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Dates and Costs

CELTA Intensive Course Dates

May 24 – June 18, 2021 Live Virtual Session
June 21 – July 16, 2021 On Campus
Sept. 7 - Oct. 1, 2021 Live Virtual Session
Oct. 25 - Nov. 19, 2021 On Campus

The schedule for our intensive courses is 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday through July 16, 2021. Beginning Sept. 7, 2021, the daily schedule will be 12 (noon) - 8 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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CELTA Part-Time Course Dates

Aug. 22 - Nov. 12, 2021

This course is designed to be completed in 12 weeks: ten weeks of online training modules and two weeks of supervised teaching practice in Austin. The teaching practicum for this session will be held Oct. 11 - 22, 2021. Trainees need to be available 4 - 9 p.m weekdays during the teaching practicum. Video conferences with a trainer are held weekly for the first seven weeks of online modules; these conferences are optional but highly recommended.

Applications must be received by Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021, to join this course.

Course Costs

Tuition for all courses is $2,595 ($2,295 + $300 non-refundable deposit). The special Early Bird rate is $2,295, if paid in full 30 days before the start of course ($1,995 + $300 non-refundable deposit). 

Pay Online

Students are also required to purchase the following textbooks. New, used, or electronic copies are acceptable:

  • Learning Teaching by Jim Scrivener (3rd edition ISBN: 0230729843)
  • Practical English Usage by Michael Swan (4th edition ISBN: 0194202410)
  • Teaching English Grammar by Jim Scrivener (ISBN 0230723217)