SIT TESOL Certificate Course

IGA has partnered with World Learning (link to ) to offer the SIT TESOL Certificate course. It is a 130-hour course which aims at providing participants with needed skills and knowledge in Teaching English to Speakers of Other languages (TESOL). This is an internationally recognized teaching certification issued by the Graduate Institute of the School for International Training (SIT).

The Certificate is accredited by the New England Board of Colleges. Participants who have graduated from this program find an array of opportunities abroad in the field of ELT.

Our Trainers

Courses are given in different sites around Guatemala. They are taught by World Learning licensed trainers who have credentials and knowledge at both national and international levels.

Admission Requirements
Non-Native speakers have to take an internationally recognized language proficiency test. You must get a minimum of a C1 CEFR Level.
Based on your score, then you will be interviewed by the site coordinator.
Fill out the online form.
A minimum of 6 participants per group is required.
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The course is offered in our Guatemala City and Quetzaltenango sites.
Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Variable extensive formats available upon request and with minimum number of participants required (6 per group).

Why IGA?

We are a binational center interested in providing you with customized service. IGA cares about who you are and what you need. We take on the commitment of offering you train – ing that stands out because of its excellence, the honesty and integrity that characterizes it, as well as its loyalty, respect and teamwork inspiring qualities.  

  • We are leaders in empowering Guatemalans through English language learning,  using a communicative and experiential approach that has been consolidated by our Academic Unit team. It relies on extensive up-to-date research to ensure that you learn from the experts.
  • We use state-of-the-art technology to provide meaningful experiences and support you in your personal and institutional growth.
  • Although we explore American culture, we never leave behind our Guatemalan roots, giving you the best of both cultures.



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