Cambridge CELTA Course in Limerick

Sitting on the bank of the longest river in Ireland, Limerick is famous for its rich cultural offerings and picturesque landscape. Begin a CELTA course in Limerick and experience the astonishing beauty of nature.

TEFL Certification in Limerick, Ireland

Taking a CELTA course in Limerick, Ireland’s National City of Culture is a lifetime experience. The city offers you a diverse collection of artistic exhibitions and cultural activities in addition to the opportunity to obtain your TEFL qualification from one of the best training institutes in the world.

Our training institute in Limerick is committed to educating the professional English teaching workforce with CELTA courses which are of exceptionally practical nature and informed by the dynamic ESL job market. You will be trained using our methodology designed to produce the best set of professionals fit to take on positions in any part of the world.

During your TEFL course in Limerick, you will learn the underlying values of effective English teaching, lesson planning, methodology, learning and teaching context and language analysis as well as classroom management skills.

The full time CELTA course is intensive with hours of teaching practice where you will be at the limelight and observed by certified assessors. You will also receive effective feedback and evaluation that promotes your self-assurance and professionalism till you are confident and skilled enough to step in a classroom and deliver effectively.

Limerick 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.

Limerick Course Dates

Following the COVID-19 pandemic, many of the CELTA courses continue to be delivered Online. However, both Mixed-mode and Face-to-face courses are being conducted depending on the interest. Please contact us to inquire about the specific course formats available.

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

Limerick 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 Limerick

We are a foremost training center with state of the art teaching facilities set up at the west coast of Ireland and beautifully positioned along the base of the famous River Shannon.

Our CELTA trainees enjoy a calm and unspoiled natural environment, standard classrooms, trendy cafes and sports facilities like our olympic sized swimming pool and a sports arena that attracts over half a million visitors yearly.

Besides our comfortable classroom environment and facilities that speeds up the learning process, we also have a large international student populace that supports diverse cultural immersion and expands our TEFL trainees’ networks and connections across the world.

Job Support and Placement: Limerick, Ireland

We have a history of excellence in student job support with a 5 star ranking for graduate employability, knowledge transfer and internationalization by one of the most reputable independent assessors in the country.

There are numerous opportunities available to you as a result of our strong links to business and industry within the community and beyond. You will be supported in your endeavors afield and given insights on ways to land jobs effectively.

As a TEFL trainee, you stand a chance to benefit from our Cooperative Education in Ireland initiative which has helped over 2,000 of our students get jobs with almost half of these number being international work placements.

Why Choose CELTA in Limerick?

Limerick is the third largest and one of the oldest cities in Ireland with job opportunities for English teachers within the city. After completing your CELTA in Limerick, you will be open to a number of teaching jobs in Ireland and outside the city.

It is relatively easy to find an ESL job in Ireland as English teachers can apply for jobs by simply contacting schools directly. More so, most teaching jobs in Ireland can applied for all year round.

Some teaching jobs in Ireland pay as much as 2,000 USD while some administrative positions will offer even higher salaries. In addition, a lot of English teaching positions in the country comes with homestay options which makes it possible for English teachers to spend less and save more of their income while learning the culture and traditions of the country.

Besides the fantastic teaching opportunities in Limerick, you may also consider other cities in Ireland such as Galway, Cork and Dublin or even travel to other parts of the world to explore more opportunities.

Things to do in Limerick, Ireland while taking a CELTA

Limerick is a riverside city that is full of sweet surprises and amazing experiences. From the incredible collection of historical artistic pieces, the splendor of the city’s unblemished countryside to the simple and friendly nature of the inhabitants, Limerick leaves you with a striking feeling of excitement and unforgettable memories

Have some fun kayaking down the famous River Shannon that runs beautifully through the town while enjoying an amazing view of the King John Castle exterior or visit the Grange Stone Circle close to the Lough Gur Lake and a cryptic ancient collection of large stones that dates back to the Neolithic period.

Limerick is also a great place to enjoy some traditional Irish cuisines. The traditional Irish potato pancake called Boxty and the Irish stew which is undoubtedly the backbone of traditional Irish cuisines made of lamb, mutton or goat are some of the city’s favorites. You can also try Coddle, a delicious mix of bacon, onions, potatoes and sausages.

If you are taking your TEFL in Limerick during summer, then you should take time to enjoy the Riverfest Festival which is held annually and showcases traditional dance and music. Shop at the Limerick Milk Market and listen to live music at the Locke bar for a relaxing evening.

Travel the world with a University of Cambridge certified CELTA from Limerick, get the most out of your training period and open doors to an exciting career in the global ESL market.

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