Trinity CertTESOL is one of the world's most prestigious TEFL qualifications, highly sought after by employers worldwide, which is a benchmark of quality in the industry.
Our Trinity CertTESOL is designed as an initial qualification for those wanting to enter the world of language teaching. It is suitable for candidates with little to no teaching experience. The course may also be taken by speakers of any language, provided that they demonstrate certain level of English proficiency.
There are countless teaching opportunities in and around Hong Kong, including primary and secondary schools under the Education Bureau's very attractive Native English Teacher (NET) scheme, HK, along with further opportunities in corporate, business and private education sectors.
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Our TEFL course in Hong Kong complies with strict internationally-recognised criteria in training at this level. We are proud to offer one of the best TESOL Course in Hong Kong, helping you to start your teaching career in HK or anywhere in the world.
The flexible approach brings out the best of trainees' experience and knowledge in their teaching. We respect the fact that every teacher has their own strengths to work from.
Time is given to trainees to reflect on what they are doing. After every lesson, teachers, observers and tutors gather to discuss what happened in the class and identify improvements.
Many of our TEFL trainees have little to no experience with language analysis, so pre-course tasks help to upgrade your knowledge of grammar so that you can follow the course input in a clear and graded way.
The assignment load is integral to your development as a teacher. The four written assignments cover every aspect of teaching and learning that you require to start your teaching career in a well-informed way.
This component requires you to become a beginner-level learner of a totally unfamiliar language. Trained and experienced teachers of Urdu, Dutch, Portuguese, Arabic and many other languages are invited to the centre to deliver real lessons to you.
Each of the observed teaching practice lessons are designed to ease you into the methods and approaches that you learn. We provide a clear framework for you to work from lesson planning and preparation.
We started delivering the Trinity CertTESOL in 1997, and since then the centre has evolved to deliver up to 14 courses per year, preparing hundreds of TEFL teachers for their future careers.
With the goal of improving English standards across the East Asia region, We offer a fresh prospective on teaching and learning with a schedule designed to meet every trainee need.
Our outstanding pass rate of around 99% and levels of trainee achievement (with more than 93% receiving A or B) are testament to the quality of training that we deliver.
TESOL is an acronym for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages that refers to teaching English to non-native speakers (students whose first language is not English). There are several approaches to embracing this highly demanding field (of teaching), all of which are presented in our Trinity CertTESOL course.
Both Trinity CertTESOL and Cambridge CELTA are considered to be the two leading TEFL qualifications having the same broad outcomes. Both CELTA and CertTESOL earn you the same level of qualification (accredited at level 5 on the UK Regulated Qualifications Framework), thus recognised by employers worldwide.
In order to ensure that you can travel, work and successfully apply for visas internationally, a qualification validated by an international examinations board (such as Trinity or CELTA) provides the best possible start for trainee teachers. If you are seriously considering becoming a professional English teacher in Hong Kong or abroad, it is strongly recommended that you choose the highest quality training course (a CertTESOL or a CELTA in HK) from the outset.
Yes, you can. Our teacher training course is specifically designed for those with little or no teaching experience. The skills you will develop on the course assume no prior knowledge of linguistics, though an interest in language and learning is an advantage.
Yes, you can. Irrespective of what your first language is, all course participants must have a good level of competence in spoken and written English. Language proficiency is assessed at interview, either face-to-face in the centre, by telephone or via Skype.
Yes. The course equips you with the initial teaching skills, expertise and knowledge required to confidently take up a teaching job, and also gives you a firm foundation for self-evaluation and further professional development. In addition, we provide you with assistance in job hunting within the global TEFL industry.
We offer job placement assistance, support during and after the completion of your course. We have a department specifically devoted to teacher recruitment for schools around Hong Kong, with guidance and support from an experienced team. Read on..
The CertTESOL course is registered under the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance (Course Registration 250562). It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this course may lead.