Learn to teach English Online 

All CELTA courses now online. All start dates still running.

Now you can study CELTA online.  We train over 500 new teachers every year to 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 Online CELTA option that suits you

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CELTA course dates

Course requirements

To get the most from this course you will need:

  • A reliable internet connection
  • A desktop computer or laptop
  • A web camera on or attached to the device you are using
  • A headset with a microphone.
  • You will be sent all the details you need to connect to the IH London virtual classroom.
  • A quiet and comfortable place where you can work uninterrupted for up to 3 hours

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

Start your adventure

Don’t let your dream to change your career or travel (or both) slip away. We have early booking savings available.

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Be CELTA-qualified in just this intensive online course.

Full-time CELTA Online

Course hours  Course hours 120 (30 per week) plus 120 self-study
Course days Monday to Friday
Maximum class size 15 (1:5 trainer to trainee ratio)
Lesson times  10:00 – 18:00
Start dates 2020

01 – 26 June – FULLY BOOKED

08 June – 3 July – 10:00 – 18:00 (UK time) 

06 July – 31 July – 10:00 -18:00 (UK time)

Sample timetable 

Full-time CELTA timetable

Part-time CELTA Online

Perfect for qualifying around other commitments, with evening and Saturday classes over 13 weeks.


Part-time CELTA

Course hours

Course hours 120 (10 per week) plus 120 self-study

Course days

 Monday/ Wednesday or Tuesday / Thursday

Maximum class size

15 (1:5 trainer to trainee ratio)

Lesson times

Weekdays: 18.30 – 21.30 or

11.00 – 14.00 

Start dates 2020

13 June – 12 September (Tues /Thurs) – Mornings  TP

13 June – 12 September (Mon /Wed) – Evening TP

11 July – 10  October  (Mon / Wed) – Evening TP

Sample timetables 

13 June Morning PT

13 June Evening PT

Blended CELTA – Fully Online

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

Blended CELTA

Lessons per week Lessons per week 6 hours face-to-face (Temporarily online)

Course hours 120 (10 per week) plus 120 self-study

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
16 August – 15 November 

Apply Now for CELTA Online

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 there are no hidden fees: you will need to pay the Cambridge English CELTA assessment fee (£156), 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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Course price

CELTA Full Time Course Online
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More reasons to take your CELTA

with IH London

Free open afternoons

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. These are currently not available, but you can contact us for a chat to find out more about CELTA.

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Learn a new language for free

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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