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CELTA is an initial teacher training programme designed for those who wish to teach ESOL or EFL and includes teaching practice and observation. You will learn the principles of effective teaching and acquire practical skills for teaching English to adult learners. The Cambridge University CELTA course is a worldwide recognised award.

You can choose the course delivery which suits you best. The choices are either online learning with teaching practice or classroom learning with teaching practice.

The course will be offered at 2 points in the year:

  • Tuesdays 10am-3:30pm
  • Wednesdays 10am-1.30pm
  • 11 weeks from 1st October to 18th December 2024

Face to face at college for teaching practice component; input on learning theory, language awareness and teaching methodology is delivered using a mixture of class room teaching and more flexible, blended online work.

For more information please contact Paddy McCann on 020 8326 2378 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • About the Course

    This is an initial teacher training programme for those who would like to teach English language (ESOL or EFL), either within or outside the UK. During the course, you will develop familiarity with the principles of effective teaching and acquire practical skills for teaching English to adult learners. The course includes flexible online learning, teaching practice, observation of experienced teachers in the classroom and completion of a range of practically focused written assignments.

    You can find more information about the CELTA qualification here: https://www.cambridgeenglish.org/teaching-english/teaching-qualifications/celta

    Course Fee: £1360

  • Entry Requirements
    2 A Levels and 5 GCSEs or equivalent. You also need to have a very good command of written and spoken English. No previous teaching experience is necessary.

    You do not need a degree to enrol on the CELTA course. However, applicants should be aware that when seeking teaching employment after the course, some employers in some countries may require a degree.

  • Progression

    After completing the training programme, you can develop a career in teaching English language to adults either in the UK or overseas. To gain fully qualified teacher status in the post-16 sector in the UK, you could progress to the Certificate in Education/PGCE (DTLLS).

    Completion of the course gives exemption for PTLLS (Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector) should you choose to continue your professional development in the further education sector.

  • Assessment Method

    You will be assessed continuously throughout the course. There is no final examination. There are two components of assessment:

    • Assessment of teaching practice. You will teach for a total of 6 hours, working with classes at 2 levels of ability. The assessment is based on your overall performance during and at the end of the 6 hours.
    • Written assignments. You will complete 4 assignments exploring aspects of teaching English to adults.

    If you are successful, you will receive a certificate awarded by the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate. The centre also provides a report on performance and achievement for each candidate.

How to Apply

Please click the apply now button and fill out the online application form. An adviser will be in touch regarding interview dates.


Course Info

Courses for Adults 19+,Higher Education

Total fees £1,390.00

Part Time

Level 5

Location Isleworth

Start Date 01/10/2024

Cambridge Certificate (CELTA)

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