About US

UNI-Prep is a private institute and we offer courses in teacher training (TESOL), business and management.  All our courses can be done online from anywhere in the world.

UNI-Prep Institute is an American training institute that focuses on creating rewarding and educational professional development courses that are conducted both online and in-class. UNI-Prep has trained professionals at all levels in their careers in North America and around the world. UNI-Prep's head offices are located in San Diego, California in USA, though it has agents and partners worldwide.

Most of our programs target working professionals that are seeking to gain training in a particular area for the purpose of professional development and to make advances in their career. Our graduates have successfully transitioned to alternative career paths or have often obtained career advancements as a result of our training programs. UNI-Prep also designs custom professional development courses and certificate programs to fit the needs of a specific industry, company or purpose.

UNI-Prep is also involved in educational consulting both locally and internationally. We have worked with many schools to improve the quality of education and student performance in subject areas such as English, Mathematics, the Arts and the Sciences. UNI-Prep continues to expand its offering to clients and students as the needs of the education industry changes.

We invite you to explore our website further and contact us to discuss program development or to enrol in one of our programs. Learn more about UNI-Prep's terms and conditions. Enrolment can also be done online by clicking on the relevant course.

Executive Team

UNI-Prep’s executive team is composed of members from a variety of industries including education, consulting, business and finance. They bring a combined of more than 40 years professional experience in senior decision making roles. All courses are created by Instructors that are experts in their field, with both education and experience in the relevant industry.

Online TESOL & TEFL Courses

Are you ready to teach English abroad? UNI-Prep Institute offers two online TESOL programs, both of which will qualify you to teach English abroad in virtually every country in the world. Below you will find additional information on our TESOL Certificate and TESOL Diploma programs. TESOL stands for Teachers of English to Students of Other Languages and is the minimum qualification that an individual needs to qualify to work as an English language teacher in any country around the world. At the end of our course, students can choose whether they will receive the TESOL or TEFL qualification as the course meets the requirements of both.

TESOL Course Comparison

  • Included Courses
  • Certification Level
  • Tutor Support  Our experienced tutors are available to answer any questions that you may have as you are progressing through the course. If you require further explanation about a topic or have any other general questions, feel free to contact them. They are there to help you successfully pass and complete the program!
  • Video Lessons  Our experienced Instructors have created a variety of video lessons to supplement the rest of the material. They are designed to be fun and help present the information visually to make the learning experience easier and more enjoyable for you.
  • Practicum (Optional)  We offer students the option of incorporating a 20-hour practicum into your chosen program. While this is not required to complete the course, we make it available for anyone who wishes to include a practicum component to his or her program. The practicum option is included in the price of the course.
  • Exclusive Jobs  We have schools internationally that request recommendations of our top graduates. In addition, we have a partnership with ESL Jobs Lounge job search website that allows our graduates free benefits and advantages to help with their job search.
  • Internationally Accredited  UNI-Prep has been around for over 10 years and the UNI-Prep name is trusted internationally. All of our courses are also accredited by the Professional Education Accreditation Council ( ).
  • Free Shipping  When you have successfully completed your course, you will receive your Certificate or Diploma via e-mail. We will also mail an original copy of your Certificate or Diploma to any location internationally free of charge.
  • TESOL Certificate  Upon completion, you will obtain a Certificate in TESOL indicating that you have completed 120-hours of TESOL education. The Certificate is issued by UNI-Prep Institute in Canada and contains a unique ID number. It does not indicate whether the course was completed online or in-class since both courses cover the same content.
  • TESOL Diploma  Upon completion, you will obtain a Diploma in TESOL indicating that you have completed 250-hours of TESOL education. The Diploma is issued by UNI-Prep Institute in Canada and contains a unique ID number. It does not indicate whether the course was completed online or in-class since both courses cover the same content.
  • Letter of Recommendation  This letter is a great reference to show potential employers! It is printed on official UNI-Prep letterhead and signed by either an Instructor or Executive Member attesting to the education completed by the student. The letter also recommends the graduate for suitable positions.
  • Teaching Grammar  Becoming comfortable with teaching grammar to English learners can be difficult. This section focuses solely on how to teach grammar to students and provides great tips and resources to help you become proficient.
  • Free CTBE Course  The Certificate in Teaching Business English course is a specialization course for those intending to focus on teaching Business English, or those who want to broaden the disciplines of English that they can teach. Business English is the most demanded specialization currently in the market.
  • Price (US Dollars)
  • 120-Hour
    TESOL Certificate
  • English Teacher
  • $ 250
  • 120-Hour
    TESOL Certificate
    TESOL Diploma
  • Advanced English Teacher
  • $ 750
  • All Courses
    Offered by
  • As per course
  • $ 1,950

Videos About Our Online TESOL Courses

Online TESOL Why UNI-Prep?Why Should You Choose UNI-Prep to be Your TESOL Provider?

This short video gives some of the many reasons why UNI-Prep offers the best TESOL Certificate and TESOL Diploma programs. Get TESOL & TEFL qualified and teach English overseas!

TESOL Certificate and Diploma FAQsFAQs Video

This video covers topics such as:

✔ What is the difference between the TESOL Certificate and Diploma?

✔ What are the entry requirements to teach English abroad?

✔ Do I need to have teaching experience to teach English overseas?

What People Are Saying

Leilanie Lee

Papara, Tahiti

“Uni-Prep Institute is first-rate. The TESOL Diploma program features excellent teachers who help you master teaching strategies and develop skills on your feet in the classroom. I have learned just how valuable this training is and I am delighted to recommend them."

Conan Lopez

Guadajalara, Mexico

“Taking the TESOL Certificate course with UNI-Prep was a wise decision. It's the cheapest program available and I could take it at my free time. I'm planning on also taking the TESOL Diploma with them. I definitely recommend this school to study at."


Accreditations & Affiliations

Course Type(s)
  • Online TEFL Courses
  • Just Text What's Up
Course Length(s)
  • Standard (120-140 hours), Long Courses (150+ hours)
Certificate Type(s)