Gran Canaria is simply the best place to earn a TESOL certificate if you’re looking for beautiful beaches, awe inspiring scenery and a high-quality TESOL course. Gran Canaria is part of the Canary Islands located just 62 miles from the coast of Morocco.
Gran Canaria has so much to offer visitors that you will never find yourself wanting for something to do. The island’s beaches are of course a major attraction and you can find plenty to entertain yourself here surfing, body boarding or simply chilling out and sunbathing. Windsurfing is popular at Pozo Izquierdo where the world cup is held every year while the hundreds of dive sites allow you to experience unique life under the waves. Other ways to relax on your time off from earning your TESOL certificate include exploring the sand dunes by camel or beach buggy.
Avid golfers will be happy to make use of the many championship golf courses that call the island home. Nature lovers can explore the rainforest or relax beside one of the beautiful lakes found in the island’s mountain ranges. From these ranges you can witness some fantastic panoramas which have been compared to the Rocky Mountains or the Grand Canyon.
This island is also a haven for amateur astronomers due to its atmospheric conditions, which are perfect for star gazing. Gran Canaria was also the site of a NASA receiving station during the moon landings and was the first to receive Neil Armstrong’s historic message “That´s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind”.
Our TESOL training centre is located in Vecindario on the south-east Coast of the island. Vecindario is the second largest town in Gran Canaria and is the perfect location for you to study for your TESOL certificate. Just ten minutes away from Las Palmas and ten minutes away from the most popular tourist areas, we are well situated for you to make the most of what the island has to offer. The windsurfing beach of Pozo Izquierdo is just a quick two minute drive away and the diving cenre of Arinaga is only a five minute drive away.
Not only will you be able to improve your employment prospects as a professional English teacher by earning your TESOL certificate with ITTT in Gran Canaria, but you will also create memories to last the rest of your life.
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ITTT’s TESOL course in Gran Canaria is based in a newly built modern training school located in a quiet square in the town of Vecindario on the south-east coast of the island. The training centre has a reception area, 3 large classrooms, 2 bathrooms, a kitchen and chill out area which is available for course students.
The centre’s classrooms are all fully air conditioned with state-of-the-art interactive boards available for use by trainees. We also offer free internet and use of computers and projectors to all course participants.
We have a main kitchen available for all trainees during the course. This kitchen has a large fridge/freezer, sink, small oven, microwave, kettle, coffee machine and a dishwasher.
Additionally, there is a chill out area with a sofa and a study zone. There is another, smaller kitchen here consisting of a sink, a washing machine and a small fridge; all of which are available to trainees throughout the course. You will also find many supermarkets, cafes, bars and restaurants near to the centre.
During their TESOL training, trainees will teach both small and large groups of English students in the different classroom environments. This ensures that you will be prepared for teaching at all levels, for all ages and group sizes when you enter the TESOL job market.
Gran Canaria offers
- A huge variety of indoor and outdoor activities
- Complimentary welcome breakfast
- 2 hour complimentary Spanish language class
- Optional Leisure Activities
- Island trips
- Scuba diving certificates
- Surfing courses
- Hiking and cycling tours
- Abseiling and rock climbing
- Horse riding
- Boat trips and/or deep-sea fishing and dolphin and sightseeing trips
- Astronomy excursions
Accommodation costs are not included in the TESOL course fees and you are free to choose whichever accommodation option is most suitable for you.
We have relationships with a number of local establishments and housing agencies on the island. We can therefore recommend rooms and apartments just a short walk from our centre or, if trainees prefer to stay in other parts of the island, we can recommend numerous rooms and apartments within a 10 mile radius. Prices for accommodation are reasonable and public transport is easy to access and use. We can also assist you in getting travel cards so that trainees can travel the island conveniently on public transport. We can also arrange bike/car hire if required.
More information on the available accommodation options for the TESOL course will be sent to you once the deposit payment has been made thereby confirming your place on the course.
For those wishing to arrange their own accommodation for the TESOL course though independent websites, we will gladly provide advice on available options. Examples of sites include:
- Piso compartido
- 6 July 2020 - 31 July
- 3 August 2020 - 28 August
- 5 October 2020 - 30 October
- 16 November 2020 - 11 December
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.
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.