads to a Level 5 TEFL Certificate (168 hours), which is regulated by Ofqual (UK government) and DEAC-Approved (US Department of Education National Accreditor).

A regulated level 5 qualification means that Ofqual (UK government), have approved the qualification to be at a recognised level of achievement. Our Level 5 TEFL Certificate (168hrs) is the same level as the following qualifications: a diploma of higher education (DipHE), a foundation degree and the CELTA and Trinity CertTESOL qualifications.

You will see many TEFL courses available that are at levels lower than level 5, although these may be accepted by some recruiters, students wishing to gain access to top employers with the best jobs and working conditions should complete a level 5 TEFL qualification. 

All regulated level 5 courses are 150hrs+ in length. We have never seen a single employer ask for more than 168hrs of TEFL training. 

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

“The TEFL Academy is accredited by Qualifi, an Ofqual regulated awarding body.”

Tutor

Julia Gately, TEFL Trainer

Julia has been teaching English as a foreign language for 16 years in Rome, Italy.

Her unexpected journey started after finishing University and moving to Rome where she became a freelance teacher working in many language schools. Over the years, she has had an incredible experience of teaching all ages, all levels and all kinds of professions and courses including Business English in companies, IELTS students preparing for University abroad, all the Cambridge exams and an external Examiner for Cambridge University. Combining her great passion for psychology and teaching in One-to-One lessons, she helps students to overcome problems with learning a foreign language, such as motivation and self-confidence. She also helps students with learning difficulties. She feels the key to successful and enjoyable teaching is to know and respect your students, discover who they really are, what they need and give them time and space to learn.

"The key to successful and enjoyable teaching is to know and respect your students."
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How to find us

The TEFL Academy course is held at:

Hotel Ariston
Via Filippo Turati
16 - 00185
Roma
Italy

Tel:  +353 (1) 554 6227
Email: rome@theteflacademy.com

Click here for a map

 
TEFL Course Information

Would you like to have the opportunity to live and work abroad while teaching English as a foreign language?

Here at The TEFL Academy, we provide you with the tools to begin your teaching journey. We provide a TEFL course right here in Rome. The Combined Level 5 TEFL Course (168 hours) is available in two sections. The first is conducted face-to-face and the second is delivered through an online course. The face-to-face course is completed over a weekend with our dedicated TEFL professionals at the fantastic Hotel Ariston in Rome. 

This portion of the TEFL course will take a total of 20 hours to complete. The second portion is flexible and is completed online at your own pace with the assistance of our team of TEFL trainers. Study in the convenience of your home, whenever you want.

Throughout the face-to-face TEFL course in Rome, we will teach you methods of conducting lessons, how to plan lessons and more. We will also give you the opportunity to teach others throughout the course. You will acquire a greater understanding about the processes of teaching English as a foreign language after this part of the course.

The second part of the TEFL course is the 148-hour online program. You will be given six months to study this course, but it usually only takes four to six weeks to complete. The lessons will be more theory-based during this second part of the TEFL course, consisting of grammar, vocabulary and other fundamentals.

We are the world's only TEFL course provider that has received official recognition from government regulated awarding bodies both in the US and the U.K. Our course is regulated by Ofqual (UK government) and awarded by Qualifi, a UK government recognised awarding body. 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 National Accreditor.

We will award you with an internationally recognised Level 5 TEFL Certificate (168 hours) after you have successfully completed the TEFL course. This accreditation is Ofqual (UK government) regulated and has been approved as the same level as the following qualifications: a diploma of higher education (DipHE), a foundation degree and the CELTA and Trinity CertTESOL qualifications. On our TEFL Jobs Board you can start to apply for online jobs worldwide as soon as you have acquired your final grade. Also on successful completion of your TEFL course, we offer you the opportunity to specialise in your chosen field of teaching English. All enrolments on our level 5 course include a free top-up course in Teaching Young LearnersTeaching Business English or Teaching Online & 1:1. You will be provided with a unique discount code with your booking confirmatioin email which can be redeemed against your chosen course.

