TEFL + Professional Development

Are you a non-EU citizen and trying to get a work permit for Italy?
Then signing up for this course is the solution as you will be eligible for EU work authorization allowing you to work for up to 20 hours per week!

Course objectives

This course is an extension of the training received during our Trinity Cert TESOL course. It provides our graduates with the opportunity to develop their professional skills, fine-tune their strengths, and improve upon weaknesses. At the end of the course, students will have a portfolio of their achievements that will be a launch pad for their budding career in TEFL. In addition, this course includes an optional Italian language component.

Course logistics

Students do a combination of self and guided study for at least 20 hours per week. The course schedule will be arranged according to your working hours (once you have job).

Course components

  • Teaching practice + self evaluation and feedback
  • (Online) specialised modules. Examples are:
    • Teaching Cambridge Exam classes
    • Teaching Young learners
    • Teaching Business English
  • Teacher Development assignments to reinforce and expand on skills
  • Experienced teacher observations
  • Blogging about experiences and relevant topics
  • Administrative & marketing tasks at our school

Typical course week of 20 study hours

A typical course week of 20 study hours would be like this:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
9.00 – 11.00 Teaching Practice Teaching Practice Teaching Practice Teaching Practice
11.00-11.30 Self evaluation and feedback Self evaluation and feedback Self evaluation and feedback Self evaluation and feedback
11.30-12.30 Lesson planning Lesson planning Lesson planning Lesson planning
12.30-14.00 Marketing / Teacher Development Assignment Marketing / Teacher Development Assignment Specialised Module / Observation experienced teacher Marketing / Teacher Development Assignment

When can I start?

Any Monday after completing our Trinity CertTESOL Course.

Entry requirements

All candidates must have completed our Trinity CertTESOL course.

How long can I attend the Professional Development program?

The program length is usually 5-9 months.

How to apply?

Please send us an e-mail to info@tefl-in-italy.com to sign-up.
To reserve your place on the course you will need to pay the first month or the full amount to get the one-off payment discount.

Course fee: €160/month

One-off payment: Save €10/month