The IDELT is offered in partnership with Metropolitan State University of Denver. Upon successful completion of the program, students receive a joint certificate from both MSU Denver and Bridge. Make your resume stand out from the rest by earning this prestigious teaching credential!
Our Bridge center in the U.S. is located in Denver, Colorado, a beautiful city at the foot of the Rocky Mountains. IDELT class sizes are small (maximum 12 students), offering trainees plenty of personalized guidance from the experienced instructors, as well as at least 6 hours of practice teaching with real English language learners.
The Bridge IDELT course in Denver is approved by ACCET (Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training), an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and has been recommended for credit at over 1,500 universities by National CCRS (College Credit Recommendation Service).
Includes a Hands-On Teaching Practicum!
About MSU Denver
Local university partner, MSU Denver, has partnered with Bridge to bring English Language Teaching (ELT) training opportunities to the local community and beyond.
The MSUD Department of Innovative and Lifelong Learning serves all members of the community, including professionals seeking career advancement or up-to-date certification, students seeking more flexible and online learning options, community members seeking personal enrichment opportunities, and much more. They offer credit and non-credit learning opportunities and online and face-to-face courses, all at affordable costs designed to fit busy schedules.
MSU Denver is pleased to offer a joint certificate with Bridge for the International Diploma in English Language Teaching classroom-based program.
Bridge IDELT Courses in Denver fill up quickly!
It is recommended you sign up for your course 30-60 days in advance to secure a space.
How to Apply:
To begin the admission process for the IDELT in Denver, you must first choose your start date, complete the online application form, and pay a non-refundable deposit of USD $195.
A Bridge Admissions Advisor will then contact you with instructions on how to complete the required pre-course written task and phone interview. (You will be required to pass both prior to course acceptance.)
Once you are notified of your acceptance into the IDELT in Denver, your remaining tuition balance is due 30 days prior to your course start date.
To learn more about the IDELT admission requirements, please click here or contact an advisor.
About the Training Center
As an IDELT student at Bridge, you’ll train at our newly remodeled, modern facilities downtown, in one of 11 fully-equipped classrooms. IDELT class sizes are small, in order to enhance interaction and learning, with a maximum of just 12 students. Since Bridge in Denver is also an English language center, you will conveniently complete your practice teaching sessions with English language learners from the local community.
Our comfortable downtown center also features a welcoming lobby, student lounge with computers, a common kitchen area, large outdoor patio with seating, and Wi-Fi throughout the facility. After class, you can take advantage of our central location within walking distance to shops and restaurants along the 16th Street Pedestrian Mall and other Denver attractions such as museums and sports arenas.
Denver, Colorado, known as the “Mile High City” due to its elevation near the famous Rocky Mountains, is one of the most visited cities in the United States, and an ideal location to earn your IDELT certification. The Bridge center is conveniently located right downtown, within walking distance of shops, restaurants, museums and other attractions.
On weekends, IDELT Denver trainees can enjoy the city’s over 300 annual days of sunshine by taking part in the type of outdoor activities Denver is known for, such as hiking local trails, skiing the nearby slopes, or biking around the city. You can also check out the vibrant museum and cultural scene and unique neighborhoods easily accessible from the Bridge center.
TEFL CERTIFICATION AND CEUs
Continuing Education Unit (CEUs) are nationally recognized units of measurement for participation in non-credit, continuing education programs. Bridge is accredited by ACCET (the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training), and any ACCET-approved Bridge course, including our online TEFL programs, can be taken for 1 CEU per 10 hours of TEFL course instruction.
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Housing Options During the IDELT in Denver
Homestay (4 weeks: $1,120)
In this type of accommodation, you will have your own bedroom and either a shared or private bathroom in the host’s home. Hosts provide breakfast and dinner, and they often enjoy spending time during meals chatting with students. All of our homestays are middle class, many are single-parent households, and they may or may not have children living at home. Homestays are located in attractive homes in safe neighborhoods. Distances from the schools vary from a few-minute walk to a 30-minute bus ride. During your homestay, you will be given a key to the house and are free to come and go as you please; however, as a guest, you should be sure to respect the routine of the people with whom you are staying.
In order to be accepted into our program, local hosts are carefully screened and must meet Bridge’s stringent requirements. Many homestay providers have been in our program for years and have consistently received excellent evaluations
Hotel/Hostel (4 weeks: $1,960 – $4,200)
Hotels and hostels are available within a short distance of the downtown training center. Hostels provide a more economical alternative to hotels, though unlike a private hotel room, standard service for hostels places you into a dorm room with 2 to 8 people.
Meet the IDELT Denver Trainers
Would you prefer to take the Bridge IDELT course online?
You can! The Bridge IDELTOnline™ course, with optional teaching practicum, offers the same quality as the classroom-based IDELT but with the flexibility of a 100% online format.
Successful IDELTOnline™ trainees receive a 150-hour TEFL/TESOL certification and also have the option to take the course for transferrable university credit toward a graduate certificate, master’s program, or a scholarship at our Pathway Partner universities and others.
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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