Cambridge Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA)

Dundee and Angus College


Gardyne Campus


The CELTA qualification is the internationally recognised standard for a career in English Language Teaching.

It's a practical, classroom-based teacher training course giving a good foundation in basic teaching techniques including classroom management, lesson planning, error correction, language analysis & using resources. Interactive input sessions focus on teaching methodology and language awareness. This input is put to practical use in the preparation of lesson plans and 6 hours of assessed teaching practice. In addition there are at least 120 additional learning hours of independent background reading, assignment writing and lesson preparation.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should be at least 18 years old and hold 4 Highers. If English is not a candidate's first language, a very high level of spoken and written accuracy is required (minimum CPE or a recent IELTS score of 7.0 overall, including 7.0 for written English).

Start Date




Study Method

Part time (day)
Part time (evening)

Course Length

16 weeks


ESOL, Languages and Teaching English as a Foreign Language

SCQF Level




Career Sectors

College or University Lecturing

Education Support

Primary School Teaching

Secondary School Teaching

Teaching - Other