International 280 Hour TEFL Advance Diploma


What we offer?

The International 280 hour TEFL advance diploma program developed by Asian College of Teachers is an exhaustive 280 hours online course that comprises TEFL Certificate course, research module, and any two among the these three - 60 Hrs YLTT , 60 Hrs BETT, 60 Hrs TTT. The course can be pursued by both new and experienced educators associated with EFL/ESL teaching/training.

This course has been particularly designed keeping in mind the requirement of TEFL professionals who are looking for in-depth knowledge in the field of TEFL and impart knowledge to learners of varied age groups, simultaneously willing to acquire some knowledge on Trainer Training too.

One can choose to pursue this advance TEFL diploma certification course if they want to excel in the EFL/ESL teaching/training area. The course aims to provide knowledge and upgrade their teaching skills as well as provide corporate training. If you are passionate about teaching and travelling around the world, then you must surely pursue our International Advanced Diploma in TEFL and help reach your professional goals.

Course Duration

The duration of the International 280 hour TEFL advance diploma is of 1year and can also be completed in fast track too. The course has quite flexible timing and the candidates can go for an in-depth study if they want to. One can avail the course is available through online mode, providing candidates the freedom to pursue the course from any corner of the world. You just need a computer and unlimited internet connection. The flexibility of the course allows you to avail the course from any part of the world.

Course Fee

The International Advanced Diploma in TEFL by ACT is designed to furnish the candidates with practical teaching skills and a deep understanding of TEFL methods. The price of the course at which it can be availed through online mode is 29,500/- INR*. The candidates with basic computer skills and an internet connection can take up these advanced TEFL courses, gain substantial knowledge and pass on to the learners. The course builds up the confidence level of the candidates so that they do not face any problem while teaching/training and managing individuals from around the world.

29500 INR 600 USD 480 GBP 20600 THB

* Taxes as applicable

Classroom Session

1-day Classroom Session & Teaching Practice

The online TEFL courses from ACT will not only prepare you with the latest learner-centric teaching skills and knowledge required by an efficient EFL/ESL teacher but make you confident enough to face any global classroom. The online TEFL/TESOL courses by ACT have been designed keeping in mind the requirements and necessities of both aspiring and working EFL/ESL teachers.

The online courses also include a 1- day Classroom Session & Teaching Practice which is an important aspect while preparing as a teacher. Peer teaching not only helps in growing the content knowledge of the trainee teachers but also provides them a real teaching experience where they can reinforce their own learning. The aspirants can surely benefit from the Teaching Practice session as it acquaints them with the required experience in teaching, increases confidence, provides a grip on classroom management skills along with other benefits.

⦿ The 1-day Classroom Session & Teaching Practice is compulsory for all our online TEFL students residing in India
⦿ A video regarding instructions will be sent to all the trainees before the commencement of the Classroom Session & Teaching Practice.
⦿ There will be a Peer Teaching and Observation session providing 30 minutes’ duration to each trainee
⦿ Each Peer Teach session will be recorded and all of the videos will be evaluated accordingly and feedback will be mailed to the trainees along with the video.


The International 280 hour TEFL advance diploma course is eligible to those who are looking to teach English effectively and want to make a mark in the ESL teaching industry as well as in the international corporate training segment. The course will be a benefit for the experienced teachers as this qualification will enhance their skills and prove their competency in a modern teaching and training environment. The advance TEFL diploma certification course is quite comprehensive where the trainees can boost their confidence and get equipped with the latest methodologies of effective language teaching and corporate training.


⦿ On successful completion of the course, candidates will receive a globally recognized certificate awarded by Asian College of Teachers (ACT)
⦿ ACT TEFL courses are accredited by the world's largest TESOL accreditation body TESOL Canada & TESOL USA
⦿ Successful TEFL students can get an exclusive TESOL Canada Certificate after successfully appearing for the TESOL Canada Board exam by paying an extra exam fee.
⦿ TESOL Canada Certificate can be Notarized, Apostle, Attested by Embassy of India in Ottawa or Washington
⦿ TESOL Canada Certificates can be signed and sealed by UAE Embassy in USA or Canada
⦿ Certificates can be authenticated by Canada - Ministry of Foreign Affairs and USA
⦿ ACT is a Cambridge authorized TKT Centre and all our students can sit for Teaching Knowledge Test and earn their Cambridge Certificate. Exams are conducted all over India. These tests can be availed by paying an extra fee and is globally accepted for any teaching job

The candidates will receive a globally recognized certificate awarded by Asian College of Teachers (ACT) on successful completion of TEFL Advanced Diploma course. ACT’s TEFL courses are accredited by world’s largest TESOL accrediting body, TESOL Canada - an international association of educators, TESOL teachers, TESOL instructors, TESOL graduates, Board of Federal Directors and Provincial Representatives across Canada with both national and international representatives. TESOL Canada programs are approved by the Ministry of Employment, Human Resources Development Canada HRDC, and authenticated through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for international use.

