Oxford TEFL in Barcelona

Training teachers in Barcelona since 1998

In the last twenty years we have trained thousands of teachers in Barcelona who are now working around the world. Although we are a large training centre, we maintain a very personalized approach and ensure that all our trainees have the best support possible from our experienced team of staff. Our tutors are experienced and qualified to Dip TESOL/Delta level and are ready to support you throughout the course.

The school:

  •  A large language school as well as the teacher training centre
  •  Central location, well connected to the rest of the city
  •  Fully-equipped classrooms with projectors
  •  A Library, kitchen, large garden, computers, free wifi

The course: 

We offer a 4-week, 134-hour, intensive Trinity CertTESOL course which is fully accredited by Trinity College. This includes:

  • A prestigious, internationally-recognized qualification (CELTA equivalent)
  • Minimum 7 hours teaching practice (6 hours observed)
  • Dynamic workshops and input sessions
  • positive, dynamic and supportive learning environment
  • World-class, experienced tutors
  • Small groups and friendly atmosphere
  • Free 20-hour introduction course
  • Weekly language exchanges and other events

On successful completion of this course, participants are provided with the official Trinity CertTESOL certificate which enables graduates to work anywhere in the world. Full details can be found on the CertTESOL course page.

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Price: €1500 (€1400 if paid at least a month before your course starts)
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Careers support:

On average, our graduates find work within 21 days of graduation. Our dedicated careers advisor, Corinne, works closely with our trainees before, during and after the course to ensure that you have a great chance of finding a good position anywhere in the world. We have a database of over 500 schools and graduates who we are regularly in touch with and we can refer you to them. Our Oxford TEFL Jobs Facebook page is updated regularly with new jobs around the world.
Learn more about our international careers service in Barcelona

Visa support:

We provide a comprehensive, fast and reliable visa service. Corinne, our visa support officer works in our centre so she is always on hand to help you every step of the way. Fee: €100 (including priority mailing of all documents).
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We offer the Developing Teacher with Spanish course to help you develop your skills, learn Spanish and meet the requirements of the Spanish consulate in order to obtain a long terms student visa to legally work in Spain. Fee: €300 per month.
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We offer two options for accommodation in Barcelona which are comfortable, low-cost and close to the school:

Option 1: Find your own accommodation via our accommodation group which is only for trusted hosts and trainees. This is a free service (fees for your accommodation via group will vary).

Option 2: Let us do the work! Our accommodation officer, Taylor, will match you to a host which meets your specific needs and preferences. €475 for one month.

Learn more about our accommodation service in Barcelona

Spanish classes:

We offer a number of different Spanish courses to suit a variety of timetables and needs in our language school, located in the same building as our teacher training centre. Fee from €135 for one month.

Learn more about our Spanish courses

Still undecided?

If you would like to gain an internationally-recognized TEFL certificate in the centre of Barcelona, get in touch and we will be happy to help you with any questions.

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What our grads say about Oxford TEFL Barcelona

Before even having finished my course, I was being interviewed by different schools. The careers support service had sent out my CV to their contacts. I started working for a school a week later and stayed there for nearly four years. In February of last year I left Barcelona to go travelling and when I got back in October, Oxford House once again found me a position teaching in-company classes. I am loving teaching there and am very grateful to the career adviser! Continue reading

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