Cambridge CELTA Certificate


140 hours




City Campus



Next Intake

3 August


RMIT English Worldwide offers the Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA). Cambridge CELTA is a widely recognised pre-service qualification for teachers of English in Australia and overseas, administered by the University of Cambridge.

The primary aim of the course is to develop communicative teaching and classroom management skills for people with little or no previous Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) experience.

Course content

The five units of the syllabus focus on the preparation, delivery and content of ESOL teaching programs. As well as the knowledge required for teaching language and language skills. This program teaches you the principles of effective teaching, provides a range of practical skills for teaching English to adult learners and gives you hands-on teaching practice.

For further information regarding the CELTA course syllabus, please visit the Cambridge ESOL website and follow the links: Home; Exams; Teaching Awards; CELTA.


How to enrol

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You must be 18 or older, eligible for tertiary education (i.e. Year 12 or equivalent). Sufficient competency in English is required to meet the requirements of the pre-interview.

Materials supplied

All relevant course notes are supplied with comprehensive instructions and exercises.

Materials to bring

Pen, paper and/or laptop for note taking.

Suited to

The Cambridge CELTA is the ideal qualification for those who want to start English language teaching anywhere in the world.

Additional notes

Trainees must attend 100 per cent of the course. Assessment is continuous and the key components are:

• Successful completion of teaching practice

• Regular written assignments and lesson plans

Course participation: Full-time Part-time courses available. For further information including application details please visit the RMIT English Worldwide website Or contact REW reception directly on 03 9657 5800


The course aims to enables candidates to acquire essential subject knowledge and familiarity with the principles of effective teaching, gain a range of practical skills for teaching English to adult learners and demonstrate their ability to apply their learning in a real teaching context.

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