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
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