Although it is hard to judge the quality of less well-known TEFL courses, it is comparatively easy to spot the ones that can be instantly dismissed. This article gives you some quick and easy methods to do just that.
By “reasons to avoid a TEFL course”, I most certainly don’t mean to avoid all TEFL training. Any training is better than none, and there are well-known and well-respected courses such as the Cambridge CELTA and Trinity CertTESOL that are available and recognized all over the world. There are, however, plenty of courses that you probably should avoid, especially if you also have the option of taking a more respected one (and most people do).