300 Hour Level 5 Master | TEFL Institute of Ireland
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The TEFL Institute of Ireland

300 Hour Government Regulated Level 5 TEFL Course

Why take the 300 Hour Specialist Plus TEFL Course?

If you are looking for a government regulated lifetime TEFL qualification, you should complete the 300 hour Master TEFL course. The Ofqual regulated Level 5 Certification in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (QCF) is one of the highest TEFL qualifications available online and respected by employers worldwide.

Did you know? You don’t need to speak a second language to teach English abroad, as long as you’re a fluent English speaker and have a desire for teaching English you’re good to go!

Here are some essential points to consider before enrolling:

What you get with your Professional TEFL Course

  • The TEFL job market
  • Types of employers
  • Job advertisement & examples
  • Interview questions
  • Tips for a good cover letter
6 Months Study
Use on any device
Certificate upon completion
Recognised Worldwide

Verified Student Reviews

I thoroughly studying my 120 Hour Advanced TEFL course. I learned a lot about various language teaching techniques and English grammar. I liked the layout of the modules on the online learning platform - it's easy to go back and find topics that you've previously covered. I would highly recommend this course to others interested in teaching English as a foreign language.read more
Victoria Ryan-Nesbitt
Victoria Ryan-Nesbitt
22:39 09 May 19
The 120 Hour course was really well laid out and easy to follow. Lots of great activities to help the lessons make sense. Great use of YouTube videos showing TEFL teachers in the classroom environment. Really enjoyed the course and looking forward to getting stuck in to the practical world of TEFL! You won't regret taking this course.read more
Meabh McNairney
Meabh McNairney
17:24 17 Apr 19
Great programme to do! It was easy and descriptive and I was able to do it while travelling on the train in the mornings which was a great benefit to me. All the team were also a great help with any questions.read more
Julieanne Mollen
Julieanne Mollen
11:12 17 Apr 19
Truly enjoyed the 120 Hour Advanced TEFL Qualification process. It was simple and interesting to follow and done in the comfort of my own home. Also convenient to study on the go through mobile or laptop. Very interactive and found the quiz's at the end of each module quite helpful. Thank you TEFL Institute !read more
Amber Mahon
Amber Mahon
18:03 01 Apr 19
I am currently doing the 180 hour course and so far I’m very happy with the course. The material is interesting and will be very helpful to me as it includes some great tips on how to teach in a classroom. I highly recommend this course to not just people who want to teach, but to everyone! It is great information to have and will help you stand out to future employers.read more
Aoife McDonald
Aoife McDonald
06:19 26 Mar 19
I recently completed the 120 hour Advanced TEFL training program and I found the material provided by the company is really detailed and interesting defining all the different styles of teaching etc which will really help me in the future to apply those skills. I really enjoyed the experience and the staff are really helpful and friendly. You get a certificate when you've completed the training which is great as it can be provided to future employers. Would recommend using this company to train with.read more
Aidan Ryan
Aidan Ryan
19:44 25 Mar 19
I am currently doing the 180 hours online course and I’m very satisfied. The course is very well designed and and easy to access from all devices. The support team is great and very helpful. The material is interesting and educational, it also gives great tips for real life classroom teaching. I can’t wait to graduate and start using the skills I am learning in a working environment. Definitely recommended.read more
Diana Brigida Frasiloaia
Diana Brigida Frasiloaia
16:19 07 Mar 19
The site is really easy to use and staff are very friendly. There are loads of opportunities and deals through the Institute of Ireland! After completing the 120 hr Advanced course I was offered loads of interviews and have even accepted my first job just a week after getting my cert!read more
O G
O G
14:20 07 Mar 19
TEFL is a good course for those who want to teach english worldwide. In the course, it will teach you step by step what you should know. i think it much a worth to spend money on this.read more
Leyi Low
Leyi Low
22:37 06 Mar 19
A very well structured course. Easy to use. And the people at TEFL.ie were very helpful throughout. I would highly recommend this course.read more
Sean Cafferkey
Sean Cafferkey
22:09 26 Feb 19
I have completed the 300hr Tefl course. I really loved how flexible and convenient the course was and how quickly the TEFL Institute of Ireland responded to my queries. The structure of the course and sequence of topics were clear and well integrated, the videos were practical and the additional reading materials provided links to more articles, resources etc. The course is rich with essential tools needed for the classroom.read more
Sarina Small
Sarina Small
09:55 25 Feb 19
Cannot thank TEFL Institute of Ireland enough for making this course very flexible and manageable... I am happy to say I am a fully qualified TEFL teacher and it is all because of this amazing site!read more
Clodagh
Clodagh
21:44 11 Feb 19
Excellent course filled with comprehensive and detailed material. I did the 120Hour course and I feel confident now that I have the core knowledge needed to teach English. At the end I received a certificate which will really set me apart with future employers. You can also download or access the material at any time so you can revise even after completion I would definitely recommend doing this if you want to teach English abroad!read more
Ryan Cullen
Ryan Cullen
09:41 07 Feb 19
Excellent course filled with comprehensive and detailed materiel. I did the 120Hour course and I feel confident now that I have the core knowledge needed to teach English. At the end I received a certificate which will really set me apart with future employers. You can also download or access the material at any time so you can revise even after completion I would definitely recommend doing this if you want to teach English abroad!read more
Ryan Cullen
Ryan Cullen
12:21 23 Jan 19
I found this course very beneficial and a great starting point to get on the path to teaching English effectively. TEFL have many hints and tips along the way, giving us an extra advantage for when we start teaching.read more
Danielle Gallagher
Danielle Gallagher
17:59 21 Jan 19
I am currently enrolled on the 180 hour Level 5 TEFL course with the TEFL Institute of Ireland. The course material is excellent, very organised and very well presented. There is information on job prospects and personal reflections from people who work with the qualification. The help and advice from the course administrators is excellent. I would highly recommend the TEFL Institute of Ireland if you are considering qualifying in the area of TEFL.read more
Mark Don
Mark Don
16:05 31 Oct 18
I am currently doing the 240-hour online course with the TEFL Institute of Ireland. I am really enjoying it so far, it’s easy to navigate around the site and its very comprehensive. Any issues I’ve had, I received quick and helpful responses, which I have greatly appreciated. The modules are clear, and you can follow your progress easily. There are lots of great links to videos and extra reading material for more information which I am finding very useful! The course is full of valuable, interesting and helpful information that will help make my transition from course to classroom much easier and less daunting.read more
Etáin McGurrin
Etáin McGurrin
04:51 30 Oct 18
I am currently completing the 120 hour online Course with the TEFL Institute of Ireland and really enjoying it. The course is easy to follow and is jam-packed with relevant information that is easy to navigate and access. I was a little bit worried that because I was doing the online course (instead of in class) that I wouldn’t have the same access to teachers/help when I needed assistance, but this has been far from the case! Whenever I have had an issue, I’ve received quick and helpful responses, which I have greatly appreciated.I would highly recommend this course, you can fit it around your own time and schedule without loosing out on quality.read more
Charlie Brown
Charlie Brown
09:28 28 Oct 18
I have just completed my 120 hr TEFL course with TEFL institute of Ireland. It is an excellent course, providing everything essential towards becoming an EFL teacher and making the transition from course to the classroom less daunting considering the fact it will my first teaching experience. It covers everything you need and breaks each part down ensuring you are well informed. Also providing essential materials and tools you need for a great CV creation. I would highly recommend this course!read more
Anne Davis
Anne Davis
11:28 17 Oct 18
Very Interesting Course. I found it to be well structured and fluid. It has some great resources for English teaching preparation. Staff are all very helpful. This course is helpful if you have a busy schedule.read more
NEXGEN SCI-FI
NEXGEN SCI-FI
20:05 03 Sep 18
I am currently doing the 300 hour, Masters Level 5 course with the TEFL Institute of Ireland. The course is great, easy to use, easy to navigate and packed full with so much, valuable, interesting information, which makes me so eager to complete my course and get my dream job of being a TEFL teacher! All the times I have been in contact with the TEFL Institute of Ireland they have been supportive, helpful and kind. The price for the course was such a bargain considering the amount of information and valuable courses that I received in my package! I haven't had any second thoughts about doing this course, it's the best decision I have ever made, and I recommend it to anybody considering doing TEFL! Thanks so much!read more
Anna Livchak
Anna Livchak
14:01 28 Aug 18

