Is a level 5 TEFL course worth it?

This depends on your motivation for becoming TEFL certified. Whether you plan to teach English for a few months or begin a whole new career.

By taking a level 5 TEFL course online, you’ll certainly gain the best value for your money. Taking a CELTA or Trinity CertTESOL typically takes one month of classroom time. You’ll gain the most in-depth English teacher training possible from a self-study course and be ready to begin a new life as an English teacher.

The Level 5 range of courses from 168 hour Ofqual regulated TEFL Course to our 310 hour Hybrid Course is best suited to those looking for a longer-term TEFL experience. This course takes on average, 6 – 10 weeks to complete. Afterwards, your coursework will be reviewed by our Internal Quality Assessor (IQA).

This review will determine if you should be asked to re-attempt any of your written assessments to better demonstrate an understanding of the course learning objectives. It’s common for most learners to be reassessed on a few areas of the course.

Trainee teachers on a level 5 course should be prepared to undergo this coursework review, and the time necessary to complete it. As part of such a prestigious award, rigorous checks are in place to uphold the quality standards of the training.

If you’re searching for a more fast-track TEFL certification to teach overseas, and have no formal plans then check out the 120 hour Advanced TEFL Course. It’s internationally recognized, comprehensive and very popular.

Use our handy Course Picker tool to find our which course is best to suit your career, goals and current level of teaching experience.

Useful Video >> What a Level 5 course did for Rob’s TEFL career.

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