Toronto Celta

One of Canada's most active CELTA centres since 1996

The Language Studies Canada CELTA programs are officially approved by Cambridge ESOL for full-time and part-time courses leading to the CELTA. Language Studies Canada also meets the standards of TESL Canada (standard one).

The CELTA at Language Studies Canada is approved as a vocational program under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005, as well as Language Studies Canada being registered as a private career college under the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities in Ontario.

  • Offers full-time, 4 week and part-time, 12 week programme options
  • Involves a minimum of 120 hours with additional time required for preparation and assignments
  • 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
  • Is also suited to those who are already in the profession, but who have no formal teaching qualification

Course Dates and Fees

Due to the limited number of spaces available on each course and the time necessary for candidates to complete the pre-course assignment, we strongly encourage all candidates to submit their completed applications at least six weeks before the start date of each course.

2017 Full-Time Course Dates

Course Start Date End Date Tuition Fees (CAD)
Course 1 January 3 January 27 $2,500
Course 3 February 6 March 3 $2,500
Course 4 April 3 April 28 $2,500
Course 5 May 1 May 26 $2,500
Course 6 June 5 June 30 $2,500
Course 8 July 4 July 28 $2,500
Course 9 July 31 August 25 $2,500
Course 10 September 5 September 29 $2,500
Course 12 October 2 October 27 $2,500
Course 13 November 6 December 1 $2,500

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

2017 Part-Time Course Dates

Course Start Date End Date Tuition Fees (CAD)
Course 2 January 24 April 15 $2,500
Course 7 June 6 August 26 $2,500
Course 11 September 12 December 2 $2,500

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.


We highly recommend that you obtain the following reading materials upon your acceptance into the CELTA program.

Learning Teaching, Jim Scrivener (Heinemann)
A Concise Grammar for English Language Teachers, Tony Penston (TP Publications)
Practical English Usage, Michael Swan (Oxford University Press)

For more details on course content and format, please see page 2 of the syllabus.

CELTA Syllabus