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This area is exclusive to eTEFL Online tutors and membership comes as standard with enrollment. You will find useful links to resources such as lesson plans, training videos, job application links and much more. If you have already enrolled in one of our course packages, you can sign in below using the password you were sent in your welcome email.


Frequently Asked Questions

I don’t have a teaching qualification. Can I still do this?

Yes. We will provide you with an accredited 120-hour online TEFL course upon completion of the course. This is the international standard for teaching online and face-to-face.

Do I need a degree to tutor English online?

No. However, having a degree will certainly open more doors for you as many companies require one. There are many other that don’t, but you may have to accept a lower hourly rate. There are other options though such as working freelance or even starting your own online teaching business. We can assist you with whichever option you choose.

How much can I earn?

Hourly rates vary from company to company and also depend on your qualifications and experience. We’ve seen everything from $5/hour to $50/hour.

Here is a simulation:

Let’s assume you only get $10/hour and only work part-time, say 3 hours per day.

$10 x 3 = $30/day

And let’s assume you work 20 days a month.

$30 x 20 = $600/month, part-time.

If you earned $50/hour, you could earn $3000/month part-time.
If you worked full-time, you could earn up to $6000/month.

Is there an age limit?

Not officially, some online schools prefer younger teachers but others don’t. Our Advanced and Entrepreneur Online Teacher Bundles include support for freelancing which will help you get your own students, teach what you want to, set your own rates, and bypass the schools altogether if you prefer.


Are your courses accredited?

Yes, they are. OTTSA is a UK accreditation body that specialises in the moderation and accreditation of online TEFL courses. Your certificate will be recognised and accepted globally by employers, recruiters and government agencies. You can check our accreditation status here.

How do I get started?

Your first step is to enroll in one of our Online Teacher Bundles.

You can pay in your preferred currency with your debit or credit card or with PayPal.

The currency will default to your country automatically.

What will I learn in the TEFL course?

Our TEFL course is designed to give fluent speakers of English with or without teaching experience the foundation to teach English as a second or foreign language.

You can see a breakdown of the course contents by clicking here.

How long will it take to complete the TEFL course?

You will have 6 months access to the online course platform and as the course is self-paced, you can complete it as fast or as slowly as you like within that 6-month period.

Most people complete the course in around 2 to 4 weeks studying just a few hours a week.


TEFL stands for Teaching English as a Foreign Language and TESOL stands for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. These acronyms are used interchangeably in different parts of the world and are the international standards for tutoring English online or face to face. The course is designed for those who have no experience teaching a new language and will prepare you to teach English to students who don’t already know the language.

How, exactly, do I tutor English online?

Have a look at our blog section where we have several posts about what your responsibilities will be and how online classes are taught. Click here www.eteflonline.com/blog to read them.

Can I work full-time or part-time?

Both. When you start out with your first online job you will almost certainly be given part-time hours until you gain more experience. Our Online Teacher Bundles are designed to give you the skills and tools to work for both online schools and for yourself so you decide how many hours you want to work. 

Will eTEFL Online help find me an online tutoring job?

Yes. We work with various recruiters who prioritise our applications, and help you get your own students as a freelancer. You’ll also have access to our teacher’s resource library with useful links to apply for jobs, training videos, videos on how to teach certain areas of English Grammar or pronunciation and done-for-you lesson plans to help get you started.

What is the price in my currency?

We accept USD, EUR, GBP, and ZAR. You can also convert to any currency here.

Who provides the certification courses?

We have created our own accredited 120-hour and 140-hour online TEFL course with Dr. Daniel Portman. Daniel has a doctorate in Education specializing in applied linguistics and has over 20 years of experience teaching TEFL at university level and in creating courses. We are so fortunate to have him on our team and he will be your personal tutor for your TEFL course.

Cancellation and Refunds

We will refund you 100% of your enrollment fee if you have not accessed your course, bonus resources, or 3rd party products or services within 30 days of purchase.

Once you have accessed your eTEFL Online course via the link sent to you or made use of any of the bonus resources or 3rd party products or services, your payment cannot be refunded. This means you have had the opportunity to download, view and study the course material you paid for. We suggest you make use of the benefits of the Online Teacher Bundle and gain the certification as you intended.

If you are unable to complete the eTEFL Online course within 6 months of payment due to illness or unexpected circumstances, we will be happy to extend your course expiry time on request prior to the expiry date and at the discretion of eTEFL Online management.

We want you to succeed at teaching English online and we’ll do everything we can to encourage you to complete your course and gain your TEFL certification. Your TEFL certification is valid for life.

All courses and products are non-transferable.

eTEFL Online adheres to all local laws and regulations.

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