AUA Language Center, Bangkok, Thailand

Application Details

Please note that the course fee is priced in Thai baht.
The US dollar equivalent will vary according to the US$/Thai baht exchange rate.

Click HERE to download an application form.

Tuition Fees
Due to exchange rate fluctuations, SIT Thailand is pleased to announce a reduced course fee of 50,000 baht.
The high quality of the course, the trainer:trainee ratio, the materials provided, the outings, and the facilities will not be affected by the lower course fee.

  • 50,000 baht

    This covers:

    • a full course binder and notebooks
    • unlimited photocopying rights
    • computer access (including Internet access)
    • coffee, tea and snacks at throughout the course
    • access to an extensive resource library
    • mid and end-course outings
    • all conceivable teaching materials
  • An 8,000 baht deposit and a 2,000 baht application fee (approximately $300) is required to reserve a place on the course.
  • Once your deposit and application fee is paid, your place is secure. You won't be asked to pay the balance until a week before the course starts.

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Entry Requirements

  • possess a high school diploma. A bachelor's degree is preferred but not essential

  • show interest in and commitment to teaching ESL or EFL

  • have a positive attitude regarding experiential activities and working in groups

  • demonstrate spoken and written English proficiency. Non-native speakers need a minimum TOEFL score of 550 for the pen-and-paper test or 213 for the computerized version, or an IELTS Band 6.0 or higher. Alternatively, we are happy to interview applicants and review written work.

The Application Process

  • Read as much as you can about the course. Decide whether you think it would suit your needs.

  • Contact us by email (, phone (02 252 8170-3 ext. 2081 or 081 646-8410), or drop by and see us if you have any unanswered questions.

  • Complete the application form, including the essay, and either send it to us by email or bring it in to us.

  • If you are in Thailand, we will arrange a formal interview with you.

  • If you are outside Thailand, we will be in touch via email.

  • Pay your application fee and deposit to reserve your place on the course.

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Payment Information

A minimum initial payment of 10,000 baht (approximately US$300 depending on the exchange rate) is required to cover both the deposit 2,000 baht and application fee 8,000 baht. The balance for the cost of tuition will be 40,000 baht.

Payment options:

  • Cashier's check: Please make it payable to AUA Language Center and mail to:

    AUA Language Center
    Academic Office
    SIT TESOL Certificate Program
    21st Floor, Chamchuri Square, 319 Phyathai Road, Patumwan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand

  • Money transfer: Please transfer the required amount to:

    Siam City Bank PLC. (Rajadamri Branch)
    183 Regent House Building, Rajdamri Rd.,
    Lumphini, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330

    Account name: AUA Language Center
    Saving account no.: 154-2-19974-2
    Swift address: SITYTHBK
    Telex number: 22672, 82477 NAKONBKTH

  • Credit card: Please fill out the payment form on the final page of the application form. 
          Then, either fax it to us at (66 2) 252 8397, or send it via email (with a scanned signature).

          Please note that if you pay by credit card, the total payment will be 52,300 baht. This includes bank charges
          and VAT related to credit card use of 2,300 baht in total.

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Refund Policy

  • Pre-Course Decision not to Attend
    If a participant decides not to attend a course for which she or he has been accepted, he or she may apply the 2,000 baht application fee and the 8,000 baht non-refundable deposit towards another course within 6 months, provided the SIT TESOL Certificate Course at AUA is able to fill his or her spot in the original course.

  • Return of Deposit
    If an applicant is not accepted or the course is cancelled due to low enrollment, the 8,000 baht deposit will be returned.

  • Decision to Withdraw within the First Two Days of the Course
    If a participant withdraws, or is asked by trainers to withdraw because sessions/days were missed in the first two days of the course, he or she can receive half of the tuition payment back, minus the 8,000 baht non-refundable deposit and the 2,000 baht application fee.

  • Decision to Withdraw After the First Two Days of the Course
    There will be no tuition refunded after the first two full days of the course.

  • Withdrawal Due to Serious Medical Reasons or Emergency
    If a participant must withdraw mid-course for serious medical reasons or because of a family emergency, he or she can enroll in the next SIT TESOL Certificate Course that is offered at AUA Language Center. That is, participants can only postpone until the next scheduled course. If this course is missed, the participant forfeits the full course fee. There will be no refund.

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