Take your teaching to the top of the class with Delta

The Delta (Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) is the highest qualification for English language teachers offered by language schools.


Choose a Delta training option that suits your schedule

We know you are already a busy teacher, so we offer a variety of different ways for you to study for the Delta, including face-to-face in London and online Distance Delta. The Distance Delta is unique to IH London and run in partnership with the British Council.

Modules can be booked together or taken individually. Booking together in a package offers the best value for you. You will receive a certificate after each module to show your progress. 

Even if you have already taken a module with another school, you can book your remaining modules with IH London.

You need to complete all three modules to receive your full Delta qualification.

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Fast-track your career with the quickest way to become a Delta-qualified teacher.

The Face-to-face Delta 123 package teaches all three Delta modules concurrently in classes at IH London, over eight weeks.

You will be trained by expert IH London Delta tutors who will inspire and support you to develop your teaching.

  • Course length 8 weeks
  • Start dates: 16 September – 08 November 2019

    16 March – 8 May 2020

    14 September – 6 November 2020


    M1 exam may be taken on 04 December 2019 or 03 June 2020 at IH London.

    M3 assignment to be submitted electronically by 08 December 2019 or 07 June 2020

The most flexible way to study for your Delta. Distance Delta allows you to become an advanced teacher around your busy schedule.

The Distance Delta is a unique programme devised by IH London in collaboration with the British Council.

You can take single modules, or all three in an integrated programme.

There are two options for the practical elements of Distance Delta Module 2:

  • IH London will provide a local tutor for you
  • An online personal IH London Delta tutor
  • Start dates: March and September 

The Blended Delta offers the best of both, combining online modules with a face-to-face Module 2.

You have the flexibility to study for Modules 1 and 3 online with Distance Delta, and you get the benefit of being part of our school in Covent Garden in London for the practical Module 2.

  • Course length: 9 – 12 months
  • Start dates: March and September 

Any of the Delta modules can be booked separately. Even if you have already taken a module with another school, you can book your remaining modules with IH London or the Distance Delta

  • Module 1 online with the Distance Delta – starts March/September
  • Module 2 online with the Distance Delta – starts March/September
  • Module 2 face to face at IH London –

15 July 2019 ( 6 weeks)

20 January 2020 ( 6 weeks)

20 July  2020 (6 weeks)

  • Module 3 online with the Distance Delta – starts March/September


Find out more about the Delta modules.

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There is a Delta application task to complete which includes a lesson plan and essay.  The application task will be sent to you when you Apply for the Delta, below.

We don’t take payment until your application is accepted. There is a written assignment as part of the application task because the course is equivalent in level to a Master’s degree.

For face-to-face modules and packages, apply now online below.

For online modules and packages, apply at thedistancedelta.com (jointly run by IH London and The British Council).

Any questions, we’ll be happy to help: contact us

Your successful application is valid for a year, so you can apply now and then book and pay later. 

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

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