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Holmesglen Institute of TAFE Victoria Short Course: CELTA
Holmesglen Institute of TAFE Victoria

Short Course: CELTA

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Jan 2025

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The Certificate of English Language Teaching to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA) prepares you to teach English in Australia or overseas. This is a University of Cambridge pre-service qualification delivered by Holmesglen.

Your skills and knowledge will be developed through a combination of classroom learning, practical placement, access to Online or Distance Learning resources, reading, and self-study.Studying the CELTA at Holmesglen includes the standard high-quality training moderated and administered by Cambridge Assessment English, as well as the following Holmesglen customizations:

  • multiple input sessions addressing the job coaching required for trainee teachers to obtain post-course employment
  • input-raising understanding of assessment practice in sectors specific to Australia, such as VET and ELICOS, as well as international TEFL teaching
  • multiple opportunities to observe experienced teachers in the globally recognised Australian migrant settlement program the AMEP, teaching ce-to-face a and live Online or Distance Learning.

This observation program is in excess of the minimum requirements established by Cambridge.

  • additional teaching of grammar during the course, in addition to the completion of a pre-course grammar fundamentals Online or Distance Learning course.
  • substantial closed collection of teacher training resources available exclusively to our trainees in our library.
  • access to institute-wide services, including Student Wellbeing services, Skills and Jobs counselling, additional academic support, recreation teams and social activities

The course provides thorough and practical training if you are seeking employment as a teacher of English to speakers of other languages in Australia and overseas. While similar to the Certificate IV in TESOL, the CELTA has a higher language proficiency entry requirement and is very well known internationally. It is a popular choice for those looking to teach abroad as well as at home.

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