What is CELTA?

The term CELTA stands for Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Languages. This is one of the various teaching certifications available that is specifically from Cambridge University. It is internationally recognized and is sometimes required for new and experienced individuals who want to teach English abroad. This is similar to TESOL, however it is distinct from TESOL as it is backed by Cambridge. 

CELTA Requirements

What You Don’t Need

For the vast majority of CELTA programs (online or in person) and providers, you will not need any bachelor’s degree, teaching license or credential. 

What You Do Need

As long as your english is proficient, at least 18 years of age, have high school/GED (or equivalent), and you have tuition fee for the program, then you should be able to enroll into any CELTA program.

Where do CELTA Teachers Work?

  • Private language schools
  • International schools
  • Pubic schools
  • Universities and colleges
  • Private tutors

The types of CELTA jobs available worldwide ranges and spans across all levels of education. 

What Are The Other Teaching Certificates?

Learn more about all of the different types of english teaching certificates available today. These certificates are meant to show prospect employers that you’re qualified to teach students english abroad.