Cambridge CELTA

Earn a globally recognised English teaching qualification

What is the Cambridge CELTA Course?

The Cambridge CELTA is a practical English language teaching qualification that gives you the essential experience and the tools you need to qualify as a teacher of English as a Second Language (ESL). With the CELTA qualification you’ll be ready to start working in ESL teaching environments around the world.

CELTA courses are created for those with little to no teaching experience, so there’s no need to worry if you’re new to teaching. You’ll develop practical skills for teaching English to adult learners through lesson observations and hands-on teaching experience. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to practice what you’ve learned with projects, homework assignments and lesson planning, and you’ll receive guided feedback on your written and practical work.

The CELTA course is ideal for you if:

  • You want an internationally recognised qualification which gives you an advantage in jobseeking both in the UK and abroad
  • You want to change career or enhance your career prospects
  • You want to travel and teach abroad
  • You want to study part time (option available at London Covent Garden)

Key facts

  • Course length
    4 weeks (Dublin) - 4 / 12 weeks (London Covent Garden)
  • Entry level
    Proficiency plus level or CEFR C1/C2 for non-native speakers; university degree preferred but not essential
    What is my English level
  • Minimum age
    18 Years old
  • Lesson hours
  • Class size
  • Timetable

    Dublin 2020 Dates:
    3 February – 28 February
    23 March – 17 April 
    5 May – 29 May 
    8 June – 3 July 
    10 August – 4 September
    21 September – 16 October
    9 November – 4 December
    If you have any questions, please contact us: +353 1 672 7122  | [email protected]


    London Covent Garden 2020 Dates:
    4 April – 27 June
    12 September – 5 December
    If you have any questions, please contact us: +44 (0) 207 404 3080  | [email protected]

Course structure
Full time
Part time

Program Structure

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