A part time
offered at least twice during the academic year starting in October and
January - please check the dates here.
A full time 4-week
option is offered
several times a year in February, May, June, July,
August, September, November. Sessions are every day from 09:00 to
The centre offers other options based on demand, e.g. courses
on Saturdays or weekends, provided there are enough
participants - a minimum of 8.
Selection of participants is determined through
a written language test and personal interview with the
Click on the image below if you would like more information
about how to prepare for the pre-interview task (written exam) and questions
asked during the interview.
How to prepare & get accepted on a
Both native and
non-native speakers are accepted on the course and both are expected to
have a level of education, language awareness and competence in English
which will enable them to deal with all aspects of the assessment in a
Am I eligible to apply?
Ideally you should:
may still be accepted if you do not have formal qualifications at
this level but can demonstrate that you would be likely to complete the
If you have read the information above and think you qualify, please complete an online application form
which you can download by clicking
How can I apply?
Follow these instructions to apply for the
the document and return via email to [email protected]
Print out a copy and post to the CELTA
Course Tutor, CELT Athens, 77 Academias Str., 106 78 Athens, Greece
CELT will contact you to arrange a date
and time when you can complete the Pre-interview task in 90 minutes and return it
completed within approximately two hours after receiving it.
On the arranged day, you will receive the Pre-Interview
Task via email (attached as a Word.doc)
Complete and return the Pre-Interview
CELT Athens will
contact you to arrange an interview. The interview can be conducted
face-to-face if you are in Athens, or by Skype (or other type
of messenger service) - Telephone interviews are held only as a very
last resort and the cost of the call must be borne by the candidate.
If you are offered a
place on the course, you should pay in your tuition & assessment fees
preparation programme that will be sent to you
Click here to find out some useful books for your
How will I be
will be assessed throughout the course on a continuous basis. There is
no final written examination. An
external assessor, appointed by Cambridge ESOL, moderates each course.
There are two components of assessment:
1. Teaching practice
- You will teach for a total of six hours, working with classes at two
levels of ability. Assessment is based on your overall performance at
the end of the six hours.
2. Written assignments
- You will complete four written assignments: one focusing on adult
learning; one on the language system of English; one on language skills;
and one on classroom teaching.
awarded the certificate you must pass both components. There are four
grades, Pass A, Pass B, Pass and Fail.
CELT Athens is an Authorised
Cambridge Teaching Awards Centre for CELTA and DELTA and has been running
Cambridge Diploma level courses since 1993 (previous
versions of this Diploma were the DTEFLA, for native speaker teachers of adults, & the DOTE, for non-native
speaking teachers). CELT supports trainee teachers in a variety of ways:
Free membership to an excellent ELT
Unlimited membership to a CELTA dedicated website - password
protected with access to a multitude of resources and
downloads useful during as well as beyond their course
Free photocopying of all
materials trainees use in their teaching practices
Wi-fi access throughout the
Access to PC's and laptops for
last minute typing, printing or use during teaching
practices (candidates are advised to bring their own laptops
if they are available and light enough to carry).
Social networking and after the course
for continuous professional development and career
Classes are organised at the centre and they are available throughout
To contact the centre,
please send an e-mail to:
[email protected] or complete the form
in the right-hand column to receive important updates
Fees must be paid fully up to one month in advance of the start of the
course in the case of full time courses; part
time courses can be paid in four or five installments depending on the course
duration. Early Bird discounts of as high as 10% off tuition
fees are available to early paying candidates. Candidates
should also be prepared to pay their Cambridge assessment
Please contact the centre to find out the
best option for paying for your course.