Cambridge CELTA Course in Jakarta

With its reputation as the largest city in Southeast Asia and a hub of rapid economic development, taking a CELTA in Jakarta is a chance to explore opportunities in a globally recognized market.

TEFL Certification in Jakarta, Indonesia

Jakarta once topped the list of Global Cities Index Emerging Cities Outlook confirming its tendency to improve global influence in the nearest future. Besides a bright future and career development opportunities, taking a CELTA in Jakarta exposes you to a multicultural population and a chance to appreciate a sprawling megalopolis.

Our primary aim is to help maximize your potentials as an English teacher with skills necessary to teach in any part of the world. We offer world-class teacher training through intensive CELTA courses as accredited by the University of Cambridge.

During the TEFL course training, you will have input sessions on language analysis, resource planning and classroom management. There will also be lots of teaching practice and observed teaching with feedback to aid improvement and build your confidence. By the end of the training, you will have gained all the necessary skills needed for you to thrive and compete favourably in the world TESOL market.

We are an inclusive training center with no discrimination on any grounds where our students are made to feel welcome regardless of their background. Our tutors and staff are always ready to help in settling down and making the best of your training period.

Jakarta 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.

Jakarta 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 Jakarta.

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

Jakarta 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 Jakarta

Our TEFL institute in Jakarta is a contemporary institution located in the heart of Kuningan and dedicated to excellent training for teachers. We are focused on developing the best team of teacher trainers in the country as we believe that great tutors produce great students.

Our primary aim is to build the capacity of both our learners and trainers through the provision of quality training, opportunities for people development and relationship building. We have a spacious classroom and standard teaching resources that facilitate learning.

We also offer accommodation in a conducive environment close to the center and students can make their choices during the application period. Our CELTA trainees enjoy a fun and interactive way of learning, and our tutors serve as models for trainees to learn effective teaching skills and practice.

Job Support and Placement: Jakarta, Indonesia

We have a strong focus on our CELTA candidates’ professional development both in and out of the classroom. We have language schools all over major cities in the country, and usually, there are openings for our graduates to apply and be considered.

Our job offers come with excellent benefits, including career development opportunities within a very conducive working environment.

Our TEFL graduates who decide to venture outside the country for their professional advancement also receive job support in terms of career counselling and advice necessary to help them position themselves favourably in the global ESL market.

A large percentage of our CELTA alumni are well settled with fulfilling teaching careers in various parts of the world while others serve as school administrators or company trainers.

Why Choose CELTA in Jakarta?

Jakarta, the capital city of Indonesia, has a long-standing reputation of being the development and economic growth hub of the country. There are lots of employment opportunities, and the influx of expats contribute to the high demand for ESL teachers.

A lot of language schools in Jakarta need English teachers and candidates with internationally recognized certificates like the CELTA stand better chances in the TESOL job market. You can find opportunities in Jakarta’s private schools, public school, international language centers and even universities. Even more, there are opportunities with several NGOs and after school centers.

TEFL graduates in Jakarta can find job openings all year round, and interviews are easy to scale through. English teachers in Jakarta earn up to 1,500 USD per month with benefits including housing allowance, health insurance, airfares, visa support and a very low cost of living. Getting a visa is even easier for CELTA certificate holders as this is one of the recommendations for obtaining a visa to teach English in the country.

If you have always admired experiencing the Asian lifestyle, then taking a CELTA in Jakarta is the perfect opportunity to study, work and live in one of the oldest capital cities on the continent.

Things to do in Jakarta, Indonesia while taking a CELTA

You can never run out of incredible places to visit and things to do while taking your CELTA in Jakarta. Some of the top attraction sites to visit are located in the city center. These include the national monument known as Monas and the Istana Merdeka.

The Istana Merdeka is one of the presidential palaces in Indonesia with a very grand exterior to admire as visitors are not allowed inside. There is also the Istiqal Mosque, famed as the largest mosque in Southeast Asia and close to the Monas.

If you would like to escape from the city’s busy life, you should visit The Thousand Islands. It is located just a few hours away from Jakarta and makes for a most exciting beach getaway. Commonly referred to as Pulau Seribu, the thousand Island features a large number of beautiful beaches, coves and inlets.

For food lovers, the Seribu Rasa Menteng or the restaurant chain called Sate Khan Senaya are great destinations to savor the best of Indonesian food you can also try. The street food is also amazing, or you can visit the rooftop restaurant called Skye for a fantastic view of the city’s skyline while you enjoy delicious food.

Famously referred to as the city that never sleeps, Jakarta has the best nightlife that will stun you with exciting nightclubs and bars. The city also offers the best shopping experience in Asia. There are numerous malls and shopping plazas where you can get almost anything you can imagine. Visit the Grand Indonesia, the Kelapa Gading or the Plaza Indonesia for the most amazing shopping experience.

Complete your CELTA in Jakarta and enjoy a mesmerising nightlife, a wide range of delicious cuisines and an intriguing multicultural society as you forge the path to your dream of becoming a qualified global English teacher.

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