Key Facts - CELTA

Pre-service ELT teacher training course of 120hrs minimum. These hours include;
-6 hrs of assessed teaching
-6 hrs of lesson observation
-18 hrs of peer observation
-input sessions on methodology, langauge analysis, lesson planning and staging
-4 written assignments
Programme Objectives
-To enable trainees to effectively analysis language with the objective of teaching it
-To enable trainees to plan and deliver a wide range of adult ELT lesson types with a good degree of independence
-To enable trainees to deliver a wide range of adult ELT lesson types with a good degree of independence
-To make trainees aware of a range of teaching and learning resources
-To develop trainees professionalism

Level NQF Level 5
Proof of English Native Speaker or IELTS 8.0 or above
Minimum Age 20 (normally)
Eligibility Minimum Level of English Language and standard of education of A-levels or equivalent
Exclusions Students without the required level of English and education
Maximum Class Size 24
Full or Part-time? Full and Part-time
Times Varies depending on course chosen
Hours per week Varies depending on course chosen
Dates Varies depending on course chosen
Non-teaching dates Varies depending on chosen course.
Location ELTC, 78 Hoyle Street
Rooms ELTC rooms: specifically designed language classrooms.
D05 - classroom with IWB, seating for 25 and 3 PCs D10 - computer suite with 18 PCs (used for lesson planning) D floor other classrooms - all with IWB and seating for 20 students in groups
Cost Course Fee: £1353
Cambridge Entry Fee: £147
Materials all lesson preparation materials (free)
photocopying facilities (free)
use of computers (free)
printing facilities (free)
Exam Not Applicable
Credits None
Certification Cambridge ESOL Certificate if course passed
Report All trainees receive a report. References given when needed.
Support teaching practice tutor (ratio of 4trainees:1tutor) mentor support and assessment.
Teachers’ Minimum Qualifications Diploma-level Teacher Qualified Completed CELTA tutor-in-training program
Accommodation Full-time: Can be referred to accommodation providers - contact us for more details
Leisure and Social Not Applicable
Financial Info -Fees are paid online.
-Refunds (if eligible) made through the same system (ie, credited to debit/credit card).
-Deposit paid 6 weeks before course start date or by the deadline stated in your offer email. Remainder of fees paid before first day of course.
-CANCELLATION: If you have secured your place on the course by paying the deposit or full course payment and then cancel for any reason, there will be a Cancellation Fee for this. This will be on a sliding scale of time indicated below:
•Before 4 weeks - 0%
•2-4 weeks - 50%
•Less than 2 weeks- 100%
-Withdrawals: Where a trainee withdraws after the start date, fees are not refunded unless there are clear mitigating circumstances (eg family bereavement). This is at the discretion of the centre.
Visa Info Not eligible on part-time courses.
Accreditation University of Cambridge English Language Assessment
Application Process Online application, Pre-Interview Tasks and Interview
Placement Test Yes - written and spoken interview
Further Information
Telephone +44 114 222 1780 (international)
0114 222 1780 (UK)
Fax +44 114 222 1788 (international)
0114 222 1788 (UK)
Post English Language Teaching Centre
The University of Sheffield
78 Hoyle Street
S3 7LG
United Kingdom
Programme Director Will Nash
Director of ELTC Richard Simpson