BridgeTEFL certificate

Certificate FAQs:

  • Is this certificate accredited?
  • Yes! Bridge is accredited by ACCET, which is recognized by the US Department of Education.

  • Will my certificate expire?
  • No, your TEFL certificate will not expire! However, employers expect teachers to earn continual development throughout their careers, so we do recommend updating your certification over time by adding additional credentials. Learn more about Specialized TEFL Certification Courses.

  • How will I access my TEFL certificate?
  • You can download your certificate at any time for free. If you’d like to order a hard copy certificate, we have that option, as well! Please note that Bridge maintains student records for 6 years. Learn more about downloading your certificate or ordering a hard copy.

  • Can I add more hours to my certificate in the future?
  • Absolutely! If you add course components to your certificate, upon course completion, your certificate will automatically reflect your new course hours completed.

  • How will my employer verify my certificate?
  • Send your employer to this site and give them your certificate number (right side of your certificate).

Check Out the BridgeTEFL Certificate Verification System!

Which TEFL/TESOL course is right for me?


Specialized TEFL/TESOL Certificates

Qualify for more jobs and advance your teaching skills with Specialized Certificates in high-demand teaching areas.

Featured Specialized Certificates

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Teaching English to Young Learners

60-Hour Online TEFL/TESOL Course

Specialize your skills and qualify for more jobs with certification in the high-demand field of teaching English to children.

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Teaching English to Teenagers

60-Hour Online TEFL/TESOL Course

Gain specialized training in teaching English to adolescents and stand out to employers with this targeted certification.

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Foundations in Teaching English Online

60-Hour Online TEFL/TESOL Course

Learn the theory and methods of teaching English in a virtual classroom in this introductory course.

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Advanced Methods in Teaching English Online

60-Hour Online TEFL/TESOL Course

Take your existing knowledge to the next level– master lesson planning and other practical skills for teaching English online.

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