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TEFL TESOL Courses in Sydney

Studying a tefl/tesol course in Sydney is definitely a good option for anyone who would like to enhance their employment prospects with additional qualifications and experience gained by teaching English in Australia and Asia.

Sydney has a population of 4.5 million and is a cosmopolitan city with a multi-cultural vibe. The city is Australia’s largest and most popular with visitors, almost making it the country’s unrecognised capital. Each year ten million people visit Sydney to experience for themselves its magnificent features such as national parks, beautiful beaches, abundant wildlife and a wide variety of cultural and historical attractions. Thinking of Sydney conjures up images of the iconic Sydney Opera House, Bondi Beach, authentic Aboriginal art and the Harbour Bridge.

Sydney is Australia’s oldest city and it continues to lead the way in the country’s development. The city has an all-round international atmosphere that is created by the mix of cultures that exist here. Sydney is the very definition of a multicultural city with countless nations represented, many of which have their own small yet distinct areas. spanish Town, China Town, Little england and Little italy are just some of the unique areas that make up this fascinating and diverse city.

Apart from the various international areas of the city, there is so much to see and do in Sydney and the surrounding area. You can relax on Bondi Beach and watch the surfers ride the waves or spend some time at Sydney Wildlife World with its collection of koalas, kangaroos and other native australian animals. Sydney will also impress you with its historical attractions such as the magnificent 18th and 19th century colonial architecture, the old world of the Queen Victoria Building, the Aboriginal Arts Centre and the Rocks area which dates back over 200 years. Sydney also has 15 museums and galleries for you to visit, including the National Museum and the National Gallery.

Being such a multinational city ensures that there are numerous international festivals throughout the year. However, Sydney’s nightlife is hard to beat at any time of the year as it is home to hundreds of clubs, bars, cafes and restaurants. If you look at the amazing amount of features Sydney has to offer you can appreciate why this city is unique both nationally and internationally.

There is never a wrong time to study a TEFL/tesol course in Sydney as the city is blessed with sunshine all year round. Even in winter the daily average for hours of sunshine is six. The peak summer season in Australia is December to February, while the winter falls between June and August.

Travel Options for getting to your TEFL/TESOL course in Sydney

The majority of world airlines fly into Sydney from all major airports worldwide. Because the majority of airlines are now part of global alliances, getting a flight to Sydney is achievable from pretty much anywhere on the world.

Sydney’s main airport, Kingsford Smith Airport is situated to the north of Botany Bay.

Examples of flight times to Sydney:

Los Angeles: 14 hours and 40 minutes, usually with a refuel in Japan. New York: 20 hours and 30 minutes, usually via Los Angeles and Japan.London: 24 hours, generally with a stop in the Middle East, Singapore or Hong Kong.Bangkok: 12 hours with a stop in Hong Kong or Singapore.Apply now & get certified to teach english abroad!

The School

Our TEFL/TESOL course is taught in the very heart of Sydney, therefore it is well situated for all transport links and amenities. Our Sydney training centre actually forms part of a larger language school which is a perfect location for your training course as it will help you to gain a better understanding of what will be required of you during your English teaching career. Our school is set in a beautifully renovated 1920’s style office block that is situated near the impressive QVB, the Town Hall and the Sydney Tower. From the Town Hall station, places such as the Botanical Gardens, Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Opera House are easily accessible.

Accommodation

We are more than happy to arrange your accommodation for you during your TEFL/TESOL course in Sydney; however, you are free to make your own arrangements should you wish.

Our school in Sydney works alongside a popular local hostel that we are happy to recommend. Big Hostel is situated just a short bus ride from the city centre at 212 Elizabeth Street in Surrey Hills and provides clean and inexpensive accommodation. The accommodation options are a single room or a shared dormitory style room at a lower price. The bathroom facilities available with the accommodation are either shared or en suite.

