Course summary

  • Give yourself a boost and begin your very own TEFL journey with our Ofqual-regulated, Level 5 240 Hour Online TEFL Course. In this essential Course, you’ll find heaps of valuable TEFL info to give you the best start in your brand-new career – and a certificate that’s valid for life and recognised by employers all over the world.

Starting with the fundamentals of English teaching, you’ll cover a whole range of TEFL topics from learning how to create a good teaching environment to teaching grammar and building sentences. Plus, all of this is accessible from your phone, tablet, laptop or PC so that you can study from home or on the go, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  • If you ever need a nudge in the right direction, our dedicated team of DELTA-qualified tutors are on-hand to provide you with the best support and guidance in the industry. With their wealth of knowledge and experience, you’ll always get the answers you need, when you need them.

How about the fact that this Course is ranked at the same level as a CELTA or a foundation degree, which means that your qualification will provide you with plenty of amazing opportunities and it’ll get your application to the top of the pile when it’s time for the TEFL job hunt?

Course breakdown


Designed by experienced tutors alongside leading language schools, this Course has been divided into manageable sections to ensure that you, the student, can fit it in around your lifestyle and work through the content at your own pace. From the start, you can keep track of your progress so you always know exactly how far along you are, just to make completing the Course even easier for you.

  • On top of that, you’ll have access to the Course via our online portal 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and it’s compatible with any device. So, whether you’re studying on your phone on your commute, on your tablet at lunch or on your laptop from the comfort of your own home, you’ll be able to log in and out as you please – easy peasy!

And if you ever need a guiding hand, our DELTA-qualified tutors are at your every beck and call all throughout your study time. You can get in touch with them via email, phone or our web chat service with any academic queries and they’ll use their insider knowledge to give you the comprehensive answers you need.

  • By the end of your Course, you’ll feel fully prepared for the classroom and ready to live the dream as an English teacher abroad!


Our Level 5 240 Hour Online Course will give you comprehensive, structured TEFL learning to equip you with everything you need to become a successful TEFL teacher. You don’t need to have any previous teaching experience or a particularly strong knowledge of grammar, all of this (and more!) will be covered in the Course.

  • To give you a better idea, here are a few of the topics you’ll study:

- Lesson plans: designing and structuring

- Choosing relevant content to use in lessons

- Learning and teaching grammar

- The dynamics of teaching to younger learners

- Online teaching and teaching one-on-one

- How to find work once you’re qualified


  • So, you know the basics but what’s really included in our Level 5 240 Hour Online TEFL Course?
  • We’ve put together a brief breakdown to show you what you’ll study in each unit of the Course.
  • Have a look at it here:

Part 1: Level 5 180 Hour Online TEFL Course

  • Unit 1: Introduction to TEFL
  • In this section, you’ll learn all about TEFL along with historical approaches to English teaching to give you a good foundation to base the rest of your studying on.

Unit 2: Initial Lesson Planning

Unit 2 will cover the first fundamental skill of teaching English: planning an effective lesson.

  • Unit 3: Structuring Your Lesson
  • Following on from that, you’ll find out how best to construct a lesson to ensure it’s easy to follow in a classroom setting.

Unit 4: Making it Work in the Classroom

Next, it’s time to learn how to use your environment to your advantage including how to manage a classroom and creating a good teaching environment.

  • Unit 5: Teaching Vocabulary
  • In this unit, you’ll go through the meaning of words, presenting vocabulary and checking your students’ understanding of it.

Unit 6: Teaching Pronunciation

Word stress, intonation and word patterns are just a few of the topics you’ll cover in Unit 6 to help you learn to teach pronunciation.

  • Unit 7: Teaching Grammar
  • Unit 7 looks at the nuts and bolts of English, from the different word types to meaning and uses of these and how to build phrases and sentences using them.

Unit 8: Teaching Young Learners

Adapting your lessons to accommodate younger learners is a valuable skill to have in the TEFL industry. You’ll get to grips with this here.

  • Unit 9: Teaching the Four Skills
  • The four skills are reading, writing, speaking and listening. You’ll cover each of these along with ideas for teaching them, approaches and choosing materials.

Unit 10: External Resources and Next Steps

In the final unit, you’ll have access to information on coursebooks, ideas for activities and games and even some guidance on finding that all-important first job.

Part 2: Level 5 Teaching One-to-One & Online Course

  • In this 60-hour Specialist TEFL Course, you’ll get to grips with the following:

- Intro to online teaching and teaching one-to-one

- The working contexts

- About the student

- How to create a syllabus

- Successful lesson planning and lesson content

- Potential problems and how to combat them

- Reflection

- Further considerations for online teaching


The beauty of this Course is in its flexibility. It’s 100% online-based so you won’t have to commit to any classroom training dates or set hours of study – you can access it any time of the day from wherever you are in the world. Go at your own pace, at a time schedule that suits you and before you know it, you’ll be ready to start your dream career!