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    ACELS approved TEFL course at Edgewater College in Drogheda

    Interested in teaching English at home? How about using your native language as currency?

    Over 750 million people learn English as a second language. Teaching English as a foreign language can be a very rewarding experience…and give’s you the chance to experience new cultures and countries while working in the process…

    Edgewater College in Drogheda is the only school in Louth to run the TEFL course which is recognised by ACELS (Advisory Council of English Language Schools) who work under the auspices of the Department of Education and Science in Ireland. The course which is run on a full-time basis over 4 weeks, Monday – Friday from 09.00 – 17.30 consists of 120 hours face to face contact, including seminars, workshops, and teaching practice.


    €100 discount for Mumstown members – ensure to quote mumstown.ie when you contact us

    The main advantage of this course when compared to weekend and online courses is that it’s conducted face-to-face with fully qualified, experienced English language teachers which gives the trainees access to real life teachers should they have any questions, something which is impossible with online courses. The course also includes teaching practice with real language learners which gives the learner exposure to the reality of teaching English – something many online and weekend courses don’t offer. But most importantly, the course allows participants to teach both in Ireland and abroad with a recognised qualification which is highly sought after.

    For more information, please contact Danielle at Edgewater College on: 041-9846500 or email: danielle@edgewater.ie



    Hello Edjewater College aka Danielle,

    Many thanks for your brilliant offer, would the people who are interested need to have any qualifications or previous experience?



    Everyone is welcome to apply, and all applicants are subject to an interview.

    Please note that non-degree holders may complete the course. However, they will not be eligible for an ACELS recognised award, and will not comply with the Department of Education & Science criteria for employment of teachers in the recognised sector in Ireland.

    Applicants must:

    • Have the study skills required to complete the course programme and coursework

    • Be able to communicate clearly, correctly and appropriately in spoken and written English to the standards required to undertake the course programme and complete the coursework.

    • Be able to comply with the attendance requirements and are in a position to complete all necessary coursework.

    • Candidates for whom English is not their first language must also provide documentary evidence (from within the last two years) that their level of English is equivalent to Common European Framework level C2; Cambridge ESOL Certificate of Proficiency in English (Grade C minimum), Cambridge ESOL Certificate in Advanced English (Grade A minimum), IELTS band 7.0 (on all sub-scores) or TOEFL score 600 (250 with computer-based score/100 with internet based test)

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