Teacher Training Courses

Teacher Training

Our teaching courses include CELTA, AET, DET / ProfGCE and Access to Teaching, are designed to give you the skills you'll need to find a teaching job or to develop your skills.

You'll get excellent support from our experienced tutors, as well as a mentor system, workshop and online help. We take a practical, hands-on approach for new teachers and operate flexible study times to fit in with your work and lifestyle.

Key Facts

  • Excellent success rates:
    • 100% success rate in 2014-16 two year DET course
    • 94% success rate in 2017/18 AET course
    • 97% success rate in 2015/16 CELTA course
  • Gain qualifications required for teaching in the FE and lifelong learning sectors
  • Diploma in Education and Training (DET) / Professional Graduate Certificate of Education (ProfGCE) accredited by Canterbury Christchurch University



West Thames College

One of the top 3 Colleges in London *

* Based on overall performance for students aged 16-18 across all levels in 2018-19

We're still accepting applications!

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Take a look at our range of Courses and Apply Now.
We also have a range of March-April start courses!

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Also, take a look at our West Thames College Nursery for your childcare needs.

Interested in Adult Courses? Explore our range of courses available throughout the year.

Aged 18-25 and unemployed? See if our Youth Hub is right for you!


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