Irvine is the ideal place for tasting everything southern California has to offer, including the stunning beaches that are only a very short drive away. It is easy to see why our school in Orange County is a popular choice for those seeking to become TEFL/TESOL qualified.

The Orange County course is run out of an operational English language school opposite the University of California, Irvine. There are ten classrooms and all the other facilities necessary for completing your course, including photocopier, Wi-Fi internet and a well stocked resource library. The school benefits from an excellent public transport network giving good access to the surrounding area and wider region, and there are also a number of cafes, restaurants, bars and shops nearby.

The Orange County course usually runs in the second week of the month from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Wednesday to Friday, and 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. One of the many great features of the course is that it takes place in an actual ESL school giving trainees the chance to gain valuable experience teaching real students. Another plus is that course sizes are kept to around 10 or 12 trainees enabling you to receive as much individual support as possible from our professional teacher trainers.


About This Course

The combined TEFL course comprises of two elements of study: the first being online and the second being in-class study, training and teaching at our training center. The course offers the opportunity to study the theories of teaching from the comfort of your own home or office, at your own pace, from anywhere in the world, through the online component of the course and then the opportunity to put theory into practice through further training and teaching at one of our training locations.

The great advantage of this TEFL course is flexibility. The online component of the course allows you the time to absorb the theories of TEFL teaching. Attendance at one of our training centres then gives you the opportunity to put this theory into practice. The Combined TEFL course is ideal for those that do not cope well with, or do not perform to their full potential in intensive study programs. The Combined TEFL course requires only one or two weeks' attendance at one of our locations rather than the traditional four weeks.

You can complete the online component of the course over a period that is suitable for you. The online component can be completed in any period from two weeks to six months - depending on how quickly, or slowly you wish, or are able to work through the course. The online component of the course comes with full online tutor support.



  • Deposit US$700 (to be paid upfront) + Balance US$595 (to be paid on arrival)