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250 hour LEVEL 5 Advanced TESOL

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250 hour LEVEL 5 Advanced TESOL

Our most popular course, designed for teaching English worldwide. It’s one of the most advanced, accredited TESOL courses available online, leading 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.

** Top choice**   

One of the most advanced entry-level TESOL courses online. Go from zero to TESOL hero in one course.

What's included?  At a glance:

  • 250 hours of accredited course materials and video
  • Personal, dedicated tutorial support: get feedback, ask questions
  • Generous 18 month time frame for completion
  • Access to student forum and online teaching resources
  • Watch video of experienced teachers in action  
  • Highly respected international qualification, making it easier to gain employment worldwide
  • Assistance with job search and access to our jobs board
  • Free Global English TESOL 250 hour certificate (PDF) upon successful course completion 
  • Optional Global English TESOL printed and embossed certificate (extra fee)
  • Optional certificate from accrediting body (extra fee)
  • Study online from tablet or computer or offline, all for just £395  

Why this course?

We'll take you from beginner to advanced step-by-step. You'll cover all the practical elements to become a great TESOL teacher. Master the key concepts that enable you better support your students in the classroom and impress potential employers at the same time.

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, alongside 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, Global English TESOL 250 hour course 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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Courses Level 1 Level 1 + Young Learners Level 1 + business Level 1 plus 1-2-1 Level 2 Level 2 + Young Learners Level 2 + business Level 2 + 1-2-1 Teaching business English Teaching English to Young Learners Teaching English 1-2-1 Grammar course Weekend face-face
Price £195.00 £295.00 £295.00 £295.00 £315.00 £395.00 £395.00 £395.00 £140.00 £140.00 £140.00 £50.00 £170-£190
Duration (hours) 70 100 100 100 150 180 180 180 30 30 30 20 20 or 28
Time limit (months) 6 6 6 6 18 18 18 18 6 6 6 6 n/a
Modules 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 2 2 2 1 n/a
Content General English General English + Young Learners General English + Business General English + 1-2-1 General English General English + Young Learners General English + Business General English + 1-2-1 Business Young Learners One to One Grammar General
Certificate Yes. ACTDEC YES. ACTDEC Yes. ACTDEC Yes. ACTDEC Yes. ACTDEC Yes. ACTDEC Yes. ACTDEC Yes. ACTDEC Yes. GE Yes. GE Yes. GE Yes. GE Yes. 20 or 28 hour
Course book provided No Yes Yes No* No Yes Yes No* Yes Yes No* No No
View live teaching excerpts Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No. n/a
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* Includes 1 year subscription to materials provider 'handouts online'