Dreaming about living and working abroad or a job that lets you work from home and set your own hours? Get your TEFL qualification with the UK's most experienced and accredited TEFL course provider and make that dream a reality today. Teach abroad, teach online, learn how to teach with TEFL Council.

Online and classroom courses led by highly experienced EFL teachers
Classroom locations available across the UK, Ireland and Madrid
Internationally recognised qualification
TEFL Courses
Is your goal to teach English abroad or online? Then you’re in the right place!

TEFL Council was founded over 10 years ago and since then we’ve trained 120,000 EFL teachers. Equipped with the skills, knowledge and confidence to teach English as a foreign language, our TEFL course graduates have found work all over the world. Just take a look at the student stories on our blog to see what’s possible.

All our courses have been designed and are led by highly experienced EFL teachers, so you can be confident that the TEFL training you receive is exactly what you need to get started in the world of teaching English. And we’re here to support you every step of the way, from choosing the right course to finding work after you qualify.

Why study with us? We’re the most accredited provider of TEFL courses in the UK, which means our courses are thoroughly assessed to ensure that the quality of our internationally recognised qualifications is maintained. Providing the best learning experience possible involves assigning each of our students with a personal online tutor, who is with them from beginning to end to mark work, provide feedback, and answer any questions. All our students also get lifetime access to our TEFL Jobs Centre, as well as the expert advice of our friendly TEFL advisers whenever they need it.

Teach abroad. Teach online. Teach at home. There’s a world of opportunity out there once you’re TEFL qualified, so what are you waiting for?
Most Popular TEFL Courses
Qualify to teach English as a foreign language with one of our most popular TEFL courses. TEFL qualifications are measured in hours, with most employers requiring teachers to hold a 120-hour certificate.

You can get your 120-hour TEFL qualification entirely online or combined with classroom study.
Online TEFL Courses
Flexible and self-paced. Our online courses have been created to fit around your existing schedule so you can get TEFL certified in your own time, at your own pace. With the same level of accreditation as our practical course, our online TEFL courses are the perfect option if you’re unable to fit in a classroom course.


Level 5 TEFL Courses
If you’re looking for the highest available level of TEFL certification, our Ofqual regulated Level 5 TEFL course is for you. This advanced and in-depth course has been specifically designed by us to give you even more job opportunities, improved salary potential, and the confidence to work and travel throughout the world.


Specialist TEFL Courses
Already TEFL qualified? Enrol on one of our specialist online TEFL courses and boost your CV.


Classroom TEFL Courses
Led by a highly experienced and qualified EFL tutor, our classroom course will cover how to plan and deliver informative and engaging lessons to English learners of any age and level. With regular classes held across Ireland, Spain, and the UK and you can study at a location near you. This course is an excellent option if you’re looking to get a taste of what it means to TEFL, but for more comprehensive training, we recommend a combined online/classroom course.


Combined Courses
Combine flexible online study with a fun-packed, confidence-boosting classroom course. Our combined courses are designed to give you an excellent grounding in English grammar and TEFL methodology with support from highly experienced EFL tutors both online and in a classroom setting.