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Our accreditation

TEFL Accreditation

It’s safe to say that our TEFL certificate is one of the most internationally respected and recognized TEFL qualifications in the industry. This means that if you’ve got an i-to-i TEFL qualification you’ll be able to get paid work in thousands of schools and language institutes worldwide.

Why is i-to-i so respected?

There are lots of reasons for this: we’ve been at the forefront of the TEFL industry for more than a decade, we’ve got a huge network of tutors and contacts worldwide, we’ve taught more than 155,000 people to teach English as a foreign language and our courses have been given an official thumbs up from all these professional bodies…



i-to-i is accredited by the ODLQC, which means all our courses are regularly monitored and your interests are constantly considered and protected.

Accreditation with ODLQC means you can expect:

  • Enhanced quality in education and training
  • Rigorous assessment of i-to-i's tutorial methods and course standards
  • High levels of support and guidance
  • A statement of training guaranteed by i-to-i

This basically means that you can feel confident in the excellence of our courses, because our ODLQC accreditation proves our continuous commitment to the quality of our courses and to providing you with the best TEFL training we possibly can.

The UK Government

The UK Government

Our EDI CertTEFL has been accredited by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) at Level 5 on the National Qualifications Framework for England. That is exactly the same level as both CELTA and Trinity CertTESOL.

Education Development International


Our highest level qualification (the EDI CertTEFL) has been independently accredited by Education Development International. They are part of the larger London Chamber of Commerce and Industry brand and offer a range of business and English language qualifications that have a history dating back to 1887.  LCCI International Qualifications are widely used in South East Asia and in over 100 countries around the world.


i-to-i also have membership of these very prestigious organisations. This is further proof of the quality of our courses and our commitment to treating our customers as we’d hope to treated ourselves.



i-to-i is an institutional member of IATEFL (Member number 13848). IATEFL stands for the International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language. Their aim is to link, develop and support English Language Teaching professionals throughout the world.

Year Our Group

Year Out Group

The Year Out Group (YOG) is a not-for-profit association of leading gap year organisations formed in 1998 to promote the concept and benefits of well-structured year out programmes.

The YOG also promotes models of good practice and helps young people and their advisers select suitable and worthwhile projects abroad. Their Code of Practice also provides the basis for the standard of service expected of the Group's member organisations.