CELT-S is ideal if you are an English language teacher working in secondary education, with learners aged 11-18 years.

You refresh and build your knowledge and skills, through a combination of online study and observed teaching practice.

The course helps you with challenges like developing learners' listening and speaking abilities in large classes.

It is:

  • flexible and convenient - the online modules can be taken in any order
  • practical - focusing on relevant practical skills to improve your classroom performance and get the best from your learners


  • Online course with optional tutor-led sessions
  • Face-to-face teaching practice
  • Minimum 120 hours


  • Online progress tests and practical tasks throughout the course
  • Written test
  • Teaching practice

Minimum entry requirements

  • Independent English language user (CEFR Level B1 and above)


  • Certificate CELT-S & TKT: Module 1

Framework stages

  • Foundation to Developing

Find out more about the Cambridge English Teaching Framework


CELT-S is offered to groups of teachers through employers and teaching organisations

Find out more about CELT-S www.cambridgeenglish.org/celt-s