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Teaching House London

Teaching House @ OHC 24 Great Chapel Street, London W1F 8FS, United Kingdom +44 207 307 8185


"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:  £1,225 GBP (2023) / £1,290 GBP (2024)
  • The regular price is £1,325 GBP for our 2023 face-to-face CELTA courses. For 2024, it's £1,390 GBP
  • Inclusive of VAT, Cambridge fee and registration fee if you are accepted
  • Limited spots. Apply now!

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

2024 CELTA Face to Face Course Dates:


Full Time CELTA Course  

  • June 17th -  July 12th, 2024    
  • July 15th -  August 9th, 2024    
  • 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

  • June 17th - July 12th, 2024 (Mixed Mode - first two weeks in Boston then final two weeks online - the best of both worlds)
  • August 19th -  September 13th, 2024


Full Time CELTA Course  

  • July 15th - August 9th, 2024


Full Time CELTA Course  

  • August 19th - September 13th, 2024 (Mixed Mode - first two weeks in Miami then final two weeks online - the best of both worlds)
  • October  21st - November 15th, 2024

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Full Time CELTA Course  

  • July  15th - August 9th, 2024    
  • September 16th  - October 11th, 2024        
  • November 18th  - December 17th, 2024

Part Time CELTA Course

  • October 4th -  December 17th, 2024


Full Time CELTA Course  

  • July  15th - August 9th, 2024    
  • September 16th  - October 11th, 2024
  • November 18th  - December 17th, 2024
*Please note that this course begins on Tuesday 21st May because of the May 20th public holiday in Ontario.


Full Time CELTA Course      

  • July 8th -  August 2nd, 2024    
  • October  21st - November 15th, 2024

Part Time CELTA Course  

  • September 7th  - November 11th, 2024


Full Time CELTA Course          

  • June 3rd -  June 28th, 2024    
  • July 1st -  July 26th, 2024    
  • 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     

  • June 3rd -  June 28th, 2024    
  • November 4th -  November 29th, 2024


Full Time CELTA Course      

  • June 3rd -  June 28th, 2024    
  • July 1st -  July 26th, 2024    
  • August 5th -  August 30th, 2024    
  • September 2nd  - September 27th, 2024    
  • October 7th -  November 1st, 2024    
  • November 18th  - December 17th, 2024


Full Time CELTA Course       

  • June 3rd - June 28th, 2024    
  • July 2nd -  July 26th, 2024

Full Time Mixed-Mode CELTA Course    

  • September 9th - October 11th,  2024

Upcoming Course Dates - CELTA Online

Online Course Times

In order to best serve our community we have scheduled our online classes across four major time zones. These classes run across four 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/British Summer Time
  • Australia and Asia: Australian Eastern Standard Time / Australian Eastern Daylight Time


All our online Celta course dates run simultaneously in The East Coast USA, West Coast USA and UK time zones. Only courses marked ** are available in the Australian Eastern Time Zone. Simply indicate your time zone of preference in the application form and you will be enrolled in the cohort of your desired time zone.

2024 CELTA Course Dates:

Full Time CELTA Courses

  • June 17th - July 12th, 2024
  • July 15th - August 9th, 2024**
  • August 19th - September 13th, 2024
  • September 16th - October 11th, 2024
  • October 21st - November 15th, 2024
  • November 18th - December 13th (UK)/ December 17th (USA), 2024

Part Time CELTA Courses

  • May 31st - August 7th, 2024
  • July 19th - September 26th, 2024**
  • October 4th - December 11th (UK) 17th (USA), 2024**

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 summer, courses sometimes run from 12:00 to 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 accommodation 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 and valid for 2024. There is an additional £60.00 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):

For residences, please book directly.

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