280 hours International Advanced Diploma in TEFL

International Advanced Diploma in TEFL offered by Asian College of Teachers is a comprehensive 280 hours online course combining TEFL Certificate course, research module, and any two among the these three - 60 Hrs YLTT , 60 Hrs BETT, 60 Hrs TTT.

280 hours International Advanced Diploma in TEFL

International Advanced Diploma in TEFL offered by Asian College of Teachers is a comprehensive 280 hours online course combining TEFL Certificate course, research module, and any two among the these three - 60 Hrs YLTT , 60 Hrs BETT, 60 Hrs TTT. The course has been designed for both new and experienced professionals associated with EFL/ESL teaching/training. This course is mainly for TEFL professionals who are looking for in-depth knowledge in the field of TEFL and teach learners of varied age groups, as well as also looking to gain some knowledge on Trainer Training too.

Enrol for this course if you want to carve a niche for yourself in the EFL/ESL teaching/training domain. The course modules focus on imparting knowledge and upgrading themselves in terms of their teaching, as well as corporate training. If your passion lies in teaching and travelling the world, you must then enrol in our International Advanced Diploma in TEFL and help reach your professional goals.

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  • International Advanced Diploma course spans for 1year
  • Course can be completed in fast track
  • Flexible course and can be pursued anywhere at anytime

ACT’s 280 hours International Advanced Diploma is of 1year duration which can be completed in fast track too. The flexible timing helps the candidates to go for an in-depth study if they want to. The course is offered through online mode, therefore allowing the candidates to pursue it from any corner of the world. All is required is a computer and unlimited internet connection. The flexible timing and the option to pursue the course from anywhere are some added advantages.

  • Course comes at a reasonable price of 29,500 INR INR*
  • Easy payment options – net banking or through your debit/credit cards

ACT’s international Advanced Diploma in TEFL is a comprehensive course designed to equip the candidates with practical teaching skills and thorough understanding of TEFL methods. The course which is offered through online mode can be availed at a reasonable fee of 29,500/- INR*. The candidates with basic computer skills and an internet connection can take up the online course, gain substantial knowledge and pass on to the learners. The course instils a sense of confidence among the candidates so that they do not face any problem while teaching/training and managing individuals from around the world.

29500 INR 550 USD 410 GBP 18000 THB

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1-day Classroom Session & Teaching Practice

The online TEFL courses from ACT will not only equip you with the latest learner-centric teaching skills and knowledge to become an efficient EFL/ESL but also prepare you to handle global classrooms confidently. ACT has designed the online TEFL/TESOL courses keeping in mind the needs and necessities of both aspiring and working EFL/ESL teachers. The online courses also incorporate 1- day Classroom Session & Teaching Practice which is an important component when preparing as a teacher. Peer teaching is not only builds content knowledge but provides the trainee teachers with experience of real teaching environment where they can reinforce their own learning. Teaching Practice is beneficial to the aspirants as it acquaints them with teaching experience, increases confidence, provides a grip on classroom management skills along with other benefits.

  • The 1-day Classroom Session & Teaching Practice is mandatory for all our online TEFL students based in India
  • An instruction/ prep video will be sent to all the trainees before they come to attend the Classroom Session & Teaching Practice
  • The session will be a Peer Teaching and Observation session of 30 minutes’ duration for each trainee
  • Each Peer Teach session will be shot and the respective videos will be evaluated accordingly and feedback will be mailed to the trainees along with the video

Face-to-Face Tutoring Session

To have a smooth learning experience and get the most out of your learning, come visit us to attend the Face-to-Face session, and make good use of this opportunity!

Asian College of Teachers provides Face-to-Face Tutoring Session for its online/distance candidates. The tutoring session is for a duration of one hour and mainly comprises of a doubt-clearing-session, whereby you will be able to meet the tutors, interact with them and clear all the doubts and queries arising in the course of your study, which may not be quite possible to do through online or telephonic interaction. You will also be able to meet the other students, share and discuss the best practices and help each other complete the course hassle-free.

During the tutoring session, you will be able to discuss areas such as:

  • any question that you have related to course content
  • clear your doubts related to course assignments
  • questions related to tutor’s feedback on your assignments
  • anything else related to the course

Venue and Timing:

Face-to-Face Tutoring takes place on selected Saturdays at ACT centres in Kolkata, Mumbai and Bangalore.
All you need to do is fill out an online form.

