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Cambridge ESOL Level 5 Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA) ONLINE

Course Code: C5097
Campus: Titanic Quarter
Week Commencing: 04 Sep 17
End Date: 21 Jan 18
Time: 00:00-00:00
Day of Week: Saturday

This is a level 5 qualification in English Language Teaching to Adults. We offer a range of different types of CELTA courses to suit your personal schedules. These are:
• two part-time evening courses running for 17 weeks throughout the year, in the first semester from September-January and in the second semester from January-June.
• two online courses running for 17 weeks throughout the year, in the first semester from September-January and in the second semester from January-June.

Please note that you cannot join the course late and that 100% attendance is expected for successful completion of the course.
This course is for you if you wish to enter the English Language Teaching profession or if you are already working in that field and want to acquire a formal qualification. This course will help you to:

• develop familiarity with the principles of effective teaching
• acquire a range of practical skills for teaching English to adult learners
• improve your ability to analyse spoken and written language
• gain experience of lesson and syllabus planning
• prepare and evaluate resources and materials

You will also have the opportunity to:

• observe experienced teachers
• take part in professional development
• complete 6 hours of assessed teaching practice

The course is composed of input sessions, which take place on Tuesday evening, and assessed teaching practice with live students, which takes place on Thursday evening.
You are also required to complete four assessed assignments throughout the course.
Classes are limited to 12 places.

All students are expected to do some background reading before and during the course. A reading list willbe provided.
Course times: (Part-Time) Days: Tuesday and Thursday Times: 17.15-21.00

Online: Please note that the Teaching Practice component of the course will take place in College either on Saturday morning or Thursday evening.

To apply, complete the CELTA Applicaton form and email to [email protected]

This course session is currently closed for enrolment/applications – it may be offered at a later date – please continue to check our website for updates.

Career Opportunities / Progression

You will acquire the skills necessary to enter the profession of English language teaching. The Cambridge CELTA qualification is the most widely recognised in its field, both in the UK and Ireland as well as abroad.

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements
Essential:
• A high standard of spoken and written English
• At least 20 years old, although the Centre may consider applications from younger applicants if they are deemed suitable
• 2 GCE A-levels or the equivalent qualifications required for entry into higher education

English teaching experience is not a requirement.

Non-native speakers of English can apply for the CELTA course if they meet the requirements.

Applications will be processed on a first come first served basis.

Suitably qualified applicants are invited for interview and asked to complete a pre-interview language task as well as a brief written task on the day of the interview.

Places are limited and will be offered to those candidates whoit is felt are best equipped to complete the course successfully.

Cost

Please contact us for information regarding course fees.

All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.

Other Information

Please see our calendar for the teaching dates and public/ college holidays. For information about payment and our refund policy please check the Fees & Finance section of our website.