The University of Cambridge CELTA course is the most recognized introductory teacher education qualification in both the UK, Ireland and internationally. The course is aimed at people with varying levels of experience, from those with little or no experience to those wishing to do a refresher course.

The CELTA certificate entitles its holder to teach English to non-native speakers, both in the UK, Ireland and abroad. It gives you an insight into the professional life of a functioning school and puts you in direct contact with students abroad. For more information, please visit . This certification is now a benchmark for employment in the quality EFL sector in the UK, Ireland and abroad. CES has been providing teacher training courses since 2004.

Each course is led by a Cambridge English accredited external evaluator to ensure the highest possible standards are maintained.

Full-time online CELTA course (4 weeks)

Monday – Friday, 09:00 – 17:00

This is a fully validated 4-week intensive online course that prepares candidates to teach in both a regular classroom and an online classroom. The course runs from Monday to Friday (09:00 – 17:00 (GMT).

Every morning, two sessions are offered by our trainers in an interactive and practical way via the Zoom platform. These sessions are designed to help candidates acquire knowledge and put it into practice. and the techniques needed when teaching in both a regular classroom setting and an online classroom.

There are also preparation hours each morning where our teachers guide them on how to prepare and plan for Teaching Practice. Like a regular face-to-face CELTA, candidates must complete 6 hours of Teaching Practice with classes lasting 40 to 60 minutes. This is done every afternoon of the course as candidates lecture to students from around the world via the Zoom platform. These classes last from 14:00 to 16:00 as candidates teach or observe their peers. Class feedback is done later.

Similar to the part-time course, there are 4 assignments to complete and 6 hours of observation. No previous experience is required to use the Zoom platform as training will be provided prior to the start of the course. Attendance is 100% required for all morning introductory sessions and afternoon Teaching Practices.

Part-time online CELTA (10 weeks)

(Saturday 10:00-14:00 online Teacher App)

Our fully accredited Cambridge part-time online CELTA course is currently conducted entirely online using the Zoom platform. This means you can take our course from the comfort of your own home from anywhere in the world. According to Cambridge requirements, it is a 10-week course with 6 hours of online teaching practice, 6 hours of online observation by experienced teachers, 4 assignments and 120 hours of online content. Trainees must complete all of their studies online using the Moodle platform for course materials. Saturdays are Teaching Practice days, where each trainee will teach real students online for 45 minutes using Zoom. You need about 20 hours per week to complete the course.

Start dates:

Full-time CELTA online course: 1 June – 26 June
Full-time CELTA online course: 6 July – 31 July

Part-time CELTA online course: 16 May – 18 July
Part-time CELTA online course: 30 May – 1 August
Part-time CELTA online course: 13 June – 22 August

Fee: 1250 £ / 1430 €