300 Hour Level 5 Master TEFL Course

Get it right, download our 44-page career guide free and you will have that interview in no time!

The 300 Hour Level 5 course is a government regulated qualification, stamping your CV with a lifetime, internationally recognised accreditation. This course will set you apart from your peers and help increase your salary plus open up more opportunities! With 4 Specialist Teaching Courses included along with the government regulated 180 Hour TEFL Course you’ll be ready for any eventuality in the classroom, be it real or virtual.

As a fully qualified classroom leader or a newcomer to the exciting world of TEFL, this training will prepare you for classrooms worldwide. Our expert training team will be on hand to guide you each step of the way, from training to securing your dream job. Teach funny idioms on a beach in Costa Rica, give night-classes to businessmen and women in Japan or travel the world all the while earning an income teaching English online.

A question we see frequently is ´Do I meet the requirements to teach English abroad?´. Once you are a fluent English speaker with completed secondary school education, then you meet all requirements with flying colours. Add to this a love of adventure and wanderlust, and the TEFL world will welcome you with open arms.

The 300 Hour Level 5 Master TEFL Course is comprehensive and the ultimate way to fast track your teaching career around the globe.

The HND / Level 5 NVQ TEFL Certificate is the equivalent of the following Irish qualifications: a diploma of higher education (DipHE), a foundation degree, two years at university and the CELTA and Trinity CertTESOL qualifications.
Ofqual-regulated TEFL training is a mark of excellence employers will trust and recognise. Average completion time: 8-10 weeks

By the end of this module, you will:

  • Outline to students the widely extended presence of English globally, and its valuable use in many countries.
  • Learn the most modern teaching methodologies and recommended classroom practices
  • Explore modern pedagogical methods and theories, such as ´behaviourism´ and the ´natural approach.
  • Total: 21 hours
  • Internal ref: R/506/8712
  • Regulator ref: R/506/8712
  • Unit level: Level 5
  • Owner acronym: Training Qualifications UK Ltd
  • Credit value: 5
  • Guided learning hours: 21

By the end of this module, you will:

  • Grasp a clear understanding of the various nuances in English grammar, covering syntax, punctuation and tenses
  • Master applying these nuances into your lesson plans, adapting their use to the ESL level of the class
  • Total: 27 hours
  • Internal ref: R/506/8712
  • Regulator ref: R/506/8712
  • Unit level: Level 5
  • Owner acronym: Training Qualifications UK Ltd
  • Credit value: 5
  • Guided learning hours: 27

By the end of this module, you will:

  • Master the challenge of teaching English grammar to non-native speakers
  • Help develop each student’s ability to form grammatically correct phrases and sentences.
  • Perfect the presentation of grammar structures and meanings with context
  • Master the assessment of a class´s grammar level, applying this level to lesson planning and correction of work.
  • Total: 17 hours
  • Internal ref: K/506/8716
  • Regulator ref: K/506/8716
  • Unit level: Level 5
  • Owner acronym: Training Qualifications UK Ltd
  • Credit value: 2
  • Guided learning hours: 17

By the end of this module, you will:

  • Develop a pedagogical approach to vocabulary
  • Integrate dictionary use to your lessons
  • Design tests for fast vocabulary learning
  • Design classroom strategies to maintain vocabulary usage, through recording and recycling.
  • Master the knowledge of lexical sets, association, collocation and ´false friends´
  • Total: 12 hours
  • Internal ref: A/506/8719
  • Regulator ref: A/506/8719
  • Unit level: Level 5
  • Owner acronym: Training Qualifications UK Ltd
  • Credit value: 1
  • Guided learning hours: 12

