Oxford TEFL in Kerala, India

The only provider of the Trinity CertTESOL in India

Oxford TEFL Kerala is located in a large, newly developed business park landscaped with tropical trees and flowers in South Angamaly, about 20 minutes from Cochin International Airport. Oxford TEFL Kerala has everything you’d expect from a modern teacher training centre and is perfect for training for an accredited TEFL certificate. Our tutors are experienced and qualified to Dip TESOL/ Delta level and are ready to support you throughout the course.

The school:

All of the facilities are designed and built to the highest international standards. Our school is in a new building, Inkel Tower I, and it offers:

  • Located 20 minutes from Cochin International airport 
  • Modern, fully-equipped classrooms with computers and projectors
  • Computers for you to prepare your classes and assignments
  • Professional library
  • 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 (included in course fees)

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.

€1500 (€1400 if paid at least a month before your course starts)
Rs. 115,000 for Indian citizens
Dates, price details and optional add-ons

Teaching Practice program:

We offer a Certificate in Teaching Practice for native-speakers of English, who are non-Indian citizens, upon successful completion of your Trinity CertTESOL course in Kerala. As a participant of this program, you will receive free accommodation and a living allowance of Rs.15,000 a month which is sufficient to live comfortably. Once you are accepted on the Trinity CertTESOL course, you will be asked if you wish to participate in this program so that we can provide you with documentation to apply for a one year student visa. During this program you will be assigned a mentor, receive support to assist in your professional development and gain experience teaching various levels of students.
Learn more about this program

Visa support:

Our visa service in Kerala is provided by Helen, the course director. Helen is always in the school and will be able to advise you on which option is best for your circumstances. Each year, Helen helps many people from all over the world take the Trinity CertTESOL course in our centre in Kerala. She has been involved in developing the centre in India since 2013 and knows how complicated obtaining visas for India can sometimes be. If you have any questions, before, during or after the course regarding your visa, she will be able to help you. Currently, employment visas are not issued for non-Indian English teachers but Helen can help you gain teaching experience in India via the internship program offered in Kerala.
Learn more about our visa service in Kerala

Careers service:

Our dedicated careers advisor, Helen, 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. Helen will be able to prepare a reference for you, direct you to jobs boards and websites and give you advice about interviews. Our Oxford TEFL Jobs Facebook page is updated regularly with new jobs around the world. To find out more about working abroad as an Indian citizen, read here.

Health Insurance:

All international trainees need to register with the Foreigners Regional Registration Office within 15 days of their arrival. We will assist you with this. For those on the Trinity CertTESOL followed by the internship program, we include a free, comprehensive health insurance. This is only offered to those making a commitment to the full one year program. 


We offer a variety of options for accommodation in Kerala. Prices vary:

  1. Atlas Airport Apart hotel
  2. GB Palace Hotel
  3. Homestay
  4. Hostel

Learn more about our accommodation service in Kerala

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.

Why choose Oxford TEFL?

Apply now for the Trinity CertTESOL course

What our grads say about Oxford TEFL Kerala

Course was great. Living in the apartment building with other trainees was great. No distractions, very easy to focus and get work done. The Indian students we taught were terrific. I felt like our teaching practice with them made an … Continue reading

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