The Trinity certTESOL course in Madrid is a comprehensive course and a great starting point to get into English teaching for those with little or no experience.
The main course content is delivered and assessed through five units. The work for Units 1, 2, 3 and 5 is marked by your internal course tutors and moderated or sampled and checked by a member of the Trinity moderators panel at the end of every course. The moderator externally assesses the work for Unit 4.
The units are:
Unit 1: Teaching skills, assessed through:
Unit 2: Language awareness including grammar and phonology, assessed through:
Unit 3: Learner profile, assessed through:
Unit 4: Materials assignment, assessed through:
Unit 5: Unknown language, assessed through:
Professional awareness and development are ongoing themes. Successful trainees must demonstrate an awareness of the needs of other colleagues in the team, teaching and non-teaching, and the value of mutual support in the teaching, learning and training environment.
They must also demonstrate an awareness of the need for professional development during and after the course, based on a constructive response to training input and feedback from tutors and peers.
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 Spanish capital is popular with course trainees for many reasons, including the large number of jobs available throughout the year due to the high population and its status as the economic center of the country.
Madrid is also well known as a warm and friendly city where diverse cultures from all over the world live and work together. Whatever your background, nationality or religion, you will feel welcome in this great European capital.
No matter what time of the year you choose to train with us in Madrid you will always find plenty of fun and interesting things to do in your free time. The city has many famous museums and art galleries, including the Museo del Prado, Museo Reina Sofía and Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza. The many peaceful parks and gardens are also popular places to hang out in the warmer months, with El Retiro and El Capricho two of the most famous. At any time of year the Madrid nightlife will always surprise you with its variety and vibrancy.
While many people enjoy exploring the city center on foot, you can also take advantage of the city’s excellent public transport links that include the Metro, bus services, suburban trains and a public bicycle rental service (BiciMad). If you want to explore other parts of the country as well, you will find Spain has a modern network of air, road and rail that covers all the popular spots.
The CertTESOL course in Madrid is operated by a team of trainers that boast over 60 years of experience between them. Also it is validated by Trinity College London which means it is recognised by the British Council allowing graduates of the Madrid course to apply for British Council teaching jobs in countries all over the world. The CertTESOL is also the preferred certificate of international educational organisations that look to hire teachers for jobs at all types of schools and all age levels.
This training program also meets a QCF Level 5 high-quality standard, making it one of the most reputable training locations anywhere in the world. On top of this high standard of basic training, the center also gives trainess the opportunity to specialize in teaching business related English, teaching English to young learners or teaching general English.
One of the course features that really stands out is the Madrid center’s job placement program. Upon completion of the course you will receive extensive help in all aspects of the job hunting process, a service that we provide for as long as you continue your English teaching career. In addition to help with finding jobs around the world, the center also now guarantees a 1-year teaching job to any graduate in a state/public or chartered Madrid bilingual school. These positions are on a 12-month contract that includes a good rate of pay and comfortable working conditions. These contracts are also renewable after the first year is expired.
The Madrid training center has put together a unique course package that will get your new career off to a flying start. As well as the Trinity College CertTESOL course and the resulting TESOL or TEFL certificate, you also receive their unique job placement service, welcome party and end of course party, travel assistance, accommodation, quality Spanish classes in an accredited Cervantes school, job hunting workshops, and preparation guidance for CVs and job interviews.
Any trainee who has paid their course fees in advance is eligible for our recommended accommodation option. The package that includes the CertTESOL course plus 4 weeks accommodation delivers exceptional value for money as you do not have to pay fees and deposits that housing agencies in Madrid charge that can amount to as much as 1500 euro before you set foot in your apartment.
Our package offers a private room in an apartment that is shared with either an ex-student from one of our courses or a local Spanish student who is attending the free English lessons that we run as part of the training course. All apartments in this package are conveniently located close to the training center and essential services, as well as in safe and friendly neighbourhoods.
The fee for this option is 625 euro for the duration of your course.
The accommodation is available for 4 weeks, so we recommended that you plan to move in on the weekend prior to the start of the course. By following this plan you can stay right through the training until the weekend directly after the final Friday of the course.
This recommended accommodation package is not compulsory and we are more than happy to help arrange an alternative if you would prefer. There are plenty of hotels, hostels and guest houses in the area, and we can also arrange a homestay option. Due to our extensive local knowledge we are able to provide all the assistance you require in finding the right option for you.
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.