Get TEFL Certified. Teach English Abroad. Experience the World.

Start your adventure today! International TEFL Academy Costa Rica offers an accredited 4-week in-person TEFL course in Costa Rica, as well as an 11-week accredited online TEFL course. 

We offer two locations for our in-person course, including our beautiful Central Valley campus in Heredia and our beach location in Playa Grande. Our Central Valley campus is perfect for those looking for a city experience in a diverse environment with easy access to explore nearby volcanoes, beaches, and more. Our Beach campus is ideal for those looking to enjoy surf and sun in a tranquil beach environment. Both locations offer the same curriculum and TESOL Certification that is accredited and recognized worldwide.

Or, you can take the online course and study from home while you plan out your next big adventure.

4 - WEEK INTENSIVE TEFL COURSE

The Costa Rica TEFL/TESOL Certificate course is an intensive, in-person 190-hour ESL/EFL teacher training course which provides participants with the skills and confidence needed to succeed in the English language classroom.

Popular Features

  • $150 Early Bird Special (60 days before course)
  • Course Duration - 4 Weeks
  • Lifetime Job Guidance
  • Alumni Network Membership
  • Internationally Accredited TEFL Certificate
  • Resourse Pack
  • Free Internet
  • Small Class Sizes
  • Help with Setting Up Your Interviews
  • Free Airport Pick Up
  • $1,995 (Playa Grande - $1,849 Early Bird)
  • $1,799 (Central Valley - $1,649 Early Bird)

ONLINE TEFL COURSE

The Online TEFL Certification is an intensive, online 170-hour certification ESL/EFL teacher training course that will qualify you for full-time paid employment as an English teacher abroad.

Popular Features

  • Course Duration - 11 Weeks
  • Lifetime Job Guidance
  • Alumni Network Membership
  • Internationally Accredited TEFL Certificate
  • Live Webinars
  • Resourse Pack
  • Free Internet
  • Small Class Sizes
  • Help with Setting Up Your Interviews
  • $1399

Get Paid to Travel the World!

First things first, talk with your ITA Advisor to choose which TEFL class is best for you - our part-time online class or our full-time In-Person classes right here in Costa Rica. From there, work one-on-one with your Student Affairs Advisor to find your paid English teaching job abroad, online, or at a language school in the U.S.

You're part of the ITA family for life, so join our 20,000 alumni in 80 countries and get paid to see the world! Download your free TEFL brochure now to learn more and get your adventure started!

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