Combined & Online TEFL Courses

Book your TEFL course through ESLstarter for a special discounted rate!

  • Includes bonus section on teaching young learners
  • Learn the best ways to make classes fun and engaging
  • Support from experienced and qualified trainers
  • Study at your own pace
  • Course is externally accredited via ALAP
  • Perfect course to learn the foundations of how to teach English as a Second Language
  • Internationally recognized qualification
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  • Earn a Trinity / CELTA alternative qualification at a much lower price
  • Includes 6 hours of assessed Teaching Practice either On-line or In-class which satisfies British Council requirement
  • Support from experienced and qualified trainers
  • Study at your own pace
  • Course is externally accredited via ALAP
  • Easy split payment options
  • Internationally recognized qualification
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With over 22 years of experience in providing Combined and Online TEFL courses, INTESOL Worldwide are the world’s most established and recognized brand. The aim of these courses is simple: to teach students how to be a great TEFL teacher!

One of the best things about these TEFL courses is that they are independently accredited by ALAP. This means your qualification is recognized internationally which opens the door to teaching jobs all over the world! Studying a TEFL course that is accredited by a relevant awarding body is of paramount importance and could mean the difference between getting hired or missing out on that dream teaching job overseas.

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Start your journey on the right foot and sign up for one of our independently accredited TEFL courses today. Plus, booking your course with ESLstarter includes a special discounted rate! Click on “Full details & Book” above to get started. 

Independently accredited TEFL online courses through the world's most established and recognised brand, INTESOL Worldwide.

How it works

Take your Combined or Online TEFL course

Submit assignments and receive expert feedback

Receive your TEFL certificate

Gain access to 1000s of teaching jobs abroad!

Why these TEFL Courses are unique

  • All of the courses are fully accredited by the ALAP body (Awarding Language Acquisition for Professionals).
  • ALAP is an independent UK accrediting organization that specialises in the ELT.
  • ALAP are dedicated to supporting training providers who offer their learners practical, up-to-date, and relevant courses in English for specific work purposes.
  • You can rest assured that the TEFL course you are taking is independently accredited.
  • For more on the ALAP grading system, moderation and standards of accreditation, visit here.

All our courses are fully accredited by ALAP

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What is TEFL?

TEFL stands for “Teach English as a Foreign Language”. The term can be used in connection with jobs or as a non-standardised teacher preparation certificate program. It can also be used interchangeably with the term TESOL.

What is TESOL?

TESOL stands for "Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages”. The term can be used in connection with jobs and also as a non-standardised teacher preparation certificate program often available through universities or training providers.

What is TEYL?

TEYL stands for "Teaching English to Young Learners". Many international teaching English as a foreign language jobs involve working with young learners. For this reason, it is beneficial to choose a TEFL course that includes some instruction on how to teach English to young learners.

Why do I need a TEFL / TESOL certificate?

There is a huge demand for English Second Language teachers internationally and the TEFL job market is also competitive - particularly where lucrative teaching jobs in Asia and the Middle East are concerned. Gaining a TEFL / TESOL certificate shows employers that you are willing to invest in your teaching career and also that you have achieved a level of training needed to hit the ground running when you start teaching. A TEFL certificate can make your application stand out to employers and also provides you some invaluable tips and techniques that can be used when you start teaching English abroad.

Why book my TEFL / TESOL certificate through ESLstarter?

ESLstarter are proud to be partnered with the world's most recognized training provider INTESOL. We can offer you discounted rates on accredited INTESOL courses when you book via our website. INTESOL have been delivering TEFL / TESOL courses for over 23 years and have successfully trained 1000s of newbie TEFL teachers. Most importantly, you can be sure that you will receive an accredited, internationally recognised TEFL certificate when booking your course through us.


What are you waiting for?! Book your course today and start your TEFL journey!