CELTA: TEFL Course in Adelaide

Earn your CELTA in Adelaide, a bastion of diverse cultures and amazing teaching opportunities and become a qualified TEFL teacher in one of the safest and most affordable cities in Australia.

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Unlock Global Teaching Opportunities with CELTA in Adelaide

Experience high-quality teacher training at our center in Adelaide, your gateway to globally recognised teaching qualifications.

Since 1992, we've offered the prestigious Cambridge CELTA course as an intensive 4-week full-time TEFL program or a flexible 10-12 week part-time course.

Whether you're embarking on your teaching journey or looking to enhance your skills, our CELTA course, preferred by employers worldwide, can catapult your teaching career.

Enjoy learning in Adelaide, a vibrant cultural hub that beautifully balances city life with natural beauty, making your study experience uniquely rewarding.

Key Features

  • Globally recognised qualification: The CELTA course in Adelaide is a part of the University of Cambridge's rigorous program, widely respected by ESL employers around the world.
  • Comprehensive course content: Gain a blend of theoretical knowledge and practical skills with 120 contact hours, an additional 80 hours for home study, and 6 hours of real-world teaching practice.
  • Experienced tutors: Learn from Cambridge-approved trainers who provide expert instruction in teaching methodology and language analysis.
  • Supportive learning environment: Get ongoing support throughout the course and benefit from our comprehensive job support after graduation.
  • Observe and learn: Benefit from observing experienced CELTA-qualified teachers in a classroom setting.

Fun Fact: The "20 Minute City": Adelaide is often referred to as the "20 Minute City" because it takes approximately 20 minutes to reach any point in the city from the central business district. Imagine the convenience for a teacher who might be living, working and exploring in Adelaide. Whether you're commuting to your teaching job, or embarking on a weekend exploration, you'll find that everything is comfortably within reach!

CELTA Adelaide: Course Content

The CELTA course includes a robust mix of expert instruction in methodology, language analysis, and teaching practice.

Our TEFL trainees will engage in 120 contact hours and dedicate an additional 80 hours for home study. You'll be involved in 6 hours of real teaching practice, coupled with observation, feedback sessions, and a minimum of 6 hours observing an experienced CELTA-qualified teacher.

Download complete CELTA syllabus here.

CELTA in Adelaide: Course Dates

# Start Date ↑ End Date Format ↑ Location Notes
1 12-Feb-2024 19-Apr-2024 Part-time - Completed Waymouth Street, Adelaide 10 weeks, Online
2 04-Mar-2024 29-Mar-2024 Full-time - Completed Waymouth Street, Adelaide 4 weeks, Mon to Fri 9.00am to 5.30pm
3 06-May-2024 12-Jul-2024 Part-time - Completed Waymouth Street, Adelaide 10 weeks, Online
4 24-Jun-2024 19-Jul-2024 Full-time - Started Waymouth Street, Adelaide 4 weeks, Mon to Fri 9.00am to 5.30pm
5 22-Jul-2024 27-Sep-2024 Part-time Waymouth Street, Adelaide 10 weeks, Online
6 14-Oct-2024 20-Dec-2024 Part-time Waymouth Street, Adelaide 10 weeks, Online
7 11-Nov-2024 06-Dec-2024 Full-time Waymouth Street, Adelaide 4 weeks, Mon to Fri 9.00am to 5.30pm

Course Price: Adelaide

  • Face to Face Course Fees:
    $3,697 (Includes $200 assessment fee) (AUD)
  • Online Course Fee:
    $3,597 (Includes $200 assessment fee) (AUD)
  • Deposit: $200 (AUD)
  • Early Bird Discount of $200 for Online CELTA Only: Discount applicable to applications received 14 days prior to CELTA closing date.
  • Student Concession - 10% concession on CELTA course fee for Full-time University students

Course Schedule: Adelaide

  • 10 or 12 week part-time TESOL course that is delivered 100% online and combines self-guided study and real-time teaching practice coordinated by your tutor.
  • The online sessions provide a mix of practical and theoretical instruction, all accessible through the Moodle learning platform with support from your tutor. Your lesson planning and teaching practice take place on Zoom, under the guidance of your course tutor.
  • Full-time 4-week course: Runs Monday to Friday, from 9:00 - 17:30.

* Note:

  • The price includes The University of Cambridge Assessment Fee.
  • We do NOT accept payments until you have submitted your application and have been interviewed by a tutor.
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Fun Fact: Adelaide's Green Belt: Unlike most urban cities, Adelaide is surrounded by a beautiful green belt of parks and gardens, known as the Adelaide Park Lands. After a day of teaching, imagine you relaxing in these open green spaces. It's a unique opportunity for teachers to be closer to nature, while taking a TEFL.

CELTA Adelaide Overview

The prestigious Cambridge CELTA (Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) course in Adelaide is accredited and moderated by Cambridge English Language Assessment, part of the University of Cambridge, UK. This TEFL course provides in-depth focus on methodology, language analysis, observed and assessed practice teaching, lesson planning, observation of peers and experienced teachers along with feedback and reflection on teaching practice.

