Cambridge CELTA

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Course Summary

Hours per week:
30 contact hours plus some evening and weekend work
Hours per day:
5-7 depending on timetable
Full-time Course Dates:
10 January 2022 to 04 February 2022

07 March 2022 to 01 April 2022

01 August 2022 to 26 August 2022

03 October 2022 to 28 October 2022
9am-6pm Monday to Friday
*subject to change
Course length:
4 weeks

Cambridge CELTA LILA

Cambridge CELTA is an internationally recognised, externally accredited EFL qualification and your first reliable step to teaching anywhere in the world. This course provides fluent speakers of English with high quality training in teaching English as a foreign language and is taken by over 10,000 candidates each year. 

CELTA is suitable for people who are interested in teaching English abroad or in the UK with little or no teaching experience as well as teachers who are already in the profession but who have no formal or practical teaching qualification.

The course includes tutorial support, supervised lesson planning, peer observation, feedback sessions, submission of a portfolio of work and much more.

Full-time, Part-time or Online

Study for your CELTA in the way that suits you! Our full-time course is a 4-week intensive programme at LILA*. Our part-time course is spread over 5 and a half weeks. 

You can now complete the Cambridge CELTA course with LILA* online! Gain the same qualification from your own home with the 4-week full time online course. 

If you would like to learn more about the CELTA course contact We recommend that you complete some reading before applying, here is our suggested book list. To apply please download and complete the CELTA application form and email it to

More detailed information on course and level descriptions can be found here

For information on requirements for deposits, payment of fees and the refund policy, including the arrangements and deadlines for cancellations you can find our Terms and Conditions here.

At LILA* we are working to make our courses as accessible to as many candidates as possible. Read the full report here on how we accommodated a blind CELTA candidate on a recent course.

As part of our relationship with EF English First, LILA is pleased to be able to provide teaching opportunities for our eligible teacher training course graduates. 

EF English First is the world’s largest privately owned education company. Founded in 1965, EF operates in over 50 countries around the world and has 43,500 employees. EF has TEFL job positions across China, Indonesia and Russia in over 350 Kids & Teens' schools and Adult schools as well as in their online teaching centre in Shanghai.  Join a fun and growing company with competitive teaching packages, comprehensive arrival support, outstanding professional development, career progression opportunities and more.


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2022 Face to face

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Further Details

Hours per week 30 contact hours plus some evening and weekend work
Hours per day 5-7 hours depending on timetable
Timetable 9am-6pm Monday to Friday
*subject to change
Minimum age 18
Minimum course requirements Any qualification that would allow access into a British university
Maximum course size 18
Average course size 10
Nationality Mix Multinational
Personal Tutor Yes