Online Cambridge CELTA

Now get the prestigious CELTA, holding the same value and credits as the face-to-face course, from the comfort of your home.

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.

Student taking the TEFL online course.

Course Content & Delivery

The Online CELTA course content is similar to the face-to-face CELTA course but with some adaptations to the delivery format. The core teaching modules will still be covered, but you may have more flexibility in when and how you complete the assignments and assessments. There may also be some differences in how the material is presented, such as through videos, readings, and online discussions.

Our Online CELTA TEFL course is delivered online through a combination of video conferencing software like Zoom, and web-based application (approved by Cambridge).

Advantages of Online TEFL Course

  • 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.

Input Sessions:

The input sessions will be held over video conferencing software like Skype or Zoom. In these sessions, the course tutor will introduce the day's topic and then present a range of materials on that topic. After the presentation, there will be a chance for questions and discussion.

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 separate teaching slots for each candidate. Online Teaching practice will be conducted with real learns through Zoom, as per the alloted schedule.


The criteria of the Online CELTA assessment and moderation is exactly the same as the full-time and part-time face-to-face courses leading 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. Read more about assessment here.

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What are the requirements for an Online CELTA course?

You should be 18 years old and have a good educational background with excellent written and spoken English command. In addition, you should possess a laptop or desktop computer with headphones and a microphone - with a good internet connection. Check here for more information on requirements and eligibility details.

Are both Online CELTA and Full-time CELTA same?

The content and materials for both full-time and online CELTA are exactly the same. The only difference is that the online course is taken online through video conferencing software Zoom and a web-based 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 were 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 express your interest in receiving a pre-interview task, which must be submitted after completion. This will be followed by an interview, upon which you will be offered a place.


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If you're interested in becoming a teacher or are already a teacher and want to take your career to the next level, then our CELTA TEFL course is the perfect investment to fulfil your dreams.

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