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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. 

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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

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I highly recommend completing the 120 Hour TEFL course. The course and content is very well structured and organized, making it easy to navigate and obtain all the knowledge contained in the course. The course is extremely interesting and covers a range of aspects of the teaching of English. Angela, the customer support advisor and the team were very helpful when addressing any queries or questions regarding the content. It is a very worthwhile course, fantastic value for money. Thank you.
13:04 11 Aug 22
I found the 120 hour TEFL course very enjoyable with TEFL Institute of Ireland. There was always available support along the way. This course gave me a solid grounding for my English teaching journey. I highly recommend this course
Daraigh Quinn
Daraigh Quinn
12:55 11 Aug 22
Hi there. I really enjoyed the TEFL 30-hour 'Teaching Business English' course. I found it really interesting particularly on student need assessments and suggested course planning and design. This is a great addition to the main TEFL Level 5 qualification that I am currently studying for as both courses (coupled with my own business background) really brings things together nicely. Well done TEFL Institute!
Eimear Ryan
Eimear Ryan
12:43 11 Aug 22
I purchased the level 5 TEFL course and I’m very satisfied with it. Easy to get through in my free time at my own pace.The Course goes into much detail about the ins and outs of the language and has great resources for teaching. The staff have been very helpful throughout especially Sarah Foley
Darragh Phelan
Darragh Phelan
13:17 09 Aug 22
I completed an online course which was very informative and very affordable.
Deborah Stack
Deborah Stack
07:53 08 Aug 22
I've had a very positive experience with the TEFL Institute, first with the 180-hour online TEFL certification course and recently with the 10-hour virtual Teaching Practice course. I would like to mention Michelle Benson, who took us through 2 great days of gaining teaching practice: her guidance was crystal-clear, hands-on, inspirational and rewarding, providing the group with practical tips and useful resources. In addition, the multicultural composition of the group was an added bonus. I would greatly recommend both the certification course and the practical webinar for anybody wishing to pursue a career in EFL teaching!
Tania Prestini
Tania Prestini
13:18 07 Aug 22
I enrolled on a course 310 hour and ran out of time but after speaking to one of the members of the team - Emma Coleman - we managed to extend my course so I can continue on my course - the courses they offer are amazing - would recommend and staff (especially Emma) are friendly and there to help :)
Ems McC
Ems McC
13:15 05 Aug 22
Annelies was the most helpful in asking my questions regarding extension to tefl platform. Many thanks, Annelies
Umida Abdurakhimova
Umida Abdurakhimova
14:51 04 Aug 22
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Course benefits

Ofqual Level 5: Internationally recognised digital certificate issued by The TEFL Institute and Highfield Qualifications
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 (6 months for the Level Traning + added 6 months to complete shorter courses)
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
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