Phuket is a fantastic tropical paradise. Nestled in the crystal clear, relaxing waters off the south-west coast of Thailand, Phuket (pronounced, “Poo-ket”) has rightfully earned the name, “Pearl of the Andaman Sea”.
Phuket is Thailand’s largest island and offers a wide variety of things to see and do. The island’s cities are safe and offer modern technology. Its famous nightlife is surrounded by quiet countryside, rolling mountains, lush jungle, historic temples and gentle waterfalls. Even the well-traveled know it’s difficult to find so many offerings on one island.
Phuket’s breath-taking beaches also offer similar variety. Famous, Patong Beach bustles with activity year-round, yet the Zen-like beaches of Mai Khao and Layan remain sublimely sparse through high season.
Even Phuket’s beaches are surrounded by beaches. There are dozens of tiny islands off Phuket that can be reached easily and affordably. Many remain unknown but an island like Koh Phi Phi has served as the backdrop for Leonardo DiCaprio’s “The Beach”, while James Bond Island hosted filming for Roger Moore and “The Man with the Golden Gun”. Famous or not, these islands should not be missed.
The TEFL course in Phuket offers you plenty of time to experience the most exciting nightlife found anywhere outside of Bangkok. Nowhere else can a Thai city boast such a wide variety of entertainment and cuisine options.
Even if you’re not into nightlife, you’ll never be bored on Phuket. Water sport options vary from snorkeling and scuba diving to kayaking and wind surfing. Land lovers will find horseback riding, jungle trekking and hiking, and elephant rides as well as ATV excursions. Modern movie theaters, world-class shopping and much more, all combined to ensure you have the time of your life while taking our course in Phuket.
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Our TEFL training center in Phuket is perfectly situated near the heart of the island’s main hub, Phuket Town. The area has plenty of bars and restaurants, as well as internet cafes, local shops, fresh food markets and all the other amenities you will need during your stay. With just a five-minute taxi ride, you will find yourself at Central Festival - Phuket’s largest modern shopping center, while also close by is a large weekend market. The weekend market provides a fantastic opportunity to get a feel for the local way of life, as well as the chance to barter for a wide range of goods including clothing, local handicrafts, handbags, sunglasses, jewellery and countless other items. The market is also a great place to sample the local food or simply hangout and people watch.
The center is based in a modern development and is spread over three floors. Our facility includes two levels of classrooms, an extensive library of resources and teaching materials, a kitchenette, computer access, as well as a balcony overlooking the surrounding area. The building is comfortably furnished, with air-conditioning and Wi-Fi internet throughout.
Centrally located on the island and only moments away from world-class beaches, Phuket Town is where east meets west. From its famous Sino-Portuguese architecture and traditional temples, to its modern bars and restaurants, Phuket Town offers both history and development. While Phuket’s main beach resort of Patong receives most of the island’s tourists, Phuket Town will never let you forget you are in Thailand.
- A huge variety of indoor and outdoor activities
- An ideal tropical island surrounded by more idyllic tropical islands
- Complimentary welcome meal
- Four hours of Thai language and culture classes
Other Optional Activities
- Scuba diving certificates
- Buddhist meditation classes
- Thai cooking classes
- Island trips
- Thai boxing matches or courses
- One-month gym membership
- Deep-sea fishing trips
While taking the course in Phuket there are a variety of accommodation options available. We have established good relationships with several local providers offering special rates on monthly stays for our trainees and you will find that all recommended accommodation is conveniently located and is clean, comfortable and safe.
There are a variety of options covering a range of costs and facilities so that you are sure to find something to suit your needs. Further information on the available options will be sent once your place on the course has been confirmed by paying the course deposit. Feel free to let us know if you have any special requests or require any other assistance in making a booking, we will be more than happy to give all the help we can. If you would rather arrange your own accommodation, please feel free to do so.
To ensure that you have plenty of time to refresh yourself and get used to your new surroundings before starting the course on Monday, the latest we recommend arriving in Phuket is Friday.
- 9 September 2019 - 4 October
- 14 October 2019 - 8 November
- 11 November 2019 - 6 December
- 6 January 2020 - 31 January
- 10 February 2020 - 6 March
- 16 March 2020 - 10 April
- 20 April 2020 - 15 May
- 25 May 2020 - 19 June
- 29 June 2020 - 24 July
- 3 August 2020 - 28 August
- 7 September 2020 - 2 October
- 12 October 2020 - 6 November
- 9 November 2020 - 4 December
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.
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.