3 days
20 hours

Teaching Young Learners Course

A 3-day practical course to learn to teach children and teenagers.

Discover a Rewarding New Career

There is an equal if not greater demand for teaching young learners compared to adult classes in Barcelona. As a new teacher you will come across countless offers of classes with kids and teens – make yourself more employable and give yourself an edge in job interviews with our Teaching Young Learners course.

This course is ideal for you if:


You have never taught children before.


You want to maximise your employment opportunities in Barcelona.


You enjoy working with children.

Course entry requirements:

To be able to do this course you must have completed either:


The 160-hour Trinity CertTESOL course


Any other introductory course which has teaching practice (TEFL, CELTA)

Gain Confidence

Get experience engaging with young learners.

Increase Your Employability

Give yourself the edge with this advanced course.

Practical Classroom Experience

You’ll build confidence by teaching groups of real students.

Explore Behaviour Management

Learn how to manage a class of children.

I would recommend this course to anyone wanting to pursue a career in teaching abroad. The staff are amazing and are always on hand to help. Although the course is very intensive, the structure is organised very well, so you can handle the workload. Overall, it’s very enjoyable and you meet lots of amazing people whilst living in Barcelona.
Harry Lawrence

What’s included?


3 days of practical learning - workshops, demos, classes.


6 hours of observation and teaching practice with real learners.


Observation of experienced teachers.


Guided lessons planning.


Experience with a range of ages: 5-16 year old students.

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The Trinity CertTESOL Application Process




Language awareness task






The course begins!

Fill out your online application and start the process.

After submitting your form, you will be directed to a quick 10-minute online test that assesses your suitability for the TEFL course content.

Once you pass your test, you will be matched with a course coordinator for a 20-30 minute discussion covering the course content. You can also take the opportunity to ask as many questions as you like.

We will organise tuition payment and your place on the course will be confirmed.

The fun, expert-level English teacher training begins! You’ll be given access to our live online sessions and you’re only a few weeks away from a new career as an English teacher.

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Course Curriculum and Timetable

The Teaching Young Learners Course is 3 days long and takes place immediately after each 1-month Trinity CertTESOL course. The timetable is Monday - Wednesday, 11.00 - 19.00.

Is English not your native language?

You need to demonstrate a C1 level in order to be able to do the course.

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Unit 1

Introduction to teaching young learners
  • Characteristics of a young learner
  • Differences between adult and young learners
  • Working with 5-7 and 8-10 year olds

Unit 2

Child development and teaching young learners
  • Different types of development
  • Language acquisition
  • Behaviour management
  • Planning your lessons

Unit 3

Practical activities for young learners:
  • Optimal conditions for young learners.
  • Choosing the right activities.
  • Theme-based lessons and ideas.
  • Stories, games, quizzes, songs.
  • Using the internet with young learners

Unit 4

Teaching very young learners
  • Moving into early years teaching
  • Different stages of development
  • Managing very young learners

We’ve Helped Hundreds Of Students Qualify As A Teacher And Find Work In Overseas. Are You Next?

Check out what these past students had to say

"I now feel like a really confident teacher"

We got great feedback after every lesson, with lots of teaching practice which I really enjoyed.

JackMonth TEFL Course Graduate

“I found the teaching practice really rewarding”

I learned so much about myself, I learned I could actually teach!

Will and AnyaMonth TEFL Course Graduates

“I loved that we jumped immediately into teaching”

It's great to have people that are there for you, it's a nice, supportive system.

Billy, Gavyn and MikeMonth TEFL Course Graduates

Frequently Asked Questions

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Will I get to practice teaching with real students?

Yes, you will get to teach 3 lessons to students between 5-16 years old.

Do I need to do a DBS / criminal background check done before doing the course?

No, as you will always be in the supervision of an experienced and qualified teacher. However, if you intend to work with children in Spain, you’ll need to get an ‘antecedentes penales’ certificate.

What are the course entry requirements?

To be able to do this course you must have completed either:
  • The 160-hour Trinity CertTESOL course
  • Any other introductory course which has teaching practice (TEFL, CELTA)

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