CELTA courses are run at 286 approved centres in 54 countries. Between them, these centres run well over 600 courses every year.
A full list of approved CELTA centres is available here. Contact the centre or centres at which you are interested in studying for more details of the courses they run, the dates and prices of courses, etc.
The course combines methodology and teaching practice; it is therefore not possible to take CELTA via correspondence.
CELTA training courses are run at 286 approved centres in 54 countries. Between them, these centres run well over 600 courses every year. A full list of approved CELTA centres is available from Cambridge EFL website.
- Cambridge is one of the most prestigious universities in the world.
- Each CELTA center undergoes a rigorous annual approval process and a Cambridge assessor visits every course run in every center.
- Courses provide expert instruction in methodology and language analysis, and include practice teaching with real classes of foreign students.
- Courses offer training in a communicative teaching approach based on the best of current classroom techniques. This approach can be adapted to meet the needs of students in many different contexts.
- Only people who attain a good standard of teaching gain certification.
CELTA Centers In Canada And The USA:
There currently are three well-established, permanent CELTA centers in Canada and three in the USA. All of these have extensive experience with the CELTA and have their own teams of highly qualified trainers who work together on a regular basis. These centers are listed below.
There also are some centers which are newer or which offer CELTA courses on a less regular basis. At present, there are such centers in Toronto (ON), Vancouver (BC), Boston (MA), Houston (TX), San Diego (CA) and Tacoma Park (MD). You can find contact details at the Cambridge website mentioned below.
Jeff Mohamed is now the main trainer in the CELTA program at North Harris College in Houston, Texas. The college currently runs three CELTA courses each year. Its contact details are:
CELTA Centers In Canada:
International Language Institute, Halifax
Kwantlen University College, Vancouver
Language Studies Canada, Toronto
CELTA Centers In The USA:
Embassy/CES, New York, NY
International House, Portland, OR
St Giles Language Teaching Center, San Francisco, CA