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250 hour LEVEL 5 Advanced TESOL *Most popular*

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250 hour LEVEL 5 Advanced TESOL *Most popular*

One of the most advanced, accredited TESOL course available online and covering more ground than a CELTA. Leads to a prestigious 250 hour qualification.



  • Offline price: £395.00

    Offline: PC/Mac compatible. Download in PDF/Word. Option to print coursework for reference.

  • Interactive price: £395.00

    Interactive: PC/Mac/tablet compatible. Work on our interactive platform. Good internet access required.

Our most advanced TESOL course and quickly becoming our most popular. Ideal if you want a prestigious qualification and better worldwide job opportunities. One of the most advanced entry-level TESOL courses possible online.

Ideal if:

  • You wish to start teaching English but want one of the best qualifications in TESOL available online
  • You are already teaching and wish to formalise your experience with a high level qualification
  • You have an interest in how English works and the issues some nationalities face when learning
  • You are looking for an advanced TESOL and the option of a prestigious ACTDEC level 5 certificate

Why this course?

We'll take you from beginner to advanced step-by-step. You'll cover all the essential TESOL material from our 150 hour course, before going deeper into the fascinating areas of linguistics and phonology; areas few other TESOL courses cover. Master the concepts that enable you better support your students in the classroom and impress potential employers at the same time.

You’ll learn phonemic script, understand why different nationalities struggle with English pronunciation, how sounds are produced in the vocal tract, approaches to teaching language, the importance of intonation and stress and plenty more. We link to some of the best audio and video to bring the course to life and illustrate key concepts. With quality assurance guaranteed by ACTDEC, personal tutor support, this course represents the best value for a prestigious, accredited course of this depth.

''The course was brilliantly thorough and informative without overloading me with unnecessary information. The website is always being updated with news of careers and improvements. Everything was absolutely balanced to perfection and I wouldn't change a thing.''

Tatiana Parshina, GE level 5 graduate

Interactive or offline? Choose your mode of study

 if you’ve got a good broadband connection and are comfortable working entirely online via a tablet/PC/Mac, this is ideal. Enjoy the benefits of our interactive platform. 

Offline: prefer to work in Word/PDF? Don’t have a reliable internet connection? Offline is for you. Download your course and even print out the study books if you wish. You'll only go online to upload/download your work and access the online components such as video and podcasts. (Please note this version is not compatible with tablets.)

Whether you choose interactive or offline, you’ll enjoy world-class, accredited training and personal tutor support for help, advice and full marking and feedback on your work.


Open to native and non-native English speakers over 17 years old with good written and spoken English. If you are a non-native English speaker, please see the course eligibility requirements on our FAQ page. Remember you can always ask us if you are not sure about your level of English. 


Typically this course can take between 12-24 weeks to complete, but we go at your pace and allow up to 18 months for course completion for maximum flexibility. 

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View live teaching excerpts Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No. n/a
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