TEFL Course in Riyadh
An incredible destination for a TEFL course
Teach English in Saudi Arabia
An incredible destination for a TEFL course
TESOL Course in Riyadh
What can be said about Saudi Arabia that you don’t already know?

“Education is the Passport to the Future. Tomorrow belongs to those who start today.”



The International TEFL/TESOL Training Institute (iTTi) Riyadh is located in the heart of the city, with easy access by bus or taxi. The academy has a male and female sections with 12 classrooms equipped with whiteboards, flipcharts, screens, and projectors, and can accommodate 15-20 students in each. Besides the classrooms, the school features a lounge and a kitchen for students where they can relax during breaks and get coffee or tea, and some snacks.

iTTi Riyadh is a pioneer in English teacher training programs for TESOL/TEFL certification. Our staff of qualified, experienced teacher trainers will be at your side during your training process. Friendly, professional administrative assistants are waiting to support you for a comfortable stay.

Classes run from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm from Sunday through to Thursday. We also have optional evening classes and weekend classes for the extended course. The career support starts during Week 2. You will draw up your resume/CV and send it to schools in your desired destination—whether in Riyadh, the surrounding and lucrative areas of the Gulf countries, or in other parts of the world.

iTTi Riyadh (represented through Quality Training Academy) is pleased to offer a number of other related courses, like the 3-day International Teacher Certificate (ITC), and a few others.


Teaching English in Saudi Arabia is a lucrative undertaking if you are TEFL or TESOL certified as a teacher. The country enjoys a continuous large economic growth due to its promotion of global trade, the expansion of tourism, and the hosting of big events in all fields. Saudi Arabia belongs to the richest countries in the world.

In addition to providing you with an internationally recognized TEFL/TESOL certification, iTTi Riyadh opens the doors to the world and may refer you to English-teaching opportunities within this legendary country or abroad. Graduates of our organization work at universities in Saudi Arabia.

Furthermore, iTTi Riyadh will assist you in setting up your resume or Curriculum Vitae, refer you to partner schools in Saudi Arabia or abroad, and help you with information about work visas. Finally, we will provide you with a letter of reference if your performance on the program is adequate.

Average Salary of Teaching English Jobs in Saudi Arabia
With an average salary of ten thousand Saudi Riyals (SR), the qualified English teacher is enormously well rewarded from a range of excellent job opportunities throughout Saudi Arabia not to mention all the benefits they receive.

How to Find a Teaching Position in Saudi Arabia
Many ways lead to your goal. Whereas most schools prefer to hire teachers face to face, there are some other guidelines to help you in finding your teaching job in Saudi Arabia as follows:
1. Word of mouth – talk to other teachers in Saudi Arabia.
2. Online search engine – crawl your search engine to grab your desired teaching opportunities in Saudi Arabia.
3. Google maps – search for international and state schools in Saudi Arabia.
4. Community and Meet-up experts – ask them to guide you to your target.
5. Recruitment agencies – they specialize in connecting teachers with schools.

Where should I go in Saudi Arabia
The best advantage of Saudi Arabia is its big size. There is a sheer endless number of schools to visit for interviews. Living in Riyadh, Jeddah, or Dammam may cost you much. It is more cost effective to live in other areas and travel easily among them all.

In terms of social life and enjoyment, Saudi Arabia has countless ways of having fun and enjoyment such as beaches, traditional Souqs, civilized shopping malls, desert safaris, islands’ journeys, boat and water trips, traditional Arabic food and customs, and–last but not least–cultural variation.

TEFL Courses in Riyadh fill up quickly!



Total tuition: US $1,600

Deposit: $500, due at registration.

Balance payment: US $1,100 due at the center in Riyadh seven days before the first course day.

Course Dates
  • 3 April – 25 May, 2023
  • 29 May – 22 June, 2023
  • 24 July – 17 August, 2023
  • 18 September – 12 October, 2023
  • 13 November – 7 December 2023
  • 25 December – 18 January, 2024
  • This is a four-week, in-class TEFL certification with a teaching practicum with actual EFL students. Graduates have the choice of one among three TEFL specializations: Teach Business English, Teach Young Learners, or Teach IELTS/TOEFL Preparation.


    75% on-line/25% on-site training

    Total tuition: US $1,200

    Deposit: $500, due at registration.

    Balance payment: $700, due five business days before start of the teaching practice.

    Tuition includes moderation, certificate and full career-support services (CV/resume setup, school information, interview guidance and departure support). Complimentary add-on: specialization in Teaching Business, TOEFL Preparation or Young Learners.

    Teaching Practicum Dates

    • 4 January 2021 – 13 January 2021
    • 1 March 2021 – 10 March 2021
    • 3 May 2021 – 12 May 2021
    • 1 June 2021 – 10 June 2021
    • 6 July 2021 – 15 July 2021
    • 2 August 2021 – 11 August 2021
    • 7 September 2021 – 16 September 2021
    • 4 October 2021 – 14 October 2021
    • 1 November 2021 – 10 November 2021

    Meet Our iTTi Riyadh TEFL Team

    As a near native speaker and former LSI teacher of English and Language Solutions Saudi Arabia, Mr. Hamdi Alajmi has been teaching English EFL for nearly 20 years in international schools and English language academies. He functioned as a Study Abroad leader during Summer School at Reading College in the UK and taught ESP/ English for Specific Purposes in both the public and the private sectors. He distinguished himself by teaching General English at the Ministry of Commerce of Saudi Arabia and led a project for teaching English at King Abdulaziz Military College for five years. Mr. Alajmi also taught English as a second language for Border Guards Institute in Saudi Arabia. In his English courses, he uses American and British methods to instruct students of all ages (young learners, teenagers, and adults). In addition, his expertise includes exam and test preparation for students such as IELTS, TOEFL, FCE, and TOEIC.

    Hamdi Alajmi


    How to Apply for a TESOL Course

    Step 1

    To begin the admission process for iTTi Riyadh in Saudi Arabia, you must first choose your starting date, complete the online application form, and pay a deposit of USD $500.

    Step 2

    An iTTi Enrollment Counselor will then contact you with instructions on how to complete the required English proficiency test if you are not a native speaker. You must obtain a B2/C1 level. A certificate will be provided by the iTTi School of English.

    Step 3

    After your acceptance to iTTi in Riyadh, your remaining tuition balance is due 30 days prior to your course start date.

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