Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)
|Title of Award||Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)|
|Qualification Level||Mapped to RQF Level 3|
|Total Qualification Time||180 Hours|
|Awarding Institution||Gallery Teachers|
|Teaching Institution||Gallery Teachers|
|Method of Delivery||E-Learning, Online Workshop|
|Assessment Methods||Multiple Choice Examination, Portfolio of Evidence|
|Maximum Time for Completion||1 Year|
The course is self-paced and you don’t have to study at specific times, the time required to complete it may be different for each person. Depending on your commitments and how you control your study pace, it can take more or less time.
You will have one year to complete the course, which is more than four times as much as needed.
Typically, with full-time study, it should take you between 5-12 weeks. Please note this is an estimate of how long it takes an average person to complete the course; some people may take 6 months because they have to fit studying in around their job.
5 steps to becoming a certified TEFL teacher:
- Click the green link to complete learner registration
- Go to Core Modules and begin your study
- Sign up for weekly live sessions
- Learn more by accessing the Workshop Library
- When you completed all lessons in the Core Modules, click on the purple link to start the End of Course Assessment
How You Will Be Assessed On The Course
The 180-Hour Basic TEFL Course is 100% system marked.
|Lesson Tasks||As you make your way through each lesson, you will notice tasks for you to complete. They are intended for you to practise and implement the information in each lesson as you learn it. All of these tasks will give you an immediate mark of correct/incorrect as well as feedback in some cases, you can also retry any incorrect answers.|
|End of Lesson Quizzes||Most of the lessons within each module will have an End of Lesson Quiz. The pass rate for these quizzes is 50%, and there is no limit to the number of attempts you have; however, you do need to pass them to progress with the course.|
|End of Module Tests||At the end of every module, you will be given an End of Module Test consisting of multiple-choice, gap fill and true or false questions. The pass rate for these tests is 50%. There is no limit to the number of attempts you have. You must pass each test in order to pass the course|
|End of Module Reflections||At the end of each module, you are required to post reflective notes on the module and what you have learned, using our online TEFL Forum as well as to comment on another post. This is an essential part of the course and we strongly encourage you to take part.|
|Lesson Design||You are required to design four lesson plans and check them against model answers. This assessment is self-assessed and helps you put your knowledge into practice.|
|Language Analysis||In the Grammar and Lexis Modules you are required to carry out a language analysis and check it against a model answer. This assessment is self-assessed and helps you put your knowledge into practice.|
|Final Assessment||After you have completed all the core modules, you will be able to register for the final assessment. More details of the final assessment can be found below.|
You have access to Gallery Teachers Workshop Library for 1 year while completing your TEFL course. After this time has expired, you will have the option of signing up to PRO Membership for continuing access.
To contact your course trainers, please click on the trainer profile, then submit your question using the email address under the trainer’s profile tab. You can also find some top tips for learning online below.
Create your study space
Create a study plan
Ask for help when you feel you need it
Actively participate and collaborate with others
Take regular study breaks
End of Course Assessment
After you have completed all the core modules, you will be able to register for the final assessment.
For this part, you are required to answer 37 multiple-choice questions. You are required to score at least 70% to pass the test.
When you have completed your end-of-course assessment, your answers will be marked automatically. If you have successfully passed the end-of-course assessment, you will be presented with a PDF certificate via email immediately. You have the option of receiving a hardcopy certificate by paying a fixed courier fee for UK or international delivery.
If you fail the assessment, you can retake it at a later date by paying the resit fee listed in the related services below and emailing email@example.com, the resit fee is £65.
What happens after I complete the assessment?
This test is system marked, which means you will receive your results immediately.
What happens when I pass the course?
You will receive a soft copy (PDF) of the certificate immediately. If you ordered a hard copy of the certificate, it will be dispatched to you within 7 working days via Royal Mail courier.
What will happen if I don’t pass the assessment?
If you fail the assessment, you can retake it at a later date by paying the resit fee and emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, the resit fee is £65.
What will be included on my certificate?
Your certificate will include your name, name of the course, total qualification hours, unit names and result, award date and certificate ID.
Here is a demo of what your certificate will look like.
Enrolled students have access to additional; key sources of information about the course and student support, including:
- 1 Year Access to the Workshop Library
- Downloadable Material
- Live Sessions with Expert Trainers
- Safeguarding Basic Awareness Course
- Tutor Support via Email or Forum
- Peer Learning via Forum and Live Events
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