The brains of infants and children are tuned to understand and learn language. You want to teach English as a foreign language to primary school children? With the CELT-P qualification, primary school teachers develop their classroom skills and teaching confidence. The 150-hour course combines online study and teaching practice and gives you the relevant skills to get the best from 6-12 year-old learners.
CELT-P is a 150-hour course, which combines online study and teaching practice. You can see descriptions of each course component below.
There are 27 hours of additional material for teachers to extend and practise what they have learned during the online course, which is delivered face-to-face in a webinar.

Nine online modules (120 hours)
- Key concepts and principles
- A range of activities that engage participants with course content
- Regular progress tests to check learning

Face-to-face webinar (27 hours)
- Extension of the online materials
- Practice activities and support

A practical written task for each online module
- A range of tasks in which participants apply their online learning in their classroom

Teaching recorded observations (3 hours)
- Developmental feedback from trainers
- Consolidation of online learning
The CELT-P course helps teachers to:

- improve their classroom teaching
- successfully deliver lessons according to the curriculum
- apply their learning to classroom situations.
Trainees completing the requirements are rewarded an internationally recognised certificate in teaching English as a Foreign Language to primary school children
Independent English language user (CEFR Level B1 and above)

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Primary school teachers can develop their classroom skills and teaching confidence with CELT-P. It is a practical English teaching qualification that gives teachers the relevant skills to get the best from 6-12 year-old learners.
The course helps teachers to create strategies for the key challenges of teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL), such as developing learners' listening and speaking abilities in large classes.
Teachers build on their teaching knowledge and skills, through a combination of online study and observed teaching practice with an approved trainer.
Lawrie Moore-Walter & Natalia Ladygina
All applicants must complete an application form and take part in an interview with a tutor before registration. The form can be obtained from the CELT-P administrator under or found below.