IH Certificate + Young Learners

Get qualified and develop your professional career as an English teacher for children and teenagers

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What is the IH Certificate + Young Learners?

The course consists of 200 hours of study.

International House Certificate (IHC) + Young Learners (YL) is a program that combines the courses and the certificate moderated by Cambridge English and endorsed by IH, so that you can enhance the teaching of children and adolescents. This specialized program is aimed at teachers with or without experience.

Why study the Teacher's Course at International House México?


Course length of 200 hours.

IHC certificate included


Young Learners


Different course types

  • Intensive 4 weeks
  • Extensive 6 months
  • Mixed

Personalized tutorials

One-to-one guidance with a teacher, following a class plan



Interactive learning with workshops, teamwork, research work, reflection tasks and self-assessments


Professional practices

Professional placements with real students and real feedback.

What skills will you develop?

Theoretical knowledge of teaching English for adults, with a specialization in children and adolescents

Practical teaching and self-analysis skills in teaching for young people

Classroom practice, with feedback to improve class planning and specific techniques for teaching children and young people.

Preparation for certifications such as TKT M1, M2, M3 and TKT YL.

This program is available in various locations

  • Teacher's Course IHC
  • Class schedule:

    • 120 hours
    • 3 Certifications TKT (M1, M2, M3)
    • 1 IH certification
    Start date End date Course Location Schedule
    October 2, 2020 March 26, 2021 IHC Part Time Querétaro

    4pm - 9pm, Friday

    October 10, 2020 April 24, 2021 IHC Blended Part Time Guadalajara

    Saturday 9 am-2pm

    October 10, 2020 March 27, 2021 IHC Blended Part Time Aguascalientes

    Saturday 9 am-2pm

    October 12, 2020 December 16, 2021 IHC + YL 100% online 100% online

    Monday and Wednesday, 4 pm-9pm

  • Teacher's Course IHC + Young Learners Specialization (YL)
  • Class schedule:

    • 200 hours
    • 4 Certifications TKT (M1, M2, M3) & TKT YL
    • 1 IH certification
    Start date End date Course Location Schedule
    October 12, 2020 January 20, 2021 IHC + YL 100% online 100% online

    Monday and Wednesday, 4 pm-9pm


What do you need to take the IHC + Young Learners certification?

  • You do not need to have experience teaching.
  • Be over 18 years old at the beginning of the course.
  • Have the desire to expand your knowledge base and theoretical ability in teaching for children and adolescents.
  • Have the B2 level of English, in accordance with the Common European Reference Framework.

Conoce uno de nuestros casos de éxito


Mira cómo el egresado Alexis Gómez obtuvo el certificado IHC + YL y ahora da clases de inglés en el Colegio Williams en 2 grupos de 25 niños de 6to. de primaria

+ 60

years of experience

+ 50


+ 160

schools in the world

+ 5800

qualified teachers

IHC course price

  • Teacher's Course IHC:  $26,500 MXN
  • Teacher's Course + Specialization YL: $30,500 MXN

Download the course program and the application process

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All our teachers have the Delta diploma (master’s level in English Teaching)

César Sánchez Nava

IH Cuernavaca

Teacher Trainer

10 years of experience

Carmen Torres

IH Condesa

Teacher Trainer

15 years of experience

Eliberto Salinas

IH Condesa

Teacher Trainer

18 years of experience

Ricardo Fajardo

IH Condesa

Teacher Trainer

20 years of experience

Orlando Delgado Mata

IH Condesa

Director Teacher Trainer

17 years of experience

Miguel Sainz

IH Condesa

Teacher Trainer

6 years of experience

Talia Montaño

IH Condesa

Teacher Trainer

22 years of experience

Andrew Watson

IH Condesa

Teacher Trainer

25 years of experience

Liliana Sanchez

IH Condesa

Teacher Trainer

20 years of experience

Aprovecha nuestras promociones

IH Condesa

20% de descuento si te inscribes entre el 25 de agosto y el 7 de septiembre del 2019

IH Cuernavaca

Curso propedéutico sin costo si te inscribes antes del 25 de agosto del 2019

Do you have any more questions?

Will I have to do homework after class?

Yes, homework is assigned after class. You will have to work on lesson plans and other activities; however, you will receive support in class to be able to do these without problem.

How many students are in each group?

We usually have between 8 and 12 students.

Do I need previous experience teaching English?

No, the course is designed for people who are interested in becoming English teachers. We have students with different backgrounds, some with experience and others without.