Teacher Training Toronto CELTA Course

One of Canada's most active CELTA centres since 1996

The EC International College of Teacher Training full-time and part-time CELTA courses in Toronto are officially approved by Cambridge Assessment English, and meet the standards for TESL Canada (standard one). EC International College of Teacher Training is registered as a private career college under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005.  Also, the CELTA at EC International College of Teacher Training is approved as a vocational program under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005.  For further information regarding related Ministry policies, please click here.

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Toronto CELTA Course Information

  • Overview

    Our CELTA teacher training course gives you both the theory and teaching practice necessary in the English language teaching industry. Three quarters of English Language Teaching (ELT) jobs ask for the Cambridge CELTA. To watch a webinar from Cambridge entitled, 'The ultimate guide to CELTA', click here

    At EC we offer both full-time (4 weeks) and part-time (12 weeks) options. 

    Our CELTA course:

    - Involves a minimum of 120 hours with additional time required for preparation and assignments.

    - Provides observed teaching practice experience with multilingual English language learners from the Toronto area.

    - Follows the Cambridge CELTA syllabus and provides practical and professional awareness of learners, language, methodology and materials.

    - Develops practical ability in classroom management, lesson planning, introduction and practice of new language, and the development of listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.

    - Is intended for native speakers of English and those whose English is of native-speaker level.

    - Provides pre-service training to those with no teaching experience, but is also suited to those already in the profession and in need of a formal qualification.

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  • Dates and Fees

    2023 Full-time Course Dates and Fees

    Course Number Start Date End Date Tuition Fees in Canadian Dollars (CAD)
    Course 4 July 10 August 4 $2695 $2500
    Course 5 September 18 October 13 $2695 $2500

    The full-time intensive course runs Monday to Friday, 9 am-5:30 pm (approx.) for 4 consecutive weeks.

    Note: All full-time courses are in-person. However, if government-mandated, classes will be moved online

    2023 Part-time Course Dates and Fees

    Part-time course Start Date End Date Tuition Fees in Canadian Dollars (CAD)
    Course 6 September 26 December 16 $2695 $2500

    The part-time course runs Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6 pm-10 pm (approx.) with six alternating Saturdays, 10 am-4:30 pm for 12 consecutive weeks.

    Note: All part-time courses are fully online using a blend of synchronous and asynchronous instruction

    Due to the limited number of spaces available on each course and the time necessary for candidates to complete the pre-course assignment, all candidates are strongly encouraged to submit their completed applications at least a full month before the start date of each course.

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Hanna's Student Testimonial

EC Toronto offers both full-time and part-time options and during COVID-19, we are offering a 5-week full-time course online, as well as an online part-time course. Watch Hanna's review of our online CELTA programme.

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Tess' CELTA Course Review

Tess got her CELTA qualification at EC Toronto, watch her talk about her experience on our course.   

As a TESOL/TEFL certification, CELTA allows you to teach anywhere in the world and in Canada too!

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