What are CEUs?

Continuing Education Unit (CEUs) are nationally recognized, standard units of measurement for participation in non-credit, continuing education programs. Often CEUs are required in order to maintain professional memberships, certification, or licensing; professional teachers often need to earn CEUs, for example.

BridgeTEFL Courses Eligible for CEUs

BridgeTEFL is accredited by ACCET (the Accrediting Council for Continued Education and Training), and our programs have been evaluated in accordance with ACCET’s standards, policies, and procedures. Any ACCET-accredited BridgeTEFL course can be taken for CEUs, including our Denver classroom TEFL courses (the IDELT and the CELTA), as well as our online TEFL courses. The formula for calculating CEUs is that you earn 1 CEU for every 10 hours of TEFL course instruction.

The following is the breakdown of CEUs for all eligible BridgeTEFL courses.

Online BridgeTEFL Courses

  • 40-hour Basic TEFL/TESOL Certificate: 4 CEUs
  • 60-hour Educator TEFL/TESOL Certificate: 6 CEUs
  • 100-hour Professional TEFL/TESOL Certificate: 10 CEUs
  • 120-hour Master TEFL/TESOL Certificate: 12 CEUs
  • 150-hour Bridge IDELTOnline™ TEFL/TESOL Diploma: 15 CEUs

Specialized Online BridgeTEFL Courses

  • 20-hour TEFL Certificate: Guided Teaching Practicum: 2 CEUs
  • 60-hour TEFL Certificate: Teaching English to Young Learners: 6 CEUs
  • 60-hour TEFL Certificate: Teaching English to Teenagers: 6 CEUs
  • 40-hour TEFL Certificate: Teaching English Grammar: 4 CEUs
  • 40-hour TEFL Certificate: Teaching Business English: 4 CEUs
  • 40-hour TEFL Certificate: Designing Custom Courses: 4 CEUs
  • 60-hour TEFL Certificate: Foundations in Teaching English Online: 6 CEUs
  • 60-hour TEFL Certificate: Advanced Methods in Teaching English Online: 6 CEUs

Classroom-Based BridgeTEFL Courses

  • 140-hour Bridge IDELT – Denver: 14 CEUs
  • 120-hour Cambridge CELTA – Denver: 12 CEUs

As an ACCET accredited institution, Bridge ensures that courses offered for CEUs demonstrate the following:

1
All courses/programs for which CEUs are offered appear on the list of continuing education offerings approved by ACCET.
2
The training is designed to meet the continuing education needs of the target students.
3
Learning objectives are identified with specific performance expectations identified.
4
Qualified instructional personnel direct the training/activity.
5
Evaluation procedures are established and implemented to determine participant satisfaction and the effectiveness of the continuing education offering.

How to Earn CEUs for Your BridgeTEFL Course

We make earning CEUs for your BridgeTEFL course easy! Upon successful completion of your course (you must earn a final grade of 70% or higher to pass) you will receive your TEFL certificate from Bridge, on which the CEUs will be indicated.

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