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Teaching House London

Teaching House @ OHC 24 Great Chapel Street, London W1F 8FS, United Kingdom +44 207 580 9785


"When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford” — Samuel Johnson.


Are you looking for a leading Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) course in London? Study CELTA (Certificate in English Language Training) — the world’s leading English teaching qualification — in the bustling heart of London. Teaching House London is offers the following premier TEFL certifications in the city:


  • CELTA full time and part-time
  • CELTA online and face-to-face
  • Delta Modules
  • Short courses in creative methodologies and effective classroom practices
  • Teaching House Presents — TEFL lecture and workshop series
  • Bespoke training courses for institutions

Administered by Cambridge University, CELTA is the most widely accepted TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) course in the world, and the qualification most often asked for by employers.


CELTA will help you develop a teaching foundation to give you the confidence and skills you need as an ESL teacher. At Teaching House London, you’ll get hours of practical experience, real teaching practice and receive constructive feedback from both your tutors and peers.  


CELTA will empower you to:    


  • Think critically about your teaching methods
  • Plan and prepare for lessons in an efficient and straightforward manner
  • Deliver your teaching material in a way that students understand
  • Manage your classroom and handle your students
  • Foster a lively, fun classroom experience that your students will relish
  • Become the teacher you’ve always wanted to become


CELTA will equip you with tools and skills for different methods of presenting languages, concept checking, creative and organised teaching methods, techniques for whole class feedback and lesson procedures.


Don’t miss out on our London Special Offer:

  • Register 3 weeks in advance for the early bird special: £1,175 GBP (2022) / £1,225 GBP (2023)*
  • The regular price is £1,325 GBP for our face-to-face CELTA courses in 2023
  • Inclusive of VAT, Cambridge fee and registration fee if you are accepted
  • Limited spots. Apply now!

*If you pay in 2022 for a 2023 course, you are eligible for the lower 2022 price.

The best place to study TEFL In London

Teaching House London is ideally situated in London’s historic Soho region, just metres from Oxford Street and minutes from the theatres of the West End, Chinatown and Fitzrovia. The college was established in 1974 and provides a wide range of English language and teacher training courses. Our students come from all over the world — with over 100 nationalities represented at the College in a typical year. Our English language courses are accredited by the British Council, and Teaching House London is accredited by the British Accreditation Council for Independent Further and Higher Education as a college.

Our campus facilities include a well-equipped library, Wi-Fi access and a rooftop cafe/espresso bar. All trainees also have access to printing and photocopy facilities.


‍London also hosts regular "TH Presents..." events where internationally renowned speakers from the ELT world give participative and practical sessions on a wide variety of ELT-related topics. Previous speakers have included Michael Swan, Scott Thornbury, Susan Kay, Jeremy Harmer and Penny Ur. TH alumni have priority access to these highly popular events.

Let our TEFL course in London take you places

English teaching remains a popular and fulfilling career choice for both young and old! Are you looking to travel or relocate abroad? ESL teachers are highly sought after in many corners of the globe. Making the choice to study TEFL in London may turn out to be the most rewarding choice you’ve ever made. If you’ve been searching for Cambridge CELTA TEFL courses in London, explore the CELTA equivalent, TEFL Certification Course — an in-house certificate developed by Teaching House with the aim of providing an even more enjoyable course experience. We also offer the option of studying CELTA online.

Upcoming Course Dates - CELTA Face to Face

Face to Face CELTA courses:

We really enjoyed bringing back our face-to-face courses in 2022 and are looking to expand our provision from 2023 onwards. If there is a particular location where you would like to attend a face-to-face CELTA, please email or fill out our contact us form here to express your interest.

2023 CELTA Face to Face Course Dates:


Full Time CELTA Course

  • May 22nd  - June 16th, 2023
  • June  19th - July 14th, 2023
  • July  17th - August 11th, 2023
  • August  21st - September 15th, 2023
  • September  18th - October 13th, 2023
  • November  20th - December 19th, 2023

Part Time CELTA Course

  • June 2nd  - August 9th, 2023


Full Time CELTA Course

  • May 22nd - June 16th, 2023
  • August  21st - September 15th, 2023
  • November  20th - December 19th, 2023


Full Time CELTA Course

  • June  20th* - July 14th, 2023
  • August  21st - September 15th, 2023
*Please note that this course begins on Tuesday 20th June because of the June 19th public holiday in The United States.


