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University of Cambridge ESOL CELTA Course

The Australian TESOL Training Centre CELTA course is a highly practical introduction to teaching English as a foreign/second language ...

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The Australian TESOL Training Centre CELTA course is a highly practical introduction to teaching English as a foreign/second language in Australia and overseas. The course includes teaching practice of real learners and leads to an internationally recognised qualification for teachers of English (University of Cambridge ESOL Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults).

On this course you will:

  • Review English grammar and learn the terminology that you need when teaching English
  • Learn about current methodology and teaching tasks for teaching adults
  • Participate in practical teaching demonstrations given by your experienced Teacher Trainer
  • Observe real classes taught by experienced teachers
  • Participate in teaching practice with real learners of English

 

Course length 4 weeks (120 hours, full-time)
12 weeks (120 hours, part-time)
ATTC campuses Sydney
Entry level No teaching experience needed

For more information about ATTC’s CELTA Preparation course, Read Here

Why choose a training course at ATTC?

Gain an internationally recognised teaching qualification
The most widely recognised teaching qualifications for English language teachers are those offered by the University of Cambridge ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages). The University of Cambridge ESOL Certificate (CELTA) and Diploma (DELTA) qualifications meet the national requirements for English teachers of overseas students in Australia and are recognised by English language colleges around the world.

Study at the longest established Cambridge ESOL CELTA Centre in Australia

In 1983 ATTC became the first centre in Australia to offer the prestigious University of Cambridge ESOL CELTA and DELTA and now trains over 700 teachers each year on a range of programs. ATTC designs and delivers specialist courses for educational institutions and Ministries of Education around the world.

Develop your career

ATTC CELTA graduates have excellent teaching opportunities and employment pathways around the world. If you are interested in further study, you can take a related ATTC course and can also transfer credit from your CELTA to related post-graduate degrees at leading Australian universities.
Benefit from our experienced and professional training team
The trainers who lead ATTC courses are highly experienced teachers and teacher trainers and are all Cambridge ESOL accredited CELTA trainers. All members of our training team hold specialist qualifications and have a wealth of experience in many countries and teaching contexts. The team also includes Cambridge appointed assessors for CELTA – as well as the CELTA/DELTA Joint Chief Assessor – and in this way we contribute to the quality and the standard of the CELTA scheme in Australia.

Make use of great facilities, resources and services

We offer CELTA in our Sydney campus. Our training centre is located centrally and our premises are equipped with comfortable classrooms, computer/resource centres and student common areas.

Learn in a professional and supportive environment

All ATTC training centres are located within dynamic Navitas English campuses which teach students from around the world. Taking a course with ATTC means you experience life in a real school and are surrounded by real English language learners. ATTC’s training team of experienced CELTA tutors and CELTA administrators will all help and support you during your course. You can choose between full time and part time study options.

Employment Opportunities

As the international demand for English language grows there is an ongoing demand for teachers and there are many exciting job opportunities for well qualified English teachers. The most widely recognised qualifications for English language teaching are those offered by the University of Cambridge ESOL and these internationally recognised courses (CELTA and DELTA) will qualify and prepare you to teach English around the world.

International teaching opportunities

Unlike some unaccredited courses which guarantee a job in specific schools, the CELTA qualification is not linked to a limited number of employers or institutions. Holding the CELTA enables you to choose a teaching position with a reputable employer in a country of your choice. ATTC is a leader in the field of TESOL Training and, as the longest established CELTA centre in Australia, many language schools from around the world recruit teachers directly from our programs.

We provide support for you in the following ways:

  • The CELTA course includes a job workshop which gives practical advice and information on all aspects of finding a teaching position in the country of your choice.
  • Tutors and specialist ATTC staff are available for individual counselling and advice.
  • We send you regular Job Club bulletins with details of positions available with our partner schools and other institutions around the world.

Teaching opportunities in Australia

The National ELICOS Accreditation Scheme (NEAS) http://www.neas.org.au which accredits English language programs and institutions and sets national standards for teacher qualifications, recognises CELTA as meeting the requirements for English language teachers of overseas students of English.
ATTC is the training division of Navitas English, the largest private provider of English language training in Australia. Navitas English campuses in Sydney (Bondi Junction, City and Manly), Perth, Cairns, Darwin and Brisbane regularly recruit teachers directly from our CELTA training courses.
University of Cambridge ESOL CELTA


The University of Cambridge ESOL CELTA is an internationally recognised qualification. The CELTA course is an ideal option if you want to teach overseas students in Australia or if you want to travel the world teaching English. It is taken by people of all ages – many of whom are looking for a lifestyle or career change.
The course is intended for people without previous teaching experience who wish to enter the profession of English language teaching to adults. It is also appropriate for you if you have some experience teaching English as a foreign language (EFL), but have no formal qualification or training. CELTA is often taken by teachers from other fields who are interested in teaching adult learners.

Further study opportunities

There are established study pathways for CELTA graduates with leading universities to ensure that teachers can continue to develop professionally through further study. Teachers who complete the CELTA can transfer credit to post-graduate courses at a range of Australian universities.

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Delivery Method Classroom
Study Time 4 Week and 12 week options - Sydney

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