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Refresher Course: Overseas Teachers

We offer a high-quality Refresher Course designed for English language teachers. This course is designed to develop your English for teaching purposes, and provide a wide range of practical ideas, skills, activities and materials for the classroom.

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International Excellence

With 1000s of graduates from over 60 countries and over 35 years’ experience, we pride ourselves on our international reputation for excellence.

The Industry Standard

Teach anywhere on the planet with the world’s #1 TEFL qualification! The Cambridge CELTA is a globally recognised English language teaching qualification and the perfect foundation for your teaching career. At ITTC we have a pass rate of over 98%!

The Ultimate Study Destination

ITTC is one of the largest Teacher Training Centres in the UK – located in Bournemouth, a vibrant university town renowned for its award-winning 10km of sandy beaches.

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Who’s it for?

Speakers of any language who teach, or plan to teach, English to children (primary or secondary school) or adults.


Taught by highly-qualified teaching experts, our course focuses on improving your language teaching skills, with hands-on development of practical ideas and engaging materials to take back to the classroom.

Studying alongside teachers from many different countries, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to practise your English and share and discuss your teaching ideas and experiences.

All teachers who enrol will benefit from:

  • Two 90-minute input sessions Monday – Friday Mornings (15 hours p/w)
  • An immersive English-speaking environment.
  • Unlimited access to the ITTC Study Centre and library.
  • The option to take additional lessons to develop your English
    skills in specialist areas like ‘Business English’ at our sister
    language school (BEET Language Centre)
  • 12 months access to our online learning platform
  • Evening social programme and weekend excursions with our
    students from BEET
  • All materials included
  • Erasmus+ Funding available – OID: E10141711 (PIC: 943855009)
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Minimum language level: B2 CEFR / 5.5. IELTS / Cambridge English: Upper Intermediate (FCE)

Course options:
  • Runs through July and August and can be taken for between 1 and 4 weeks. It can be run at other times of year by arrangement for 6 or more students.
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Refresher Course for Overseas teachers of English, awarded by ITTC.

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The experience was wonderful and really enriched me. I wouldn’t change it for anything.

Andrea - Italy

I’m taking a gap year – there are lots of opportunities for English teachers with CELTA. We’ve improved a lot – really amazing!

Rose - France

I need to keep up with the latest updates in teaching. I advise you to have the journey – it’s worth it!

Ghusn - Oman

Our Bournemouth Centre

Only two hours from London, Bournemouth lies on England’s south coast located between the New Forest National Park and the breathtaking UNESCO Jurassic Coast. This university town is one of the most popular places to live, study and holiday in the UK. It has won numerous awards such as Britain’s ‘Best Resort’ for its 10 km of beautiful beaches, bustling town centre, vibrant nightlife, and plentiful parks and green spaces to relax in.

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We pride ourselves on our international reputation for providing the highest quality English language teacher training courses, and we’re committed to helping you get the most from your experience.

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• Study up to 4 modules per week
• Each module is 1 week in length
• 45 minutes per day