CELTA Courses Bristol

CELTA Courses Bristol

CELTA Course Dates & Fees Bristol

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PLEASE NOTE: The Bristol CELTA centre is currently running four-week courses face-to-face in our school building. However, if the UK enters a new lock-down in the future, we may be forced to move all or some of a course online.

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CELTA Entry Criteria

Candidates must:

  • be at least 18 years of age
  • have a good educational background (preferably of university entrance standard)
  • have an excellent command of written and spoken English


CELTA – that’s Certificate of English Language Teaching to Adults – is the most highly recognised and regarded initial English teaching certification worldwide. It’s awarded by the University of Cambridge’s English Language Assessment, meaning you can rely on its quality and accreditation. Every year, more than 10,000 people the world over complete a CELTA course.

You can find out everything you need to know about the CELTA course here.


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.

CELTA Course Content

The course is divided into:

1. Language Analysis

These sessions:

  • develop an ability to analyse language in terms of meaning, form, sound and usage
  • mainly focus on grammar and pronunciation.

2. Methodology

These sessions cover:

  • different approaches to language teaching
  • techniques for presentation and practice of new language
  • classroom management
  • lesson-planning
  • use of commercially produced and authentic materials
  • developing listening, reading and writing skills

3. Teaching Practice

Each trainee is required to complete a minimum of 6 hours observed teaching practice with classes of adult learners.

4. Observation of experienced Teachers

This involves observing Language Centre teachers for a total of 8 hours during the course.

CELTA Course Assessment

Assessment is continuous and is based on:

  • performance in Teaching Practice
  • an ability to evaluate one’s own lessons
  • the quality/punctuality of written assignments
  • lesson plans
  • participation in all aspects of the course
  • attendance, which is expected to be 100%

It is possible to pass the course at three levels: Pass A - Pass B - Pass

The final grades are awarded by the tutors and ratified by the visiting Cambridge assessor after the course.

How to Apply for the CELTA in Bristol, United Kingdom

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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Unsure if you are Eligible to Apply for CELTA?

If you are unsure if you meet the requirements to apply for a CELTA course then you can take our CELTA Eligibility Test.

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Visa Information

If you need a CAS (Confirmation of Acceptance of Studies) number in order to apply for your visa, you must pay your fees in full before a CAS number is issued. In addition you must pay a fee of £14 for the CAS number.

You may need to show your Certificate of Acceptance at Immigration when you arrive.

How to Pay

Payments can be made directly to the School via Bank Transfer or credit card.

Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel your registration after accepting a place on the course, the registration fee of £100 is non-refundable in any event.
  • If you cancel your place in writing four working weeks before the first Monday of the course (eg, cancel a place starting August 1st by Friday June 30th), we will refund the course fees and the deposit minus the registration fee
  • For cancellation less than four weeks and more than two weeks before the start date, we will refund 50% of the fees
  • There are no refunds for cancellations less than two weeks before the start date.
  • Note that the CELTA course is one package.

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