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CELTA Courses Perth

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About the CELTA Course in Perth

CELTA Course Perth Introduction and Aims

CELTA provides a qualification for teachers without previous training, little or no experience as a language teacher, or without a NEAS (National ELICOS Accreditation Scheme) recognised English language teaching qualification. The CELTA is recognised throughout the world and is a pre-requisite to teach in many institutions overseas and in Australia.

You can read everything you will need to know about the Cambridge CELTA course here.

CELTA Course Aims

Successful candidates will:

  • gain specialist knowledge in the field of English Language Teaching with methodology based on best practice in English language teaching institutions worldwide
  • gain the recognition needed to work in accredited language centres both overseas and in Australia
  • be provided with a sound practical basis for teaching General English to adults
  • receive a report from the training centre upon course completion.
  • successful candidates receive their internationally recognised Cambridge University ESOL CELTA certificate

CELTA Entry Criteria

Candidates must:

  • have reached a standard of education equivalent to university entrance level
  • be 18 years of age
  • be competent in written and spoken English in order to follow the course successfully
  • complete a written application and pre-interview task
  • attend an interview

Note: Acceptance is not automatic. In the case of an unsuccessful application, the training centre cannot enter into correspondence or discussion concerning the reasons for a place on the course not having been offered. This rigorous selection process is undertaken in the interest of candidates and to ensure a high level of success on the course. Successful applicants will be given a comprehensive pre-course learning task to be completed prior to course commencement.

CELTA Course Perth: Content and Assessment

The course consists of:

  • a minimum of 106 contact hours between participants and course tutors (this includes lectures, tutorial support, lesson planning, etc)
  • a minimum of 6 hours teaching practice (supervised by a course tutor, feedback on teaching practice and peer observation)
  • a minimum of 8 hours directed observation of lessons (taught by experienced teachers)
  • In addition to the scheduled timetable, the course also requires a minimum of a further 50 hours for required reading, research and preparation of lessons and assignments.

CELTA Course Assessment

Course assessment, which is continuous and integrated, is based on classroom teaching practice and on written assignments. The certificate is awarded to candidates who satisfy all assessment criteria and complete all course requirements.

An external assessor, who is appointed by the University of Cambridge, visits each course in order to observe practice teaching and to inspect candidates' portfolios of written work. Their role is to standardise grading, recommend final grades and monitor the courses. The University of Cambridge awards final grades and issues Certificates to successful candidates.

The full-time course is very intensive and requires total commitment. In addition to course hours you should allow between three to four hours each evening for lesson preparation and writing assignments and one weekend day would also be required. You should also be in good health and be able to manage the stress arising from an intensive course of this nature.

Employment with CELTA

The CELTA certificate is the TEFL qualification with the highest recognition worldwide; it is also preferred by employers. Part of the CELTA course content is devoted to provide you with useful information about how, where and when to look for teaching work in Australia and all around the world.

After successful completion of the CELTA course, graduates can elect to receive emails about job opportunities in Australia and around the world from the teacher training department. There are numerous jobs that come through each day!

Bear in mind than in Australia, in order to teach English, you will be required to have a degree on top of your CELTA. If you don’t have a degree and want to teach English with your CELTA you will have to look for work opportunities outside Australia.

 

CELTA TEFL Jobs

Find a TEFL Job Post CELTA

As a StudyCELTA trainee, you will be able to sign up for free to our TEFL jobs website www.teflwork.com. TEFLwork is a platform only for qualified English teachers and will allow you to find work both at home and abroad with your newly gained CELTA certificate.

How to Apply for the CELTA in Perth, Australia

If you believe you meet the requirements to do the CELTA course, fill in our online application. After completing your application and any necessary pre-interview tasks you will be invited to an interview which can be conducted in person, by telephone or via Skype.

Please note: Your place is not confirmed on a course until you have been accepted and have paid a non-refundable deposit.

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