A certificate TEFL qualification is now essential for landing a secure teaching job. To be ESL teacher one needs TESOL /TEFL certificate.
Certificate TEFL offered by American TESOL Institute can be onsite or online.
Onsite certificate TEFL is a 120 hours in class certificate program that trains teachers to have an innovative but pragmatic approach to classroom teaching. The focus is on practical in class teaching experience.
The Online certificate TEFL is ideal for candidates who have time constraint and cannot devote 120 hours exclusively to a course in a location far removed from home.
The certificate TEFL course is a training that all teachers must go through for ESL jobs. The course educates teachers on modern methodologies and approaches to teaching and provides them with practical skills for teaching.
Who are eligible
Certificate TEFL is for any person who has completed minimum 12 years of education at school. For ESL jobs however university graduates are preferred.
The person must have near native fluency in English – written and spoken.
Active teachers seeking up gradation or change of location must opt for TEFL certificate course.
People interested in travelling to different locations to teach English may do the course as all ESL jobs need the applicant to have ESL certificate.
Why certificate TEFL
Certificate TEFL is the ticket one gets to travel and earn in different parts of the world.
Allows one the chance to experience different culture and interact with new people and see exotic locations.
Certificate TEFL makes you a part of the teaching fraternity.
In short TEFL certificate is must for anyone interested in a serious teaching career be it in regular school or language school or corporate house as soft skill and accent trainer.
Lastly candidates doing certificate TEFL from American TESOL Institute can be sure of placement assistance.