C E L T A  (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults)

CELTA is an introductory course for people with little or no teaching experience of English language teaching. Candidates with some experience but little or no formal ELT training are also considered.

CELTA courses are of an extremely practical nature. The course consists of approximately 120 hours tuition and comprises methodology, language analysis, lesson planning, classroom management, teaching practice with feedback and the observation of experienced teachers. 

  • Course Fee for CELTA C1 course 16th January to 22nd March 2019 : €1745
  • Registration Fee:  €50
  • accepted method of payment; credit or debit card or bank transfer


Please enter CELTA course in the subject title and email your application to info@langcent.ucc.ie

CELTA September to November 2018 course is full and we are now accepting applications for January to March CELTA course 2019.

Dates for Teacher Training Courses 2018/2019

Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages


Course Name / Number Format Dates and Times Days



CELTA Part-time

Jan - March Course

P/t x 10 weeks 

16 Jan - 22 Mar 2019


Wednesdays and Fridays 

CELTA  Semi-Intensive

April to May Course

semi-intensive X 7 weeks

Tue 9 April - Thu 18 April (2weeks) 


Tue 30 April - Thu 30 May (5 weeks) 2019


Easter break: 19 - 26 April

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays

CELTA  Intensive

June Course

Intensive X 4 weeks

Friday 31 May - Thursday 27 June 2019

09.00 - 17.00

Monday to Friday

CELTA Intensive

July Course

Intensive X 4 weeks

Thu. 27 June - Wed 24 July 2019

09.00 - 17.00

Monday to Friday

CELTA  Part-time

Oct - Dec Course

p/t X 10 weeks

Tuesday 8 Oct - Thursday 12 December 2019 (TBC)

09.00 - 17.00

Tuesdays and Thursdays



Entry Requirements      


Candidates must have a primary degree or equivalent and be at least 20 years old. Selection for all courses, is by written application and interview.

How to apply for a CELTA Teacher Training Course? 

To apply

  • Email this form to info@langcent.ucc.ie or post to the Language Centre Office, Room G36, O'Rahilly Building, UCC, Cork. 
  • A non-refundable registration fee of €50 must accompanied with all applications. 
  • The fees are payable by credit / debit card or bank draft or postal order

This application will be reviewed by one of our Teacher Trainers.  If your application is accepted, you will be called to sit a one hour exam at the Language Centre, followed by an interview.  On acceptance onto the course, students must pay an initial deposit of €500 paid by credit / debit card or bank transfer and the balance is payable before you begin the course.

See our CELTA Information Brochure 2018 updated (20/09/18) for full details of course and entry requirements.

For more specific information you can email us at info@langcent.ucc.ie or call us on +353(21) 490 2043


Language Centre

Lárionad na dTeangacha

G 36, O'Rahilly Building,University College Cork, Cork, Ireland

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