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Every year we train over 500 new teachers and they begin their exciting journey inspiring others and connecting people from all over the world.

The CELTA (Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) is a structured and practical introduction to teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL). Once you have completed the course, you will have the qualification, knowledge, practical experience and confidence to begin working as a teacher anywhere in the world. 

Benefits of the CELTA

Your guide to CELTA at IH London 
 

 Choose the CELTA option that suits you

  • Full-time CELTA: be qualified in just 4 weeks
  • Part-time CELTA: perfect for qualifying around other commitments, with evening and Saturday classes over 12 weeks
  • Blended CELTA: combine face-to-face learning with online studying at times that suit you over 13 weeks.

CELTA course dates

The interview process was great. They were very flexible with the time of the interview and it took about 40 minutes. The interviewer was very friendly and welcoming. I found out later on that day that I was accepted for the course.

Alexander, CELTA

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Full-time CELTA

Be CELTA-qualified in just 4 weeks with this intensive course.

Full-time CELTA

 
Course hours  120 (30 per week)
Course days Monday to Friday
Maximum class size 15 (1:5 trainer to trainee ratio)
Lesson times Choose 09.00 – 16.00 or 11.30 – 18.30
Start dates 2020
6 January – 31 January
3 February – 28 February
02 March –  27 March
30 March – 24 April (includes Saturday 4th April)
27 April – 22 May
01 June – 26 June
06 July – 31 July
03 August – 28 August
01 September – 25 September (starts on a Tuesday)
28 September – 23 October
26 October – 20 November
23 November – 18 December 

Part-time CELTA

Perfect for qualifying around other commitments, with evening and Saturday classes over 12 weeks.

Part-time CELTA

 
Course hours

120 (6 per week, plus 7 Saturdays during the course)

Course days

Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday (plus 7 Saturdays)

Maximum class size

15 (1:5 trainer to trainee ratio)

Lesson times

Weekdays: 18.30 – 21.30 Saturdays 10.00 – 17.00

Start dates 2020
11 January – 04 April (Mon/Wed)
07 March – 30 May (Tues/Thurs)
18 April – 11 July (Mon/Wed)
16 May – 08 August (Tues/Thurs)
13 June – 05 September (Mon/Wed)
15 August – 07 November (Tues-Thurs)
12 September – 05 December (Mon/Wed)
31 October – 6 February 2021 (Tues/Thurs)
Download part-time CELTA course timetables:   

January 2020
March 2020
April 2020

Blended CELTA

Combine face-to-face learning with online studying at times that suit you over 13 weeks. 

Blended CELTA

 
Lessons per week 6 hours face-to-face 
Course days  Tuesday and Thursday plus online self-study (Sunday start dates)
Lesson times Tuesday and Thursday: 18.30 – 21.30
17 sessions at the school and 15 hours of online work each week plus self study
Start dates  2020
02 February – 03 May
16 August – 15 November 
 

Apply Now

Don’t let your dream to change your career or travel (or both) slip away. 

  1. Apply online below or email sales@ihlondon.com for the application form, which includes a language awareness task.
  2. You will then have an interview face-to-face, by phone or via Skype with IH London.
  3. Once you have been accepted, your application is valid for six months. 

You can apply now, then book and pay for the course later.

No hidden costs

With IH London then are no hidden fees: you will need to pay the Cambridge English CELTA assessment fee (£145), which is set by Cambridge English in addition to your course fee with us. However, we offer early booking savings where we pay your Cambridge assessment fee for you! Book your course at least 3 weeks in advance (after your application has been accepted) to receive the offer.

CELTA Discount

  1. Course selection
  2. Personal details
  3. Transfer
  4. Accommodation
  5. Insurance
  6. Confirm & pay

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Find out more about teaching English as a foreign language and how to get started as an English language teacher. The sessions held at our school are led by our experienced trainers who have worked in different schools around the world. Click below or contact us for dates.

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Get ready for your new career and travel adventures by learning a new language or refreshing your skills at no extra cost. You can book your place within three months of completing your CELTA. Click below for all languages offered. You get a free six week evening course included with your CELTA.

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