Best Companies to Take a TEFL Course With

Best Companies to Take a TEFL Course With

Interested in the idea of going to teach English abroad? Need help how to choose a TEFL course? Or wondering what the best TEFL courses are and which company you should book with? To help, we have put together a guide to the best international companies who offer highly recommended accredited TEFL certification courses.


How to Choose the Right TEFL Course

It can be difficult to know which TEFL course to take and it is very important you research all before signing up to make sure it is the right option for you. You will need to decide what destinations appeal to you and what type of position you are looking for.

Some companies offer just TEFL courses whilst others offer paid internships or a guaranteed job on completion of a course. Most reputable companies offer lifetime assistance/support which can be of great benefit when embarking on a new adventure teaching overseas.

The TEFL companies we have listed below have been in the industry for years and offer reputable accredited courses. These companies are highly recommended if you are thinking about getting TEFL qualified and teaching English overseas for the first time.

Click on the company logo or name for more information. Please note prices can be subject to change due to course updates/special offers.


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International TEFL & TESOL Training

  • Company Founded: 1993
  • Courses Available: Online + Classroom

International TEFL & TESOL Training (ITTT) offer internationally accredited TEFL courses including online, in-class and combined TEFL courses which are internationally accredited. You can choose from over 30 worldwide locations.

Courses are available online or you can book a classroom course in Argentina, Australia, China, Cambodia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, England, UK, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Nepal, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Thailand, USA & Vietnam.

ITTT TEFL Courses:




  • Company Founded: 1994
  • Courses Available: Online + Classroom

i-to-i are one of the worlds leading TEFL course providers and have helped over 180,000 people get qualified to teach English abroad. They offer online and classroom TEFL courses in the UK, USA, Australia, Ireland, Netherlands, China (Hong Kong), Botswana, Namibia and South Africa. i-to-i also offer job hunting support, paid TEFL internships in Asia and lifetime advice from their specalist staff.

i-to-i TEFL Courses:


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Premier TEFL

  • Company Founded: 1993
  • Courses Available: Online + Classroom

Premier TEFL offer a wide range of fully accredited online courses which have been written by real teaching professionals to meet international TEFL standards. Expansive, educational and extremely engaging, Premier TEFL courses provide you with all the training you need to confidently teach English abroad. They ensure your lifelong certification makes you stand out in the global job market and qualifies you for the most rewarding, highly paid TEFL jobs out there.

Premier TEFL Courses:


Let's TEFL

  • Company Founded: 2016
  • Courses Available: Online

Let's TEFL offer a 120-hour TEFL Course was designed using over 10 years of experience teaching around the world. We share with you all the insight you could need to become a teaching pro, give you employment training and support you to find a job – in one concise package.


SEE TEFL Courses in Chiang Mai


  • Company Founded: 2007
  • Courses Available: Classroom 

Get qualified to teach English by taking a TEFL course in beautiful Thailand with SEE TEFL. They have trained over 1000 teachers at their training centre in beautiful Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand. SEE TEFL also offer paid internships and job placements on completion of a course.

SEE TEFL Programs:


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International TEFL Academy

  • Company Founded: 2010
  • Courses Available: Classroom + Online

The International TEFL Academy offers the gold standard in TEFL certification for teaching English abroad. They offer internationally accredited TEFL-classes both online and in-person, in 25 locations worldwide. You can take courses online or join a classroom course in the USA (Chicago, New York, Hawaii), Asia (Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam), Europe (Spain, Czech Republic, France, Greece, Italy, Russia Turkey).

All ITA TEFL courses meet or exceed international standards. International TEFL Academy are very popular with students in North America and they have a fantastic alumni network and social events all around the world. Over 5,000 people per year take courses and they have graduates teaching in over 80 countries. 

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How Did We Choose the Companies on Our List:

  • Reputation
  • Staff and interaction
  • Feedback we have recieved on our website and from social media pages
  • Number of students trained
  • Cost and affordability
  • Choice of courses
  • Reviews


Location, Cost & Requirements

The companies we have listed offer courses with prices in GBP & USD. Most TEFL companies are based in the UK / USA but there are some in other worldwide locations too. Don't worry if you aren't from the UK or USA as most nationalities are eligible to buy a course no matter where you live. For most courses you also do not need to be a native English speaker but you will need a good understading of the English language. 


Recommend a TEFL Company

If you would like to recommend a company who is not listed here and you think should be please get in touch. Or if you have ever taken an online TEFL course and would you like to review a course/company or share your experience contact us today!


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