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TEFL Barcelona | TEFL Spain

Barcelona is simply a magnificent city that offers a wide variety of things to do and sights to see. As the second city in Spain, you would expect to find a huge bustling metropolis. However, with a population of just two million, Barcelona offers a disproportionate range of entertainment, arts and culture, while remaining small enough to access all parts of the city easily.

You will never be without things to see or do during your TEFL course in Barcelona. Tapas evenings, cafè crawls, sailing trips, skiing, windsurfing, wine tasting and beautiful beaches - we can arrange just about anything. Barcelona also boasts an outstanding nightlife that rivals the very best that the Mediterranean coast has to offer.

With a TEFL certificate from ITTT you will find there are a wide variety of job opportunities available to you, both in Barcelona, throughout Spain, as well as across the rest of the world. If you decide to stay on in Barcelona, as many of our trainees do, you will find that teaching English here is the most exciting and fun way to get to know this amazing city. Once you have successfully completed the course and earned your TEFL certificate, we will do all we can to help you find a teaching position through our lifetime job assistance service.

TEFL Course in Barcelona

Our training course is based in the modern Mediterrani Escola building close to the famous Plaza d'Espanya and the Universitat, right in the heart of bustling Barcelona. Our school facilities include free internet access and well-equipped classrooms, both large and small. We also provide a wide range of teaching resources and materials.

Accommodation for our TEFL course in Barcelona consists of either a private room in an apartment shared with other course participants, or a home stay option where you will have your own private room with a Spanish speaking host. All of our accommodation is located within easy reach of the school and is clean, comfortable and adequately furnished.

The course fees listed on our website are inclusive of course-related lessons, materials, teaching practice, assessments, certificates, references, lifetime job assistance and more. We have no hidden costs or extra charges so the prices you see on the site are the prices you will pay.

Getting Started

The first step in enrolling on our TEFL course in Barcelona is completing a free application. If you are at least 18 years of age and speak English fluently, you are eligible to apply for the course. The application is brief and we will send you a prompt reply. Once approved, you will receive additional information about the course content and schedule, your accommodation options, travel arrangements, as well as payment options and more.

If you decide to take our training course in Barcelona, it doesn't mean you have to stay and work in spain. If you would like to move on after the course we can help you find a job almost anywhere in the world.

4 weeks in-class course in Barcelona
special price on offer from
$ 1580

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The School

Our TEFL course venue in Barcelona is superbly located in the modern Mediterrani Escola building close to the famous Plaça d’Españya and the Universitat, right in the heart of the city. There are three metro lines within easy reach of the TEFL school, so getting around Barcelona is relatively straightforward and convenient. Also there are regular buses operating throughout the city both during the day and at night.

School facilities include free internet access, well-equipped classrooms and a wide range of teaching resources and materials. In fact the school has everything that you will need for the duration of the TEFL course. In addition, there is a cafe on the 8th floor of the school building with an outside sun terrace area for you to relax in. We also have two computer suites available with more than one hundred terminals which enable you to access the internet and your email accounts with broadband internet access.

During the course we will provide both large and small classrooms for your English teaching practice so that you can experience teaching groups of different sizes and practice teaching in different learning environments.

Accommodation

Accommodation for our TEFL course in Barcelona consists of either a private room in an apartment shared with other course participants or a home stay option where you will have your own private room with a Spanish and/or English speaking host. All of our accommodation is located within easy reach of the school with no more than 20 minutes travelling time required.

All our accommodation options are clean and comfortably furnished. You will have your own private room and share the general living quarters and facilities such as the kitchen, bathroom, washing machine etc. Towels and sheets are also provided.

Location of TEFL Course Accommodation

All accommodation is situated within easy reach of a range of bars, restaurants and other entertainment sites. Please note that a 150 euro accommodation deposit is required, which should be paid when you arrive. This is returned to you when you leave the accommodation at the end of the TEFL course (providing that the accommodation is left in an acceptable state and all equipment is in good working order).

The price of the accommodation for the duration of the TEFL course varies from 350 - 400 euro depending on the room that you are allocated. Rooms are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis, so the earlier you book, the wider the choice of options.

The accommodation is available from the Saturday before the course start date until the Saturday after the end of the course. If you decide to arrive a bit earlier or stay in Barcelona for a few extra days after completing your TEFL course, this can usually be arranged without any problem. The typical daily rate for extended stays is 20 euro per day.

Course dates

2020

  • 13 January 2020 - 7 February
  • 17 February 2020 - 13 March
  • 27 April 2020 - 22 May
  • 1 June 2020 - 26 June
  • 6 July 2020 - 31 July
  • 17 August 2020 - 11 September
  • 21 September 2020 - 16 October
  • 26 October 2020 - 20 November

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
USD 600
to be paid in advance
+
Balance
EUR 980
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.

Per night
EUR 16
(to be paid on arrival)
4 weeks in-class course in Barcelona
special price on offer from
$ 1580

Apply now & get certified to teach english abroad!


Frequently Asked Questions

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  • What are my payment options?

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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 Barcelona 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 are my accommodation options?

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    Barcelona student accommodation consists of either a room in an apartment shared with your fellow trainees or an apartment shared with a Spanish or English speaking host. In both cases you will have your own private room and share all the communal facilities including the kitchen, washing machine for laundry and bathroom. All rooms are clean, comfortable, adequately furnished and are allocated on a first-come first-served basis. The cost of utilities is included. Sheets are also provided, however, you will need to bring a towel. All rooms are located within easy reach of various restaurants, bars and entertainment sites.

  • What travel documents will I need for spain?

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    This information is specific to your country of origin. For the most accurate and current information regarding travel documents for Spain, please contact your nearest Spanish Embassy. 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 is the course schedule?

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    From Monday to Friday, there are input sessions every morning from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. when trainees learn classroom management, grammar, language and culture and other practical aspects of the course. Lunch is from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. From 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. trainees prepare their lessons with the assistance of the instructors and then from either 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. or 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. they teach their lessons to Spanish students. These lessons are followed by immediate feedback from the instructors. You will not be teaching every afternoon, we aim to provide six to eight hours of observed teaching practice over the 4-week course. These lessons are taught from Monday to Thursday. On Friday, trainees are free after 12:30 p.m. and the weekend is also free. You are, however, encouraged to take your books with you to the beach so you can study over the weekend! In addition to these hours, there is also time that must be spent preparing materials and completing various assignments.

  • What can I expect during teaching practice?

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    We use local Spanish students for the trainees’ teaching practice. Spanish students are very keen and enthusiastic and classes are usually a very positive experience.

  • Who usually attends the course?

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    On average we have around ten to fifteen trainees enrolled on each course, although this does vary throughout the year. 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 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/skirts and closed-toe shoes. Men need collared shirts, while women need to wear conservative tops that will cover their shoulders. Men also 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 need your passport. When you secure work you may also be asked to provide notarized copies of your birth certificate and college degrees. You might also consider obtaining an international driving permit if you intend to drive while in the country.


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