How IELTS helps your TEFL career
TEFL has been around for a while now – we’ve grown up with it, and it’s a recognised way of earning money to help with travelling.
However, many have not heard in the TEFL industry of IELTS, and how it can help your TEFL career. So here’s a short post on the background.
Taken from the IELTS website:
IELTS is the International English Language Testing System, the world’s proven English language test. IELTS is accepted as evidence of English language proficiency by over 9,000 organisations worldwide.
Last year, more than 2.2 million tests were taken globally. IELTS is recognised as a secure, valid and reliable indicator of true-to-life ability to communicate in English for education, immigration and professional accreditation.”
This means that people who want to study or work where English is the language used may have to pass an IELTS test.
To help them prepare for an IELTS test, they go to IELTS preparation classes, and it’s you who will be the teacher of that class.
Having an IELTS qualification under your belt with Premier TEFL, enables you to be more employable in language schools because of your extra experience.
Also, because your CV is more comprehensive, you’ll be able to earn more money.
The IELTS preparation certificate is considered a follow-on and complementary course to TEFL skills. So whilst you’re studying your online TEFL course with us, it’s well worth considering IELTS.