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CELTA - Dates for 2022

CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults) 

CELTA is an introductory course for people with little or no teaching experience of English language teaching. Candidates with some experience but little or no formal ELT training are also considered.

CELTA courses are of an extremely practical nature. The course consists of approximately 120 hours tuition and comprises methodology, language analysis, lesson planning, classroom management, teaching practice with feedback and the observation of experienced teachers.

  • Course Fee:           1,740

  • Registration Fee:   €50 (non-refundable)

  • Course dates: ​27th June to 22nd July FACE-TO-FACE 4-weeks course

  • Accepted method of payment: bank transfer

​Please enter CELTA course in the subject  title and email your application to 

How to apply for a CELTA Teacher Training Course

To apply

  • Please complete CELTA Application Form
  • Email this form to

  • Pay the non-refundable registration fee of €50

  • The fees are payable by bank transfer

  • Bank account details are as follows:

Methods of Payment
1. Bank Transfer

Please contact us for Bank Details

2. Bank Draft
Irish or International bank draft made payable to the University of Limerick Language Centre

​This application will be reviewed by one of our Teacher Trainers. If your application is accepted, you will be given a pre-interview language awareness task to work through, followed by an interview. Once fully accepted, students must pay an initial deposit of €500 paid by bank transfer and the balance is payable before you begin the course

Entry Requirements

1. Be over 20 years old (candidates between 18 and 20 may be considered depending on other criteria met).

2. Have an awareness of language and a competence in both written and spoken English which enables the course to be undertaken successfully, and which supports the candidate in preparing to teach a range of levels.

3. Have, as a minimum entry requirement, a standard of education equivalent to that required for entry into higher education. However, applicants who do not have formal qualifications may be accepted if the screening tasks suggest that they have the necessary skills and knowledge to complete the course successfully.

4. A commitment to the course with the potential to develop the necessary skills to become an effective teacher and to successfully complete the written assignments and teaching practice.