Discover in this blog all the information you need to know about TEFL course and Highfield accreditation!
What is accreditation?
Accreditation is the stamp needed to authenticate a professional-level TEFL certification. We know it can be difficult to choose a TEFL qualification provider and understand the lingo and jargon that goes with researching your options.
Here we will explain what is most important when researching which TEFL certificate is right for you and why our TEFL courses are approved and regulated by respected, reputable awarding bodies.
Why are we accredited Highfield?
We are very proud of our Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) Level 5 TEFL course because we know how important it is to our teachers to have a government regulated, recognized and respected qualification they can rely on to land their dream role.
As a global leader in the TEFL industry, we have collaborated with leading teaching English as a foreign language educators and experts to ensure our teachers are at an advantage in the job market.
Premier TEFL teachers are provided the highest standard of distance learning. The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) stamp on our courses assures students we offer the very best in certified quality standards.
We chose to be externally monitored and approved by Highfield because of the high standard held by the awarding organisation. Our motivation in choosing Highfield was to provide our teachers with a qualification that sits on the RQF at Level 5 and we are proud to say our teachers now receive a CELTA and Trinity CertTESOL equivalent qualification on completion of our 180 hour TEFL course.
Why should I do a Level 5 qualification?
There is a new gold standard English language centers and schools around the world are looking for when recruiting English teachers. This standard of training is Level 5 on the Qualifications and Credit Framework for the UK.
Premier TEFL is one of few approved training centers to have designed an online Ofqual (UK government) approved Level 5 qualification for you to meet this new golden standard without breaking the bank.
Our Level 5 (180 hours) courses are equivalent to both CELTA and Trinity CertTESOL and are regulated by Ofqual (UK government) and awarded by Highfield. You will receive an internationally recognized qualification to add to your resume on successful completion of the course.
Premier TEFL’s 25 years of combined experience in educating and training English teachers has allowed us to develop unique relationships with schools and English language centers all over the world and to collaborate with leading TEFL educators to design our courses based on evolving industry needs.
Our priority is to provide our teachers with comprehensive and engaging material they can put into practice from the first day they step into a classroom and throughout their career as an English teacher.
You can see our course on the Highfield registry here.
Your next steps…
When researching TEFL courses make sure to choose one that is accredited to ensure you have the best possibility of employment once you complete your course.
A Level 5 qualification must have a minimum of 180 hours in order to sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). Having a teaching qualification that is the equivalent to both CELTA and Trinity CertTESOL means so more doors are open for you in your TEFL career.
Highfield is an awarding body chosen to regulate our courses. This assures students of Premier TEFL’s transparent commitment to education and quality as a course provider.
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