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 2018 course :         €1,700 

  • Course Fee for 2019 courses: to be confirmed
  • 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


Dates for Teacher Training Courses 2018/2019

Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages


Course Name / Number Format Dates and Times Days


Interviewing for final places

P/t x 10 weeks 

26 Sep - 30 Nov


Wednesdays and Fridays 




P/t x 10 weeks 

16 Jan - 22 Mar 2019


Wednesdays and Fridays 
CELTA C2 semi-intensive X 7 weeks

10 April - 18 April (2weeks) 


1 May - 31 May (5 weeks) 2019


Easter break: 19 - 26 April

Wednesdays and Fridays
CELTA C3 Intensive X 4 weeks

17 June - 12 July 2017

09.00 - 17.00

Monday to Friday
CELTA C4 Intensive X 4 weeks Thu. 1 Aug - Thu. 29 Aug 2019 Monday to Friday
CELTA C5 p/t X 10 weeks

9 Oct - 13 Dec 19


Wednesday & Fridays



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 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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