CELTA London Full-Time Course

The CELTA is one of the most widely recognised qualifications worldwide to start a career in English Language Teaching. Suitable candidates may be offered jobs by Saxoncourt Teacher Recruitment at the end of the course.

Saxoncourt 4-week CELTA course in London is extremely intensive and practical, providing candidates with a thorough grounding in ELT teaching techniques through a combination of instruction, observation and teaching practice.


Entry Requirements:

  • You will need to pass an entrance test and a spoken interview which will enable us to assess your written and spoken proficiency, in English.
  • No previous teaching experience is required.
  • Minimum age 20 (18 exceptionally).
  • In accordance with Cambridge English Language Assessment criteria, candidates should be qualified to a level equivalent to entry into Higher Education, though allowances may be made at the discretion of the school.


Course Details:

The course itself involves 120 contact hours and includes a minimum of 6 hours, observed, teaching practice with English language students. The input sessions concentrate mainly on language analysis and classroom methodology.


Input sessions include the following:

  • The principles of student-centred learning.
  • Developing students’ language skills.
  • Analysis of language.
  • Clarifying and checking students’ understanding of language.
  • Lesson planning.
  • Classroom management.
  • Professional development.
  • Opportunities to observe experienced teachers in class.
  • Four written assignments covering the practice of English language teaching.
  • Daily contact hours will normally span some 7 to 8 hours (from 09:30 to 17:00 hours) with teaching preparation and written work in addition.


After the CELTA:

The Saxoncourt Recruitment team are on hand to help and advise you during your search for a teaching position after the CELTA course.

All Saxoncourt CELTA graduates have access to a free weekly recruitment surgery which includes free advice for gaining a teaching position overseas and a free CV check.

CELTA London Full-Time Dates 2017

  • 3 April – 28 April* (will include Saturday 8th April)
  • 2 May – 26 May
  • 5 June – 30 June
  • 3 July – 28 July
  • 31 July – 25 August
  • 29 August – 22 September
  • 25 September – 20 October
  • 23 October – 17 November
  • 20 November – 15 December

Other Information:

Times: 9:30 – 5:00 Monday to Friday.

Fees: £1249

For further information: Call +44 (020) 7491 1911, email us at celta@saxoncourt.com or fill out a contact form.

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Register your interest for the Open Evening (taking place on Wednesday 26th April) by emailing us at teaching.training@saxoncourt.com or filling out a contact form.


Course Start Dates: Hastings

Full-Time: 5th June – 30th June

Full-Time: 4th September – 29th September

Part-Time: 25th September – 16th December

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