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300 Hour Level 5 TEFL Online Course
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The crème de la crème of TEFL courses, our Level 5 300 Hour TEFL Course is one of the best courses to learn everything you need to know to teach in any setting. Want to teach young learners in a classroom abroad? No problem! How about business professionals online in the comfort of your own home? Sure thing! It’s all possible with a Level 5 TEFL qualification.  

What’s more, TEFL employers will be dazzled by your commitment to a high standard of training. Assessed as the same level as the CELTA, this Level 5 certificate is recognised by employers worldwide. In other words, it looks great on a CV!  

Once TEFL qualified, it’s up to you where you go. Your lifetime TEFL certificate is your ticket to travel the world or set your own hours working from home. Whatever you decide to do, we’re certain you’ll love the freedom and satisfaction of a TEFL career. And we’re here to support you every step of the way. 


We understand that 300 hours of study might sound like a lot. But, with 12 months to complete your course, 24/7 online access and support from experienced tutors along the way, you’ll have everything you need to succeed. Simply login to our online learning platform to access your course and study at your own pace. 


Along with the Level 5 180 Hour TEFL Course, you’ll get the following specialist TEFL courses: 30 Hour IELTS, 30 Hour TOEIC, 30 Hour Teaching Young Learners and 30 Hour Teaching Business English. Combining these courses is a costeffective and savvy way to get the most in-depth TEFL training. 


The TEFL Institute of Ireland is trusted and recognised by employers worldwide. At the heart of everything we do is our mission to provide you with the best TEFL experience. From study support to lifetime job assistance, our team of experienced TEFL teachers and trainers have the expertise to help you achieve your TEFL goals.    

Who can take this course?

You’re looking to be a top-level qualified teacher
You want more employment opportunities
You want more than a minimum TEFL qualification
You’re looking to teach abroad and earn a top salary

Preview Your Certificate

Take a look at your future Accredited TEFL Certificate
  • Teach Abroad
  • Teach Anywhere
  • Online Teaching
  • Higher Salary
  • Optimal for Jobs

The Accreditation Council for Distance Learning (ACDL) has strict standards that TEFL course providers must follow. It’s not just the quality of our courses that the ACDL assesses, but the whole process from start to finish. Our ACDL specific course accreditation means that the course has passed a rigorous evaluation, meets high standards, and is monitored regularly. Average completion time: 10-14 weeks

Course benefits

300 hours of Level 5 online TEFL training
Downloadable TEFL course material
TEFL training approved by Ofqual
Expert job-hunting advice
Access to TEFL jobs board
Lifetime support and guidance
Study online at your own pace
Personal online TEFL tutor support
12 months of study time
Internationally-recognised Level 5 certificate
Downloadable TEFL coursebook
Use the world’s first TEFL App
Employer certificate verification
Weekly live tutor support session via Zoom
Life-long Level 5 TEFL qualification
24/7 access to your course on any device

What Our Graduates Say

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Excellent services, professional attitude and friendly staff-I was delighted to contact Sarah Foley who proved to be indispensable when dealing with all the formalities. The Tefl Institute of Ireland comes highly recommended. Glad to have joined.
Aleksandra Lederer
Aleksandra Lederer
19:02 24 Sep 21
Loved my course super easy to follow and lots of additional sources and mateials provided
Anastasia Burton
Anastasia Burton
16:20 24 Sep 21
I highly recommend The TEFL Institute. They are an exceptional organisation. A very big "Thank You!" to Emma for her outstanding customer service :)
Ruth Shortt
Ruth Shortt
11:37 23 Sep 21
I am very happy with my decision to study for a TEFL qualification with The TEFL Institute of Ireland. Throughtout my course the support team were extremely engaging, helpful and always encouraging, in particular I would like to mention and say thanks to Sarah Foley and Rachel Hammond for all their support. They were also really prompt with their responses so I was never waiting too long for help. I would definitely recommend anyone who is interested in a TEFL course to enrol with them and I am looking forward to starting my next course with them and expanding my skills!
Emily Coll
Emily Coll
10:29 22 Sep 21
I have had such an amazing experience doing the tefl course, tefl institute of ireland have been very helpful and have had good communication throughout the time I have been doing the course. I’d highly recommend them to anyone.
Rachel mangan
Rachel mangan
08:57 22 Sep 21
Thank you so much! This was such a good experience and has helped me in my career to becoming an English teacher. The Webinars were so informative about lots of teaching opportunities around the world. This has also allowed me to gain more confidence in my teaching career. I would highly recommend this to anyone deciding to become an English teacher.
Angelica Guardiano
Angelica Guardiano
23:29 21 Sep 21
I am really enjoying my course with the TEFL Institute of Ireland. The team, especially Kate and Sarah, have been very helpful in enabling my study and letting me know of the different opportunities available with the course. The content is engaging and there are plenty resources to make the most of the course. Thanks very much especially to Sarah for your recent help!
Sinéad Liston
Sinéad Liston
14:36 21 Sep 21
I am currently completing the 120 hour TEFL course. I am enjoying this course and received good support during it. Would recommend.
Aoife Ryan
Aoife Ryan
14:03 21 Sep 21

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