By the end of this module, you will:

  • Distinguish between accuracy and fluency, and evaluate their importance in ESL learning
  • Gather a range of communication activities for lessons, such as debating, role play, problem solving and simulation
  • Foster the skill of self-corrected written work within each student
  • Delineate the skillful use of sarcasm, irony, contradiction and persuasion, amongst others.
  • Total: 25 hours
  • Internal ref: A/506/8722
  • Regulator ref: A/506/8722
  • Unit level: Level 5
  • Owner acronym: Training Qualifications UK Ltd
  • Credit value: 4
  • Guided learning hours: 25

By the end of this module, you will:

  • Master the pedagogical approaches to listening and reading
  • Teach students techniques such as skimming and scanning
  • Outline the significance of discourse markers in the English language
  • Total: 11 hours
  • Internal ref: F/506/8723
  • Regulator ref: F/506/8723
  • Unit level: Level 5
  • Owner acronym: Training Qualifications UK Ltd
  • Credit value: 2
  • Guided learning hours: 11

By the end of this module, you will:

  • Master the use of both electronic and non-electronic media as teaching aids in the classroom. Think podcasts, videos and flashcards
  • Specialize in using various teaching aids, justifying their use in the classroom
  • Learn when a particular teaching aid is appropriate, and where it is not
  • Total: 11 hours
  • Internal ref: L/506/8725
  • Regulator ref: L/506/8725
  • Unit level: Level 5
  • Owner acronym: Training Qualifications UK Ltd
  • Credit value: 2
  • Guided learning hours: 11

By the end of this module, you will:

  • Gain a thorough understanding of English phonology and how to teach it to non-native speakers
  • Learn how to stress the importance of pronunciation, cadence, and intonation of English in the classroom
  • Highlight the impact each student´s mother tongue on English pronunciation, and how they can avoid this
  • Total: 18 hours
  • Internal ref: R/506/8726
  • Regulator ref: R/506/8726
  • Unit level: Level 5
  • Owner acronym: Training Qualifications UK Ltd
  • Credit value: 3
  • Guided learning hours: 18

By the end of this module, you will:

  • Master the pedagogical skill of lesson planning
  • Become skilled in designing engaging lesson plans, and adapting lessons naturally in the classroom
  • Learn how to adapt lesson plans for varying levels of learners, and for mono-lingual versus multi-lingual classes
  • Total: 11 hours
  • Internal ref: D/506/8728
  • Regulator ref: D/506/8728
  • Unit level: Level 5
  • Owner acronym: Training Qualifications UK Ltd
  • Credit value: 2
  • Guided learning hours: 11

By the end of this module, you will:

  • Teach students aged 5-16 the basics of the English language
  • Know what motivates learners of these ages and what teaching methodologies best support them
  • Gain understanding and technique in teaching young learners
  • Design excellent lesson plans tailored to young learners, for optimal engagement and learning.
  • Total: 11 hours
  • Internal ref: D/506/8728
  • Regulator ref: D/506/8728
  • Unit level: Level 5
  • Owner acronym: Training Qualifications UK Ltd
  • Credit value: 1
  • Guided learning hours: 11

By the end of this module, you will:

  • Gain a thorough understanding of the varying resources available to TEFL teachers
  • Differentiate between the benefits of using non-electronic versus electronic resources
  • Master the navigation of online TEFL resource sites to find the best materials
  • Self-audit textbooks and coursebooks, to evaluate their standard and relevance to your teaching
  • Total: 16
  • Internal ref: H/506/8732
  • Regulator ref: H/506/8732
  • Unit level: Level 5
  • Owner acronym: Training Qualifications UK Ltd
  • Credit value: 2
  • Guided learning hours: 16

By the end of this module, you will:

  • Have an understanding of what IELTS is and how it operates.
  • Understand what is assessed in the IELTS exam and how does assessment work.
  • Learn who takes the IELTS exam and what scores will they need.

By the end of this module, you will:

  • Understand what the IELTS Listening test consists of.
  • Be aware of the types of questions in the IELTS Listening test.
  • Be able to help students prepare for the IELTS Listening test.
  • Gain 20 essential tips for teaching IELTS Listening.

By the end of this module, you will:

  • Understand what the IELTS Reading test consists of.
  • Understand what is different about the IELTS Academic Reading test and the IELTS General Training Reading Test.
  • Be aware of types of questions in the IELTS Reading test.
  • Be aware of what reading skills are assessed.
  • Gain 20 tips for the IELTS Reading test.hide_avatar=true

By the end of this module, you will:

  • Understand what the IELTS Writing test consists of.
  • Have an overview of the IELTS Academic and GT Writing tests.
  • Be aware of how IELTS Writing is assessed.
  • Be able to help students with Academic Writing Task 1.
  • Be able to prepare students for GT IELTS Writing Task 1.
  • Be aware of IELTS Academic and GT Writing Task 2.
  • Have possible IELTS Essay Topics (GT and Academic Task 2).
  • Have topics to consider.
  • Have a summary of IELTS Writing strategies Task 1 (for students).
  • Have a summary of IELTS Writing strategies Task 2 (for students).

By the end of this module, you will:

  • Understand what the IELTS Speaking test consists of.
  • Be aware of the speaking skills assessed in the IELTS Speaking test.
  • Be able to help your students prepare for the IELTS Speaking test.
  • Have common IELTS Speaking topics.
  • Have examples of Part 2 Candidate tasks.

By the end of this module, you will:

  • Have an overview of Vocabulary for IELTS.
  • What vocabulary students preparing for IELTS need to know.
  • Be able to help your students learn vocabulary.

By the end of this module, you will:

  • Understand possible challenges with teaching for IELTS.
  • Understand and preparing for mixed-level classes.
  • Understand teaching low-level IELTS students, mixed GT and Academic classes, and very high-level IELTS students. Be able to make IELTS interesting.

