Cambridge CELTA Courses

Cambridge CELTACambridge CELTA courses form an initial qualification for people with little or no previous teaching experience and opens up a whole world of exciting teaching opportunities.

Because it is awarded by Cambridge ESOL, part of the world famous University of Cambridge, you can rely on the Cambridge CELTA for its quality and recognition across the globe.

  • Ideal for those starting or wanting to start a career in English language teaching
  • Designed especially for teachers
  • Improve your language and professional skills
  • Share teaching experiences with other teachers
  • Broaden overall confidence as well as language skills
  • Concorde is a verified Cambridge ESOL exam centre

Who is the Cambridge CELTA for?

  • People starting a career in English Language teaching
  • People looking for a career change or career break
  • People teaching English without formal qualifications
  • People who want to work in Further, Adult and Community Education in England and Wales. The Cambridge CELTA is also Module One of a two-module course leading to the following qualifications:
    • TEFL -I
    • NQF Level 4
    • Certificate in the Further Education Teaching at Stage 3 (Module One) for ESOL Subject Specialists
  • These qualifications meet the UK government's teacher training requirements for people who want to work in this sector.

Who recognises the Cambridge CELTA?

The Cambridge CELTA is accepted throughout the world by organisations which employ English Language teachers. The Cambridge CELTA has been accredited by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) at level 4 on the National Qualifications Framework. Cambridge ESOL also works with international ELT organisations to ensure the acceptance of CELTA globally.

Am I eligible to apply?

Ideally you should:

  • Have a standard of education equivalent to that required for entry into higher education
  • Be aged 20 or over
  • Have a standard of English which will enable you to teach at a range of levels.
  • The ability to fund your course either personally or via the British Council's English Teacher Graduate Scheme

For more information on our English language courses for teachers, including the Cambridge CELTA, email, call 0044 1227 451035. Information on funding is available via the British Council's English Teacher Graduate Scheme.