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TESOL Certifications in Singapore | Singapore

Singapore is a thriving, modern city-state located on the Malay Peninsula. This former British colony was once known as the “Jewel of the British Empire” and although the country has developed rapidly since independence, the island’s British history can be seen throughout in its monuments and architecture. As a busy transport hub, Singapore sees visitors from all over the world, with direct flights from hundreds of countries as well as ferries bringing passengers from the numerous ports in the region. Singapore is also a major shopping destination for visitors from other Southeast Asian countries and the world famous Orchard Road is home to a large number of shopping centers as well as numerous hotels.

The city has a busy night life scene with plenty of clubs and in the Orchard Road, Arab Street, Clarke Quay and Sentosa areas among others. It is also a great place for foodies with cuisine from all over the world served up in the city’s fine dining establishments and local delights to be found and the many food courts and hawker centers. Singapore is also home to a number of attractions including Universal Studios Singapore and the Raffles Hotel; home of the Singapore Sling.

Thanks to the “garden city” initiative of the government in the 1960s, modern Singapore balances the urban high-rises with tree lined roads and oases of green. Nearly 10% of the city’s land is dedicated to parks and nature reserves. Numerous city tours and tourist passes make getting around the city and experiencing all it has to offer very easy. You can also escape the city and enjoy a more natural environment by heading off the islands of Pulau Ubin and Kusu Island.

4 weeks in-class course in Singapore
special price on offer from
$ 1880

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The School

Situated in the middle of Singapore’s Central Business District, our training center offers magnificent views of Marina Bay and is conveniently located close to a number of shopping malls, restaurants, bars and more. We are also within walking distance of Clarke Quay and Boat Quay, two historical areas of the city by the Singapore River. The nearby MRT station gives access to buses and trains that take you to the rest of the city in no time at all and everything you could need during your time with us can be found in the area around the training center.

Out TESOL trainers are dedicated professionals with plenty of experience and passion for what they do. They are here throughout your course to support you and guide you on your way to becoming a qualified and effective teacher of English as a foreign language. The skills you learn on the course with their help will prepare you for the classroom wherever in the world you decide to teach.

Accommodation

Attendees of our Singapore based TESOL course have a number of different accommodation options to choose from including condominiums, apartments and rooms in local hostels. Most of the options are located in the center of the city and are within a 15 to 20 minute commute to the training center. All accommodation options have been inspected to ensure they will have everything you will need for a pleasant stay.

If you have any concerns regarding the available housing options, please let us know and we will do our best to help you!

Course dates



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We are presently in the process of establishing a new course in Singapore and therefore there are currently no dates available for this location. We anticipate that the course should be running here within the next 6-8 months. If you would like to attend a course at this location, please let us know and we will send you full information as soon as the course dates are finalized.





Please check out our other course locations if you wish to attend a course before this one becomes available...





Course fees

The total price is divided into: deposit and balance.

The deposit may be paid via a) credit card b) Paypal c) wire transfer d) Western Union.

The balance of the course fee must be paid by cash, PayPal or bank transfer directly to the training center on the first day of the course.

 

Deposit
US$ 600
to be paid in advance
+
Balance
US$ 1280
to be paid on arrival

Accomodation Fees

The accommodation fees are not part of the course price and you are free to choose whichever accommodation option you prefer.

You are not obliged to use the accommodation provided by the school and you are welcome to make your own accommodation arrangements. If you choose to use our accommodation, it should be paid for either by cash, PayPal or bank transfer directly to the school at the start of the course.

from
US$ 380
(to be paid on arrival)
4 weeks in-class course in Singapore
special price on offer from
$ 1880

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Frequently Asked Questions

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  • What are my payment options?

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    Course deposits must be paid to our administrative center. The fastest and cheapest way to pay is by credit or debit card, but we also accept payments via Pay Pal and bank transfer. While there are no deadlines for a deposit, courses can fill up quickly and your seat will only be reserved after the deposit has been paid.

    Once you make your deposit, you will receive an email with an informational packet that provides detailed information about the course and Singapore itself.

    The balance of course fees is payable on or before the first day of class and can be paid in cash in US or Singapore dollars or bank transfer.

    Please note that bank transfers need to be made at least two weeks in advance of the course start.

    Course fees are all inclusive and you will not be asked to pay additional costs towards course related services. This also includes course moderation and accreditation fees, lifetime job assistance and all our basic services.

  • What are my accommodation options?

