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Next CertTESOL course starts:

19th February 2018

Next DipTESOL course starts:

4th October 2018

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Athena Teacher Training is a provider of the Trinity London TEFL qualifications that qualify you to Teach English as a Foreign Language (TEFL).

We provide the Trinity CertTESOL and DipTESOL courses.
These qualifications are recognised by the British Council and allow you to work in their accredited schools in the UK and abroad.

Why Choose Athena Teacher Training?

  • 4 week internationally recognised course
  • One of the only qualifications accepted by British Council schools
  • Based at a British Council language school
  • We help find jobs for our trainees when they graduate
  • The best value for money CertTESOL / CELTA course in Bournemouth
  • Payment in instalments available
  • 100% pass rate to date!

TEFL Courses

Trinity CertTESOL Course

Trinity CertTESOL

The Trinity CertTESOL course is for those who wish to teach English as a foreign language.  The 4-week course will qualify you to teach in any British Council accredited language school around the world.

Trinity DipTESOL Course

Trinity DipTESOL

The Trinity DipTESOL course is for experienced teachers who wish to advance in their career.  Career possibilities include Senior Teacher, Teacher Trainer, Director of Studies & academic management positions and more.

CDC - Continued Development Course

Continued Development Course

Would you like to be up-to-date as a teacher? Our Continued Development Courses are aimed at existing teachers of English as a foreign Language (TEFL). Visit our Continued Development TEFL course page and see what we can offer.

100% pass rate

100% Pass Rate

100% of Athena Teacher Training’s trainees have passed our Trinity TEFL courses to date.  Our trainers are dedicated to creating inspirational, creative teachers and they offer great support throughout the courses.

See what our trainees say...
“Having attempted the CELTA previously, the Trinity CertTESOL Course is much more hands on and practical teaching focused”
Rick Rodway
“Thank you for helping me gain my TESOL qualification this year! Your round the clock support and enthusiasm for teaching inspired everyone on our course.”
"Your round the clock support and enthusiasm for teaching inspired everyone on our course.  Thank you for making Athena feel like home.  I miss everyone!"Phoebe Dykes
“I thoroughly enjoyed the course and my time at Athena and would definitely recommend it to others who are serious about teaching English…We were privileged to have such knowledgeable, caring trainers.”

Teach Abroad

Where would you teach?

Working abroad is one of the major advantages of becoming qualified as an English teacher and your Trinity CertTESOL qualification will be a valued companion for you as you work and travel.
Unlike some course providers, we will do our very best to help you find a job wherever you are; if we have a contact in the country you are aiming for, we will be delighted to put you in touch with them.

Teach TEFL in Slovakia
Teach TEFL in Japan
Find TEFL jobs around the world

TEFL Media

Athena news
  • Athena 45

Interview with Anke Jacobs

June 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Anke Jacobs came down especially from Birmingham to take the CertTESOL at Athena Teacher Training in October 2016. Here she writes about her experiences before, during and after the course.

“There were unexpected learning opportunities and […]

  • Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Suggar Loaf And Botafogo Beach

Living in Brazil

June 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Everton is a teacher at ETC International College. He took the CertTESOL at Athena Teacher Training in November 2014. This year he has joined the Athena Teacher Training team, as the Unknown Foreign Language teacher, […]

  • Jonathan Wilton

Teaching in Naples

May 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Jon Wilton took his CertTESOL course in May 2013.  He worked at ETC International College for a few years, before heading off to Italy.
He tells us of his experiences here: