Cambridge CELTA Course in Perth

The beautiful city of Perth, on Australia’s west coast, is an excellent choice for those looking to complete their CELTA. With a small city feel and stunning scenery, Perth is a pleasing destination for study.

TEFL Certification in Perth, Australia

Perth is a popular destination for tourists due to the beautiful landscape and adventurous activities it has to offer. More importantly, it is a city positioned to provide you with a well-organized and in-depth CELTA course. With so many options for things to do in your free time, you will be spoilt for choice.

Our CELTA course centers based in the city of Perth offer excellent outlines of key teaching themes and in-depth methodology that helps to consolidate your ESL knowledge. The CELTA training schedule and content is skilfully modelled, up-to-date, and employs a communicative approach that focuses on learners.

During your training, you will cover a vast range of content, including theoretical lessons and teaching practice. You will receive feedback from your peers and tutors regularly, which shows the value we place on our trainees' development. Our tutors follow up on each candidate and ensure you practice the ideas, skills, and methodologies you have learned from your time with us.

A large percentage of our trainees appreciate the professional trainers who make their stay enjoyable and offer them a comfortable atmosphere for learning while pushing them to exceed their limits and develop great teaching habits.

Well respected worldwide, the CELTA TEFL certificate shows future employers that you have the drive and enthusiasm to be the best teacher you can be. Our alumni assert that the training increased their job prospects and built their confidence upon completion.

Perth 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.

Perth Course Highlights - A Quick Glance

  • Course Options: 4-week course...
  • Minimum of 120 contact hours with tutors with equal amount of self-study at home for homework and assignments.
  • 6 hours observed ESL teaching practice with classes of adult learners.
  • Input sessions and observation of experienced teachers along with peer observation.
  • Highly experienced, friendly and supportive tutors.
  • Externally validated and overseen by Cambridge University.
  • Job support and pathway to the Masters in TESOL or the Cambridge DELTA course.

Perth 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 Perth.

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

Perth 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 Perth

We have two TEFL centers located in Western Australia within the beautiful Perth city. Both centers are situated in safe and secure environments with an excellent climate and friendly atmosphere that supports learning and offers the prestigious CELTA course.

The Vincent Center: This center is located just a few minutes away from the Central Business District, enough distance from the hustle and bustle yet close enough for easy access to the other parts of the city. It is a garden campus that exposes you to the best lifestyles of Western Australia.

Established in 1989 with continuous improvement over the years, this center offers you small tutor to trainee ratio classes, spacious classrooms with modern learning technologies, and internet services within the campus.

To top it all, we have a range of on-campus accommodation options which save you a lot of travel stress during the training.

The Hay Street Center: Our Hay street TEFL center is right in the middle of the city. The center was established in 1984 and had been catering to language students for over three decades, also producing great TEFL teachers.

There is a rooftop garden where you can relax in between classes, a café that serves a wide variety of home-cooked meals, and a separate space for indoor games. We also have a fully functional library with up to date materials, a student lounge and free internet and Wi-Fi.

Both centers boast of highly qualified teacher trainers who possess CELTA, DELTA, MA and Ph.D with years of teaching and practical experience to help you in any situation. Our centers also host international group of students from various countries allowing you to witness different cultures while you interact.

Job Support and Placement: Perth, Australia

We are committed to trainees' continuous development after your TEFL training. We exhibit this by providing adequate job support and avenues to improve in your career.

At the Vincent center, we offer ongoing online training to our TEFL teachers after their graduation. You will have access to our employment register, which you can explore to find current opportunities.

Both centers provide one-on-one and group career mentoring and advice sessions. During these sessions, you will be able to interact with your tutors and discuss ways by which you effectively position yourself to get the best offers in the global ESL market.

Our tutors are always willing to help you send performance reports outlining your abilities to employers or to serve as referees in your CV.

Why Choose CELTA in Perth?

Perth is particularly an excellent choice to take a TEFL course and to proceed in your teaching career because of its desirable location and the fun environment it provides. After your CELTA training, you will be open to a variety of opportunities in the city and across the country.

English language schools are dotted around the city. Jobs are available in larger international schools, kindergartens, and educational programs run by the government, depending on your long-term goals. You can also find some openings with teacher exchange programs like the Fulbright.

On average, an English teacher with a CELTA in Perth earns around 35 AUD to 90 AUD an hour. This will inevitably vary based on location, contract type, and your qualifications - a CELTA will place you at the higher part of the scale.

Many schools require a TEFL qualifications as the CELTA as employers are well aware of its value and the hard work put into completing it. The cost of living in Australia is relatively high. However, since you will earn almost the same teaching in cities as villages, then you may prefer to move to the countryside where the cost of living is lower.

Things to do in Perth, Australia while taking a CELTA

Located at the meeting point of the Swan River and southwest coast, Perth is famous as the most isolated capital city in Australia with a sweet mixture of nature and urban life. From museums and art galleries to white sand beaches and parks, Perth is a stunning city which offers you a little bit of everything while you take your CELTA.

The Kings Park, home to the Western Australian Botanic Garden, is a unique place to visit. Climb the 202 steps of the DNA Tower to get an adrenaline rush experience and see the striking views of the garden.

Another place to get a feel of nature and diversity in Perth is the John Forrest National Park. You can discover some of the city`s aboriginal history on a walking tour and learn about food, culture, and art. Visit the Rottnest Island through a ferry or the Swan Valley to check out the over 40 wineries some of which offer amazing complimentary tastings. On Rottnest Island, join the search for a type of wallaby known as a Quokka, cute creatures regarded as the happiest animals on earth and get right up close to nature.

Spending time at one of Perth's beautiful beaches is also a lovely way to spend the weekend. The Scarborough, Cottesloe and City Beach are some of the most amazing beaches of Perth with their stretch of deep blue waters.

Perth boasts of an extensive range of delicious cuisine to excite your taste buds. Try the Chicken Parmigiana, a popular Australian food which is made chicken and Lamington. The National cake of Australia is also a famous sweet named after the Lord Lamington of Queensland.

Don’t leave any restaurant without having a taste of the most popular dessert Pavlova, with its light fruit filling that keeps you asking for more.

Begin your CELTA in Perth. Enjoy the clean and clear blue water beaches of the Indian Ocean, vast biodiversity and the range of delicious cuisines, with no shortage of activities providing you with great ways to relax outside of your TEFL classroom.      

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