Cambridge CELTA Course in Alexandria

If you can imagine yourself learning from excellent course provider in an exotic Mediterranean city surrounded by beautiful architecture and historic sights, then we are confident you’ll love our CELTA course in Alexandria.

TEFL Certification in Alexandria, Egypt

Named after its founder, Alexander the Great, several centuries ago, Alexandria is the second-largest city in Egypt providing a CELTA. It is specially adapted for trainees who like to experience a perfect Middle Eastern environment in a Mediterranean town.

Our CELTA training center at Alexandria is well organized for the most engaging learning experience to upgrade your teaching skills. You will learn effective teaching techniques, including the student-centered approach as you emulate your tutors. Our sessions are well ordered, extensive, and participatory.

You are allowed to observe, think critically, and come to your own conclusions while the tutors guide you when necessary. You will regularly receive constructive written and oral feedback with lots of time to talk it through with your tutors who are always ready to listen and help. This is usually helpful in fine-tuning your lesson plans, classroom management, and delivery skills.

Whether you choose to stay and teach in Alexandria or decide to travel elsewhere, our TEFL training course gives you the confidence, skills, and assistance to find work anywhere in the world. This is just one of the many reasons that our ESL courses are so well renowned.

Alexandria Course Highlights - A Quick Glance

  • A minimum of 120 contact hours at our center, with additional hours spent outside class for self-study: background reading, lesson planning and assignment writing.
  • Trainees are involved in lesson planning, language analysis, observation of peers and experienced teachers, reflection on their teaching practice and feedback from trainers.
  • 6 hours of assessed teaching practice along with peer observation.
  • 6 hours of observation of live lessons taught by experienced ELT professionals.
  • On-going job support, suitable assistance and continous professional development services.

Alexandria Course Dates

Due to the on-going pandemic (COVID-19), most of the courses are now ONLINE!
Contact us, to receive an update on the upcoming CELTA course, dates & fees in Alexandria.

Note that, an Online CELTA holds the same value as the face to face course, and is equally recognized by ESL employers worldwide.

Alexandria Course Details

Entry Requirements

  • You should be 20 years old by the commencement date of the course (trainees can be accepted over 18 at the center’s discretion).
  • While the course itself does not require you to have a degree, you should have a standard of education equivalent to that required for an entry into primary or higher education.
  • Have a strong command, awareness of English language with equal skills over verbal and written English so as to follow the course and complete the assignments.

Course Syllabus

Some of the main units of learning are:

  • Learners and teachers and the teaching and learning context
  • Language analysis and awareness
  • Language skills: reading, listening, speaking and writing
  • Planning and resources for different contexts
  • Developing teaching skills and professionalism
  • Classroom observation and management skills
  • Teaching practice and guidelines


You will be continually assessed throughout the course and there is no final examination. The two types of assessment are:

  • Teaching Practice
  • Written Assignments

CELTA course trainees will always be kept informed of their progress during the course and an external assessor, appointed by Cambridge English, moderates each course.

Teaching Practice, Observation

Teaching practice is an integral part of the course where trainees work in groups to plan, observe and give feedback to each other.

  • Six hours of assessed teaching practice with real students in real classes.
  • Detailed oral and written feedback of your teaching practice.
  • Observation of both peer and qualified ELT teachers for six hours.

CELTA Training Center in Alexandria

Our TEFL training center in Alexandria is located on Canal El Mahmoudia Street, close to the Green Plaza Complex in the Mediterranean port city of Alexandria.

Due to its strategic location, there are lots of historical landmarks, cafes and, of course, interesting beaches nearby where trainees can relax and enjoy calm evenings.

Moreover, within the center itself, there are lots of facilities to help you with your study. There are comfortable classrooms, study areas, and relaxation spots where you can refresh after classes and discuss with your colleagues.

The center is situated within a university environment exposing you to an international atmosphere with lots of facilities to aid learning.

Job Support and Placement: Alexandria, Egypt

We provide support to our graduates during and after their TEFL training, especially towards finding a job and progressing in their teaching career. There are career sessions where you can discuss with tutors on available opportunities and how best to find them.

You can also approach any of your tutors for a private consultation on job support and employer-related issues.

Our tutors and staff are always available to serve as referees for your employment applications and to provide bureaucratic and legal advice where necessary.

Why Choose CELTA in Alexandria?

Egypt has lots of employment opportunities for English teachers whether you decide to stay in Alexandria or explore the rest of the country. There are openings in language academies and larger schools like the International Baccalaureate and private international schools.

Some local and foreigners within the city also seek private tuition, and this is an additional opportunity that teachers can explore. You can find opportunities to teach Business English to adults or prepare school children for international exams privately.

A CELTA certification undoubtedly helps you to stand out from the crowd, since potential employers profoundly recognize the certificate within the country. This particularly important in Egypt, where schools require certification for their staff.

Monthly pay for teachers in Alexandria ranges from about 300 USD to 700 USD a month, and this will depend inevitably on the school, the number of hours you teach and your qualifications. More so, most of the salaries in Egypt are tax-free. This kind of income lends itself to a comfortable way of life and enough money to explore the city and surrounding area in your free time. As a TEFL teacher you may earn more by taking private classes.

Alexandria is a comfortable location for your CELTA course, and the city is well developed for urban life, welcoming many tourists and visitors throughout the year.

Things to do in Alexandria, Egypt while taking a CELTA

Alexandria has an impressive 19km coastline known by locals as El Corniche; this is an excellent starting point from which to explore the city. Our TEFL trainees will love the experience of taking a dip in the sea - a perfect way to cool off during the warmer summer months.

At either extreme of the coast`s main boardwalk, you’ll find the El Montazah Palace with its beautiful gardens and the Qaitbay Castle which is also worth a visit.

Among the many museums and monuments like the Serapeum and El Mursi Abul Abbas Mosque, there is something special for book lovers. The Bibliotheca Alexandrina is an architecturally impressive library which features modern sorts alongside the original ancient foundations.

Food is fundamental to the Egyptian culture, and there are lots of delicacies to enjoy. Due to its coastal location, Alexandria is famous for its range of seafood, and you can see the variety if you visit the fish market. Falafel, shawarma, and liver sandwiches feature on many menus and are popular among the locals.

Scoop some Alexandria fondue made with cheese using breadsticks or try Ful Medammes, the most famous traditional breakfast meal.

Begin your CELTA in Alexandria. Enjoy the beautiful surroundings, the ancient history, and new culture, while you study to obtain a certification that allows you to travel and explore the world with a fulfilling teaching career.

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