Benefits of Onsite Certification

Take your TEFL course onsite in the country where you would like to teach and you’ll meet TEFL qualifications to teach English anywhere in the world! You'll also get lifetime TEFL job placement assistance, including guidance applying for local jobs after your course and support with future jobs, wherever your TEFL certificate takes you.

Program Overview

Like all the onsite TEFL certification courses we offer, the course in Arequipa is 4 weeks-long, has a full-time schedule Monday through Friday, and covers the essential topics in teaching English as a foreign language. All onsite courses also include Specialized Certification in Teaching English Grammar and an observed teaching practicum with real students. You'll get the experience you need to prepare for the classroom.

Internationally Recognized Certification

Graduates of onsite teacher training programs are issued an internationally-recognized TEFL/TESOL certificate that meets the 100-hour industry standard for certification required by most language centers in Peru and worldwide!

TEFL/TESOL Certification with Teaching Practicum!

Includes a Hands-On Teaching Practicum!

TEFL in Arequipa, Peru Course Dates

Onsite TEFL Courses in Arequipa fill up quickly! It is recommended you sign up for your course 30-60 days in advance to secure a space

How to Apply:

You must be 18 years old to take this course, and either a native speaker of English or a non-native English speaker with a C1 English proficiency level or higher (proof of level required prior to course acceptance).

Step 1

To begin the admission process for the TEFL course in Arequipa, click “Enroll” to choose your start date, complete the online application form, and pay a non-refundable deposit of USD $495.

Step 2

A Bridge Admissions Advisor will then contact you to confirm your registration. (If you are not a native English speaker, you’ll be asked to verify a minimum C1 proficiency level or take the Bridge Online Language Test, prior to final acceptance.)

Step 3

Once you are notified of your acceptance into the TEFL course in Arequipa, your remaining tuition balance is due 30 days prior to your course start date.

About Arequipa, Peru

Arequipa

Lying in an agricultural valley at the foot of two Andean mountain chains and a dormant volcano soaring to 19,000 feet, Arequipa offers striking natural beauty and a variety of weekend climbing activities. Surfing is an option for intrepid TEFL trainees as well, with the Pacific Ocean just two hours away. With a population of almost one million, the city is the second largest in Peru and the capital of its region, but its local culture gives it the feel of a much smaller community.

White Spanish colonial buildings—built of a shimmering white volcanic rock—give the city its nickname: "el Ciudad Blanco" (the white city). The city center was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its beautiful architecture and historic integrity. Soak up the local Andean culture, food, history, and natural beauty—all while training to teach English as a foreign language.

About the TEFL Training Center

  • Great facilities: Amenities include 14 classrooms, a computer lab with Wi-Fi, two offices, a teacher lounge and a customer service center. There is also a kitchen and a large patio for students to enjoy their lunch break.
  • Central location: The center is situated in the beautiful city district of Yanahuara, known for its casual pace and bountiful parks.
  • Accommodations available near the center:  Homestays, shared apartments, private apartments, and hostels can be arranged for TEFL students during the 4-week course.

TEFL Jobs in Peru

  • Types of Schools

    Peru boasts one of the faster-growing economies in the world and English teachers are in high demand at language institutes in cities such as Arequipa, Cusco, Tacna, Puno or Lima. Jobs also exist teaching young learners in a private K-12 school. Requirements: Hiring Season:


  • Requirements

    Although requirements are more flexible in this region, classroom-based TEFL certification is highly regarded. In some cases, a bachelor's degree may also be required, though not always. Positions teaching children in a K-12 setting may have additional requirements, such as specialized certification or experience with young learners.


  • Hiring Season

    Since most teachers will work for language institutes, positions are available just about year-round.

Kevin Mermel
International Program Advisor

Questions about the TEFL Course in Arequipa?

Would you prefer to get TEFL certified online?

Bridge offers advanced-level, 100% online TEFL/TESOL certification for those who cannot attend a classroom-based program. The 150-hour Bridge International Diploma in English Language Teaching (IDELTOnline™) is a 12-week, interactive program with optional teaching practicum that can even be taken for university credit!

150-hour TEFL/TESOL Certification

150-hour TEFL/TESOL certification with optional teaching practicum exceeds international hiring standards for most jobs

Fully accredited by ACCET

Fully accredited by ACCET, which is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education

earn graduate-level credit

May be taken for transferrable university credit toward a graduate certificate, master’s program, or a scholarship at our Pathway Partner universities and others

Interactive structure

Interactive structure, with cohort of international trainees

Qualified instructors

Qualified and experienced master’s-level instructors

Fully accredited by ACCET

Includes personalize job placement assistance: access to a Jobs Advisor the BridgeTEFL Job Board.

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Our most advanced online TEFL/TESOL course is a pathway to an M.A. in TESOL or related degree at these Bridge university partners:

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