CELTA is a qualification for recent graduates, people who are changing careers, or teachers who want to gain a formal qualification.

The course focuses on effective skills for teaching English to adult learners and is based around hands-on teaching practice.

There are five main topic areas:

  • Learners and teachers and the teaching and learning context
  • Language analysis and awareness
  • Language skills (reading, listening, speaking and writing)
  • Planning and resources for different teaching contexts
  • Developing teaching skills and professionalism

CELTA is at Foundation/Developing stages on the Cambridge English Teaching Framework.

   Key Facts:

Suitable Candidates People with little or no teaching experience
Assessment: Written assignments and assessed teaching practice
Passing grades: Pass, Pass B, Pass A
Test format: Paper based
Award: Certificate
Course hours:
120 contact hours minimum
Course delivery options: Face to face, with teaching practice
Course dates: Please contact GPEX for further information