TEFLPlus is Thailand’s premier TEFL teacher training program located in Patong Beach, Phuket, Thailand, and has been conducting teacher training courses at Patong Language School since 2002.

Priced from only £359 ($569), TEFLPlus offers the highest quality and best value TEFL teacher training courses in Thailand.  Train with TEFLPlus in Phuket to earn an internationally recognised TESOL/TEFL certificate and become a professional teacher of English.  Our Phuket TEFL courses and professional staff have won awards for quality and outstanding service, so you know you are in good hands.

Why should you earn your TEFL at TEFLPlus?

Learn from one of the most experienced trainers in the business.  Our head TEFL instructor has over 25 years experience as an English teacher and a TEFL trainer.  He has worked at schools and universities around the world and he has the expertise to answer all of your questions about teaching English as a foreign language.

You’ll have more time to hone your teaching skills with an industry-leading 10 hours of teaching practice. Get a full two weeks of classroom experience with real students from a variety of levels at our language school in Patong.

Experience the highest quality of services, administration and course content.  Patong Language School has been Phuket’s leading language school since 1983.  Our training centre, language programs and teachers are licensed by the Thai Ministry of Education.  We’re also the only school in Thailand to receive the highest award for quality from the MoE’s Office of the Private Education Commission (OPEC).

Be prepared for any situation you may find yourself in as a teacher. Our programs cover all aspects of modern English teaching methodology, theory and English grammar.  We’re not only a TEFL training centre, we also a language school, and you will have several opportunities to observe real classes at our school and see our methods in action.

You will always have someone available to answer your questions because we always maintain a low 3-to-1 student-teacher ratio.  All of our English teachers have completed their training at TEFLPlus.  They use our methods in their classrooms every day and they are also available to assist you during your training.

We offer two courses to meet your schedule and budget.  Take your choice of our 1 week introTEFL or our 4 week advancedTEFL programs.

In a few short years, TEFLPlus has developed to achieve local and regional prestige, offering English teacher training to those wishing to start a career in the exciting and challenging world of English language education.

If you are looking for a TEFL teacher training course in South-East Asia, you won’t find higher quality certificate courses than ours, and you definitely won’t find better value!If you plan to TEFL in Phuket, then you need to TEFL train with TEFLPlus. Nowhere else comes close.

About the Course

The Phuket TEFLplus advanced TEFL is Thailand’s premier international-standard 4-week 125-hour TESOL course leading to the TEFL/TESL certificate in English teaching.

Non-English speakers throughout the world are finding it more and more necessary to use English in their employment, studies, and daily lives. This has created a huge demand for EFL teachers across the globe, and our advancedTEFL course in Phuket, Thailand leading to an internationally recognised TEFL certificate will train you to take advantage of this.

Our 4-week TEFL course covers all the essentials you will need for teaching English, whether in a language school, a business, state school, in Thailand or elsewhere.

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  • 4-weeks face-to-face training
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Quality courses at budget prices

Our goal with advanced TEFL is to provide a TESOL/TEFL teacher training course which exceeds all internationally recognised standards, prepares trainees for entry into the EFL/ESL profession, and gives trainees both theoretical knowledge and hands-on teaching experience. Nothing builds your confidence better than getting in front of a class

We’re confident our Phuket TEFL course is the highest quality, best value course offered in Thailand today. But don’t take our word for it; read the reviews on and check out all our review videos on Youtube.

Professional TEFL training

The advanced TEFL is a thorough TEFL teacher training course conducted in Patong Beach, Phuket that will prepare you for any situation you may find yourself in as a teacher. The program covers all aspects of modern English teaching methodology, English grammar, includes teacher observation periods and more teaching practice sessions than offered by any other provider. Some areas covered are:

  • Language analysis
  • The Learner, the Teacher and the Learning/Teaching Context
  • Assessing learner level
  • Planning for effective lessons
  • Classroom Management Skills
  • Teaching methodology
  • Resources and materials
  • Professional development
  • Classroom observation
  • Teaching practice

TEFL course session schedule

The advanced TEFL training course in Phuket runs (most days) from 9 am until 5 pm or 6 pm daily, with a one hour lunch break between 1 pm and 2 pm. Some days may have a later start or an earlier finish depending on student schedules for class observation and teaching practice classes.

Evenings and weekends are free to let you explore Patong and Phuket, although some independent study will be necessary during the evenings/weekends to complete assignments and prepare for the next day’s sessions or teaching practice.

The TESOL/TEFL qualification

Successful graduates of the Phuket advanced TEFL course are awarded a dual TEFL/TESL certificate. This comes along with a summary prepared by your course trainers detailing your performance throughout the course.

Whatever your future plans as an English teacher – whether in Phuket, elsewhere in Thailand, or even in other countries – you can be certain that with your TEFLPlus training and TEFL certificate you will receive attractive teaching job offers from quality schools.

Phuket TEFL Course structure

The advanced TEFL course is conducted over four weeks from Monday to Friday at our Patong TEFL training centre on Phuket island. The teacher training course has 4 components; EFL teaching methodology, English grammar, class observation and teaching practice. Also included are 10 lessons of Thai language to allow trainees to experience being a language learner.

The advanced TEFL course is held in accordance with recognised international standards and is validated by the Ministry of Education. This ensures every trainee receives the very best of instruction.

You will be guided through the process of planning, preparation, implementation and reflection of each lesson. By the end of the TEFL course you will be able to:

  • plan effective English lessons suited to the learner level of your class
  • apply the theory of English language learning to your lesson preparation
  • implement EFL teaching methodology into the classroom
  • manage a classroom
  • have fun teaching!

Teaching practice

During the Phuket TEFL course you will prepare and teach a minimum of 10 practice classes with real students in a classroom situation.

All teaching practice sessions are observed by a qualified English teacher who will complete a performance report to provide constructive feedback on your strengths and weaknesses as a teacher.All our teachers are previous graduates of the Phuket TEFL course and so are ideally qualified to help you as you practice and improve.

Teaching practice is an important, integral part of the course, and is undertaken in small groups of 3-4 trainees with volunteer students at different learner levels. The Course Trainer conducts feedback sessions after all practice classes.

TEFL course assessment

You are continually assessed throughout your Phuket TEFL course, then the course ends with written methodology and English grammar exams, along with a practical teaching demonstration of a pre-planned lesson by each trainee.

Successful trainees receive their TEFL/TESL certificates at the end of the last day.

Practical requirements

Your passport must be valid for six months beyond the date of entry into Thailand, and you must be able to obtain a police clearance certificate from your home country if you wish to work in certain countries.

The minimum entry age is 18, but persons under the age of 21 should consider carefully their employment prospects given their youth.

You should be in good physical and mental health.

TEFL course entry requirements

The advanced TEFL teacher training course in Phuket is open to all nationalities, including non-native speakers. Applicants should be fluent in English and be able to demonstrate the ability to speak and write clearly, explain thoughts and ideas coherently, express opinions and give instructions.

A degree or diploma is not required to participate in a TEFL course, although a high school education or equivalent would be advantageous.

Who is TEFL for?

The advancedTEFL course is the ideal training training solution for:

  • Trainees looking for the most practical course possible
  • University students taking a gap year to teach English and travel
  • EFL teachers going on to take up employment
  • Experienced English teachers without a qualification
  • Experienced English teachers in need of a refresher
  • Experienced teachers of other subjects moving into EFL
  • Anyone who wants the best quality TEFL training at the best value around
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