CELTA Test  Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults

CELTA gives you the essential skills, knowledge and hands-on teaching practice you need to teach English to adults. CELTA is ideal if you’re new to teaching, or have teaching experience but want a recognized qualification. It is:

  • Requested globally by reputable employers
  • Widely available – over 1,500 courses running each year in over 70 countries
  • A highly respected qualification from Cambridge English, part of the University of Cambridge
  • Regulated by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) at level 5 on the Qualifications and Credit Framework and given premium product endorsement by NEAS in Australia.


  • Full time or part-time
  • Face to face or partly online
  • 120-hour course
  • All options give you teaching practice in English language classes.


  • Written assignments
  • Assessed teaching practice.

Minimum entry requirements

  • Proficient English language user (between CEFR Level C1 and C2 or above)
  • Educated to the standard required for entry into higher education.