TEFL Courses in Birmingham

Find TEFL courses in Birmingham and get certified to teach English overseas. Birmingham is the second largest city in the UK and a popular place to take a TEFL course - you will need to book in advance to get a spot. Most courses are held on weekends. Once you have successfully completed a TEFL course in Birmingham you will get an accredited TEFL Certificate. This TEFL qualification is internationally recognised and is your passport to teach English as a foreign language anywhere in the world. View more information about TEFL courses in Birmingham and book a course today.


Guide to Getting TEFL Certified in Birmingham

When you arrive as your course location you will be welcomed by staff and given a welcome course pack. This consists of a workbook with useful information and materials which will help you learn over the duration of a course. TEFL courses are intensive and very ‘hands on’ - you will learn a lot from experienced teachers. The weekend is very informative, a lot of fun and the chance to meet other people seeking to teach English abroad.



Don't worry if you have no experience in the TEFL area before, everyone is welcome to apply and professional tutors will guide you through a course. You do not need a university degree or any formal qualifications, just a standard level of education and the ability to speak English. Also these courses are open to everyone, not just people living in Birmingham.


Start Dates

Every month of the year.


Duration of Courses

Usually Saturday and Sunday, 9am - 6pm.


What Topics You Will Learn

  • What makes a good teacher
  • How to keep students motivated
  • How to manage a classroom 
  • Teaching skills (reading, writing, speaking, listening)
  • TEFL role and methods
  • Motivation, learning styles and strategies
  • Language elements
  • Correction, assessment, marking and grammar 
  • Teaching skills
  • Lesson planning
  • Classroom management
  • Testing and assessment
  • Practical activities



All TEFL courses differ in price depending on the company, course and duration. Generally a 120 hour course will cost around £350. Discounts are sometimes available at selected times of the year or if you book a course with a friend.


What's Included

  • Course Placement
  • All learning material 
  • TEFL certification on completion
  • TEFL job hunting assistance



TEFL Courses in Birmingham

Location of TEFL Courses in Birmingham

Courses are usually help in the city centre, a lot of TEFL providers hire hotel conference rooms to train new teachers. Popular places to get qualified in Birmingham include the Jurys Inn Hotel and Hotel Ibis both within easy reach of Birmingham New Street Train Station.


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Past Student Testimonials

"The teacher was very knowledgeable and helpful, classes were fun but focused."
Mark S, Birmingham

"Our instructor was a great encourager throughout the course and was always able to help with any questions. This make the whole experience easier and less stressful."
Vicky T, Wolverhampton

"I learned a lot from taking a TEFL course in Birmingham, the teaching was fantasic and all the materials provided were useful."
Kam S, Telford