By the end of this module, you will:

  • Have a clearer understanding of TOEIC.
  • Know where in the world TOEIC is used and why.
  • Know what the TOEIC test consists of and how it is scored.

By the end of this module, you will:

  • Have a clearer understanding of the TOEIC Listening test.
  • Know what is assessed in the TOEIC Listening test.
  • Be able to prepare your learners to be successful in TOEIC Listening.

By the end of this module, you will:

  • Have a clearer understanding of the TOEIC Reading test.
  • Know what is assessed in the TOEIC Reading test.
  • Be able to prepare your learners to be successful in TOEIC Reading test.

By the end of this module, you will:

  • Have a clearer understanding of the TOEIC Speaking test.
  • Know what is assessed in the TOEIC Speaking test.
  • Be able to prepare your learners to be successful in TOEIC Speaking test.

By the end of this module, you will:

  • Have a clearer understanding of the TOEIC Writing test.
  • Know what is assessed in the TOEIC Writing test.
  • Be able to prepare your learners to be successful in TOEIC Writing test.

By the end of this module, you will:

  • Have a clearer understanding of the TOEIC Bridge test.
  • Be aware of the format of the TOEIC Bridge Test and test questions.
  • Be able to prepare your students to be successful in the TOEIC Bridge Test.

By the end of this module, you will:

  • Have a clearer understanding of how learning and teaching Business English differs from General English.
  • Have considered a range of different teaching contexts from classroom-based lessons to distance learning.
  • Have a clearer understanding of the role of the Business English teacher.
  • Have a greater understanding of the need to present language in context and focus on specific business communication skills.

By the end of this module, you will:

  • Have a clearer understanding of how to conduct an effective needs analysis or language audit.
  • Be able to confidently design a course with appropriate objectives and syllabus components.

By the end of this module, you will:

  • Have a greater awareness of the range of materials used to teach Business English.
  • Be better able to select appropriate materials when planning Business English classes.

By the end of this module, you will:

  • Have a greater awareness of the range of Business English speaking skills taught in class.
  • Be more confident about teaching a range of Business English speaking skills.

By the end of this module, you will:

  • Have a greater awareness of the range of Business English writing skills taught in class.
  • Be more confident about teaching a range of Business English writing skills.

By the end of this module, you will:

  • Understand the need for intercultural training and different cultural dimensions.
  • Know how to use practical activities in class to help learners understand their own culture, other cultures and how to cope with different cultures.

By the end of this module, you will:

  • Understand what is involved in teaching an ESP course and how this differs from teaching a General Business English course.
  • Have gained more confidence in teaching ESP.
  • Be able to consider the need for a clear needs analysis, subject knowledge and choosing suitable materials.
  • Have gained confidence in planning an ESP course and individual lessons

By the end of this module, you will:

  • Includes end of course test with multiple questions, requiring a pass mark of 80% or above.

By the end of this module, you will:

  • Have reviewed the role of English as a global language and the increase in young learners accessing English language learning.
  • Have discussed student motivation and learning needs of different age groups.
  • Have a greater awareness of how to adapt your teaching to teach very young learners, young learners and teenagers.

By the end of this module, you will:

  • Have considered a range of practical classroom management techniques designed to manage teaching and learning.
  • Have considered a range of suggestions, routines and procedures designed to maintain classroom discipline.
  • Have considered how teaching techniques can be adapted to cater for different teaching contexts.
  • Have considered some important safeguarding and child protection information to help you deal with welfare concerns.

By the end of this module, you will:

  • Have considered different approaches to teaching grammar.
  • Have reviewed different activities and techniques to teach grammar to young learners at different ages.
  • Have reviewed different activities and techniques to teach vocabulary to young learners at different ages.

By the end of this module, you will:

  • Understand the difference between receptive and productive skills.
  • Understand the main principles of teaching reading and listening skills.
  • Be able to select suitable reading and listening activities for different age groups.
  • Know how to stage a reading or listening comprehension activity.
  • Understand the importance of extensive reading and listening outside class.

By the end of this module, you will:

  • Understand what is involved in being an effective writer or speaker.
  • Understand the main principles of teaching writing and speaking skills.
  • Know how to stage writing or speaking activities.
  • Be familiar with a range of writing and speaking activities appropriate to young learners at different age groups.

By the end of this module, you will:

  • Understand the need for intercultural training and different cultural dimensions.
  • Know how to use practical activities in class to help learners understand their own culture, other cultures and how to cope with different cultures.

By the end of this module, you will:

  • Understand what is involved in teaching an ESP course and how this differs from teaching a General Business English course.
  • Have gained more confidence in teaching ESP.
  • Be able to consider the need for a clear needs analysis, subject knowledge and choosing suitable materials.
  • Have gained confidence in planning an ESP course and individual lessons

By the end of this module, you will:

  • Includes end of course test with multiple questions, requiring a pass mark of 80% or above.

