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We offer full-time intensive and part-time Cambridge CELTA courses. The top qualification in TEFL, the Cambridge CELTA will provide you with the skills, knowledge and resources you need to start your career in TEFL. It is a passport to work and travel all over the world. You will need a high level of commitment to succeed, and you will experience great personal and professional development.
WHAT OUR PREVIOUS CELTA GRADUATES SAID:
?The tutors have been fantastic throughout the course on so many levels. They have been wonderful demonstrators, teachers and guides.?
?Everyone who I had dealings with at the college: other teaching staffs, admin staff and learning centre staff have been so helpful and supportive.?
?This is the most enjoyable and challenging course that I've ever done. It also makes a big difference when you have teachers as good as the ones on this course. We were warned that the workload would be high, but it really was immense?
Aims of the course
To gain essential knowledge of the principles of effective English teaching
To develop a range of practical skills for teaching English to adult learners
To have demonstrate your ability to apply your learning in a real teaching context
To become ready to begin working in a variety of ESL teaching contexts around the world.
The course has five compulsory units covers the following areas:
Unit 1: Learners and teachers and the teaching and learning context
Unit 2: Language analysis and awareness
Unit 3: Language Skills
Unit 4: Planning and resources
Unit 5: Developing teaching skills and professionalism
You are assessed through the teaching practice and the written assignments.
You can go straight in to teaching in the UK or overseas, you can specialise in teaching Young Learners or English for Specific Purposes, or progress to a Cambridge DELTA.
With an internationally recognised CELTA qualification, you will be able to work as an English language teacher in the UK or overseas.
What can I earn as a teacher?
When you're deciding what to study post-16, it's important to think about where your course will lead. With a vocational qualification in teaching, you'll be starting on a career path with lots of opportunity for progression ? and a good salary in your sights. For example:
Teaching assistants start on around £15,000 a year and can earn £19,000 with a few years' experience
Special needs teachers start on around £26,000 a year and can earn £46,000 with a few years' experience
Secondary school teachers start on around £29,000 a year and can earn up to £47,000 with a few years' experience
If you're interested in a career in teaching, we offer a range of vocational courses that will help you get where you want to go. Our tiered qualifications are taught by expert tutors and include valuable work experience, giving you the confidence and skills to take your first steps in this rewarding sector.
CELTA is a practical course for people who want to become English language teachers. You do not have to have any teaching experience, but we will assess your level of English to ensure you meet the Cambridge requirements. You will be expected to commit the same number of hours per week in independent study and teaching preparation as you spend in class.
The course is made up of classroom based input sessions - where you learn about language and how to teach it; assessed teaching practice ? where you put the theory into practice with a group of real language students; and independent study, including 4 assessed written assignments. You will have a mid-course tutorial with one of your tutors.
Process for Application
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