Adelaide - About the Centre


The CELTA Training Centre in Adelaide

The Adelaide Teacher Training Center was established in Adelaide in 1992 to train English language teachers.

The Centre now offers teacher training courses to native and non-native speakers of English and it is an approved University of Cambridge Teacher Training Centre offering teacher training programmes leading to the University of Cambridge qualification in teaching English, i.e. CELTA Certificate.

Facilities and location

  • The spacious air conditioned classrooms and excellent facilities will enhance your learning experience.
  • The campus is situated in the cultural heart of the city, only a 5 minute walk to the mall, shops, restaurants, cafes, public transport and beautiful parklands.
  • It is within easy walking distance to public transport, universities, art centres, the State Library as well as shopping malls, cafes, banks and cinemas.
  • Nearby parklands and gardens are an attractive setting for College sport and picnics.
  • The Adelaide Teacher Training Center is located in a recently renovated heritage building that was built in the 1920's. The campus features 16 spacious classrooms, a large computer centre, student common room and kitchen, and a student self access centre.

Students can enjoy excellent facilities at the Center.


The Center and College of English is recognised, among others, by the following organisations:

Cambridge CELTA
University of Cambridge ESOL ExaminationsTOEIC AUSTRALIA
TOEIC (Authorised TOEIC Test Centre, Adelaide )Tesol Australia
International Association of Language Colleges (IALC)INEAS Australia
National ELT Accreditation Scheme

TAFE South Australia

University of South Australia


The CELTA Trainers in Adelaide

Permanent internal and external teacher training guarantees that the trainers at the Adelaide Center use the latest teacher training methods and resources.

All trainers meet the requirements of the National ELT Accreditation Scheme (NEAS) as well as the Cambridge ESOL teacher training requirements. All trainers have specialist English language teaching qualifications.

The Trainers are motivated and caring professionals that were selected for their teaching skills and enthusiasm.

Professional development for the Adelaide Teacher Training Center trainers is coordinated by the Special Teacher Training Unit at the Center.


CELTA Employment

The CELTA Teacher Training Center in Adelaide has conducted Cambridge CELTA courses since 1992 and CELTA students who received their CELTA Certificate in Adelaide have found teaching employment not only in Australia but also in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and South America.

Each CELTA course includes an employment workshop which provides practical advice on employment opportunities in Australia and around the world. The Training Center also maintains an update job notice-board with details of many TESOL/TEFL teaching positions offered in a range of countries. The CELTA trainers will also be happy to advise you regarding TESOL/TEFL employment opportunities.



For those trainees from outside Adelaide requiring accommodation for the time the CELTA course runs for, the Training Center can help with accommodation arrangements.

The Adelaide Teacher Training Center takes much care in selecting homestay and farmstay families to match needs and suitability. You will be welcomed as a member of the family in their friendly, relaxed household, conveniently located near the Training Center.

2015 Homestay / farmstay costs: Adelaide

  • Accommodation arrangement fee: AU$200
  • Home-stay: AU$260 per week
  • The home-stay fee includes breakfast and dinner from Mon. - Fri., with 3 meals at the weekends

Hostel accommodation or similar can also be organised for those CELTA students who prefer to live independently, however, this option will not be as economical and the price will vary depending on what is available at the time of requesting it. The Student House, Hostel Accommodation or a furnished apartment range from $185 - $200 - $700 per week. More details on application.

A 24 hour airport welcome and transfer service is also available. Prices 2015: AU$85 one way / AU$160 return.

The City

Adelaide and the Regions of South Australia

Adelaide is the capital of South Australia ; it is a multicultural, modern and tolerant city with a wonderful lifestyle.

Well planned, with a population of one million people, it has earned praise as a world-class centre for education, the arts, science and technology.

An ideal Mediterranean climate adds to its relaxed and friendly environment, and its excellence in the performing and visual arts has made it the "Festival City" of Australia .

Adelaide is situated on the coast with miles of white sandy beaches just twenty to thirty minutes from the city centre.

Adelaide is a safe, friendly value packed destination.

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Spectacular tourist destinations include the unspoilt beauty of Kangaroo Island , the major wine producing areas of the Barossa Valley , Clare Valley and McLaren Vale, whale watching at Victor Harbor , the rugged Flinders Ranges , opal mining at Coober Pedy, and cruising on the River Murray.

South Australia is the Gateway to the Great Australian Outback. One of the worlds great train trips will take you to Alice Springs near the famous Ayers Rock and Aboriginal Carvings.

Safe city beaches and miles of unspoilt white sandy beaches for surfing and swimming line the coast of South Australia and Kangaroo Island.

Australia 's longest river, the great Murray River, flows through South Australia offering a safe, exciting houseboat holiday destination just one to two hours from Adelaide.

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CELTA Courses in the Near and Middle East: CELTA Istanbul, Turkey | CELTA Izmir, Turkey

CELTA Courses in Africa: CELTA Course Cape Town, South Africa | CELTA Johannesburg, South Africa

CELTA Courses in the UK: CELTA London, UK | CELTA Newcastle, UK | CELTA Nottingham, UK | CELTA Course Bournemouth UK | CELTA Torbay, UK | CELTA Cambridge,UK | CELTA Brighton & Hove, UK | CELTA Course Belfast, UK | CELTA Course Liverpool, UK | CELTA Course Portsmouth, UK

CELTA Courses in Ireland: CELTA Course Dublin Ireland | CELTA Course Galway, Ireland 

CELTA Courses in Canada: CELTA Toronto, Canada | CELTA Vancouver, Canada

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CELTA Courses in Mexico: CELTA Mexico City, MexicoCELTA Guadalajara, Mexico | CELTA Riviera Maya, Mexico

CELTA Courses in Asia: CELTA Delhi NCR, IndiaCELTA Beijing, China | CELTA Ho Chi Minh City | CELTA Hanoi

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