Overview

The Authorized Training Center (ATC), ELT Think Tank, has partnered with BridgeTEFL® to bring accredited, internationally-recognized TEFL/TESOL training to Colombia. BridgeTEFL is a division of Bridge Education Group, and is accredited by ACCET, an entity officially recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Through our partnership with Bridge®, ATC is able to bring a wide variety of certification programs and professional development courses in TEFL/TESOL, with options for online, face-to-face, and blended delivery in Medellin, Colombia.

Bridge® Master Certificate Blended 

The 120-Hour Master TEFL/TESOL Certification course offers affordable, TUTOR-GUIDED, self-paced certification for teachers of English to speakers of other languages with 20 hours of classroom-based, hands-on teacher workshops..

Learn to teach English in this comprehensive course that prepares you for the classroom with 13 tutor-guided teaching modules, Grammar Advisor certification, and introductory modules in Teaching Young Learners and Teaching Business English. Qualified trainees have the option to earn college credit for this course!

Who should take this course?

  • Current or aspiring English teachers with no formal, internationally-recognized TEFL / TESOL credential.
  • English teachers with an intermediate level of English proficiency (B1) or higher.
  • Current or aspiring English teachers who prefer to work at their own pace during the program.

Requirements

  • 18 years of age or older
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum English proficiency: B1
  • Photocopy of a valid ID

Why take a TEFL/TESOL?

  • Broaden job opportunities to teach English. Most employers require an English teacher to have at least a 120-hour TEFL/TESL certificate.
  • Learn what you need. You will learn to plan, deliver, manage, evaluate and design resources and assess your lessons.
  • Understand the language. A good English teacher has a solid understanding of the English language, so they can explain how it works.

Find accommodation and teaching opportunities as a volunteer through our connection Proyecto Prime.

Course Components

Program consists of an online portion, followed by a classroom-based portion to be conducted at ATC in Medellin, Colombia.
Online
120-hour TEFL/TESOL Certificate
Face-to-Face
20-hour Applied TEFL Concepts – Teaching the 4 Skills program

US 705.00 US 635.00Select options

IDELT Blended

The IDELT Blended combines our 150-hour, online post-graduate diploma in TEFL / TESOL with 20 hours of classroom-based, hands-on teacher workshops. Students move through this program as a cohort and interact extensively with their peers and the instructor.

The Bridge International Diploma in English Language Teaching (IDELTOnline™) is a fully accredited, 12-week, online TEFL/TESOL certification of 150 hours. In this interactive course in teaching English to speakers of other languages, you’ll join a group of trainees who work through content together, week-by-week, under the guidance of a master’s-level instructor.

Who should take this course?

  • Current or aspiring English teachers with an advanced level of English proficiency
  • Teachers who may want to pursue an advanced degree in the future, such as a Master’s in TESOL
  • Teachers looking for the most advanced TEFL / TESOL credential to advance their careers and job prospects

Requirements

  • 18 years of age or older
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum English proficiency: B2
  • Photocopy of a valid ID

Why take a TEFL/TESOL?

  • Broaden job opportunities to teach English. Make your resume stand out with this prestigious credential!
  • Earn graduate-level credits. Transfer Bridge IELTS Online™ credit to a graduate degree program in TESOL or related fields.
  • Study with Bridge M.A. Pathway Partner Universities.  Enroll in postgraduate programs at one of the partner universities like Texas A&M University (USA), University of Nothern Colorado (USA), Bond University (Australia), among others.

Find accommodation and teaching opportunities as a volunteer through our connection Proyecto Prime.

Course Components

Program consists of an online portion, followed by a classroom-based portion to be conducted at ATC in Medellin, Colombia.
Online
150-hour IDELT Online™
Face-to-Face
20-hour Applied TEFL Concepts – Teaching the 4 Skills program

US 1,550.00 US 1,395.00Select options

Payment Options & Enrollment

Enrollment deadlines are 15 days BEFORE the course start date.

Payment Options

(Option 1) 10% discount if paid 30 days before the course start date.

(Option 2) Pay in two installments:

  • 50% two months before the course start date
  • 50% one month before the course start date.

To apply for OPTION 2 please fill out this form. 

Be part of our community 

As an ELT Thinker, you’ll be gaining access to our connections and their opportunities for English language teachers.

(1) Accommodations

(2) Local teacher volunteering 

(3) Job guidance available

(4) Tours of Medellin

Find out more about Proyecto Prime.

Online Course Dates

May 21, 2019 – August 13, 2019
June 18, 2019 – September 10, 2019
July 16, 2019 – October 8, 2019
August 13, 2019 – November 5, 2019
September 10, 2019 – December 10, 2019
October 15, 2019 – January 21, 2020
November 12, 2019 – February 18, 2020
December 10, 2019 – March 10, 2020

In-class Sessions

August 17, 2019 – September 7, 2019
September 14, 2019 – October 5, 2019
October 12, 2019 – November 2, 2019
November 9, 2019 – November 30, 2019
January 25, 2020 – February 15, 2020
January 25, 2020 – February 15, 2020
February 22, 2020 – March 14, 2020
March 21, 2020 – April 11, 2020
*Four (4) Saturdays 7:30 am – 12:30 pm
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