The certificate awarded has an extra advantage as the word “Online” will not be mentioned in the certificates. Shipment of certificates within India is done free of cost but the candidates residing outside India are required to pay an additional fee. Generally after the submission of all the assignments and completion of the course, the candidates need to pay the dispatch fee. After that the institute takes the respective shipping address and contact number of the candidate to courier the certificate. It will take a maximum 3 weeks for the certificates to reach the designated address.

Cambridge TKT Exam

About Cambridge TKT Examination *
Asian College of Teachers (ACT), the leader in teacher education in Asia is now the authorised centre for conducting Cambridge TKT Exam all over India. TKT is the acronym for Teaching Knowledge Test and is conducted by Cambridge, which tests your basic teaching knowledge.
The test comprises three core modules, with one test for each. Cambridge English certificates are provided after the completion of each module. Each modular test has 80 questions and continues for 80 minutes and may be taken together or separately, in any order of the candidate's preference. All authorised TKT centres are inspected by Cambridge English Language Assessment ensuring that the centres meet their high standards.
Teaching Knowledge Test or TKT is appropriate for aspirants who are eager to develop themselves as a teacher, and have little or no knowledge of the modern English teaching methodologies and approaches; the TKT test will certainly boost their teaching career and give it a solid start. All they have to do is to register and take as many modules as they want, over any time period. They will receive a Cambridge English certificate for each module they complete.

*This examination is conducted only in India.
Cambridge TKT Examination Fee
One module (without preparation):
Rs. 4750 ( additional dispatch fee applicable)
One module (with preparation):
Rs 7,750 (additional dispatch fee applicable)
Candidates will have the option to choose more than one exam module and they can avail a discount of Rs 500 from the 2nd exam module onward.
Cambridge TKT Examination Dates: Coming soon


⦿ Part 1: Language and Background to Language and Teaching
⦿ Part 2: Background to Language Learning
⦿ Part 3 - Background to Language Teaching


⦿ Part 1: Planning and Preparing a Lesson or Sequence of Lessons
⦿ Part 2: Selection and Use of Resources


⦿ Part 1: Teacher's and Learner's Language in the Classroom
⦿ Part 2: Classroom Management

TKT CLIL (Content and language Integrated Learning) MODULE Part 2 :

⦿ Lesson Preparation
⦿ Lesson Delivery
⦿ Assessment

TKT YL (Young Learners) MODULE

The learning and development of young learners
⦿ planning lessons for young learners
⦿ teaching strategies, practice activities and resources used to support and challenge language learning in young learners.

Choose your Cambridge TKT Module

You can opt for TKT Module 1, TKT Module 2, TKT Module 3, TKT CLIL and TKT YL if you are pursuing a TEFL Certificate course.

Support for Course

The candidate will be provided full guidance from the experienced tutors of Asian College of Teachers on enrolment for TEFL Advanced Diploma course. The experienced tutors will provide help and support to the candidates at each step for achieving their learning goals. They provide their support by giving relevant information and also answering course related questions. Since the International 280 hour TEFL advance diploma is a flexible course, candidates can learn at their own pace and clear all doubts as and when required. The tutors are available via email and online chatting between 10 am and 6 pm and the candidates can solve any course related issues with them.


⦿ ACT TEFL courses are accredited by the world's largest TESOL accreditation body TESOL Canada & TESOL USA.
⦿ All TEFL courses are accredited by International Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (QAHE)
⦿ TEFL Courses from ACT are also accredited by CPD Certification Service UK
⦿ All ACT courses are endorsed by NCC, an awarding organisation and a global provider of British education

Certificates can be authenticated by Accreditation which is a process which plays an important role for an educational institution as it is all about meeting the set standards of quality and is an on-going evaluation which encourages constant improvement. It acts as a vital tool to monitor and assess the standard and quality of education. TEFL PG Diploma aims at those who are planning a career in EFL/ESL teaching and keen on exploring different cultures while they teach and travel abroad.

All our TEFL courses are accredited by the world's largest TESOL accreditation body TESOL Canada & TESOL USA and the candidates get the option of appearing in the TESOL Board exam and receiving prestigious TESOL Canada and TESOL USA certificates notarized, attested and apostle by US and Canadian Government and Embassy of UAE and India. The certificates are globally recognized making the candidates eligible for better ESL/EFL job opportunities.