Application Procedure

Join the hundreds of applicants eager to study, teach and travel, and get TEFL certified today! After submitting your initial application form, our friendly admissions team will decide whether you will be invited to interview. Make sure your personality shines through because if you impress them, they’ll progress you to our academic team who will put your English to the test with a pre interview and post interview task. Wow us in the second interview and pack your bags because you’ll be on your way to start your adventure in Austria!

During the application process, candidates are required to:

  1. Submit an initial application form

This application form will be used to assess your suitability according to the minimum entry requirements outlined above and conduct an initial assessment of your written English, including spelling and punctuation.

2. Take part in a preliminary interview

This interview will be used to ascertain your suitability for the course based on the additional entry requirements outlined above, as well as provide you with an overview of the nature of the course.  During this interview, an assessment will also be made on your spoken English and classification as a native-level English speaker.

3. Complete a pre-interview task

This is an academic task designed to assess your ability to research language and methodology.  This task is referred to during the academic interview whereby you are asked to expand on your answers.

4. Take part in an academic interview

This interview is used to ascertain your academic suitability for the course.  During the interview, you will be asked to expand on your answers to the pre-interview task and converse in more detail about your current understanding of language teaching and learning.

5. Complete a written task

This task is used to assess your written English, including spelling, punctuation, structure and organisation of ideas. This is a timed, hand-written task.

The length of the process is normally dependant on your availability for interview (all interviews are conducted via Skype) and completion of tasks. On average applicants take around 2 to 3 weeks to fully complete the application process. This includes completing all interviews, interview tasks and a final decision being made. Additionally, subsequent to being accepted you will be required to provide some requested documentation prior to the course start date, this can also take some time for applicants to compile.