Asia Training Network in colloboration with INTESOL Vietnam, part of the INTESOL group of Accredited Providers proudly offers aspiring teachers to be the TESOL (formerly known as TEFL) courses accredited and certified by ALAP (Awarding Language Acquisition for Professionals), a UK based Awarding Organisation. This means that this training course provides the qualifications and hands-on experience you need to teach in Vietnam and in other countries. For Vietnam, you can opt to receive the training in Ho Chi Minh city campus besides DaNang.
TESOL Course Fee: $1,600
The non refundable deposit of $300 secures your place. The remaining balance of $1,300 is payable to INTESOL Vietnam before your course start date.
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- ALAP accredited 190 Hour Certificate in TESOL with Teaching Practice (CELTA/Trinity alternative.)
- INTESOL Certificate in TESOL (graded)
- INTESOL Teaching Practice Certificate (graded)
- ALAP Course Transcript
- All ALAP Registration fees
- TESOL Course materials
- Benefit from the support of a highly experienced staff including teachers and teacher trainers.
- Pre-departure support (Skype available), including booking accommodations before your arrival.
- References provided for TESOL job applications.
- Vietnam Job Placement Assistance
Option 1: Cu Chi Tunnels:
Served as the shelter and base of operations of the Vietnamese soldiers during the war, the man-made Cu Chi Tunnels offer lots of interesting stories. Watching an informative video presentation and then, let the guide take you to the underground network’s most essential sections.
Option 2: Mekong Delta River
Saigon River in the Mekong Delta, you will enjoy some typical Southern Vietnamese activities including traditional music, cycling on village roads, rowing a boat, savoring honey tea, Mekong vodkas well as gourmet lunch on the island.
Option 3: Vung Tau Beach
Vung tau, known as Cap Saint Jacque in French í about 125 kilometres Southeast of Ho Chi Minh City. The name means “anchorage” á during 14th and 15th centuries. With 15 kilometres of coastline, Vung tau is endowed with many sandy beach. Vung tau also has many famous sightseeing spots such á the Great Jesus Christ Statue, the White Palace…
Early Bird Discount: $200 OFF when you enrol and pay the deposit for your course 60 days in advance.
Refer a Friend: Refer a friend and you both receive a $100 discount!
Discounts will be deducted from your final balance.
Location & Accommodation
The training venue is conveniently situated just 20 minutes away from the airport if you are on a breezy motobike ride or if you are sitting in a cab looking out at the busy street. You can spend 25 minutes by taxi (US $10.00) to reach the centre of Ho Chi Minh City. A direct bus will take you anywhere in the city with less than US$2.
The neighbourhood includes SOS Village, where ATN’s affiliated training partner – IVY LANGUAGE SCHOOL has been supporting complimentary English language programs to the children of the village since 2000.
Within as a stone’s throw, you will easily find a lot of things to see and do and mix with the Vietnamese in the neighbourhood. You might be interested in a bus tour from the training venue to go straight to Cambodia to visit the serene and mesmerizing Angkor Watt within a day.
To maximize your time in Ho Chi Minh city, to see the world not as a tourist, but as a local, feel free to check out the most bustling night market in our neighbourhood, countless under-5-dollar fresh seafood restaurants and the best Vietnamese coffee you might have heard about. You may think twice before your book the length of your stay.
Living in Ho Chi Minh City
“Hi there! My name is Ekaterina and I am currently teaching English in one of private schools in Ho Chi Minh City. To start with, there are three main aspects that are making my life here happy and enjoyable. Firstly, people, – definitely people. People make place. From the very beginning I have been given every support here, what helped me to adapt to new environment in a very short period of time. I have made new friends – kind, attentive and supportive, and we are in constant contact even if we can’t see each other every day. Secondly, it’s environment. Just imagine your living in eternal summer, when it’s always sunny and warm during the daytime, cool and breezy in the evening. When the city starts living, and a lot of people invade the city center – one of the most beautiful and magnificent places in the city. Besides, at the weekend you can rent a motorbike and go on a trip around the countryside. You will see landscape, both exotic and unique, floating river, palm trees, valleys. All this you can observe not from the car window, but experience it kind of physically, getting in touch with nature, what will definitely give you this feeling of freedom. Moreover, quite high standard of living for quite cheap price. Ho Chi Minh City is rich in sea food and different types of fruits, that you’ve never tried before and unlikely to find in any other country. If you are seeking for a life-changing experience, Ho Chi Minh City is the right place to start a new “chapter” of your life!”
Learn, Live and EXPLORE
Street food and sea food in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) is arguably the best in Vietnam. The city boasts so many street food outlets that Saigon feels like one gigantic open-air restaurant.
You can find accommodation in Ho Chi Minh City. Rooms in hotels start at USD0.8/night. We can also assist you in finding private and shared apartments. The monthly rent may be between $80 to $100 for a room in a shared apartment, and between $200 – $400 for a private apartment, depending on size and location. Contact us for consultation and we can discuss your requirements for accommodation and work out a training accommodation package to suit your budget and needs.
Vietnam Job Placement
Our partner Asia Training Network can place you in a wide range of educational organizations such as public schools, private language centers, small group tutoring, etc