Cambridge Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA)
The CELTA qualification is the internationally recognised standard for a career in English Language Teaching.
It's a practical, classroom-based teacher training course giving a good foundation in basic teaching techniques including classroom management, lesson planning, error correction, language analysis & using resources. Interactive input sessions focus on teaching methodology and language awareness. This input is put to practical use in the preparation of lesson plans and 6 hours of assessed teaching practice. In addition there are at least 120 additional learning hours of independent background reading, assignment writing and lesson preparation.
- Tues: 17:30 - 20:45 Gardyne Campus or online - TBC
- Thur: 09:00 - 16:30 Gardyne Campus
You will be offered the opportunity to gain valuable skills by working as volunteers in our ESOL classes (Covid permitting).
Downloadable CELTA information sheet.
Applicants should be at least 18 years old and hold four SQA Highers (Grade C or above) or equivalent. If English is not an applicant's first language, a very high level of spoken and written accuracy is required (minimum CPE or a recent IELTS score of 7.0 overall, including 7.0 for written English). Applicants are required to submit a pre-interview task and, if successful, will be invited to attend a group interview.
You may be eligible to apply for ITA funding: https://www.myworldofwork.co.uk/learn-and-train/sds-individual-training-accounts-ita
Method of Assessment
Six hours of assessed teaching practice and four written assignments (of 3000 words in total), which are internally assessed and externally moderated.
This course is the basic requirement for those embarking on a career in English Language Teaching / TEFL / TESOL. Internationally recognised, this qualification can lead to stimulating work all over the world or in the UK.
27 Oct 2022
Tuesdays 5.30-8.45pm Gardyne/online TBC, Thursday 9.00am-4.30pm Gardyne Campus
- All course fees are reviewed annually, and subject to change. Published fees apply to the courses mode of delivery.