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We offer full-time intensive and part-time Cambridge CELTA courses. The top qualification in TEFL, the Cambridge CELTA will provide you with the skills, knowledge and resources you need to start your career in TEFL. It is a passport to work and travel all over the world. You will need a high level of commitment to succeed, and you will experience great personal and professional development.


The tutors have been fantastic throughout the course on so many levels. They have been wonderful demonstrators, teachers and guides.

Everyone who I had dealings with at the college: other teaching staffs, admin staff and learning centre staff have been so helpful and supportive.

This is the most enjoyable and challenging course that I've ever done. It also makes a big difference when you have teachers as good as the ones on this course. We were warned that the workload would be high, but it really was immense.

Please note: If you succesfully completed a level three course at LSC in 2017-18 and want to progress to an HE course then you don't need to complete a UCAS application. Use the 'Apply' button to apply direct to the College.

  • Entry Requirements, Units, Assessment and more...

    Entry Requirements

    CELTA is a practical course for people who want to become English language teachers. You do not have to have any teaching experience, but we will assess your level of English to ensure you meet the Cambridge requirements. You will be expected to commit the same number of hours per week in independent study and teaching preparation as you spend in class.

    Assessment Method

    You are assessed through the teaching practice and the written assignments.

    Aims of the course

    To gain essential knowledge of the principles of effective English teaching To develop a range of practical skills for teaching English to adult learners To have demonstrate your ability to apply your learning in a real teaching context To become ready to begin working in a variety of ESL teaching contexts around the world.

    Progression Opportunities

    You can go straight in to teaching in the UK or overseas, you can specialise in teaching Young Learners or English for Specific Purposes, or progress to a Cambridge DELTA.


    The course is made up of classroom based input sessions, where you learn about language and how to teach it; assessed teaching practice, where you put the theory into practice with a group of real language students; and independent study, including 4 assessed written assignments. You will have a mid-course tutorial with one of your tutors.

    Career Options

    With an internationally recognised CELTA qualification, you will be able to work as an English language teacher in the UK or overseas.

Course Details

Venue Southwark
Day/Eve Day
Mode Full Time
Duration 4 weeks
Start Date 29/06/2020
End Date 24/07/2020


For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

16-18 £1,450 p/year
19-24 £ 1,450 p/year
24+ £1,450 p/year
International £1,639 p/year

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Eka Triandapilidi

Eka Triandapilidi

After a very successful year in Level 1 ESOL, Eka started her career path with a teaching assistant job in a primary school in Bromley. She is very happy and sees this as an opportunity to inspire and motivate children and to continue improving her own English skills, wherever possible.

Gentjana Aliaj

One highlight of my time at university has been the opportunity to meet professionals in my field whose work and research has completely changed my perspective of the world we live in.

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