Full Time CELTA Course

  • May 22nd - June 16th, 2023
  • October 23rd - November 17th, 2023

New York City

Full Time CELTA Course

  • April 17th - May 12th, 2023
  • July 17th - August 11th, 2023
  • September 18th - October 13th, 2023
  • November 20th - December 19th, 2023

Part Time CELTA Course

  • October 6th - December 19th, 2023


Full Time CELTA Course

  • May 23rd* - June 16th, 2023
  • July  17th - August 11th, 2023
  • September  18th - October 13th, 2023
*Please note that this course begins on Tuesday 23rd May because of the May 22nd public holiday in Ontario.

Upcoming Course Dates - CELTA Online

Online Course Times

In order to best serve our community we have scheduled our online classes across three major time zones. These classes run across three time zones to serve:

  • The East Coast USA/Canada: Eastern Standard Time/Eastern Daylight Time
  • The West Coast USA/Canada: Pacific Standard Time/Pacific Daylight Time
  • The United Kingdom and Europe: GMT + 0/British Summer Time

2023 CELTA Course Dates:


All our online Celta course dates run simultaneously in all three time zones. Simply indicate your time zone of preference in the application form and you will be enrolled in the cohort of your desired time zone.

Full Time CELTA Courses

  • February 6th - March 3rd, 2023
  • March 20th - April 14th, 2023
  • April 17th - May 12th, 2023
  • May 22nd - June 16th, 2023
  • June 19th - July 14th, 2023 (UK)
  • June 20th - July 14th, 2023 (USA)
  • July 17th - August 11th, 2023
  • August  1st - September 15th, 2023
  • September  8th - October 13th, 2023
  • October 23rd - November 17th, 2023
  • November 20th - December 15th (UK), 2023
  • November 20th - December 19th (USA), 2023

Part Time CELTA Courses

  • March 17th - May 25th, 2023
  • June 2nd - August 10th, 2023
  • July 21st - September 28th, 2023
  • October 6th - December 19th (USA), 2023
  • October 6th - December 13th (UK), 2023

Sample Course Schedule

The full-time CELTA course lasts 4 weeks. The courses usually run from 10:30 to 18:30, Monday to Friday. In the busy summer months we sometimes operate 12:00-20:00.

Part-time CELTA courses take place over 10 weeks. The courses usually run from 17.30 – 21.30 on Mondays and Wednesdays, along with ten sessions from 17:30 - 20.30 on Fridays.

What are the accomodation options?

For trainees not based in London, Teaching House London works with local providers to offer a range of accommodation options. All prices are per week. There is an additional £65.00 accommodation placement fee.


In our carefully selected homestay accommodation will feel at home and be able to get on with your course work in friendly surroundings. You will have your own room, and can choose between 3 catering options: self catering, breakfast only, or half-board. London is divided into Zones for transport purposes; Zone 1 is the centre of London going out to Zone 6. Homestay in London Zones 2 - 6 is provided through an accommodation agency. Shared rooms are only available if you are coming with another person at the same time and leaving at the same time. Teaching House London is in Zone 1.

University Residences (year round):

Friendship House - Southwark:

Friendship House is a new, architect-designed, self-catering residence. Well situated in historic Southwark (Zone 1) it is close to a number of underground stations including Southwark, Elephant and Castle, Borough and Waterloo, giving easy access to both the City and the West End. The Tate Modern Gallery, The Globe Theatre and Southwark Cathedral are in easy walking distance.

The House has accommodation for 179 residents in bedrooms with bathrooms en suite, mostly single but with some double bedrooms and nine rooms designed for residents with physical disabilities.

Prices are £270 per week single and £195 per person per week sharing in a twin room.

University Residence (Summer only)
Frances Gardener

(Zone 1) Single Room with private shower and WC en suite, self-catering £340.00 per week.

Ramsay Hall

(Zone 1, walking distance to TH London)

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