TEFL courses in South Africa

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Externally accredited
Internationally recognised certification
Study flexibly online
120,000+ EFL teachers trained

Qualify to teach English as a foreign language with our TEFL courses


TEFL - Teaching English as a foreign language is the perfect way to teach English in South Africa, travel the world or become your own boss by teaching English online .

The number of people learning English increases every year, driving the huge demand for qualified EFL teachers worldwide. You can find opportunities teaching English across Asia, Europe, and in South America - where you go is up to you. And with such a wide range of TEFL jobs, there’s something for everyone, whether you’re interested in teaching children or adults, in classrooms or online, or even specialising and entering lucrative markets such as Business English.

All you need to get started is fluency in English and a TEFL certification from an accredited provider - that’s where we come in! Our courses will equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to teach English as a foreign language for the first time.

Why choose The TEFL Org?

  • Internationally recognised qualification
  • Over 120,000 EFL teachers trained
  • Developed and taught by experienced EFL teachers and trainers
  • Externally accredited
  • Classroom and online courses available

What’s included in a course from The TEFL Org?

  • All course materials (we don’t do hidden fees)
  • Hard copy and PDF of your certificate on completion
  • Lifetime access to The TEFL Org Jobs Centre, featuring teaching jobs across the globe
  • Online support from a personal tutor
  • Lifetime access to advice from our EFL experts

TEFL courses in South Africa

It’s easy to get TEFL certified in South Africa with our online courses. Whether you're in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban or Pretoria you can get certified to teach English as a foreign language from the comfort of your own home.

Since 2008, we’ve trained over 120,000 teachers and become one of the market leaders in TEFL training. With internationally recognised certification from The TEFL Org, you can find work teaching English all over the world , as well as online.

Study at your own pace, in your own time. Our courses have been specially designed to fit around busy lives, making getting TEFL qualified as convenient as possible. Read more about A Guide to TEFL for South Africans.

Online TEFL courses

Was: £369.00    |    NOW: £184.50

120-hour Premier Online TEFL course

Was: £549.00    |    NOW: £274.50

200-hour Level 5 Online TEFL Course

Virtual classroom and combined TEFL courses

Virtual Classroom
Was: £349.00    |    NOW: £174.50

20-hour Virtual Classroom Course

Virtual Classroom
Was: £749.00    |    NOW: £374.50

220-hour Virtual Level 5 TEFL course

Virtual Classroom
Was: £599.00    |    NOW: £299.50

130-hour Virtual TEFL course

Virtual Classroom
Was: £599.00    |    NOW: £299.50

140-hour Virtual Premier TEFL course

Virtual Classroom
Was: £399.00    |    NOW: £199.50

30-hour Virtual TEFL course

Virtual Classroom
Was: £649.00    |    NOW: £324.50

150-hour Virtual Premier TEFL course

Get TEFL certification in South Africa

Get TEFL certified with one of the leading and most accredited TEFL course providers in the world. Our certification are recognised across the globe by employers looking for teachers with high-quality TEFL certification.

Training with The TEFL Org means you benefit directly from the expertise of highly qualified and experienced TEFL tutors. When you sign up for an online course you will be assigned a personal tutor who will be with from beginning to end to provide feedback on your coursework and answer all your questions.

Book now and start your TEFL adventure today!


Our customers say Excellent

4.6 out of 5 based on 8449 reviews

See for yourself how we compare to other TEFL course providers.

i-to-i TEFL Academy teflcourse.net TEFL SA
Price R3,650 - R10,000 R4,999 - R15,995 R6,800 - R10,400 R4,160 - R17,400* R1,590 - R3,090
Number of accreditors/regulators 7 2 3 3 2
Ofqual regulated**
Owned and run by experienced TEFL teachers
Dedicated tutor support*** At additional cost
Time given to complete 120-hour online course 6 months 10 weeks 6 months (168-hour course) 6 months 6 months
Certificate (hard + PDF copy) included in course fee Both included PDF included, additional cost per hard copy Hard copy included, additional cost per PDF copy Both included PDF included, R350 per hard copy

* Converted currency - rate can fluctuate
**Regulated by an Ofqual-awarding body, such as TQUK. Endorsement is not the same as regulation.
***Support from the same tutor who is assigned to you for the duration of the course
Information accurate as of August 2020

Internationally accredited and market leading TEFL course provider.
TEFL Org is an internationally accredited and market leading TEFL course provider
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