TEFL Institute Reviews

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Charlotte Hughes
2019-05-23T11:22:50+0000
Really wonderful courses! Staff are also super helpful if you have any questions or queries during your course. Fantastic group!
Niamh Galligan
2019-05-23T10:44:30+0000
Really informative, user friendly and helpful staff!
Ridlëy Sprinklër
2019-05-22T00:53:40+0000
I did the 120hour online TEFL. I would highly recommend. It was very easy to navigate and the app made it easy to learn whilst away from your computer. You can download and keep materials and lots of extra resources!
Antonia Heffernan
2019-05-21T13:07:49+0000
Easy course to follow and so many options available.
David King
2019-05-12T18:21:47+0000
Fantastic course and really glad I did it.
Lisa O'Neill
2019-05-11T15:55:27+0000
Really informative and overall a great experience!
Kevin Keniry
2019-05-11T15:55:24+0000
The 10 hour day course was a Fantastic interactive event. Lots of fun, I highly recommend it. Michelle was brilliant, I couldn’t praise her enough for a job well done.
Danielle Williamson
2019-05-11T10:35:30+0000
Did a practical day course with Michelle. I would rate it 10/10. Made me understand the fundamentals of teaching and putting yourself in the shoes of students. Looking forward to starting the online course!
David White
2019-05-02T14:05:56+0000
Good people to work with and very genuine.
Natasha Byrne
2019-04-26T13:11:22+0000
Super user-friendly; well-executed and spaced-out content; and an amazing customer-service team who genuinely want you to get the best experience from the course. 5*
Saorlaith Ní Nualláin
2019-04-25T15:39:15+0000
Very good at outlining grammar aspects in detail, very useful notes overall.
Samina Cullen
2019-04-23T11:57:10+0000
I chose to do the 300 hour course and I found it really good. They give you tonnes of resources to help during and after your course and the support team are really helpful. I would recommend it to anyone looking to qualify to teach English abroad.
Kat Kat
2019-04-21T04:16:19+0000
I've been a teacher for several years in Korea and when I came across the TEFL Institute of Ireland's Master Course, I had to do it! I decided to pick the 300 hour program to get the best results in my teaching. TEFL Institute of Ireland has a really good course and even though I've taught for so many years, I have learned a great deal. Whether you are experienced or inexperienced, I would recommend you do this course. And best of luck for those who are completing their courses.
Sara Doctor
2019-04-20T01:45:13+0000
Scam, do NOT give these people any money! I bought the 180 hour course early October. Firstly the course is filled to the brim with typos and grammatical errors. Rather shameful for a tefl course. There are plenty of strange images, like one placing Poland on the physical location of Pakistan. But I finished the course and sent it off. This was late October or early November. I was told it would take 6 to 8 weeks. It wasn't until late in January I heard anything back, that they were backed up. I had to email them repeatedly, whilst being ignored until March. They then asked me to re-take 2 bits of the test, as a soundbit had failed to work and another part was wrong. Re-did both bits and sent it off. This was abiut a month ago. They have now ignored my last 3 emails AGAIN. I took their course and should have been done by end of January, re-take included. We are now halfway though April and they choose to just ignore me. These people will take your money and time and give you nothing for it. Please avoid!
Nikki Nolan
2019-04-10T15:28:40+0000
I am so glad to have signed up to this TEFL course, I chose the 120 hour option and have found it to be fantastic! Everything is so clearly laid out for you and easy to understand. I was hesitant in the beginning as I had never undertaken an online course before but can say now that I could not be happier with my choice!
Jack EB
2019-04-08T20:43:06+0000
This is a very compact yet concise course which has truly helped me understand the important factors of teaching at the greatest levels- which is wherever your heart takes you! 100% recommend it :D
Marisol Jimenez
2019-04-06T12:44:55+0000
Amazing course! It's a very interactive training course and you for sure will get very familiar on how to teach English abroad!
Mia Piccoli
2019-04-06T12:41:46+0000
The day course in Dublin was fantastic, really engaging, fun and informative! Michelle is a brilliant teacher and I learned a lot. The online course is really easy to follow and really interesting. 100% would recommend this course!
Denise Kerney
2019-04-06T12:04:32+0000
Michelle is a great teacher. Ane batam toru 😁 Great ideas how to teach. very excited to continue on my TEFL journey 👍
Eimear Fitzgerald
2019-04-03T15:37:30+0000
I would highly recommend the TEFL 120 hour course. I am currently completing it and I am finding it really enjoyable. The website is easy to navigate and easily accessible, the TEFL app is also great to get some of the course done on the go! Great experience so far.
Aisling Stafford
2019-03-26T22:21:21+0000
When I first started considering a tefl course I wasn’t sure which course was right for me and who to get my accreditation with. However with the consistent support and guidance of the Tefl institute of Ireland staff having chosen to do the 120 hour course with them I am confident I made the right choice. The course is jam packed but very well structured making the learning process both accessible and enjoyable!
Laura Cunningham
2019-03-23T17:12:27+0000
I had a great experience with Michelle today in Cork at TEFL teaching course. The course was engaging and educational which gave me key skills that have given me confidence to stand in front of a classroom. I would recommend TEFL Institution highly!
Joey Duggan
2019-03-23T17:09:27+0000
Very impressed with the day course I attended in Cork! The teacher was very helpful, good sense of humour and brilliant at explaining concepts. Had a good group of people and felt like I learned a lot! Came as a beginner and it was a great introduction to the world of teaching English as a foreign language.
John DePaor
2019-03-23T13:16:16+0000
Very good coursework! Excellent teacher! Would recommend to anyone!!
Shireen Dallas
2019-03-16T14:50:26+0000
Their courses are very well organised and packed with lots of relevant information. Their deals and specials are a great way to get started and are well worth the money spent. Now on to the next course I have with them.
Trần Thị Thảo Trang
2019-03-15T19:23:48+0000
I have just finished the 120 hour TEFL certificate and thanks to the great service and easy-to-use layout I was able to complete it within a week! Thank you!
Fabian Speder
2019-03-11T03:18:25+0000
Just completed the 30 hour IELTS Preaparation Qualification and I´m more than happy with their service. It´s well-structured, support answered immediately and I received my certificate right after completing the course! Highly recommended!
Vicki Ní Mhuireadhaigh
2019-03-07T21:38:27+0000
