CELTA Teacher Training

Our CELTA Teacher Training courses are designed to be a springboard for those wishing to start their career teaching English in the UK or abroad. Register today and open up a world of opportunity!

Why take a CELTA Teacher Training course with BSC?

On completion of these fantastic Teacher Training courses, students will have:


Thousands Trained

We have trained thousands of teachers, and our graduates have been employed in over 50 countries worldwide. You can be next.


Teach the World

CELTA is the most widely recognised TEFL qualification in the world. The certificate doesn’t expire so you will be a qualified English language teacher for life.


Career Support

Get support from our team to help you start in your new career. On completion of the course you will be guaranteed a job interview with BSC Young Learners.

Begin your TEFL career with a CELTA course

The Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA) course, which is accredited by Cambridge English, is the most widely recognised TEFL (Teaching English as Foreign Language) qualification in the world. The certificate doesn’t expire so you will be a qualified English language teacher for life.

Register for your CELTA Course today – your new career is waiting for you!

Katia, Italy

I feel very pleased and happy with the whole experience and its outcome, I’m now a CELTA qualified English teacher and I feel like I’ve got a new purpose in life. I’d like to keep learning to be a better teacher and build my teaching experience based on what I’ve learned so far. This course has a great value on teaching job market and literally can open doors to a different reality for those who want to build a career in English teaching world.

Katia, Italy

About this course

You don’t need any previous teaching experience to do a CELTA course. You can get qualified as an English teacher in as little as 4 weeks, or explore our part-time flexible courses to fit around your schedule. The CELTA course is also suitable for those who have some teaching experience and who wish to gain a globally recognised TEFL qualification.

Course duration4 - 12 weeks (depends on the course)
Available inManchester, York, Online
Entry requirementsProficient (C1/C2), 18 years old and over, A levels or equivalent, Successful completion of an interview and a language awareness test
Input120 hours
Practical teaching hours6
IncludesTuition, teaching support, teaching practice, Cambridge assessment fee and course materials. All trainees for Online and Mixed Mode courses receive Microsoft 365 account with email address and MS Teams access for teaching practice and document sharing for duration of course.

Let's find the right course for you

We have a Teacher Training course for everyone - you can choose a full-time or part-time course depending on your availability and existing commitments. There is no difference in the certification on whether you choose to do Mixed Mode, Face-to-Face, or Online, it’s just a different way of completing your Teaching Practise.


How can I study?

You can choose the most appropriate method of study for you. If you plan to study while working, you may find one of our part-time options more accessible. For those of you who want to jump straight into teaching, a full-time course might be what you’re looking for.

Our hybrid full-time and part-time options mean that you can gain skills with both online and face-to-face teaching. This will mean that you are able to apply for a range of teaching roles: in the UK, overseas or online.

When can I study?

We have courses starting throughout the year. This allows you to plan your schedule and have the time to study.

What if I have no teaching experience?

Don’t worry if you’ve never taught before – our skilled teacher trainers will guide you through the process and you will be able to have hands on teaching practice.

With our specialist teacher trainers located in our Manchester and York colleges for those studying in person, you are guaranteed to have access to expert experience and make immediate progress.

If you choose to study online, your teacher trainers will help guide you through this method of teaching and lessons will include support for when you work with students online. It is really important to build a sense of empathy and and rapport when working online. Patience is also a huge advantage!

What networking options are there?

People who choose to study on a CELTA course come from a huge variety of backgrounds. This means lots of opportunities for collaboration, as well as starting to create a support network of fellow teachers. This is something that will be useful for the rest of your teaching career!

Register now

Register your interest now and one of our Course Advisors will be in touch to send you further details on our CELTA courses and the application process.