Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Important points to note and remember.

  • Three out of four English language teaching jobs globally require a CELTA qualification to consider you for employment.
  • CELTA is the most widely recognised English teaching qualification in the world.
  • It’s the qualification most often requested by employers.
  • CELTA is the qualification you need if you’re a new teacher looking for your first teaching job.
  • Even experienced teachers benefit and improve their teaching skills after attending a CELTA course.

Important is also to know that:

A CELTA course can be taken in a variety of delivery methods, such as:

  • Full time – usually 4–5 weeks,
  • Part time – from a few months to over the course of a year,
  • Face 2 face, or
  • 100% online, or
  • Blended.

And also that:
the CELTA course content includes …

  • at least 120 hours of contact time,
  • 60 hours, of which would be practical teaching,
  • thus working on real-life teaching experience

while assessment focuses on …

  • written assignments and
  • on face-to-face teaching
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