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PMGY 60 hour TEFL Course Certificate with TEFL Graduate for a Volunteer teaching English abroad


For international volunteers teaching English abroad, the only real ‘qualifications’ you need are bags of energy, commitment and enthusiasm. However, you may like the opportunity to do some preparation work before you hit the classroom. If so, we’ve got the perfect introductory online TEFL course for teaching English abroad. This course can be added during your online application. Alternatively, you can purchase the TEFL Course via our Online Shop by clicking here.


At only 60 hours and completed online, this course is hugely convenient. The course can be done in your own time, at your own pace and you don’t even need to leave the house! You’ve got 6 months to complete the course, so there is no rush and you can fit it in when you can. Obviously, an hour here and there certainly adds up. Therefore there really is no pressure.

Once completed, you’ll not only have acquired key skills for teaching English abroad but also an internationally accredited certificate. If you find that teaching really is your calling, this course can be built upon with more modules in the future. The TEFL course is made up of a total of 6 modules. Across these modules, participants will be able to learn the core principles of teaching English internationally. Core aspects covered in the course include ‘The Roles of the Teacher’ and ‘Lesson Planning’.


It is not mandatory for any of our international volunteers to uphold a TEFL qualification to complete a teaching abroad volunteer program. However, it is something that we strongly consider. Past volunteers who have completed the TEFL course have found it to be a great foundation for their volunteer experience.


Core ‘Teaching Grammar’ and ‘Lesson Planning' modules included.


PMGY volunteers learn for less with a great saving for this top online course.


Complete from the comfort of your home and in your own time.


Dedicated tutor contact provided for questions and support.


You’ll be armed with masses of useful info and an accredited certification.


This is a firm foundation to work towards a future qualification.

I’d never been volunteering before and this was my first time travelling to anywhere off the beaten track. I hadn’t taught English before either so it was all very new and a bit daunting to be honest! I thought the TEFL course would help me to be prepared for at least one aspect of the trip and it was worth every hour and every penny. It really helped me to help them if you know what I mean. By having more than a few teaching tricks up my sleeve, each day was fun and productive too.


Teaching English Volunteer, Sri Lanka

It wasn’t until I got to Ghana that the true benefits of the TEFL course came to life. The 60 hours didn’t seem to take long when I spread it over the few months and the course content was relevant to the project, especially the cultural awareness. I don’t think anyone can be 100% prepared for how different everything is in a developing country like Ghana but I do think the cost of the course and the time required was well spent as it just made my time there a lot more productive.


Teaching English Volunteer, Ghana

Even if you’re pretty confident in front of a classroom of students, this course prepared me for things I’d not necessarily expected, like how big and mad the classes of children are. There where days when there were a lot of kids, all pretty hyper and desperate to get involved. It was pretty full on and sometimes a bit overwhelming. I found all the modules very beneficial as they give you lots of tips and a range of skills. The course just made the reality of teaching easier and much more fun.


Teaching English Volunteer, Vietnam