Get the opportunity to earn a good salary and travel the world in the meantime. With just a €50 deposit you can reserve a place on one of our TEFL courses in Rome and kick-start your new career. 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 enrolment)

The online course consists of ten mandatory units. All ten units are exam-assessed and for units 5, 7 and 10 there are also coursework-assessed assignments. You get 6-months access to the course, but some students complete their qualification within 4 - 6 weeks (when studied full time).

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 Writing
  • 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

Course options explained

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. Employers offering the best opportunities with the most competitive packages are now asking for level 5 TEFL qualifications. Our course leads to a Level 5 TEFL Certificate (168 hours), which is regulated by Ofqual (UK government) and DEAC-Approved (US Department of Education National Accreditor).

A regulated level 5 qualification means that Ofqual (UK government), have approved the qualification to be at a recognised level of achievement. Our Level 5 TEFL Certificate (168hrs) is the same level as the following qualifications: a diploma of higher education (DipHE), a foundation degree and the CELTA and Trinity CertTESOL qualifications.

You will see many TEFL courses available that are at levels lower than level 5, although these may be accepted by some recruiters, students wishing to gain access to top employers with the best jobs and working conditions should complete a level 5 TEFL qualification. 

All regulated level 5 courses are 150hrs+ in length. We have never seen a single employer ask for more than 168hrs of TEFL training. 

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

Julia Gately, TEFL Trainer

Julia has been teaching English as a foreign language for 16 years in Rome, Italy.

Her unexpected journey started after finishing University and moving to Rome where she became a freelance teacher working in many language schools. Over the years, she has had an incredible experience of teaching all ages, all levels and all kinds of professions and courses including Business English in companies, IELTS students preparing for University abroad, all the Cambridge exams and an external Examiner for Cambridge University. Combining her great passion for psychology and teaching in One-to-One lessons, she helps students to overcome problems with learning a foreign language, such as motivation and self-confidence. She also helps students with learning difficulties. She feels the key to successful and enjoyable teaching is to know and respect your students, discover who they really are, what they need and give them time and space to learn.

"The key to successful and enjoyable teaching is to know and respect your students."
How to find us

The TEFL Academy course is held at:

Hotel Ariston
Via Filippo Turati
16 - 00185
Roma
Italy

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

Click here for a map

 

Accreditation FAQ

Is the course accredited?

Our course is regulated by Ofqual (UK government department) and awarded by Qualifi, a UK government recognised awarding body. 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 National Accreditor.

Who are Qualifi?

The TEFL Academy is fully accredited by Qualifi an Ofqual (The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation, a UK government department) regulated awarding body. Qualifi 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 Europe. This means that accreditation bodies based solely in Europe may not be recognised by employers abroad. This is why The TEFL Academy has chosen Qualifi, as they offer international accreditation for training course providers.

You can find out more about Qualifi on their website: https://qualifi.net

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 recognise Awarding Organisations like Qualifi and regulate qualifications like ours. An Ofqual regulated TEFL qualification will be recognised worldwide and is highly respected by employers.

Who are the DEAC?

The Distance Education Accrediting Commission was founded in 1926 and is a U.S. Department of Education National Accreditor. 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/

What is a level 5 qualification?

When you hear about “levels” this refers to the UK government’s framework for qualifications. This framework allows learners studying UK government regulated qualifications to understand where their qualification sits in comparison to other qualifications. A regulated level 5 qualification means that Ofqual (UK government), have approved the qualification to be at a recognised level of achievement. Our Level 5 TEFL Certificate (168hrs) is the same level as the following qualifications: a diploma of higher education (DipHE), a foundation degree and the CELTA and Trinity CertTESOL qualifications.

 

What does "regulated" mean?

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

Why do other providers offer so many course options and different levels?

The simple answer is, we just don't know! Recruiters offering the best opportunities with the most competitive packages are now asking for level 5 TEFL qualifications. All regulated level 5 courses are 150hrs+ in length. We have never seen a single employer ask for more than 168hrs of TEFL training. 

We know that navigating your way through the TEFL web of courses is very confusing. This is why we offer just one course, exactly what you need to get the best jobs around the world!

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 recognised 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 recognised 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. 

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