Being a highly respected TEFL qualification, our CELTA in Adelaide indicates your professionalism and practical teaching skills, opening several job opportunities in Australia and overseas. The CELTA is recognised by number of Australian Universities, English Language Colleges in Australia, TEFL employers around the world, several ministries of education, government bodies and other major professional organisations.

Studying in Adelaide adds the benefit of experiencing a city renowned for its excellent educational facilities, beautiful landscapes, and friendly locals. While enhancing your teaching skills with our CELTA course, you also get to explore Adelaide's rich culture and vibrant community.

Our TEFL Training Center in Adelaide

Established in 1987, our center enjoys the distinction of being one of Australia's oldest English language colleges. Nestled in Adelaide's bustling city center, the campus is conveniently located near the city square, a lively shopping mall, bustling markets, and major public transport hubs, ensuring a seamless and exciting urban experience for our students.

We offer a diverse range of English language courses tailored to meet the varied needs of our students. These include General English, Academic English, IELTS Preparation, and High School Preparation. As part of our commitment to providing a holistic learning journey, we have fostered strong alliances with renowned tertiary and high school institutions in Adelaide. This opens up exciting avenues for our students seeking further study, or work after completing their TEFL course.

As for our campus facilities, we pride ourselves on providing modern, well-equipped learning spaces. Our spacious classrooms are ideal for interactive and engaging sessions. Moreover, the provision of Wi-Fi, a student kitchen, and a common room ensure our students can unwind and interact during their study breaks, promoting a sense of community.

Tutors at Adelaide Training Center

All tutors are highly experienced and have professional English language teaching qualification endorsed by the University of Cambridge. They also meet the requirements of the National ELT Accreditation Scheme (NEAS) that endorses quality services in Australia. Our center offer small class sizes, one-on-one tutor to trainee interaction and an interesting mix of students from different nationalities.

Job Support and Asssitance

With years of TEFL experience, you can also rely on tutors for career advice and tips to developing a fulfilling professional and educational pathways. They are enthusiastic and supportive and always ready to help. There is ongoing assistance in providing you with connections and links that can facilitate getting your first job after the training.

Our center is recognised by several local and international bodies like the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA), International Association of Language Centers (IALC), TAFE South Australia and of course, the University of Cambridge, the Global Net Information Communication Technology and English Australia. 

Many ESL teachers choose to study and live in Adelaide for its high livability and reputation as the cheapest of Australia's major cities. Educational institutions in Adelaide rank high on the global scale and the city has one of the fastest growing economy in South Australia.

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Exploring Adelaide while taking a CELTA

While pursuing your CELTA in Adelaide, you'll find a wealth of activities catering to various interests, ensuring a well-rounded and enjoyable experience outside the classroom.

Not many cities in Australia combine the beauty and calmness of Adelaide. The vibrant South Australian city is not just a great destination for TEFL, but has a variety of activities to keep you occupied and fascinated throughout your CELTA training. Adelaide is also known for high quality of education, affordability and international student mix.

Enjoying Adelaide's Cultural Tapestry:

  • Art Galleries: While taking your CELTA course, immerse yourself in Adelaide's vibrant art scene. Spend a leisurely weekend exploring the Art Gallery of South Australia, showcasing an impressive collection of artworks.
  • Live Performances: Catch a live theatre performance or concert at the Adelaide Festival Center. It's a perfect way to unwind after an intense week of your CELTA coursework.

Basking in Nature's Beauty:

  • Adelaide Botanic Garden: Amid your CELTA course, take a break at the Adelaide Botanic Garden. It's an ideal spot for tranquil walks, allowing you to reflect on your teaching practices.
  • Glenelg Beach: If you prefer sand and surf, visit Glenelg Beach during a CELTA course weekend. You can enjoy a relaxing stroll along the coast, join a beach yoga session, or simply bask in the sun.

Indulging in Culinary Delights:

  • Adelaide Central Market: Amid your CELTA training, explore Adelaide's food scene at the Central Market. Taste a variety of fresh local produce and discover a new favourite snack.
  • Local Wineries: The Adelaide region is renowned for its wineries. On a free weekend, take a wine tasting tour to Barossa Valley or McLaren Vale, offering a delightful experience for your palate.

Engaging in Leisure Activities:

  • Shopping at Rundle Mall: Catering to fashion-conscious trainees, Rundle Mall provides a shopping paradise. Explore over 700 retailers and enjoy a shopping spree on your CELTA course day off.
  • Cricket at Adelaide Oval: For sports enthusiasts, catching a cricket match at the iconic Adelaide Oval provides a unique Australian experience during your CELTA journey.

The beauty of Adelaide can hardly be experienced in just a weekend or an evening especially with the intensive CELTA course. Consider staying behind for a week or two after your training to explore more interesting spots.

Adelaide is a huge hub of festivals. Enjoy some of the biggest events like the Adelaide Festival, IndoFest and the Spirit Festival while earning your CELTA certification in the exciting capital of South Australia.

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