Online CELTA New

In view of the current Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and keeping our TEFL traniees safety in mind, we bring you the conventional full-time CELTA as a 100% Fully Online CELTA course through video conferencing software and online teaching components, without compromising on the quality.

The Online CELTA certification course is KHDA approved in Dubai.

The CELTA course content will be exactly the same as the full-time CELTA, except that the course is delivered entirely online through a combination of video conferencing software Zoom, and web-based application Moodle.

Quick glace at the advantages:

  • No Travel: Attend the course anywhere from the world. Hence no worry about visa, accommodation and additional costs.
  • New Experience: While the online English teaching sector is booming, our online CELTA course will give you an insight, experience into online teaching.
  • The Same Reputation: The Cambridge CELTA is known to be the epitome when it comes to TEFL qualification. The Online CELTA carries the same reputation as the full-time CELTA, and does not mention the 'format' on your certificate.

Teaching Practice:

The University of Cambridge requires candidates on all CELTA courses to teach for a total of six hours during the course. This online teaching is observed and assessed by our course tutors and is divided into 8 separate teaching slots for each candidate. Online Teaching Practice will be conducted through Zoom, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM.


The criteria of the Online CELTA assessment and moderation is exactly the same as the full-time and part-time face-to-face courses and leads to the same qualification.

To successfully complete the course you need to spend a minimum of fifteen hours a week online to work on interactive tasks, participate in guided video observation, forum discussions and the online teaching.

  • Input sessions via Moodle and Online Teaching Practice on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM.
  • Feedback sessions on Wednesdays and Fridays 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM.

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Online CELTA Course Dates

  • 07-Dec-2020 to 26-Feb-2021
  • 11-Jan-2021 to 31-Mar-2021
  • 25-Jan-2021 to 25-Feb-2021
  • 08-Feb-2021 to 25-Apr-2021
  • 22-Feb-2021 to 12-May-2021
  • 08-Mar-2021 to 26-May-2021
  • 22-Mar-2021 to 22-Apr-2021
  • 10-May-2021 to 28-Jul-2021
  • 31-May-2021 to 01-Jul-2021
  • 14-Jun-2021 to 01-Sep-2021
  • 28-Jun-2021 to 29-Sep-2021

Course Price:

  • 8250 AED (was 11,000 AED)
  • Duration: 5 weeks and 12 weeks

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Get real-time full virtual support from your Online Course Tutor in addition to Online Tutorials. You will have access to webinars, interactive tasks, participation in guided video observation and forum discussions online. All input is delivered online and can be completed in your own time which allows easy self-study and revision.

CELTA Course Content

Some of the main units of learning are:

  • Learners and teachers and the teaching and learning context
  • Language analysis and awareness
  • Language skills: reading, listening, speaking and writing
  • Planning and resources for different contexts
  • Developing teaching skills and professionalism
  • Classroom observation and management skills


You will be continually assessed throughout the course, and there is no final examination. The two types of assessment are:

  • Teaching Practice: Total teaching is for 6 hours, and the evaluation is based on your overall performance.
  • Written Assignments: You will complete four written assignments (each 750–1,000 words).

To get the Cambridge CELTA certificate, you must pass both assessments.

Entry Requirements

The eligibility criteria to take a CELTA are:

  • You should be 18 years old.
  • While the course itself does not require you to have a degree, you should have a standard of education equivalent to that required for entry into primary or higher education in the country where you wish to teach.
  • Possess a strong command over English language both written and spoken. Non-native speakers need to have an equivalent level of English as IELTS 7 or CEFR C1.


What are the requirements for an Online CELTA course?

You should be 18 years old and have a good educational background with an excellent command over written and spoken English. You should possess a laptop or desktop computer with headphones and a microphone - with a good internet connection. Check for dates here.

Are both Online CELTA and Full-time CELTA same?

The content and materials for both full-time and online CELTA will be exactly the same. The only difference is that the online course is taken online through video conferencing software Zoom and web-based Moodle application platform.

Will the certificate specify that the course was online?

No, the certificate will not show the course location or format. It states that you have completed the CELTA course and awarded by Cambridge English Language Assessment, thus holding the same value and reputation sought by employers worldwide.

How do I apply for the Online CELTA course?

First check for dates here and submit a completed pre-interview task. This will be followed by an interview, upon which you will be offered a place.

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