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Barcelona is a city of a magnificent depth that offers a wide variety of things to do and sights to see. Take our tefl certification course in Barcelona and gain an internationally recognized teaching certification, as well as an experience of a lifetime.
With the help of our certification, trainees routinely go on to gain employment in Barcelona, Spain, Europe or nearly anywhere else in the world! Jobs are plentiful in Spain, as well as many other worldwide locations, and we help graduates finds job where meaningful work meets fascinating cultures.
Barcelona is a great location from which to start a tefl career. Our course is intensive and challenging but our incredibly able and dedicated training staff will provide endless help along every step of the way. While on the course, trainees learn all the skills they need to become effective teachers. During the weekends, Barcelona will provide trainees with all the thrills and entertainment needed to help ensure a great month is shared by all.
As the second largest city in Spain, most people expect Barcelona to be a busy metropolis of activity. However, its population of just two million is incredibly laid back--making it easy to explore Barcelona’s winding streets and numerous attractions. This vibrant city also boasts a rich nightlife that rivals any other on the Mediterranean coast. From tapas-filled evenings and sailing trips to windsurfing and wine tastings, we can arrange anything to suit your interests.
Our tefl certification course is highly organized and very well structured. Intensive training during the weekdays will be complimented by fantastic social activities at night and on weekends. We’ll do everything we can to ensure trainees come away from the course with an experience of a lifetime. There really isn’t any better way to experience real Spanish culture than to live and work alongside the local population.
In addition to certifying trainees as tefl teachers, we also offer worldwide lifetime job support so we can help course graduates find teaching work in Barcelona or anywhere else there is demand for qualified efl teachers.
apply now, and you could soon be living and teaching right in the heart of brilliant Barcelona.
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.
Our TEFL training center is located in the very modern, Mediterrani Escola building—right in the heart of Barcelona and very close to the famous Plaça España. You’ll find getting around surprisingly convenient and there are three metro lines within easy reach of the school. There are also regular busses that run both day and night.
With the help of our experienced training staff, you’ll deliver lessons to real EFL students who do not speak English as their native language. Students are enthusiastic and provide a supportive environment in which to learn the skills needed to become an effective teacher. In addition to the trainers and students, our office staff are helpful, diligent and will make every effort to help you throughout your training.
The school’s facilities include everything you’ll need in order to successfully complete your course. Our classrooms are welcoming and we have a wide range of teaching resources. We offer free Internet and a café on the 8th floor that includes a sun terrace. We also have two computer suites that each hold over 100 computers.
If you can only stay in Barcelona for two weeks, you ought to try our combined course. This option allows you to complete portions of our course online before you arrive. This way, you only need to be in class for two weeks of teaching practice. Upon completion, you’ll earn an internationally recognized teaching certificate.
If you have any questions concerning our TEFL training center in Barcelona, please feel free to chat with us online by opening a chat line. If we are not available, please contact us.Apply Now!
Our TEFL training center in Barcelona offers two types of accommodation: a private bedroom in a shared apartment, or a home stay with a local family. Both options are located no more than 20 minutes from the training center and within easy reach of a wide range of restaurants, cafés, pubs and various other entertainment venues.
All accommodation is safe, clean and comfortable. You’ll always have a private bedroom and will share the living spaces, kitchen and bathroom. Washing machines, towels and bed linens are all provided.
Accommodation costs for the duration of the course range from US$ 500-575, depending on the room you’re allocated. Allocations are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so the earlier you confirm your place on the course, the wider your choice of accommodation options.
Please be aware that a US$ 215 deposit is required for accommodation. This will be paid when you arrive on the course and it will be returned to you when you leave your accommodation—provided that you leave your accommodation in the same state as when you arrived.
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.Apply Now!
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 Barcelona itself.
The balance of course fees are payable on the first day of class and can be made with a credit/debit card, cash or travelers’ check.
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, accreditation fees and lifetime job assistance.
What are my accommodation options?Expand
Barcelona student accommodation consists of either a room in an apartment shared with your fellow trainees or an apartment shared with a Spanish or English speaking host. In both cases you will have your own private room and share all the communal facilities including the kitchen, washing machine for laundry and bathroom. All rooms are clean, comfortable, adequately furnished and are allocated on a first-come first-served basis. The cost of utilities is included. Sheets are also provided, however, you will need to bring a towel. All rooms are located within easy reach of various restaurants, bars and entertainment sites.
What travel documents will I need for spain?Expand
This information is specific to your country of origin. For the most accurate and current information regarding travel documents for Spain, please contact your nearest Spanish Embassy. 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 12:30 p.m. when trainees learn classroom management, grammar, language and culture and other practical aspects of the course. Lunch is from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. From 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. trainees prepare their lessons with the assistance of the instructors and then from either 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. or 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. they teach their lessons to Spanish students. These lessons are followed by immediate feedback from the instructors. You will not be teaching every afternoon, we aim to provide six to eight hours of observed teaching practice over the 4-week course. These lessons are taught from Monday to Thursday. On Friday, trainees are free after 12:30 p.m. and the weekend is also free. You are, however, encouraged to take your books with you to the beach so you can study over the weekend! 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 Spanish students for the trainees’ teaching practice. Spanish students are very keen and enthusiastic and classes are usually a very positive experience.
Who usually attends the course?Expand
On average we have around ten to fifteen trainees enrolled on each course, although this does vary throughout the year. Most of the participants are American, British, Canadian or Australian, although we do accept non-native speakers of English who have a high proficiency in the language.
Is there a dress code?Expand
During trainees’ lessons, casual attire is allowed. During teaching practice, you will need to dress in trousers/skirts and closed-toe shoes. Men need collared shirts, while women need to wear conservative tops that will cover their shoulders. Men also need to shave or keep facial hair neatly trimmed. No visible tattoos or facial piercings are allowed while teaching local students.
What should I bring for course studies?Expand
Please be sure to arrive on the first day of the course with a notebook and a pen. We also encourage you to bring a laptop as we have Wi-Fi at the training center. We will provide all course materials for you so there is no need to bring anything else for the course itself.
What documents do I need for finding employment after the course?Expand
Of course, you need your passport. When you secure work you may also be asked to provide notarized copies of your birth certificate and college degrees. You might also consider obtaining an international driving permit if you intend to drive while in the country.
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