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:         €1,700

  • 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


                             Teacher Training Courses 2017


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


Course Name/Number


Dates & Times




p/t x 10 weeks

11th January – 16th March

09.00 – 17.00

Wednesdays & Fridays *

+ Thursday 16th March



p/t x 10 weeks

4 weeks / break / 6 weeks

22nd March – 13th April x 4  weeks

09.00 – 17.00


26th April – 2nd June  x 6 weeks

09.00 – 17.00


& Fridays**

+ Thursday, 13th April.





Intensive x 4 weeks


Wed. 7th June – Tues.4th  July

09.00 – 17.00

Monday to Friday



p/t x 10 weeks


27th September – 1st December

09.00 – 17.00

Wednesdays &



Preparatory Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language for State Qualified Teachers.

Course Name

/ Number


Dates and Times






Intensive x 5 days


12th – 16th June

09.15 – 16.30


Monday to Friday


*          Please note that  this course includes Thursday, 16th March. UCC is closed on         Friday, 17th for St. Patrick’s Day.

**         Includes one Thursday, 13th April. UCC is closed on Friday, 14th April for     Easter recess.




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 Brochure 2017 V3 (790kB)  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


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