What is TEFL accreditation?

TEFL Accreditations in Spain

TEFL Accreditation?

Teaching English really is a great and rewarding career! It offers many avenues to independence, travel, exploration, and adventure. However, you may be asking yourself which avenue to take? After all, there are so many TEFL courses and certificates in Spain alone, it is easy to get lost in a maze of terms and offers coming from every direction as soon as you Google the term TEFL & Spain! But buyer, beware! You may end up enrolling and purchasing a program not in your scope of interest unless you first perform diligent research. In this article you will be familiarized with different options and courses that are available.

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TESL - Teach English as a Second Language

Location: USA,UK,Australia- Use: Teach basic English For those who are interested in teaching English language in English-speaking countries (such as USA, UK, Australia, etc.) to students whose first language is NOT English. Obviously, this is NOT what you need to teach English in Spain, so do not waste your time or money on obtaining this certificate unless this is what you desire.

TESOL - Teach English to Speakers of Another Language

Location:USA,UK,Australia – Use: Basic English For those who desire to obtain basics on teaching English language in foreign, non-English-speaking countries AND English-speaking countries (USA, UK, Australia, etc.). TESOL course covers a wide variety of material, however, the detail in which this material is studied can be rather shallow. For this reason some schools and academies do not recognize this type of certificate.

CELTA - Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults

Location: USA,UK,Australia – Use: Adults Type of TEFL certificate, accredited by world-known University of Cambridge. Since the instruction is focused to adults, this type of certificate can offer more leverage when it comes to compensation. Learning English is more complicated for adults than for children. Therefore, it can be more challenging to teachers to transfer their knowledge onto their adult students. Finding jobs to teach English to adults can be challenging as well as those positions are highly sought out for.

TEFL - Teach English as a Foreign Language

Location: Worldwide Recognized – Use:Broad use, Best Choice

For those who desire to teach English language abroad in foreign, non-English-speaking countries. Course material covers foundational topics in depth over a period of 120 hours. For those desiring to teach English in Spain, China, Japan, South Korea, or anywhere else for that matter, this should be the course of choice. TEFL certificate is recognized worldwide.

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TEFL Course Expectations

What to consider when looking at TEFL certificate options?

Always look for courses that are accredited and ensure the course includes practicum hours with a minimum of 120 hours training in total. Our curriculum meets the requirements set by the British Council of 120 hours of coursework. Practical training is one of the cornerstones of our course and we take pride in it. Most other institutes fill in their class hours with just theoretical training which is quite detrimental when your graduate. But TEFL Madrid stresses on a minimum 30 hours on field training in front of non-native speakers, under the guidance of experienced trainers. This helps you develop your all-round skills and tackle your weak points that may crop up during classes. tefl certified in spain


WIth so many options and advertisements, it’s understandable why a potential candidate may be confused. Our TEFL course is an internationally accredited course designed to give you all the skills and qualifications to teach English overseas. The course abides by the strict standards of British council and is recognized by international TESOL organisations. All our trainers are assessed and qualified to teach professional TEFL courses and have decades of experience. Over the short time period, TEFL Madrid has transformed into one of the most reputed and acclaimed English language training academy. Our immense wealth of experience in teaching TEFL courses mean we know exactly what is needed by the market and what skills you need to learn to become a complete TEFL teacher. We hope we have clarified some of the confusion in this article. But if you still need answers, and would like to speak to one of our representatives, do not hesitate to contact us at any time. As the old saying goes, the only stupid question is the one not being asked. We are standing by to assist with your concerns! TEFL accreditation Madrid

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Our TEFL Certificate

TEFL Madrid is fully accredited by a world class organization. All the courses we offer, from the in-house 4 week TEFL program and premium visa specialization course to online TEFL classes and practical training, are thoroughly vetted and accredited by an independent organization. To earn your TEFL certificate, enrol in our Academy’s internationally accredited TEFL training course at our center in Madrid.

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TEFL Accreditation

What is a TEFL Accreditation?

Our Accreditation body analyze and certify an institute after a series of rigorous assesments, in accordance with international quality standards. Their accreditation depends on 4 core aspects of a TEFL institute’s educational program: Ethical working and operation of the institute and it’s management Top notch course quality, meeting the high standards of international academies World class coaching facilities Specialized teachers, curriculum and high calibre assesments

What does our TEF accreditation mean to you?

When you opt to study at an institute with solid accreditation like TEFL Madrid, you can be assured of educational excellence and world class facilities, scrutinised and validated every year. Once you have completed your course successfully, you will receive your TEFL Madrid Academy Certificate. In addition, after completion, you can also apply for an additional Certified Certificate in pdf format from our accreditation body. This will confirm that you did in fact complete your course successfully with TEFL Madrid Academy. This is a huge benefit for you. This will confirm in any future employer’s mind your excellent achievement, and the high quality of TEFL Madrid Academy, our accredited course and our expert tutors.

Is your TEFL course Globally recognized?

YES! It has been designed in order to use it any where in the world. More importantly, the TEFL certificate you’d receive at the end of your course would be held at a higher pedigree across the world. It meets the rigorous standards set by the most prestigious accrediting bodies. For more information about the stringent accreditation Standards we have met, please take time to view the accreditation Standards at Our TEFL Standards. We are proud that our 120 hour TEFL Certificate Course has been accredited This means all our students can be confident they are receiving the best TEFL education available, scrutinised and validated by the best and most international accredited body.

Can I obtain additional accredited certificates?

YES! You can also obtain an additional, independent accredited certificate upon the completion of your course, which would only add prestige to your resume and make you far more appealing to prospective employers. In addition, TE Madrid will be delighted to give you access to free TEFL developmental materials from time to time to help you towards your goals, once you have obtained your accredited Certified Certificate in pdf format.