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    A list of housing options which we have worked with in the past will be provided to you upon request. These places are located near our training centre and range from backpacker hostels, budget hotels, homestays, and hotels. We are happy to work with you to find a suitable accommodation for your budget. Singapore is a convenient and easy city to travel around and there are a variety of options which are conveniently located near the school. We will do our best to take into account special requests and all that we can to make sure your housing here will be as enjoyable as the training.

    What travel documents will I need for Singapore?

    All travelers into Singapore must follow these requirements to be allowed into the country:

    holding a passport or a travel document with a validity of more than 6 months at the time of departure,

    holding a return or onward ticket,

    possess sufficient funds to stay in Singapore,

    have valid entry documents (including a visa) to the next destination, if necessary,

    have a completed Disembarkation/Embarkation Card, and,

    have a visa and/or a yellow fever vaccination certificate for entry into Singapore (if applicable).

    Citizens of the following countries are permitted to stay in Singapore for up to 90 days visa-free: European Union, Australia, Norway, South Korea, Switzerland, United States.

    * Please note visa information is subject to change at any time. Please check with your local Singapore consulate or embassy for updated information and the latest requirements.

  • What is the course schedule?

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    On the first day of the course an orientation will be held. Orientation will be followed by the first class on Monday morning at 9:30 am. During the orientation, an in depth course schedule will be provided. A typical session will run between 9:30 and 4:30 pm Monday to Friday with morning and late afternoon breaks, and a lunch break also included. However, there will also be some evenings required for teaching practice.

    All teacher trainees are expected to attend all of the training sessions on the schedule unless a medical condition or emergency makes it impossible in which case medical treatment is required. It is extremely important for trainees to be present at every Teaching Practice (TP). These sessions are difficult to organize and rescheduling is difficult which may result in an additional fee for the trainee.

    What can I expect during teaching practice?

    The teaching practice is conducted at the school and we have Japanese and Korean students. These students are usually non-native speaking expats living in Singapore who make the lessons engaging, enjoyable and consistently give constructive feedback. Most of the students have studied at our centre with trained and experienced EFL teachers. They are not required to come to the class so their presence is merely out of the desire to help the trainees to improve their teaching.

  • Who can attend the TEFL course? Do I need to be native English speaker?

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    You need to be at least 18 years old to enrol in our course. There is no maximum age, but do keep in mind that some institutions may not employ teachers beyond a certain age.

    While you don’t need to be a native speaker to attend, you do need to be fluent in English.

    We define fluency as having at least a C1 level on the CEFR scale of language proficiency.

    Is there a dress code?

    For most sessions at the school, there will not be a strict dress code requirement. However, the school is full of educators and professionals and we want to maintain a level of professionalism thus please dress appropriately and be mindful of others. The school is a place of work, and we would like to remind you to be respectful to those around you.

    There will be a dress requirement during the Teaching Practice (TP) sessions. During the Teaching Practice the trainees will be required to dress in business attire and follow some guidelines.

    Women:

    Shoulders must be covered. Low-cut necklines or short skirts will not be permitted. No low-cut necklines or very short skirts. Flip flops, bermuda’s, or sandals are also not permitted.

    Men:

    Slacks or khakis must be worn, jeans are not appropriate. Either short or long sleeved shirts are acceptable so long as there is a collar. A tie is not required but if you would like to, you may. Dress shoes or loafers are required. Tennis shoes, sandals, or bermuda’s, are not acceptable. Long hair should be tied back.

  • What should I bring for course studies?

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    A pen, a notebook for taking notes, and a three-ring binder to organize lesson plans are essential. Forms, and other information will be given and an organized binder would help all of this remain neat and tidy.

    A recording device, or cell phone to record, is not required but it is a good idea. In the past trainees at various locations have given feedback that it made the course easier. This helped in reviewing the course material, lectures, interviews, and student feedback. Although it is not a requirement we suggest doing so.

    Books are provided and available to be borrowed at the school, and in the study room. However, any material leaving the campus requires permission from the staff.

    All trainees are required to prepare their own materials for their Teaching Practice (TP). The training school maintains a supply of materials but the school is not responsible to provide materials. Materials such as poster board, markers, glue, paper, pens, and more for developing teaching material will have to be purchased by the trainees themselves.

    The photocopy machine at the school is available for all trainees to use without charge.

    What documents do I need for finding employment after the course?

    Your passport. However, if you are able to secure a job in Singapore or another country, you will need original copies of your birth certificate, college degree(s), and any other certificates or diplomas you feel may be relevant, along with relevant transcripts.


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