Take our 4-week TEFL/TESOL in-class course in Florence
If you love art, history and culture then you simply have to visit the stunning city of Florence. The capital of Italy's Tuscan Region is the perfect base for completing a TEFL/TESOL training course and for exploring farther afield.
The natural Splendour of the Tuscan countryside makes it one of Italy's most popular regions
If you complete your teacher training course in Florence you will have easy access to the wider Tuscan region that is famed for its rolling landscapes, well-preserved Roman sites, and world-class vineyards.

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TEFL International’s course in Florence will take your breath away. As the capital city of Tuscany, it has everything you could hope for: history, the Arts, architecture, cuisine, theater, wine and the opera. Even the most experienced traveler knows that when it comes to the great cities of Italy, Florence tops the list.

Over the years, Florence has proven to be a very popular and highly regarded location to gain your tefl certification. It’s got something to please everyone—especially those with a flair for the Arts. Florence houses a disproportionately high number of Italy’s fine art collections and Italy itself is home to over 60% of the world’s most important artworks.

As the birthplace of The Renaissance, influences from Raphael, Botticelli, and Da Vinci are everywhere. From the Galleria Degli Uffizi to the Duomo and Battistero, Florence will absolutely delight your senses.

TEFL International TEFL Course in Florence, Italy

We’ve designed the TEFL International course in Florence to allow you to enjoy every second of the magnificent province of Tuscany, while at the same time providing you with the tools and skills you need to become a great teacher.

Nestled in northwest Italy, surround by vineyards and rolling hills, no one will be able to dismiss their love of Florence and its people--nor will they be able to miss the breathtaking view of Brunelleschi’s terracotta dome hovering above the medieval rooftops.

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The School

The great Renaissance city of Florence serves as TEFL International’s base of operations for the province of Tuscany. Internationally renowned for its history and architecture, Florence is sure to provide an experience of a lifetime and leave you in awe of its charm and culture.

Beautiful works of art by legends such as Michelangelo and Brunelleschi can be seen on a daily basis. Have a stroll around Florence’s streets and be taken back to a bygone era where the Dark Ages transformed into the Renaissance.

TEFL School in Florence

While at the school in Florence, you’ll be able to mingle, eat and socialize with Italians in the neighborhood. This helps to give each student an accurate picture of the real Florence and its people—something your average tourist will never be able to enjoy. If and when you do want to explore Florence’s many attractions, they’re never far away, and easily reached by a nice walk or public transport.

Experience Tuscany

We here at TEFL International hope that each and every trainee is able to discover the traditional, unique and authentic slice of Tuscan life. Many of our trainees decide to teach in smaller, more rural locations and Florence is a great location to adjust to Italy’s wonderful culture.

Trainees on the course come from many different countries and backgrounds. The uniting factors are their ability to speak English fluently as well as their interest in teaching. Our trainers are all experienced teachers and are eager to pass on their skills and experience. Added to this, our local support staff is incredibly helpful and will provide all the assistance you need in order see that you have the best time possible in Florence.

Apply today and you can be making arrangements to be in Florence tomorrow.

Accommodation

TEFL International in Florence offers a wide variety of accommodation choices. Please be aware that Florence is extremely popular with tourists and the result is limited availability during the summer months. Therefore, if you require special arrangements, we recommend you book as soon as possible.

Private TEFL Course Accommodation in Florence, Italy

Our private rooms are in an apartment located in various areas of Florence. You can make a choice of location and decide if you’d like to be placed with other trainees. Many of the apartments are rented by Italian students and they’re happy to share their apartment with you. This way, you’ll have your own room but you can also get a feel for real Italian culture and perhaps make a few new local friends along the way.

Shared TEFL Course Accommodation in Florence, Italy

We also offer shared rooms in Florence. This is a popular choice, especially if you plan to attend the course with a friend, partner or spouse. You’ll be given the choice of a single bed or double if with a partner or spouse. Please book early if this option appeals to you—space is limited.

Shared room apartments are fully furnished, comfortable and conveniently located in the area.

You’ll always be in the company of someone taking the course so this will be a good time to sit back and unwind after each day on the course.

Home Stay Accommodation in Florence Italy

If you’d like to stay with a host family, we can arrange that too. You’ll experience authentic Italian culture with your family and this is a very popular option for people who wish to immerse themselves in local customs.

This is a particularly suitable option if you have a basic command of Italian language and wish to develop your skills. You’re welcome to come home every night and share in conversation over dinner and see how locals live. Please bear in mind that with this option, guests are not permitted over night.

Pensione Accommodation in Florence, Italy

If you’d like a more pampered experience, you might want to stay at the Pensione Ferretti. It’s centrally located, has free internet access, as well as daily cleaning services. You’ll have your own room and bathroom as well. Here, guests are not permitted without permission in advance.

