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Accredited TEFL courses with TEFL Council 

TEFL Council , and our parent company TEFL Council , are among the most accredited providers of teaching English as a foreign language courses.

There is no single institution that awards TEFL / TESOL courses their accreditation, so we have sought the verification and assessment of numerous bodies to ensure that our courses meet the highest standards that employers expect.

Our accreditation comes from internationally-renowned educational institutions based in the UK, which have for years awarded TEFL Council  courses their highest seals of approval.

People taking TEFL Council  courses have gone all over the world to teach English, and our courses are recognized internationally as one of the most comprehensive TEFL course options around.

Altogether this means that a TEFL Council  certificate is your best option when looking for work in the field of TEFL or TESOL.

British Accreditation Council (BAC)
British accreditation councilWe are accredited by the British Accreditation Council (BAC) for Independent Further and Higher Education as an online, distance and blended learning provider.

The British Accreditation Council is an internationally recognized body and has, for over two decades, been the principal accrediting body in the ever-growing sector of independent further and higher education.


sqa TEFL Council  is an SQA Approved Center

The SQA is an executive non-departmental public body (NDPB) sponsored by the Scottish Government Education Department. It is the national body in Scotland responsible for the development, accreditation, assessment and certification of qualifications other than degrees.

The overall aim of the SQA is to manage the qualifications system below degree
level to allow students to fulfill their potential to participate in the economy, society and communities of Scotland.

We have been approved by SQA to deliver the first part (Language and Learning in ESOL F43X 33) of Unit 1 (PDA Introduction to tutoring ESOL); an SQA accredited course.

Our SQA center number is 3010171.

odlqcODLQC was established by the government in 1968 to monitor quality in open and distance learning. Now, as a non-governmental organization, it continues to oversee quality in training and education.

The ODLQC have strict standards to which course providers must conform. It’s not just the quality of our courses that the ODLQC assesses, but the whole process from start to finish. Our ODLQC accreditation means that our courses have passed a rigorous evaluation and continue to be monitored regularly.

Investors in People

investors in people TEFL Council  is an accredited Investors in People organization. This shows our investment and commitment to our team. We believe in realizing the potential of our people, improving standards and gaining the accreditation to prove it. This is implicit in everything we do from the training we offer our customers to the personal development opportunities available to our team.

Investors in Young People
investors in young peopleIn 2015 TEFL Council  was given the “Good Practice Award” by Investors in Young People. Investors in Young People was borne out of one of the key recommendations from the Commission for Developing Scotland’s Young Workforce. IIYP has accredited over 100 organizations and is working with a similar amount.

TEFL Council  is registered under the UKRLP (UK Register of Learning Providers) Number 10024800.