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

The College is open and it’s not too late to enrol!

Don’t miss out on Enrolment 2020

Take a look at our range of Courses and Apply Now. Haven’t visited us yet? Explore our campus using our Virtual Tour

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If you have already applied for a September 2020 course, you would have already been invited to enrolment.

If you haven’t applied to West Thames College, please come into the college from Friday 21st August (16-18 year olds) or from Monday 24th August (for Adults aged 19+).

If you prefer to enrol with us remotely, please phone us on 0208 326 2000