Should you decide to make your own accommodation arrangements, Sydney has an abundance of accommodation options to suit every budget. However, if you choose the Big Hostel accommodation option you will find yourself staying with other TEFL/TESOL course students giving you the opportunity to support each other and discuss topics relating to your course such as planning lessons, teaching methods and grammar.

If you are thinking of staying in first class accommodation, Sydney has many exceptional hotels to consider. We advise that you organise hotel accommodation yourself online. Hotel prices usually start at around $180 per night.

Course dates



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We are presently in the process of establishing a new course in Sydney 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
A$ 1700
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.

Single room
A$ 2080
(to be paid on arrival)
Shared room
A$ 860
(to be paid on arrival)
4 weeks in-class course in Sydney
special price on offer from
$ 2300
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What are my payment options?

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    Course deposits must be paid to our administrative center. Credit/debit card payments are the fastest and cheapest way to pay, but we also accept payments via Western Union, 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 Sydney itself.

    The balance of the course fee is payable online before the course (credit/debit card, Pay Pal). We also accept cash payments on the first day of the course.

    Course fees are all-inclusive so you won’t be asked to pay additional costs for course related materials or services. This also includes course moderation, accreditation fees and lifetime job assistance.

  • What are my accommodation options?

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    We have partnered with a hostel in the neighborhood that will provide trainees with the most affordable accommodation available (AU$ 2,200 for 4 weeks). Other options are also available and we are happy to provide you with the details of these. If you would like to book accommodation directly through us, please note that you will be charged a service fee.

  • What travel documents will I need for australia?

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    This information is specific to your country of origin. For the most accurate and current information regarding travel documents for Australia, please contact your nearest consulate. There is also a very good chance that all the information you require (application documents, application fees, duration of processing documents), is available on the embassy’s webpage.

  • What is the course schedule?

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    From Monday to Friday, there are input sessions every morning from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. when trainees learn classroom management, grammar, language and culture and other practical aspects of the course. The lunch break is from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. In the afternoon, trainees prepare their lessons with assistance from their trainer. They may either be teaching their lessons to international students in a classroom situation or be involved in one of the other unique and exciting aspects of our course, such as observing teachers, getting advice on starting your own tutoring business, learning about IELTS or teaching private students. These lessons are followed by feedback from the trainer. We aim to provide six to ten hours of observed teaching practice over the 4-week course. On three of the Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. there is a special language acquisition module where you learn a foreign language so that you can understand what it is like for a non-native speaker to learn English.

  • What can I expect during teaching practice?

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    We use international students for the trainees’ classroom teaching practice. These students are very keen and enthusiastic and because we only charge a nominal fee for them to attend, all students come to classes purely because they want to! We also use international students for the private tuition sessions. The private students do not pay for these one hour lessons so they are very excited to be part of it!

  • Who usually attends the course?

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    On average we have around six trainees enrolled on each course, although this number does vary throughout the year. Most of our participants are from English speaking countries such as America, The United Kingdom, Canada or Australia, although we do accept non-native speakers of English who have a high proficiency in the language.

  • Is there a dress code?

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    Please check the weather for the time of year that you are staying with us as it can vary considerably. Australians generally wear layers as the weather can change from hour to hour.

    Input Sessions and Lesson Planning:

    Attire is casual and relaxed. While there is air conditioning available, please dress comfortably.

    Practice Teaching Sessions at the Training Centre:

    Attire is smart and conservative. Your shoulders must be covered and skirts or trousers must cover your knees when you are sitting down. For women, be careful that your shirts are not too low cut or show your stomach as you may need to lean over to help a student sitting at a desk. Jeans and shorts are not acceptable. Shoes or sandals should be smart in appearance.

  • What should I bring for course studies?

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    Please be sure to arrive on the first day of the course with a notebook and a pen. We also encourage you to bring a laptop as we have Wi-Fi at the training center. We will provide all course materials for you so there is no need to bring anything else for the course itself.