Skills for Life
Anniesland Campus
Start Date & time
12 Jan 2021 @ Tuesday and Thursday, 6-9pm
Qualification Type
Other advanced qual
Course Type
20 weeks

This Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA) course is ideal if you have no experience of teaching English as a foreign language or if you are an experienced teacher looking to gain a recognised qualification with a teaching element.

What will I learn?

It develops expertise in English language and language teaching methodology and has a strong emphasis on practical teaching skills, through observation and practice with language students.

  • learners and teachers, and the teaching and learning context
  • language analysis and awareness
  • language skills: reading, listening, speaking and writing
  • planning and resources for different teaching contexts
  • developing teaching skills and professionalism.

Certification: The Cambridge Certificate in English Language Teaching for Adults (CELTA)

The Cambridge Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA) provides you with the skills and knowledge required to work effectively as a teacher of English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL).

CELTA is awarded and administered by the University of Cambridge (ESOL Examinations) and is one of the most widely recognised qualifications for people who wish to become professional teachers of English language.

Entry requirements (minimum)

You will need a very high standard of English language skills equivalent to IELTS Level 8 or above.  In order to be accepted on the course, applicants will be required to have an interview, whcih can be arranged via Skype if needed.

Jobs and further study

After successfully completing this course and teaching for two years full-time teaching (or the part-time equivalent), you can take the Trinity Diploma in TESOL or the Cambridge DELTA qualifications.

I've applied — what happens next?

Interview date for successful applicants : 23rd March 2018 ( in exceptional circumstances, SKYPE interviews may be possible)

After you complete the online application, you will be sent a CELTA specific application form, which should be returned by email to

Please note that the interview process will involve language skills testing, and there is high demand for a limited number of places.

More questions? Contact us about this course

0141 357 6064