CertTESOL in Kerala

The only provider of the Trinity CertTESOL in India

Our partner school in Kerala is located in a large, newly developed business park landscaped with tropical trees and flowers in South Angamaly, about 20 minutes from Cochin International Airport. Oxford TEFL Kerala has everything you’d expect from a modern teacher training centre and is perfect for training for an accredited TEFL certificate. Our tutors are experienced and qualified to Dip TESOL/ Delta level and are ready to support you throughout the course.

The school in Kerala

All of the facilities are designed and built to the highest international standards. Our school is in a new building, Inkel Tower I:

  • Located 20 minutes from Cochin International airport 
  • Modern, fully-equipped classrooms with computers and projectors
  • Computers for you to prepare your classes and assignments
  • Professional library
  • Free WiFi

The course

We offer a 5-week, 134-hour, intensive Trinity CertTESOL course which is fully accredited by Trinity College. This includes:

  • A prestigious, internationally recognized qualification (CELTA equivalent)
  • Minimum 7 hours Teaching practice (6 hours observed)
  • Dynamic workshops and input sessions
  • positive, dynamic and supportive learning environment
  • World-class, experienced tutors
  • Small groups and friendly atmosphere
  • Free 20-hour introduction course (included in course fees)


On successful completion of this course, participants are provided with the official Trinity CertTESOL certificate which enables graduates to work anywhere in the world. 

Course Dates

Below you can find the available dates for the CertTESOL course.

8th February -
12th March
Full-time regular on-site course
20th September - 22nd October
Full-time regular on-site course
26th April - 28th May
Full-time regular on-site course
25th October - 26th November
Full-time regular on-site course
31st May - 2nd July
Full-time regular on-site course
5th July - 6th August
Full-time regular on-site course

Course fees

CertTESOL (Early Bird)
If paid at least one month before your course starts

1400 or 120,000INR

CertTESOL (Standard Option)

1500 or 125,000INR

This price includes

Careers Support

Our dedicated careers advisor works closely with our trainees before, during and after the course to ensure that you have a great chance of finding a good position anywhere in the world. We will be able to prepare a reference for you, direct you to jobs boards and websites and give you advice about interviews. Our Oxford TEFL Jobs Facebook page is updated regularly with new jobs around the world. To find out more about working abroad as an Indian citizen, read here.


There are currently a variety of accommodation options. These change from time to time and we will give up to date advice before each course.

Atlas Airport Aparthotel: 1 bedroom, kitchen, and living area. 25,000 Rupees per month with air conditioning. No wifi.

GB Palace Hotel: Air conditioned room with wifi, 1,500 Rupees per day.

Homestay One: Shared room with homemade food, 5,000 Rupees per month. No wifi.

Homestay Two : Room without food 6,000 Rupees [or 3,000 rupees, if shared] and meals available on a pay as you eat basis. No wifi.


Single rooms (limited availability) with food approximately 5,000 per month.

Shared rooms with food: approximately 4,500 INR per month.

Shared dormitory rooms with food: about 3,500 INR per month.

Other costs and details:

Groceries cost around 2,000 Rupees [around 40 Euros] per week for one person if western goods are bought but less if Indian foodstuffs are bought. The expected total for the one month would be around 1, 600 Euros (200E accommodation + 160E food = 320 Euros plus your airfare. 

If you want to make your own arrangements and stay in a four or five star hotel this is up to you, however the Lord Krishna building will be a more economical choice as we get a discount because we book a number of flats. This discount is then passed on to you.

We advise you to arrive a few days in advance of the start dates of your course in order to get over jet lag and to adjust to the tropical climate if you are coming from outside India.