St. Paul’s Cathedral is as spectacular now as it was 300 years ago and Westminster hasn’t lost any of its luster. You really must come and see it for yourself—words alone will never do London justice.
The River Thames flows through the city just as it did during the time of Londinium and its Roman settlements. Big Ben, the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, Hyde Park and more all await anyone who takes our certificate course in this magnificent, majestic city.
London also boasts the entertainment district of the West End as well as shopping districts such as Oxford Street, Leicester Square, Covent Garden and Piccadilly Circus.
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In addition to certifying trainees as tefl teachers, we also offer worldwide lifetime job support so we can help trainees find work in the UK or anywhere else there is a demand for qualified efl teachers.
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The page links below will direct you to helpful information about accommodation, course fees, starting dates and more. We encourage you to read over those pages and contact us with any further questions you may have. If we’re online, please feel free to open up a chat line and we’ll answer your questions immediately.
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Students who pass our TEFL course in London will have one of the highest valued TEFL certificates throughout the world. Our teaching facility is located in Tower Hamlets which is close to the city centre and the most attractive boroughs in the city. There are a wide variety of restaurants, cafes, bars, universities, colleges and shops located just a short walk from our school. For the braver of you, why not try an excursion to the nearby London Dungeon or Southwark which has many alluring things to see and do both day and night.
Other famous attractions in the City include the London Eye, the Houses of Parliament, the exciting nightlife of Leicester Square and Soho, shops, museums and theatres. Modes of transport such as the tube, mainline trains, taxis and buses can also be used for those who don’t like to walk.
The practical part of our course involves teaching non-English speaking students who are in London mainly for the purpose of learning English. They are therefore willing and enthusiastic students who have the best motivation to learn the language.
Our TEFL certification center in London is confident you’ll be able to find accommodation near our offices and at a price that will suit your budget and requirements.
Private Accommodation –The least expensive way to live in London is in a private residence. Getting such accommodation is very easy. You will pay anywhere around £60-150 per week for a furnished room. The transportation system in London is excellent and takes you to your destinations quickly, no matter where you live.
Hotels and Hostels – The price of these two types of accommodation depends on the type and rating of a hotel/hostel. Accommodation in an average hostel costs around £200-£350 per week for a private room, and around £70-200 per week in a shared room.
Once you confirm your participation on the course by paying your deposit fee, we can offer you assistance finding accommodation if you cannot find any on your own. We do however charge £74 for this service.
If you have any questions concerning accommodation, please feel free to chat with us online by opening a chat line. If we are not available, please contact us.
We are presently in the process of establishing a new course in London and therefore there are currently no dates available for this location. We anticipate that the course should be running here in January 2015. If you would like to attend a course at this location, please let us know and we will send you full information as soon as the course dates are finalized.
Please check out our other course locations if you wish to attend a course before this one becomes available.
We are presently in the process of establishing a new course in London and therefore there are currently no dates available for this location. We anticipate that the course should be running here within the next 6-8 months. If you would like to attend a course at this location, please let us know and we will send you full information as soon as the course dates are finalized.
Please check out our other course locations if you wish to attend a course before this one becomes available...
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Frequently Asked Questions
What are my payment options?Expand
Course deposits must be paid to our administrative center. Credit/debit card payments are the fastest and cheapest way to pay, but we also accept payments via Western Union, Pay Pal and bank transfer. While there are no deadlines for a deposit, courses can fill up quickly and your seat will only be reserved after the deposit has been paid.
Once you make your deposit, you will receive an email with an informational packet that provides detailed information about the course and London itself.
The balance of course fees are payable before the course begins or on the first day of class (late payments are subject to a £50 fee). Payments can be made via credit/debit card, Western Union, Pay Pal, money order, certified check, travelers’ check, wire transfer and bank transfer.
Course fees are all-inclusive so you won’t be asked to pay additional costs for course related materials or services. This also includes course moderation and accreditation fees, airport/bus station pick-ups* and lifetime job assistance.
* Pick-ups are available from 8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. on the WED, THUR, FRI and SAT before the course begins.
What are my accommodation options?Expand
Private Accommodation (£60 - £150 per week): This is the least expensive option for this course. Transportation is convenient and we can help you to find the best location for accommodation after your course deposit payment has been made.
Hostels (private: £100 - £350 per week, shared: £70 - £150 per week): These are conveniently located around the school and transportation is easy to find.
Hotels (£600 - £700 per week): This is a more expensive option but if you can afford the cost, the accommodation is very comfortable.
What travel documents will I need for england?Expand
This information is specific to your country of origin. For the most accurate and current information regarding travel documents for the UK, please contact your nearest British consulate. There is also a very good chance that all the information you require (application documents, application fees, duration of processing documents) is available on the embassy’s webpage.
What is the course schedule?Expand
From Monday to Friday there are input sessions every morning from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. during which trainees learn classroom management, grammar and other practical aspects of the course. Lunch is from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. From 2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. trainees prepare their lessons (with the assistance of their instructors) and then teach them to real ESL students. These lessons are followed by feedback from the instructors. Our goal is to provide six to ten hours of observed teaching practice over the four-week course. These lessons are taught from Monday to Thursday. On Friday, trainees are free after 1:00 p.m. and the weekend is also free. In addition to these hours, there is also time that must be spent preparing materials and completing various assignments.
What can I expect during teaching practice?Expand
We use local non-English-speaking students for the trainees’ teaching practice. Our students are very keen and enthusiastic and come to classes purely because they want to!
Lessons are based upon real teaching resources found all over the world and you will have the chance to create your own materials as well. You will receive the aid of your course trainer throughout lesson planning and receive immediate feedback on your lesson after it’s been delivered. Practicum is assessed and a satisfactory assessment is required to earn your TEFL/TESOL certificate.
Who usually attends the course?Expand
On average, we have around 20 trainees enrolled on each course. Most of our participants are from English-speaking countries such as: the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada or Australia. We do accept non-native speakers of English who have a high proficiency in the language.
Is there a dress code?Expand
For all input and tutorial sessions at the training location, there is only one specific dress requirement: Both men and women should have a shirt covering their shoulders. The course operates from within a school so we ask you to be mindful of this, as well as being mindful of your peers and to respect the fact that you are a visitor in another country.
During teaching practice there are specific requirements that adhere to the local dress code. All trainees are expected to dress professionally according to the following guidelines:
Women: Shoulders should be covered, blouses with sleeves are suggested. No low-cut necklines, very short skirts or bare midriffs. Open-toed shoes are acceptable, but not hiking or flip-flop sandals.
Men: Long pants, slacks or trousers are required, jeans are not acceptable. Short or long-sleeved shirts with a collar are necessary, although a tie is not required. Loafers or dress shoes are both fine, sandals are not acceptable. Long hair should always be tied back.
What should I bring for course studies?Expand
The only thing you will really need for the course is a notepad and something to write with. If you have a laptop and would like to bring it, you are welcome to do so as the center offers free Wi-Fi.