Cambridge CELTA Course in Sliema

Located on the Maltese northern coast, the serenity and cordial lifestyle of the simple town of Sliema together with its breathtaking seaside scenery, making it an impressive location to study for the CELTA course.

TEFL Certification in Sliema, Malta

Sliema, which literally means peace and comfort, is a desirable place of living with a touch of relative affluence. Being Malta's main coastal resort, the city is home to well-known brands, shopping malls and ferry stalls attracting people from the diverse origin, thus creating a perfect avenue for CELTA applicants to experience the city's social life.

At our CELTA institute in Sliema, the training is designed to ensure our students understand the principles of effective teaching as qualified English teachers with a globally recognized Cambridge Certificate. The course work involves practical teaching demonstrations where CELTA trainees learn to observe and discover distinctive methods of teaching English.

As an integral part of the course, each CELTA candidate will be assessed at the end of each week with written assignments based on lessons taught. There will also be a minimum of six hours of teaching practice observed by the University of Cambridge certified evaluator as part of trainees' assessment.

At our Sliema CELTA center, we provide visa support to our students who require an entry visa to Malta. We organize tours where students can get to explore the city during their course and encourage diversity through our exceptional mix of students from different nationalities.

Sliema 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.

Sliema Course Dates

Due to the on-going pandemic (COVID-19), most of the courses are now ONLINE!
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Sliema 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 Sliema

Our CELTA training center in Sliema is located at Mattew Pulis Street, Sliema SLM 3052 within a very short distance from the Sub Post Office and a few miles away from the capital Valletta and the electric nightlife hub of St Julian. The center is very spacious, well-equipped and has modern facilities.

Our CELTA students are provided with air-conditioned classrooms, a bookshop, and a library. We also have a fully functional internet cafe, a self-access center, spacious students lounge with plasma TV, snacks/drinks vending machine as well as free WI-FI at the lobby area.

Furthermore, there is a wide range of accommodation options to suit the budget and taste of our CELTA students from various backgrounds. Students can choose to either stay with the center's host families or inside the campus.

Regardless of your choice of accommodation, you will have access to our 24 hours student support service as our professional tutors and staff are always handy to offer advice and help you settle comfortably.

Job Support and Placement: Sliema, Malta

Of all the ancillary services that are made available to our CELTA graduates, assisting with a work placement is one of our top priorities. We offer advice on resume preparation, cover letters and general tips on how to make the best of opportunities within global TESOL market.

We provide recommendations where required and also give priority to our qualified graduates whenever we have openings within our centers. Our career advisors help graduates by advising how to relate with employers in Malta or overseas.

Why Choose CELTA in Sliema?

Taking your CELTA in Sliema, Malta comes with a lot of advantages as you will have the chance to teach in any of the numerous language schools in the city with over 80,000 students who visit Malta annually. The Maltese education system is ranked as one of the best in Europe, which makes it an attractive option for teachers.

There is a high demand for teachers in Malta in private language schools, international schools, colleges, and universities. Even more, you can find opportunities in summer camps such as the English Language Academy and the European School of English which are found in Sliema and other big cities like Valletta and St Julian.

The average pay for teachers in Sliema is about 10 Euros per hour. However, as a certified English teacher with a CELTA certificate, you can expect to earn about 15 euros per hour or about 1,000 EUR per month. More importantly, you can find teaching jobs in Malta all year round although the best time to look is in April through to the end of September.

Teaching with a CELTA certificate in Sliema accords you the opportunity to build a career in a glamorous coastal city with lots of relaxation spots, watersports, luxurious apartments, and an electric nightlife.

Things to do in Sliema, Malta while taking a CELTA

There are lots of attraction spots you can explore during or after your CELTA training in Sliema. Take a stroll along the Sliema Promenade to enjoy the picturesque views of the Mediterranean. Also known as the Sliema Front, the Promenade is lined with many cafes and gelato shops suitable for relaxing after a long day of training. There are lots of places to take a swim along the Promenadeand Roman Bath.

Sliema also has lots of historic buildings and sites that CELTA students itching to feed their sight can explore. There is the Tigne Point, which is the home of the largest conglomerate of high-rise architecture in the country, and the famous art Gallery called the Christine X Art Galleryformerly known as the Artitude.

The Salesian theater which is the only century-old theater that serves as the country's cultural reference and is also a great place to visit. CELTA trainees can take to the back streets of Sliema to enjoy beautiful sights of fancy colonnades, art decors, and Art-Nouveau facades while stoping for vegan cake or coffee at CafeBerry.

You can also wander around the spectacular Stella Maris Church, which is the most remarkable of all as it dates back to 1853.

Lastly do not forget to experience the ferry travel, since it is the most convenient and affordable way to enjoy the surrounding from a different perspective as you take your CELTA course in Sliema, Malta.

Kick off your teaching career by taking the globally recognized CELTA course in Sliema, a fabulous coastal city set on the clear waters of the Mediterranean. Get trained by experienced tutors while you enjoy the luxurious seaside lifestyle.

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