Young Learners

Designed for CELTA trained teachers at the beginning of their career aiming to teaching English to Young Learners.

This one-week CELTA Young Learners Course is aimed at recent CELTA graduates or teachers with little to no experience.

The course is divided into three components with input sessions in the morning, workshops and microteaching in the afternoon and two teaching observations.

Throughout this course you will gain the skills to understand the term Young Learners alongside classroom management techniques, lesson planning and safeguarding information.

Due to the current situation with Covid-19, course start dates are under review. Please contact us for more information regarding the course you are interested in so we can advise and update you accordingly.

Course facts

Course duration

1 week



Course levels

Must be CELTA certified.


Start dates


Total hours

42 hours




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CELTA Young Learners Course objectives

The course enables participants to: 

  • Gain an initial understanding of how to plan and deliver successful Young Learners lessons.
  • Learn teaching techniques which are specific to the Young Learners classroom and focus on those which are transferable from an adult context.
  • Give you the ideas, confidence and materials you will need in the classroom.

Course methodology 

During the course, you will be exposed to a
range of teaching practices and methodologies which will be demonstrated and reflected on. The course is interactive, so you will be expected to work in pairs and small groups and to share ideas. The course includes daily practical sessions on preparing micro lessons and delivering these to peers in order to put learned methodology and new ideas into practical use straight away .

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Working in Partnership

CELTA is being delivered in partnership with CES Leeds who are an authorised Cambridge CELTA Centre (Centre Number 00389).