Cambridge CELTA Course in Milan

Milan is part of the four fashion capitals of the world and the economic capital of Italy. The city is full of fun and opportunities - an exciting destination to study for a CELTA.

TEFL Certification in Milan, Italy

Located in the northern Lombardy region of Italy, Milan is a hub of the world’s best art and designs, fashion galleries, historical buildings, and delicious cuisines. Taking a CELTA in Milan is a chance to tap into the available openings while enjoying the stylish and sophisticated Italian lifestyle.

The city is also recognized as the top financial center of Italy; hence, there are lots of opportunities for certified English teachers to start their careers.

The TEFL training institute in Milan is a member of a global body of teacher training schools with over 150 centers across the world. We ensure that we keep up with the high-quality standard for which the body is known. Our candidates are trained by experienced international tutors within a comfortable environment, using a learner-centered teaching methodology.

We cover the entire course syllabus through seminars with tutors in the morning while the afternoons are spent on teaching practice. All our candidates have the chance to teach a range of real-life students as the course is highly practical. Furthermore, trainees will receive support on lesson planning and feedback on their practice teaching to improve their effectiveness and confidence.

At the Milan training center, we promote diversity by accepting candidates from different backgrounds, thereby encouraging integration and cultural vitality.

Milan 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.

Milan Course Dates

Due to the on-going pandemic (COVID-19), most of the courses are now ONLINE!
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Note that, an Online CELTA holds the same value as the face to face course, and is equally recognized by ESL employers worldwide.

Milan 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

Assessment

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 Milan

Our CELTA training center was opened in 1997 in the heart of Milan just a few minutes away from the famous Duomo Cathedral. Located at the Viale Brenta 27, 20139, Milano MI, the center is easily accessible to other parts of the city, making it easy for our trainees to explore.

We are situated in an environment that is conducive with up-to-date facilities that support learning and interaction. We have spacious and comfortable classrooms, relevant materials, and resources to aid lesson planning. There is also a language lab for self-study and free internet and Wi-Fi across the center.

In addition to this, we have a team of experienced international tutors who go through various refresher courses to keep updated on effective teaching methods and continuously improve their quality of instruction.

Job Support and Placement: Milan, Italy

Although we seldom guarantee automatic job placement, we leverage on career counseling, job advice, and professional mentoring for our TEFL course trainees as a means of providing job support and placement.

We have directors of studies who are always available to support teachers with tips on how to optimize opportunities within the global market.

We offer advice on dealing with employers within Milan as well as bureaucratic and legal advice where necessary.

Why Choose CELTA in Milan?

An internationally recognized certificate like the CELTA is a vital qualification required to teach English in Milan and the rest of Italy. As the economic capital of the country and the hub of commercial activities, Milan is filled with opportunities for English teachers.

Business English and private tutoring take a large part of the demand for ESL teachers in the city. There are also opportunities to teach in private language schools, international schools, and summer camps. In addition to teaching positions, teachers with TEFL certificate and some teaching experience may also get administrative positions in language institutions in Milan.

You can find jobs all through the year although the best time to apply is in the peak hiring period, which is usually between September and October and then in January. The hiring process is relatively straightforward; typically, an interview is required before you begin teaching.

As a teacher in Milan with a CELTA certificate, you can earn as much as 1,900 EUR per month. Typically, teachers in Milan tend to make higher than those in a few other cities. The cost of living is relatively high but allows you to break even.

Things to do in Milan, Italy while taking a CELTA

Milan is the capital city of the Lombardy region. Although it hardly boasts of its splendor as much as other cities like Rome or Venice, it is not without lots of attraction spots and places to explore. There are the electric fashion shops, the iconic monuments, and the picturesque skyline.

Some of the most important places we encourage our CELTA trainees to visit include the Piazza del Duomo. It is often said that all road in Milan leads to this exquisite Dome; the largest church in Italy said to have taken about to six centuries to build. Then there is the Galleria Vittorio Emmanuelle II, a famous shopping mall located just by the Duomo and more beautiful than any mall across the world.

Other sites to see in Milan include the Navigli District. This scenic spot is the sightseeing base on Milan where you can catch a glimpse of the city in its naked form. There are exotic restaurants and bars, a frenzied nightlife, beautiful canals and an ideal place to enjoy the infamous Milanese Aperitivo, a drink or small bites consumed after a workday in preparation for the main meal.

Milan also stands as one of the most exciting destinations for foodies and is famous for its pizzas, pasta, and risottos. Enjoy a plate of Risotto alla Milanese, made of parmesan, rice, saffron, and white wine. Also, try the fried meatballs called Mondeghili or Cotoletta alla milanes, which is veal cutlets with eggs and breadcrumbs.

Apply now for your CELTA in Milan. Enjoy the mesmerizing structures, friendly people, and the fashion capital of the world as you obtain the necessary skills to build a fulfilling English career.

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