  • Minimum academic qualification is 10+2
  • Age limit of 18 years or above
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English
  • Basic computer skills

The course is best for those who want to teach English effectively and want to thrive in the ESL teaching industry as well as in the international corporate training segment. It will be an added enhancement for the experienced teachers also as this qualification will prove their competency in a modern teaching and training environment. This is an exhaustive course where the trainees gain confidence and get equipped with the latest methodologies of effective language teaching and corporate training.

  • On successful completion of the course, candidates will receive a globally recognized certificate awarded by Asian College of Teachers (ACT)
  • ACT TEFL courses are accredited by the world's largest TESOL accreditation body TESOL Canada & TESOL USA
  • Successful TEFL students can get exclusive TESOL Canada Certificate after successfully appearing for the TESOL Canada Board exam by paying an extra exam fee.
  • TESOL Canada Certificate can be Notarized, Apostle, Attested by Embassy of India in Ottawa or Washington
  • TESOL Canada Certificates can be signed and sealed by UAE Embassy in USA or Canada
  • Certificates can be authenticated by Canada - Ministry of Foreign Affairs and USA
  • ACT is a Cambridge authorized TKT Centre and all our students can sit for Teaching Knowledge Test and earn their Cambridge Certificate. Exams are conducted all over India. These tests can be availed by paying an extra fee and is globally accepted for any teaching job

The candidates will receive a globally recognized certificate awarded by Asian College of Teachers (ACT) on successful completion of TEFL PG Diploma course. ACT’s TEFL courses are accredited by the world’s largest accrediting body, TESOL Canada - an international association of educators, TESOL teachers, TESOL instructors, TESOL graduates, Board of Federal Directors and Provincial Representatives across Canada with both national and international representatives. TESOL Canada programs are approved by the Ministry of Employment, Human Resources Development Canada HRDC, and authenticated through Ministry of Foreign Affairs for international use.

The certificate awarded has an extra advantage as the word “Online” will not be mentioned in the certificates. Shipment of certificates within India is done free of cost but the candidates residing outside India are required to pay an additional fee. Generally after the submission of all the assignments and completion of the course, the candidates need to pay the dispatch fee. After that the institute takes the respective shipping address and contact number of the candidate to courier the certificate. It will take maximum 3 weeks for the certificates to reach the designated address.

  • Easy admission process
  • Online submission of application
  • Various options for online payment

In order to enroll to our International Advanced Diploma in TEFL, you need to fill up the application form available online providing all the valid and relevant details including email id and phone number as all communication will be forwarded there. After the submission of the filled application form, the course details will be sent through email and phone call from ACT’s admission executives. The course fee payment details will be mailed to the candidates once the enrolment is confirmed. The course fee can be paid through online payment using Debit / Credit Card or by depositing Cash, Cheque or Demand Draft to ACT’s bank account. The payment confirmation will be sent to the candidates after the payment is successful along with the online admission form.

About Cambridge TKT Examination*

Asian College of Teachers (ACT), the leader in teacher education in Asia is now the authorised centre for conducting Cambridge TKT Exam all over India. TKT is the acronym for Teaching Knowledge Test and is conducted by Cambridge, which tests your basic teaching knowledge.

The test comprises of three core modules, with one test for each. Cambridge English certificates are provided after the completion of each module. Each modular test has 80 questions and continues for 80 minutes and may be taken together or separately, in any order of the candidate's preference. All authorised TKT centres are inspected by Cambridge English Language Assessment ensuring that the centres meet their high standards.

Teaching Knowledge Test or TKT is appropriate for aspirants who are eager to develop themselves as a teacher, and have little or no knowledge of the modern English teaching methodologies and approaches; the TKT test will certainly boost their teaching career and give it a solid start. All they have to do is to register and take as many modules as they want, over any time period. They will receive a Cambridge English certificate for each module they complete. *This examination is conducted only in India.