Highly recommend this institute and course. The tutors are very helpful and supportive. Enjoyed the course hugely
Lydia Veale
2019-02-27T19:53:15+0000
I completed the 120hour online course and I couldn't recommend it enough. The course allowed me to continue working full time as well as completing the course over a 6 month period. The course is laid out in such a way that aided my learning and also made it enjoyable.The institute itself is wonderful- I've had many questions which have been answered quickly and there is always someone to help guide you in picking which course to choose.
Chloe Bambrick
2019-02-27T16:50:01+0000
Tefl.ie is brilliant! I got the 300 hour master course on special offer and it’s 100% worth the money. They do such great deals to get you started on your qualification to teach English. They do excellent internships and their instagram gives you a really great Insight into what life could be like with a Tefl qualification. I’ve had a few questions to ask about the course and the staff have been excellent in getting back to me as quickly as possible and helping me out. 100% would recommend Tefl.ie!
Molly Kiely
2019-02-27T10:37:43+0000
All the staff at TEFL.ie have been so helpful thoughout the course with speedy responses and tentative care. The course is so in depth and interactive. It also inscludes lots of snippits of the life TEFL teachers are leading for inspiration to keep going.Would definitely recommend!
Sarah Stephens
2019-02-25T12:50:58+0000
The course is very good, lots of information. Highly recommended TEFL.
Sinead Lyons
2019-02-20T08:24:08+0000
Lots of information to process but easy to understand and they have great staff to help if you have any issues :)
Juliet Pearl L. Kelly
2019-01-26T13:32:15+0000
Just completed 2 courses. The 120 hour and 30 hour young learners. Delighted to be finished this fun course. It was easy to navigate, great layout and easy to read. But it was the staff who where really amazing. Always on hand if you ever needed anything. Very quick to respond and extremely helpful. I will be recommending them to anyone who is thinking of doinga tefl course.
David Kelly
2019-01-22T10:23:54+0000
Great course overall. Easy to navigate through. Fun to learn. Wonderful support from the online team. Always quick to help you out if you need anything. Would recommend this course to anyone for sure. And let’s hope it gets my wife and I a job teaching in Asia somewhere. Here’s to our new careers.
Aoife Rowley
2019-01-15T18:04:39+0000
Just completed the 180 hour course and I found it super easy to follow and full of useful guided information. I found the progression between modules seamless and enjoyed the use of videos and real life classroom examples to further explain some points. Would recommend The TEFL Institute of Ireland to anybody looking for a TEFL qualification!
Robyn Winston
2019-01-09T20:11:12+0000
The TEFL course I am doing is very interesting and it gives many different ways to help me teach English to my students through different interactive activities. These help my kids to be included more in my lessons.
Róisín Mc Caffrey
2019-01-07T13:31:28+0000
The staff are very helpful and the course layout is easy to follow with clear instructions.
Silvia Szakal
2019-01-02T18:38:14+0000
Just completed the 120-hour advanced TEFL course and I highly recommend it! The course is very comprehensive and gives you plenty of advice/activity examples that you'll be able to take into the classroom. It's definitely worth it!
Antje Wagner
2019-01-02T12:23:36+0000
Great staff, super supportive and knowledgable, and really easy to get hold of due to the chat on their website.Course is interesting and easy to follow, well explained and gives you all the tools to be able to teach. I found the approach to the course with videos, samples, scenarios, material and soundbites really good and inclusive.
Alicja Alicja
2018-12-20T17:44:33+0000
smooth and very useful. There is a lot of tips and examples which can be used later on while teaching. Thank you TEFL
Ray Lloyd
2018-12-08T16:35:26+0000
I am currently doing a Level 5 TEFL course which I am finding challenging but hugely enjoyable and informative.
Jack Marcus
2018-11-27T07:36:36+0000
120h Advanced level certificate is a great enabler course to introduce you to the world as teaching English as a foreign language. Course content thorough and yet easy to follow
Éamonn Grennan
2018-11-21T16:27:00+0000
The 180 hr Advanced Level 5 TEFL suited me so well alongside my current university studies and at times complemented them in terms of critical thinking and resource management. It encouraged high standards and focused on exploring the ways of improving class cohesion and suitability to plans for different students.It also had some really insightful podcasts and interactive videos that round out learning, overall extremely helpful and flexible.
Jason Branley
2018-11-12T01:13:30+0000
Got the 240Hr Master Course, easy to follow and explained well with helpful scenarios and videos.It goes into many areas that people wouldn't normally think about in teaching which I found extremely helpful. Staff are friendly and quick to respond as well.Would highly recommend TEFL to anyone considering it.
Jordan Lee
2018-10-31T16:29:24+0000
I would highly recommend TEFL Institute of Ireland accreditation. I am officially qualified as a TEFL teacher and its all thanks to the TEFL Institute of Ireland TEFL qualification course. I completed a 120 hours TEFL Institute of Ireland qualification and +270 hours observed teacher training. As a result, I have been working as an ESL teacher within private language schools and photography summer camps, primarily in Eastern Europe: Poland and the Czech Republic and through online platforms.
Olwen Winter
2018-10-19T11:10:16+0000
The TEFL Institute of Ireland has been a fantastic resource and support to me in fulfilling my dream of becoming an English Teacher. The staff are so friendly and someone is always there if you ever need a hand with anything.
Ger O'Regan
2018-10-19T09:21:28+0000
The course was easy to follow and the staff were very efficient and helpful. It is a great way to study and gain a really useful recognised qualification. I'm looking forward to starting my next course now!
Joni Spring
2018-10-17T21:06:25+0000
My experience with Kate In TEFL Ireland was really helpful. She was always friendly, really efficient and answered my questions as they arose. I will be extending my course time due to outside circumstances but there was no issue. Looking forward to a new qualification and new opportunities.
Meadhbh Ahern
2018-10-10T13:09:53+0000
All the staff in TEFL Ireland were so helpful when it came to making my decision to teach abroad. They gave me great advice about my placement and were always so quick to reply to any queries I had. Doing TEFL was the best decision I ever made. It provides a great opportunity to travel and experience different cultures.
John O'Byrne
2018-09-25T16:16:07+0000
