Frequently asked Questions

Let’s answer your questions:

TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) and TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Language) are acronyms for teaching English as a foreign language and can be used interchangeably.

Yes, all the TEFL.CO courses are fully accredited and moderated by ACCREDITAT.   They ensure that our courses meet the highest of standards and that we continually enhance the training provided.



You can confirm our accreditation here:

It is advisable to start with the 120 hour TEFL course as your foundation and then move on to the 20 hour courses to build on your knowledge.

Our team of highly educated tutors will be with you every step of the way.  If you require guidance or assistance on the course material, you can simply contact one of our tutors.  They will respond to you within 24 hours via email. 


With your TEFL certificate, you will be able to work anywhere in the world. It is important to note that most countries do require that you have a degree.   Certain countries might also have restrictions or rules based on your citizenship. It is important to do the necessary research to find out what the requirements are for all the different countries.

All you need is internet access with a modern internet browser and a PC, tablet or a laptop.

All courses should be paid in full before access is granted to any course and payment may be made via Visa and Mastercard.  Card transactions will be acquired via PayFast (Pty) Ltd who are the approved payment gateway for all South African Acquiring Banks.

Should you require EFT details, kindly email and the banking details will be supplied on request.

Once you have completed the course, your certificate will be issued within 7 days. You will receive an electronic copy of your certificate.

In today’s age, most TEFL companies only issue a digital copy of your certificate.  


If you require a hardcopy of your certificate, we will gladly assist.  

The original certificate will be printed and have an embossed seal. 


The cost of the certification will be R180 Within SA

$70 for all other countries

While recruitment is not our specialty, we will gladly assist by pointing you in the right direction. Keep your eye on  our Facebook page for available opportunities posted.


If you are interested in teaching in China, you can email us your introduction video and CV.  Email address is

While you have 6 months to complete the course.  Often people do not have time to complete it.  You will be able to extend your course for an additional 3 months for R150.00.  You can use the extend button on the course to purchase this extension

It is illegal to work in some countries without a degree.  China, South Korea and Vietnam require a degree to legally work in the country.  Please do proper research to see if you require a degree for the country you are interested in. If you are not sure you can email us at and we will help you.


If you do not have a degree, you can look at Cambodia or South American countries.  


Most online schools also require a degree.  There are online companies like Preply and Cambly that offer jobs to non-degree holders. 

Yes, all our courses are online, as long as you have internet you can complete our courses! 

Unfortunately, we do not offer any financial aid. 

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