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CELTA Belfast

Teaching House Belfast

Belfast is one of the safest cities in Europe, and the people are famous for being open, warm and friendly. Visitors are made welcome wherever they go. The city is upbeat, looking confidently to the future, from the revitalised city centre to the brand-new Titanic Quarter.

You’ll find plenty to discover, from art, history and green spaces to fine dining, great pubs and cosy cafés. Explore the city on foot, on your own or with a fascinating walking tour, or browse some of the finest shops anywhere in the UK. Enjoy riverside walks, picnics in the Botanic Gardens and mini-hikes to McArt’s fort on the Cavehill. Enjoy a Guinness and some traditional Irish music or live rock bands in The Limelight and Students’ Union. Start the day with an Ulster fry, snack on seafood chowder and delicious wheaten bread for lunch, and then sample some modern Irish cuisine for dinner. Northern Ireland is well-known for its fresh, local flavours. Or you can escape the city and explore further afield by visiting the world-famous Giant’s Causeway or discovering where the magnificent Mourne Mountains sweep down to the sea. Get yourself here and enjoy some of the famous Irish craic!

Northern Ireland has been designated a “must see” destination by Lonely Planet, one of the world’s top travel guides. You’ll understand why when you visit and explore our dramatic coastlines, rolling fields and lush mountains. In fact, Northern Ireland is home to some of the most beautiful and unspoiled scenery anywhere in the UK. From the breathtaking Antrim coast and glens, the world-famous Giant’s Causeway, the Mountains of Mourne, the Marble Arch Caves and Lough Neagh (the largest lake in the British Isles), to the Fermanagh Lakelands, dotted with tiny islands, wooded parks and monastic ruins, these gems of Northern Ireland are stunningly beautiful and all within easy reach of Belfast. And you’ll get to do more than just admire the view. Across Northern Ireland you’ll find facilities for outdoor pursuits such as hiking, fishing, sailing, canoeing and golf. It’s all here waiting for you, once you finish your CELTA lesson-planning, of course.

Our newly refurbished building keeps all of its Victorian charm with original features such as stained-glass windows and impressive wooden carving and stucco work. The school has 12 bright, spacious classrooms over four floors, a study room, computers for your use, kitchen and dining area, and an attractive courtyard. We also have a library of CDs, DVDs and books for you to borrow. And we’ll keep you connected with free Wi-Fi throughout the building.

All CELTA trainees have access to:  free printing and photocopying; board pens, paper, card and all necessary stationery; unlimited use of computers; use of interactive whiteboards; an extensive library of teaching materials and reference books related to EFL teaching and language; and advice and support from our teaching and admin staff who have a huge range of experience in all aspects of EFL.

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Sample Course Schedule & Fees


The Teaching House Belfast CELTA full-time course costs a total of £1,495 GBP and part-time courses are £1,530 GBP

Teaching House does not charge people to apply to the course, and applicants are not in any way committed to taking the course. THERE IS NO APPLICATION FEE.

Because places are limited on the Teaching House CELTA (the maximum ratio of trainees to teacher trainers is 6:1), it is advisable to apply for a place early.

CELTA Trainees are advised to buy a methodology book and grammar book (see Recommended Books). Apart from this, there are no other costs during the Teaching House Cambridge CELTA course.

What are the accomodation options?

We are continuously working with local accommodation providers to give you the best possible options for your course. If what you see here doesn't exactly suit your needs, then please give us a call or email us at and we'll help you find the best option for your budget.

Sandhurst House

Sandhurst House - Belfast

TH Belfast offers housing at the nearby Sandhurst House. A newly build block of apartments situated around the cornerfrom IH Belfast, the Sandhurst House is ideal for CELTA trainees as it is a short 5 minute walk from the center. You'll also find yourself amidst the shops, bars and restaurants that make Belfast great!

Each flat is furnished and has a fridge, washing machine, TV, oven and dishwasher. You'll also have access to towels and linens as well as free WiFi.

Prices :

1 bedroom apartment (not shared): £ 145 per week – extra night £24

2 bedroom apartment ‐ £120 per week/ per person per room ‐ extra night £21

An Accommodation placement fee of £45 will be charged to all students who use accommodation provided by IH Belfast.

All accommodation is arranged from the Sunday evening before the course begins until the Saturday morning after the course ends. The prices quoted are for the same period.

If you're interested in securing your own accommodation we recommend using to find short-term homestays and shared rooms in Belfast. You may also want to consider subletting an apartment. Check Gumtree for more information.

Upcoming Course Dates - CELTA Face to Face

Face to Face CELTA courses

2024 CELTA Face to Face Course Dates:


Full Time CELTA Course  

  • August 19th -  September 13th, 2024  
  • September 16th  - October 11th, 2024    
  • October 21st -  November 15th, 2024
  • November  18th - December 17th, 2024

Part Time CELTA Course

  • October 4th -  December 17th, 2024


Full Time CELTA Course

  • August  19th - September 13th, 2024    
  • November 18th  - December 17th, 2024


Full Time CELTA Course

  • August 19th -  September 13th, 2024 (Mixed Mode - first two weeks online then the final two weeks in Boston- the best of both worlds)


Full Time CELTA Courses coming soon


Full Time CELTA Course  

  • October  21st - November 15th, 2024 (Mixed Mode - first two weeks online then final two weeks in Miami - the best of both worlds)

New York City

Full Time CELTA Course  

  • September 16th  - October 11th, 2024        
  • November 18th  - December 17th, 2024

Part Time CELTA Course

  • October 4th -  December 17th, 2024


Full Time CELTA Course  

  • September 16th  - October 11th, 2024
  • November 18th  - December 17th, 2024


Full Time CELTA Course      

  • October  21st - November 15th, 2024

Part Time CELTA Course  

  • September 7th  - November 11th, 2024


Full Time CELTA Course          

  • August 1st -  August 30th, 2024    
  • October 1st - October 30th,  2024    
  • November 4th - November 29th,  2024

Part Time CELTA Course     

  • October 1st -  December 18th, 2024

Part Time Mixed-Mode CELTA Course    

  • October 1st - December 18th,  2024


Full Time CELTA Course     

  • November 4th -  November 29th, 2024


Full Time CELTA Course      

  • August 5th -  August 30th, 2024    
  • September 2nd  - September 27th, 2024    
  • October 7th -  November 1st, 2024    
  • November 18th  - December 17th, 2024


Full Time CELTA Course       

Full Time Mixed-Mode CELTA Course    

  • September 9th - October 11th,  2024

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