If you have any specific questions related to accommodation options in Florence, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Course dates

2020

  • 13 January 2020 - 7 February
  • 8 July 2020 - 2 August
  • 18 November 2020 - 13 December

Course fees

The total price is divided into: deposit and balance.

The deposit may be paid via a) credit card b) Paypal c) wire transfer d) Western Union.

The balance of the course fee must be paid by cash, PayPal or bank transfer directly to the training center on the first day of the course.

 

Deposit
US$ 600
to be paid in advance
+
Balance
Euros 1190
to be paid on arrival

Accomodation Fees

The accommodation fees are not part of the course price and you are free to choose whichever accommodation option you prefer.

You are not obliged to use the accommodation provided by the school and you are welcome to make your own accommodation arrangements. If you choose to use our accommodation, it should be paid for either by cash, PayPal or bank transfer directly to the school at the start of the course.

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Euros 350
(to be paid on arrival)
4 weeks in-class course in Florence
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What are my payment options?

    Why should I choose an International TESOL Teacher Training program?

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    Course deposits must be paid to our administrative center. Credit/debit card payments are the fastest and cheapest way to pay, but we also accept payments via Western Union, Pay Pal and bank transfer. While there are no deadlines for a deposit, courses can fill up quickly and your seat will only be reserved after the deposit has been paid.

    Once you make your deposit, you will receive an email with an informational packet that provides detailed information about the course and Florence itself.

    The balance of course fees are payable on the first day of class and can be made with a credit/debit card, cash or travelers’ check.

    Course fees are all-inclusive so you won’t be asked to pay additional costs for course related materials or services. This also includes course moderation, accreditation fees and lifetime job assistance.

  • What travel documents will I need for italy?

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    This information is specific to your country of origin and always subject to change. For the most accurate and current information regarding travel documents for Italy, please contact your nearest Italian consulate. There is also a very good chance that all the information you require (application documents, application fees, duration of processing documents), is available on the embassy’s webpage.

  • What are my accommodation options?

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    Our first option is a private room in an apartment in Florence. These rooms are located in various areas of the city and you may or may not be (according to your wishes and availability) placed with other course students.

    Our second option is a shared room in Florence (limited availability so book early to avoid disappointment). This tends to be a very popular choice, particularly if you are attending the course in Florence with a friend or partner. You will be provided with a single bed (or double if you are with your partner) in a shared room situated in the city.

    Our third accommodation option is a home stay. Many of the students who attend our courses wish to experience staying with an Italian host family. This is a very popular option for those students who really want to fully experience the Italian lifestyle.

    If you wish to have a more comfortable and independent stay and don’t wish to be bothered with daily chores such as making your bed or walking to a café or restaurant for breakfast or dinner, then you may choose to stay at the Pensione Ferretti, which is nicely situated right in the center of historical Florence. Roberto and Sandra, a Florentine married couple, are more than happy to invite you to stay at their pensione. Pensione Ferretti conveniently offers free internet access and there are telephones in every room. Please note that overnight guests are not permitted without prior approval.

  • What is the course schedule?

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    Class time is generally 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. with mid-morning and afternoon breaks and a lunch break. On some days you will be expected to teach in the evenings with lesson planning assistance from your course trainers.

  • What can I expect during teaching practice?

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    Our trainees teach classes made up of actual English language learners. They come from a range of backgrounds, ages and religions. Trainees will teach students at all proficiency levels so that they are truly ready for any job opportunity that they find after the course.

  • Who usually attends the course?

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    The average class size in Florence is 12, although during our popular months (June-September) there can be up to 25 students. Most of the participants are American, British, Canadian or Australian, although we do accept non-native speakers of English who have a high proficiency in the English language.

  • Is there a dress code?

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    During trainees’ lessons, casual attire is allowed. During teaching practice, you will need to dress in trousers and closed-toe shoes. Men need collared shirts, while women need to wear conservative tops that will cover their shoulders. Men need to shave or keep facial hair neatly trimmed. No visible tattoos or facial piercings are allowed while teaching local students.

  • What should I bring for course studies?

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    Please be sure to arrive on the first day of the course with a notebook and a pen. We also encourage you to bring a laptop as we have Wi-Fi at the training center. We will provide all course materials for you so there is no need to bring anything else for the course itself.

  • What documents do I need for finding employment after the course?

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    Of course, you will need your passport. When you secure work, you may also be asked to provide translated and notarized copies of your birth certificate, college degrees and transcripts. You might also consider obtaining an international driving permit if you are considering driving in Italy. Please be advised that it may be necessary for you to obtain an Italian driving license if you plan to stay for an extended period of time.


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