I have done the 120 hour online and then on 22 Sep I did the 10 hour practical workshop in Dublin. Was really concerned that it started at 9:30 and finished at 7pm that I would be bored and fall asleep.From the outset Michelle (perma smile), Kate and Katie kept the pace going, engaged us all in a great day of practical learning and good fun. It flew and my goals were fully achieved as after the 120 hour I felt good about the content but needed practical help and some experience. There were 12 of us and it was really a good and and a great group of people. Made a show of myself a few times.Thanks again ladies and and look forward to working with you in the future.John
David Gear
2018-09-22T22:08:04+0000
very useful certified courses that make you a better teacher and set you on the right track for a rewarding TEFL teaching experience. I was impressed by a great team in the classroom and online
Carmel Jefferies
2018-09-22T15:00:28+0000
I completed the 10 hour day course and must say it was far better than I could have imagined. It was very interactive and informative and I would recommend anyone interested in TEFL to do this.
Rí Tee O Mahony
2018-09-22T12:44:54+0000
Interesting, interactive classes well explained and good fun.
David Crofts
2018-09-11T13:57:21+0000
This is a great programme and covers all of the materials & resources needed to become a TEFL Teacher. Work at your own pace and there is a help section included along with online chat to answer any questions.
Avril Timmins
2018-09-07T13:32:28+0000
very nice friendly, helpful staff, who helped me out when i had a little issue with my account😁😁😁😂😂😂🤣🤣🤣
Derek Meijnhardt
2018-09-04T14:07:25+0000
The TEFL institute of Ireland, is fantastic. I have just completed the 30 hour young learners course, and it could not have gone any better. The layout made it easy to understand and whenever I did have a question, I would just contact customer support via live chat and I would receive a response immediately. 10/10. I would definitely received to a friend. Thanks guys 🙂
Anne Sayers
2018-09-04T09:50:28+0000
lovely friendly staff who sort any little problems fast and can admit if any errors do happen . in my case there was a small technical issue but it was sorted fast and with no fuss. Thank you I will study with you again
Maria Rapata
2018-08-18T17:05:48+0000
I completed the 120h Advanced TEFL Qualification and I strongly recommend it to teachers of English. It provides you with many useful information about the teaching process and management and tips on how to insure a successful learning outcome.
John-lee Heaney
2018-08-13T13:40:59+0000
I really enjoyed the online 120 Advanced course very well structured, coherent and consistent. The modules layout flowed well and contained applicable information essential for self-educating oneself. I found this course both exciting and rewarding as I can walk away with a wealth of knowledge of English grammar structure and syntax. I would definitely recommend this course to anyone looking to complete a TEFL, at a pace to best suit yourself.
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2018-08-12T20:44:25+0000
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Dáithí O'Ceallaigh
2018-08-01T16:51:14+0000
I found the online 120 Advanced course very well structured, concise and clear. The modules flowed well, were diverse and contained the relevant information necessary to self-educate oneself on the nuances of teaching English as a foreign language. Overall, I am very satisfied and would recommend the course to anyone looking to complete a TEFL course at their own pace and convenience.
Mary Lloyd
2018-07-26T15:22:25+0000
I found the 120 Hour Advanced course to be very well laid out and user friendly. Would definitely recommend it to anyone considering teaching online or abroad.
Stefano Taddei
2018-07-24T23:27:49+0000
Having finished a degree in theology, I struggled to find work. I came across TEFL Institute of Ireland which was offering a great deal for its 120hr online course. It is clear, accessible, flexible and engaging. I am so grateful to have found it as it has opened doors for me to find work, not only in Ireland, but in interesting and exciting places around the world! I recommend it to anyone who wishes to expand their skills in a practical and manageable way (and for those thirsty for adventure!)
Christopher Cash
2018-07-04T19:24:43+0000
Really great course, easy to follow and great interactions via videos and voice lessons!
Scanty Jjames
2018-06-18T22:01:32+0000
Brilliant Course , very thourough and easy to navigate
Jordan Fitzpatrick Leijen
2018-05-29T19:43:14+0000
I am currently taking the 240 Hour TEFL Course. So far I have completed the 30 Hour IELTS Qualification and the 30 Hour TOEIC Qualification. I will soon complete my 180 Hour Level 5 Qualification, which will make me fully certified. I find the service TEFL Ireland provide very helpful. The website is easy to use and it gives very clear instructions. There are lots of good links for extra information, too! Overall I am very pleased with this course! :-)
Rory Sugrue
2018-05-22T21:06:31+0000
Having seen my friends take the course and knowing of their success my curiosity grew, I drove to the office in Youghal and talked with the staff there who are beyond fantastic. Since late January I have been doing the course whilst working and as of an hour ago I have completed the 240hr master course.100% Recommend to anyone!
James Downey
2018-05-12T00:12:29+0000
Almost finished a 150 hour specialist TEFL course. The course is very interesting, helpful and will be a very good qualification to have. Customer service very helpful whenever I had any questions.
Carla Devane
2018-05-04T13:57:29+0000
I was hesitant to take on an online course for the first time but I can honestly say I am glad that I did. I am doing the 120 hour course and find it to be laid out very well with well presented information. The support from the institute is very good. I also love the flexibility that doing an online course gives me. Would recommend TEFL to anyone looking to take on an exciting new challenge
Ciaran O'shea
2018-04-26T18:13:49+0000
So happy to have finished TEFL 120 course, it showed me how much can be done in a classroom to make teaching not only fun but more informative for everyone involved. Also the online resources and book recommendations are beneficial for how and where to start when it comes to entering the classroom for the first time.
Alyona Gutsul
2018-04-23T13:10:01+0000
Just completed the 120 Hour Advanced TEFL Course. I took it as a revision of my full-time 4-year degree in English Language and Literature obtained years ago. I often take online PD courses, and I found the option to save/print books being extremely useful. (I wish all online courses have this option available.) Looking forward to completing the rest of my 240 Hour Master Course!
Deli Ní Chléir
2018-03-14T00:41:14+0000
