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Cambridge CELTA qualification. Your gateway to global teaching.


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Course Dates

20/05/2024 to 15/06/2024

23/09/2024 to 18/10/2024

Course Details

Class Size:
Maximum 12 students
Start Date:
Available on specific dates
Course Length:
4 Weeks
Contact Hours:
120 hours + 80 hours for Assignments
Minimum Age:
Class Time:
8.30 am to 5.30 pm
Monday - Friday


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Cambridge CELTA at Celtic English Academy

The CELTA, or Certificate of English Language Teaching to Adults, is a well respected English Language teaching qualification certified by Cambridge English Assessment.







What is CELTA?

It is an intensive, initial TEFL qualification designed for people with little or no previous English language teaching experience or training. It is certified by Cambridge Assessment English and is highly regarded internationally. The course is very practical and you will teach real language learners from the first week. CELTA is the most often requested qualification by employers in this field.

The 4-week full-time course involves:

To learn new skills, enhance your employment opportunities, meet people from other cultures, travel & work overseas, strengthen your teaching skills, increase your confidence, open up new avenues for career progression, have fun.

  • 120+ hours of study including 6 hours of observed and assessed teaching practice

  • Authentic teaching experiences with students at two distinct levels.

  • Focus on teaching methodology, lesson planning, language analysis and language skills, and how to deliver an effective lesson.

Every course is moderated by an external assessor, appointed by Cambridge English, so you will receive a certificate from Cambridge English, part of the University of Cambridge.

Why choose CELTA?

The CELTA is an established qualification, recognised globally and highly regarded across the industry. It will equip you with the essential requirements needed for your first TEFL job and offers opportunities to develop your skills later if you choose to advance your teaching career. It is a practical English Language Teaching qualification and gives you hands-on teaching practice in the classroom.

  • It gives you the confidence and skills to teach adult learners

  • It gives you expert training and feedback on your teaching

  • It is delivered by experienced and highly qualified trainers

  • It offers career opportunities worldwide

Minimum entry requirements:

  • Proficient English language user (CEFR level high C1 or above)

  • Educated to the standard required for entry into higher education

  • Completed at least 2 years of Bachelor’s Degree course

Course cost

Tuition Fee:£1,595
Registration Fee:£165

Accommodation Cost: West Wing Student Residence

4 weeks standard room
(ensuite, shared kitchen)
4 weeks studio
(ensuite + kitchen)

Funding advice available

For some students, tuition fees and accommodation may be paid in full by bursaries and grants. For more information contact our academic officer at [email protected]

How to apply

If you are interested in taking the CELTA course at our centre, please contact [email protected] or complete the application form.

After receiving your completed form, a teacher training team member will contact you to arrange an interview. This will be held online using Zoom.

The deadline for applications is usually 2 weeks before the start of a course. However, if this deadline has passed, please contact the centre directly to see if places are still available.

CELTA requires an excellent level of English language and literacy to be successful on the course and this will be tested at application and interview stage.

Read all the Information for Candidates here.

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