Are you considering enrolling in a TEFL course, or perhaps you have already decided in taking an online TEFL certification course? Then something to consider is investing in a practical day course! But what exactly is a practical day course and what are the benefits of taking one?
Put simply, a day course is an additional, jam-packed 10-hour day where you take your TEFL knowledge learned online and apply it in person! This 10-hour practical day will be taught by one of our expert TEFL teachers. They’ll be there to answer any questions you may have as well as provide you with tons of epic training and advice.
The best part is that you can choose a day that fits in your schedule! This means that whether you have completed the online portion of the course or even if you have yet to start, you can attend! There are locations all across Ireland, including, Dublin, Galway, Cork, and Limerick!
So why enroll in a practical day course? Here are simply a few reasons!
1. Meet like-minded individuals.
In a practical day course, you will be able to meet other TEFL teachers who are looking to teach English abroad. Who knows, you may even end up choosing the same country to teach in! Especially, if you decide to enroll in one of our Internship programs in Shanghai, Thailand, or Italy!
2. Have all of your TEFL questions answered
All of our day courses are taught by expert TEFL teachers. They will be able to answer any questions that you may have regarding the course, teaching in general, or even just what life abroad is like!
3. Get hands-on experience
During the day course, you will be able to put your skills to the test and try teaching to your peers before you begin teaching to a class abroad. You will be able to get feedback and advice on your teaching style so that when you move abroad, you’ll be ready for anything!
4. Help with your confidence
Practice makes perfect! By practicing in front of your peers, you will be able to further develop your confidence in being a teacher. The hardest time is always the first time you are teaching. By teaching a room full of your peers, you will be able to get all of those jitters out beforehand!
5. Make you stand out on your applications
When applying for teaching positions abroad, by enrolling in a day course, you will automatically be putting yourself ahead of the competition. Not only will you have your TEFL certification, but you will also have practical experience. Therefore, you will be more likely to get the position over other applicants!
These are just a few of the benefits of taking a practical day course in addition to receiving your TEFL. So what are you waiting for? Enroll in one of our day courses today!