At first I was very hesitant about committing to an online course with little knowledge of what I wanted to gain from it, but I couldn’t be happier with the course I chose to complete: Tefl 120! Not only was it laid out conveniently and packed full of teaching methodologies and even the history of teaching, but Ian himself behind it proved extremely helpful when I ran into difficulty with the course one day due to a technical glitch. Great content and great customer service! Would recommend!
Nicolas Cabrol
2018-03-13T16:55:03+0000
Yesterday, monday march the 12th, I completed my 120 h advanced TEFL courses. Those online courses are well designed and very useful. I've learnt a lot about the methodology, the materials ans the content ! I just hope that not being a native English speaker (french citizenship) won't be an obstacle to find a teaching job of English abroad.
Evelien Lekkerkerk
2018-03-07T18:48:52+0000
Very clear course material with a great amount of information at your disposal when taking the TEFL course
Dara Flores McDonagh
2018-03-06T21:20:37+0000
Recently completed the 30 hour teaching young learners course. Very insightful with clear and understandable teaching methods. I learned a lot and am looking forward to studying more with TEFL to further my knowledge and qualifications
Katie Ní Móráin
2018-02-25T09:08:06+0000
In the process of completing the Masters TEFL course. When deciding which course was most appropriate to me the staff were so helpful and took the time to discuss my options for getting work. Very helpful.
Leo Lynch
2018-02-20T20:53:12+0000
Just completed my 30 Hour Teaching Young Learners Qualification. Really easy to access all the information you need. The content is perfectly explained and interesting. Would recommend for anyone that is looking into teaching English abroad.
Alexandra Blahutová
2018-02-14T18:00:14+0000
Just completed the TYL Course which is a part of my 240 hour Master Course, The modules are really instructive and full of helpful links and videos. I've learned a lot of new things during completing these courses and I am looking forward to finish them and start teaching English ASAP.
Dáithí Bric
2018-01-24T17:14:54+0000
Just completed the 120 hour TEFL component of a 240 Hour Master Class. Modules were informative; well structured and very educational. I learned a lot and have a greater appreciation of written and spoken languages and linguistics. The Great advantage of this system is one can do the training in your own time and start back into a module wherever you left/logged off. The browser, at least in my experience, was initially difficult to navigate. Compatibility was best by accessing the TEFL site using Google Chrome rather that Internet Explorer
Caroline Shea
2017-12-27T23:50:39+0000
I have just recently finished the 30 hour IELTS Preparation course and I must say it was very structured with everything that I needed to know over the subject. It is organized and extremely well put to have a clear understanding of it.
Ame Swayne
2017-12-21T18:07:12+0000
I had been thinking about completing a TEFL course for sometime and thanks to the guidance from the team, I decided to take the leap. I found the staff very helpful and informative and more than willing to discuss any questions that I had about the course. Overall fantastic customer service.Overall I really enjoyed completing the TEFL course. It gave me a better knowledge of the English language and I now feel more comfortable in my ability to transmit this to students.I would strongly recommend TEFL for anyone who may have an interest in teaching abroad.
Daniel Goodname
2017-12-13T13:24:45+0000
TEFL Institute of Ireland is the best place to be trained on TEFL.Therefore, i strongly recommend this institution to anyone that wants to teach English Abroad. Again, i am very grateful to be associated to this noble institution.
Buhegwendzimu Tjedza
2017-12-04T04:30:21+0000
I just finished the 30 hour IELTS Preparation Qualification. The material was very informative and easy to understand... I am happy that i chose to do my TEFL qualification with this institute..
Craig Broughton
2017-11-10T16:12:48+0000
Just finished up my 120 hour Advance course today. Very handy to have all the information online with easy to print out option. Lots of useful links to sites and books included to make the process a little easier for new people like myself.
Gregory Srikrish Ramanado
2017-10-25T13:18:45+0000
A wealth of educational support and knowledge that gently coerces your transformation into a TEFL Ninja!Easy, friendly and well presented.
Patrick J Power
2017-08-19T07:35:41+0000
Just finished the 120 hour course. Excellent course. Easy to read, well laid out, informative. I am very excited about this qualification/ I feel well-prepared and enthusiastic about using my new skills. Highly recommended course for anybody interested in teaching as a English as foreign language
Aidan Ashless
2017-08-15T13:18:24+0000
Was recommended by a friend to try one of their TEFL courses and was amazed by how engaging and user-friendly the course was. The course is broken up into succinct modules that provided me with a clear indication of my progress and made the completition of the 120 hours an anything but daunting task. I could continue to rave about my overwhelmingly positive experience with The TEFL Institute Ireland except alas I must now dash off to put my new qualification and skills to use in some beautiful exotic part of the world! And so my parting words are that I would 10/10 advise all aspiring English Language Teachers to choose TEFL Institute Ireland!ciao
Aoibhinn Helly
2017-08-08T19:41:35+0000
I completed the 120 hour Advanced TEFL course with TEFL Institute Ireland - for me it was extremely accessible and easy to use, with the lessons well laid out. It was a seamless process also thanks to the great customer service. I completed the course in no time and am now using my new skills confidently teaching English in Barcelona. Go for it!!!
Lauren Ní Chorbáin
2017-08-07T20:08:14+0000
I would highly recommend this TEFL course to anyone who would like to teach English at home or abroad. The website is user friendly, the course itself is comprehensive and informative and customer care is outstanding. I feel extremely confident taking what I have learnt from this course abroad next summer. If you have an interest in travelling and teaching English I couldn't recommend this course enough.
Kieran O'Neill
2017-07-31T19:15:19+0000
Course was absolutely excellent, simple and user-friendly but at the same time comprehensive, topped off with great customer service. I´m confident I can take my learnings around the world or online - go for it!
Jess Knoblauch
2017-07-28T17:18:31+0000
This TEFL course is unlike any other I have come across. The customer care was 10/10 and the website was extremely user friendly. The course itself was interesting and informative. If you have an interest in TEFL I would get in touch with the TEFL institute Ireland, they know what they are doing!
Kate Popova
2017-07-21T18:05:19+0000
Great Company. Real experiences at affordable prices. Get me on the plane now! :)
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