English Teacher Training Manchester
About the English Teacher Training Centre in Manchester, UK
Established in 1991, the Manchester TEFL teacher training centre is the longest standing English language school in the city, welcoming a diverse mix of over 60 different nationalities each year, many of whom participate in the teaching practice modules included in the CELTA. It is the perfect place to train to teach English in a vibrant, urban British city.
The centre was recognised as the best CELTA training centre in the UK by Cambridge English Language Assessment in 2013.
The friendly teacher training team hold many years’ experience of teaching both CELTA and English as foreign language across the world. The daily classes are held in a beautiful Victorian building with secure access, located in the centre of cosmopolitan Manchester, right next to Piccadilly Gardens. It boasts great facilities, including a modern and comfortable student common room with vending machines and table football, as well as free Wi-Fi and dedicated teacher trainee rooms.
There is direct access to public transport, with the centre located less than 5 minutes’ walk from Piccadilly Station and close to a large choice of bus and tram links.
Trainees will gain hands-on experience and training with the latest teaching technology as well as the full range of classroom equipment.
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.
Live in the Manchester teacher training centre's own self-catering student house with fellow students for independence and a real international experience. The house is a 6 bedroom Victorian property with large, open rooms.
- Location: 15 minutes from the school by bus
- Bedroom: double (share), twin (share), double (sole use), twin (sole use)
- Facilities: shared or private toilet, private shower and washbasin, shared kitchen, living room, access to washing facilities
- Meals: self-catering
- Internet: yes
- Other: bills included and clean bedding provided
Prices start from £230 a week, depending on room type.
Fees include bedding, airport meet and greet and transfer Please note, there is also an accommodation arrangement fee not included in price.
Immerse yourself in Mancunian life with a local homestay host, providing more contact with English speakers and a real insight into life in Manchester. Our hosts treat each student as a member of the family, eating together and sharing common living areas.
- Location: up to 45 minutes from the school by bus
- Bedroom: single or twin
- Facilities: shared bathroom, study desk and access to the living room and TV
- Meals: full-board or half-board
- Capacity: maximum 4 students in one household
- Internet: available in most homestay accommodation
Prices range from £180 a week, depending on room type.
- Live in a flat with other students whilst enjoying your own independence at university student residence, Liberty Point.
- Location: 10 minutes from the school on foot
- Bedroom: single
- Facilities: private en-suite bathroom, shared kitchen, study desk, access to washing facilities
- Meals: self-catering
- Internet: yes
The price for the student flat in a self-catering, single room with en-suite is from £155 per person, per week.
If you prefer the comfort of a hotel, guesthouse or rented apartment, the centre is happy to advise a range of accommodation in the local area to suit different budgets.
Manchester and Surroundings
Manchester is on of the UK's most cosmopolitan cities; a lively and exciting city famous for its music and sports.It also has an ever-growing collection of beautiful street art, fantastic shopping and important industrial heritage.
Manchester is also known for its world-famous music scene, and is the birthplace of bands such as Joy Division, Oasis, Happy Mondays, Stone Roses and many others.
It's also a place to experience vibrant culture: the local Chinatown is the second-largest in the UK, and the third largest in Europe. The famous 'Curry Mile', a street running through the centre of Rusholme in Manchester's south, is full of an eclectic mix of Indian, South East Asian and Middle Eastern restaurants and supermarkets.
Average cost of living in Manchester:
- Full meal in a restaurant: £12.00 - £30.00 (10% tip)
- Lunch in a cafe/takeaway: £3.00 - £7.00
- Cup of tea/coffee: £1.50 – £2.50
- Pint of beer: £3.00
- Glass of wine: £3.50 - £4.00
- Cinema ticket: £7.00 - £12.00
- Theatre ticket: £15.00 - £45.00
- Museums: Free
- Exhibitions/Galleries: £5.00 - £15.00
- Nightclub: Free - £20.00