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Certified Training Center

Licence number: 21338

Accredited Premier TEFL

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Ofqual TEFL Certificate

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Premier TEFL courses are internationally recognized and respected by employers worldwide. Our top TEFL qualifications are Level 5 Ofqual regulated (Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation, England).

We are an approved training center with the Ofqual Regulated Awarding Organization: Highfield Qualifications, and hold independent accreditations with the ODLQC (Open & Distance Quality Council) and ACDL (Accreditation Council for Distance Learning).

This means that our courses undergo continuous external qualify checks to make sure that you receive English teacher training of the highest standards. This way you can be confident in your overseas or virtual job search, knowing you’ve achieved a lifelong, quality qualification.

Highfield Qualifications

Approved Center Number: 21338


Premier TEFL is an approved training center by Highfield Qualifications, an independent Ofqual approved Awarding Organization. This means Premier TEFL has met Highfield’s expectations for developing and delivering high quality courses in the TEFL industry. To maintain this valuable ratification as an endorsed learning center, Premier TEFL is subject to yearly EV visits to ensure we are consistently meeting the high standards set out by Highfield.

OFQUAL (The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation)

The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) is the regulator for vocational qualifications in England and Northern Ireland. Ofqual gives formal recognition to Awarding Organizations and monitors their activities. Ofqual has given approval for Highfield, the Awarding Organization (AO), to provide a wide range of regulated qualifications in varying sectors, including Education and Training.

You will gain 30 Credit Points at Level 5 (RQF) on successful completion of the 180 hour Ofqual regulated TEFL course (launched October 2021), which is more than most Level 5 TEFL qualifications. Qualification Number 610/0049/4 on the Ofqual Register.

View the Premier TEFL Qualification on the Ofqual Register

DEAC AQC Approved Curriculum Provider


The DEAC (Distance Education Accrediting Commission) was established in 1926 and grants accreditation to distance learning institutions throughout the United States and globally.

Endorsed by both the United States Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, the DEAC exclusively grants AQC (Approved Quality Curriculum) status to institutions that satisfy its rigorous criteria.

Our Level 5 TEFL courses have DEAC AQC Approved Curriculum.

View all courses here: www.deac.org/aqc/approved-providers/#premier

ODLQC (Open & Distance Quality Council)


ODLQC (Open & Distance Learning Quality Council) is a UK-based independent body who quality checks open and distance learning. Our courses undergo strict external monitoring and control checks an on ongoing basis to ensure you receive the highest quality teacher training experience.

ACDL Accreditation Council for Distance Learning

Accreditation Number: 2565-3146


ACDL is an accrediting body specialising in distance learning courses. They have an ethos of promoting high standards of excellence among providers. Their seal of approval provides assurance to students that ACDL-accredited educational providers offer the very best in certified quality standards.

Learnovate at Trinity College Dublin Member

Research and Innovation in Learning Technologies


Learnovate is one of Europe’s leading research and innovation centers. They are global experts in the future of work and learning and their mission is to help organizations transform employee, student and customer learning experiences.

Premier TEFL is a proud Learnovate member, working hand in hand with their team to continue to seek excellence in our learner experiences. Our Managing Director, Rosie Mansfield, sits on the Central Steering Committee of the Learnovate Center.

GoAbroad Verification

Overall Rating: 9.58


We have been recognized as a Verified organization by GoAbroad. This level of verification is awarded to a handful of international program providers for showing true dedication to world wide education, conforming to an incredibly high standard of business practices, and providing extraordinary international programs.

GoAbroad Awards 2023

Top Rated TEFL Certification Provider


Reviews of Premier TEFL submitted in 2023 have resulted in us achieving the title of a Top Rated TEFL Certification Provider of 2023. All Top Providers and Programs, such as Premier TEFL were selected based on a combination of the total number of reviews collected and overall rating, as well as other measures as required.

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