Who can start a TESOL Certificate?


You can start a TESOL course if you:

  • you are at least 18 years old and have finished high school or had equivalent work experience
  • you are literate and are a native English speaker, or speak English fluently with minimal accent
  • you are interested in travel and other cultures
  • you are comfortable with strangers and have good social skills

Each qualification will have some entry requirements. You should refer to your selected course page for details.


“Originally I wasn’t sure whether I needed to take a course to teach overseas. My career spans 26 years of teaching. I decided to pursue my dream of teaching abroad, and from research and word of mouth I discovered that it was necessary and advantageous to be certified in TESOL training.”