Cambridge TKT Examination Fee

One module (without preparation):
Rs. 5500 ( additional dispatch fee applicable)

One module (with preparation):
Rs 8500 (additional dispatch fee applicable)

Candidates will have the option to choose more than one exam module and they can avail a discount of Rs 500 from the 2nd exam module onward.

Cambridge TKT Examination Dates :

Location Dates
25th November 2023 Kolkata
19th August 2023 Bangalore
10th June 2023 Mumbai
19th August 2023 Chennai

Cambridge Teaching Knowledge Test - Contents


  • Part 1: Language and Background to Language and Teaching
  • Part 2: Background to Language Learning
  • Part 3 - Background to Language Teaching


  • Part 1: Planning and Preparing a Lesson or Sequence of Lessons
  • Part 2: Selection and Use of Resources


  • Part 1: Teacher's and Learner's Language in the Classroom
  • Part 2: Classroom Management

TKT CLIL (Content and language Integrated Learning) MODULE Part 2 :

  • Lesson Preparation
  • Lesson Delivery
  • Assessment

TKT YL (Young Learners) MODULE
The learning and development of young learners

  • planning lessons for young learners
  • teaching strategies, practice activities and resources used to support and challenge language learning in young learners.

Choose your Cambridge TKT Module

You can opt for TKT Module 1, TKT Module 2, TKT Module 3, TKT CLIL and TKT YL if you are pursuing TEFL Diploma course.

280 hours Advanced Diploma in TEFL is a comprehensive course comprising of two important aspects of modern education system - TEFL, and Train the Trainer. The program is designed for a wide range of teaching professionals ranging from fresh graduates just out of college to university lecturers who can get trained in the latest methodologies and can confidently teach varied learners in today’s classrooms. As an ESL/EFL teacher/trainer Middle East, Asia Pacific region and even Latin American nations are hiring trained professionals.

The course is also ideal for professionals from different sectors and even career changers who want to opt for a different career path in foreign locations. Those into corporate training and teaching language and trainers from varied sectors like BPO, HR and even managers with training responsibilities will find this program unique which will help them to transform into highly savvy trainers with enhanced teaching techniques and training skills confident enough to face any global classroom.

  • Complete tutor support throughout the program
  • Call us or mail us – we will answer all you course related queries
  • Additional support with online videos and reference materials

You will be provided complete guidance from the experienced tutors of Asian College of Teachers who are committed to mentor throughout the course to achieve the learning goals. With years of valuable experience the tutors provide great support to the candidates and guide them through all the aspects of teaching giving valuable advice all along. Since International Advanced Diploma in TEFL of ACT offer the candidates flexible learning they can take the opportunity to learn at their own pace and clear all their doubts as and when required. The candidates can also email their queries and can also opt for online chatting between 10 am and 6 pm and can discuss any course related problem and clear their doubts.

  • ACT TEFL courses are accredited by the world's largest TESOL accreditation body TESOL Canada & TESOL USA.
  • Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC) recognised by UKVI in the UK, a member of the CHEA International Quality Group in the USA, and the British Quality Foundation, has accredited Asian College of Teachers (ACT) and awarded commendable grades in the area of Learning and Teaching; Course Delivery. Accreditation by ASIC demonstrates ACT’s commitment to being a quality education provider, respected worldwide.
  • All TEFL courses are accredited by International Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (QAHE)
  • TEFL Courses from ACT are also accredited by CPD Certification Service UK
  • All ACT courses are endorsed by NCC, an awarding organisation and a global provider of British education

Accreditation is a process which plays an important role for an educational institution as it is all about meeting the set standards of quality and is an on-going evaluation which encourages constant improvement. It acts as a vital tool to monitor and assess the standard and quality of education. TEFL PG Diploma aims at those are planning a career in EFL/ESL teaching and keen on exploring different cultures while they teach and travel abroad.

All our TEFL courses are accredited by the world's largest TESOL accreditation body TESOL Canada & TESOL USA and the candidates get the option of appearing in the TESOL Board exam and receiving prestigious TESOL Canada and TESOL USA certificates notarized, attested and apostle by USA and Canadian Government and Embassy of UAE and India.

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It was an enriching experience and made me wiser. It was easy to follow the course with a formulated course structure. It has enhanced my level of confidence. I am working as a teacher in New York Public School, Salt Lake, Kolkata.

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