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Coming soon...Full Time CELTA Teacher Training Course at IH Aberdeen, Scotland

Dates for the next CELTA course at IH Aberdeen will be posted on the website soon. To register your interest please contact us. Provisional start date 1st October 2018.

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CELTA is an introductory course designed for people with little or no previous English language teaching experience or training. CELTA provides you with the opportunity to teach English as a second language all over the world. CELTA will give you the skills and confidence to teach English to adults whether you’re a recent graduate or looking for a career change.

Course details

Minimum English Level: C2 Advanced          Minimum age: 18
Start Date: 1st Oct '18 (provisional)                 Course Length: 1 month
Study hours: TBC                                           Lesson days: TBC

Who is this course for?    

If you are an English speaker considering teaching English as a foreign language, this is the course for you, whether you want to teach during a gap year or develop a long term career.

You don’t need previous English language teaching experience. The course will give you new teaching techniques and a qualification to confirm your ability to do the job properly.

You should be aged 20 or over, though we will accept candidates aged 18-19 at our discretion.

Your educational standard should be equivalent to that required for entry into higher education. If English is not your first language you need to have a minimum language level equivalent to C2 on the Common European Framework (CEF).

Acceptance onto a CELTA course is conditional upon successful completion of an application form (which includes a Language Awareness Task) and an interview.

Course objectives

CELTA training will help you:

  • Understand the principles of effective teaching and acquire the practical skills to allow you to do this
  • Become more aware of language and able to apply this knowledge when teaching
  • Start to understand how and why adults learn English and the role of both the teacher and the learner
  • Learn how to develop professionally in the field
  • Receive a qualification accredited at level 5 on the Qualifications Credit Framework (QCF)

There is no final exam. Assessment is based on teaching practice and written assignments. You need to pass both elements to be awarded the CELTA Certificate.

Please note: This is a demanding course, there is a lot of work outside of timetabled hours which mostly consists of lesson preparation and written assignments. You must have the motivation to become an effective teacher and complete assignments and assessments throughout.

After you have registered your interest, we will be in touch with you as and when the course dates have been finalised.