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|kfrou25 2 posts||
I have just resubmitted a second attempt on Checkpoint 5 and I would like to know how often people fail their checkpoints, thus failing the entire course.
The course is a lot of money so it seems strange to me that if you fail one checkpoint out of 140 hours that you have basically failed the entire thing and cannot continue.
I've read the terms and conditions so I am aware that after a 3rd failed checkpoint, your work gets forwarded to the Director of Studies and then onto an independent marker who hasn't marked your work before.
I feel like I need some reassurance here! I unsurprisingly feel rather anxious about my 2nd attempt and how long it is taking to get marked (despite having paid for Quick Marking).
Any help or comments would be appreciated.
|stefijane 1 post||
I get what you mean, i've juststarted this course and the three strikes and your out checkpoints have me a little freaked out and I must admit i'm only on checkpoint one (which means i'm no use at giving help on this sorry wish I could!!!). How long does it usually take for a checkpoint to be marked without paying for the quick mark system please?
Hang in there i'm sure you will do great.
|kfrou25 2 posts||
Usually i've only waited under an hour for a reply on all the checkpoints i've done so far! They are usually really quick, which of course, is brilliant. I understand it's the weekend and all but the wait has got me a bit scared tbh!
Thanks for your comment :)
|JodiN123 2 posts||
OMG is that true? You fail the whole course?
|Canas26 1 post||
Hello there everyone,,,,
Dont freat so much, I completed 120 hour course in August and was tearing my hair out alot, I failed to Checkpoints 3 and 5 three times each and was allowed another go, yes they´ll tell you that you´ve been working very hard and they´ll give you another go, so give it your vest shot and you´ll do fine, but I also thought that TEFL will want as many people as possible to become fully qualified so I didn´t know what to think any more,,,,
If you want to qualify you´ll do fine, there are plenty of people who want English classes out there
|Sharron 3 posts||
I have failed Checkpoint 3 twice & am dreading submitting it a 3rd time in case I fail, but on 1 of my questions that I got wrong, twice, the tutor did contradict herself so felt very confused, I need to pass this course as I have already landed myself a TEFL teaching job, which I have started but on the understanding I pass this course
|ToniO 3 posts||
Hi. I am just starting th 140 hour course and wonder how does the checkpoints system work ie when and how do they take place and what is the format and the frequency? I am bit confused
|tnavarro10 1 post||
I can say yes if you fail only two questions out of 12 on the last part than they consider the course the student has failed in my case. However, I do think the grading scale is strange if one section pass at 75 percent I am confused why in the tutoring section this is not the case. However, my class I passed every lesson but failed the last part so there is a little confusion for myself. It is a lot of lost time however, if went back I would not regard the money vest as the problem but my time wasted on such a project.