About this course

If you're looking for a flexible way of gaining teaching qualifications, the Cambridge CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults) Online course is right for you. This teacher training course combines online self-study and live teaching practice. The course follows the same syllabus and leads to the same international qualification as the face-to-face course.

Online study:

  • As a trainee, you will be assigned an online tutor who will facilitate your work and provide feedback.
  • You will be provided with an engaging learning experience, including interactive tasks, guided video observations and forum discussions.
  • You will be working independently or in groups with tutor support, evaluation and comments.

Teaching practice:

  • As a trainee, you will complete six hours of assessed teaching practice in a classroom, conducted in small groups.
  • You will teach learners at a minimum of two different levels, one of which will be lower than intermediate and the other intermediate level or higher.
  • After teaching practice session, an experienced CELTA tutor will provide you with feedback and discuss your next lessons.
  • As a part of the course, you will also observe experienced teachers teaching classes of adults and watch other course participants teach their classes.

course content covers:

  • Learners and teachers, teaching and learning context
  • Language analysis and awareness
  • Language skills: reading, listening, speaking and writing
  • Planning and resources for different contexts
  • Developing teaching skills and professionalism

Written assignments:

Along with the online tasks, you will complete four written assignments on:

  • Adult learners and learning contexts
  • The language system of English
  • Language skills
  • Reflection on classroom teaching

Where is this course taught?

How to apply

Step 1 

Download the application form and pre-interview task from the downloads section below.

Step 2 

Having completed the application form and pre-interview task, please email them to us.

Step 3

If your application has been successful, you will be interviewed by one of the CELTA trainers, either in person or by telephone.

Step 4

If your interview has been successful, you will be offered a place on the course. To secure your place on the course, you will be required to pay a deposit. The balance is due before the start of the course.

Dates and fees


The Online CELTA course lasts thirteen weeks


Week 1 starts Monday, 11 March 2019
Week 13 ends Saturday, 9 June 2019

5400 PLN

Teaching Practice dates:

The majority of the course is completed online on a dedicated platform. This includes group meetings, online material and one-to-one consultations with your tutor. Candidates are required to visit the centre on the following days for Teaching Practice classes (all Saturdays):

16 March - observation of in-service teachers (you will not be teaching )

23 March

 3 March

 6 April

13 April

11 May

18 May

25 May

1 June

Please note:

Upon a successful interview, to secure your place on the course, you will be asked to pay a non-refundable deposit of 1500 PLN.