CELTA Courses in London & Oxford

We offer both intensive and part-time CELTA courses designed to be a springboard for those wishing to teach in the UK or abroad. It is also suitable for those who have some teaching experience but who wish to gain a formal internationally recognised TEFL qualification in order to develop a career in EFL.

We have trained over 2000 teachers on our CELTA courses over the last 20 years. Our CELTA graduates have been employed in over 50 countries worldwide, including the UK. Our staff are happy to discuss your needs as you plan the next step in your new career!

CELTA Video

Video About Our CELTA Courses

Dave Briggs, Head of Teacher Training in Oxford, introduces our wide range of programmes with emphasis on the CELTA course.

  • 4-Week Intensive CELTA -
  • 5-Month Part-Time CELTA -

4-week Intensive CELTA

Over 10,000 people successfully complete their CELTA every year and the course is recognised by employers in the UK and worldwide. Each course is externally validated by the University of Cambridge so you can be assured of the quality. At British Study Centres we offer a high level of personalised service by trained and experienced professionals within a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.

Available in London, Oxford
Course code CELTA
Entry level Proficient (C1/C2)
Price £1245
Start dates Please see Fees & Dates for London or Oxford
Course duration 4 weeks
Class times London: 10:15-18:00, Mon-Fri
Oxford: 09:15-17:00, Mon-Fri
Lessons per week 38
Lesson duration 50 minutes
Total input 126 hours

Sample Timetable (London)

  Monday Tueday Wednesday Thursday Friday
10:15-11:30 Getting to Know You. School Tour. Photocopying, Printing Introduction to CELTA. Course Admin Receptive Skills 1: Reading Teaching Approaches: Situational Presentation Phonology 1: The International Phonemic Alphabet (IPA) & Word Stress
11:45-13:00 Foreign Language Lesson. The Role of the Teacher & Learner Classroom Management Lexis 1: Types of Words & Conveying Meaning Language Analysis: Introduction to M, U, F, P & Checking Meaning Lesson Planning
14:00-16:00 Teaching Practice Teaching Practice Teaching Practice Teaching Practice Teaching Practice
16:15-17:00 Teaching Practice. Feedback Teaching Practice. Feedback Teaching Practice. Feedback Teaching Practice. Feedback Teaching Practice. Feedback
17:15-18:00 Assisted Lesson Planning Assisted Lesson Planning Assisted Lesson Planning Assisted Lesson Planning Assisted Lesson Planning

Sample Timetable (Oxford)

  Monday Tueday Wednesday Thursday Friday
09:15-10:30 Introduction to course admin Introduction to language analysis Classroom observation Phonology (stress, rhythm & speech). Checking understanding Checking understanding
11:00-12:30 Foreign language lesson Teacher & learners' roles Receptive skills Teacher vocabulary Lesson planning
12:30-13:15 Guidance for teaching practice Guidance for teaching practice Guidance for teaching practice Guidance for teaching practice Guidance for teaching practice
14:15-17:00 Lesson observation & meeting your class Teaching practice & feedback Teaching practice & feedback Teaching practice & feedback Teaching practice & feedback

Course Components


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