Cambridge CELTA Course in Warsaw

Nicknamed "Phoenix", the vibrant culture, historical structures, and spectacular museums are only a sneak peek into what makes Warsaw an eye-catching town to combine CELTA and adventure.

TEFL Certification in Warsaw, Poland

Situated on the beautiful Vistula River, Warsaw, Mazowiecki capital, is an ancient city endowed with beautiful historical heritage. The Polish capital is famous as an immortal European capital city, hence its nickname, Phoenix. Despite several wars, Warsaw always regains its form and gets rebuilt to its original elegance. With a high standard of education and glamor, the city interests people from different backgrounds, making it a great place for CELTA trainees to enjoy an international atmosphere.

The CELTA course at our Warsaw is a doorway to opportunities in the global ESL industry, introducing you to prospects for learning, earning, traveling, and adventure. The intensive TEFL course is offered in many delivery formats, including, full-time, part-time and online. The course is spread across five major units of learning as accredited by the Cambridge Language Assessment.

Our CELTA training includes both practical and theoretical aspects of efficient ESL teaching that are practicable anywhere in the world. You will have at least 120 hours of course input on methodologies and six hours of assessed teaching practice. Each teaching practice session takes place with real-life model students in a real classroom and is followed by an evaluation and feedback session.

We operate a learner-friendly and communicative teaching methodology. You can freely discuss observations with your tutors to get tips on how to improve your performance in the classroom, gain more confidence, and build a more ethical professional attitude.

Although there is no final examination, all our Warsaw CELTA trainees are required to carry out four written assignments, which will serve as their continuous assessment together with assessed teaching practice. Our teachers are from varied backgrounds across the world, friendly and highly supportive. At the end of your TEFL training, in Warsaw, you may also choose to stay behind to explore the city for prospects and adventure.

Warsaw 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.

Warsaw 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 Warsaw.

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

Warsaw 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 Warsaw

We have two language centers in Warsaw providing the prestigious CELTA certification course. Both these centers hold high reputation in the field of teacher training, and has successfully trained thousands of teachers both in Poland and overseas.

Both TEFL training centers are strategically located close to all commercial and financial establishments, with well maintained transport and banking systems, making your stay during the CELTA easy.

The facilities at our Warsaw CELTA centers include well-furnished classrooms and make use of technologies to facilitate their online courses. Trainees enjoy unlimited access to our computer room with internet service, an extensive resource library with various reference materials, printers, and photocopiers.

You will be trained by tutors who are highly experienced with great track record for conducting teacher training and development programmes in Poland and abroad.

Our tutors are easily approachable to seek advice on jobs, while you enjoy a free and conducive learning environment.

Job Support and Placement: Warsaw, Poland

We are dedicated to supporting you both during and after the training in reaching your career and professional goals. This includes assisting you in getting your first job after the training through our free career advice and job support services.

As one of the largest ELT employers in Warsaw with an outstanding connection to partner language schools around Poland, we are often in the position to assist in securing job placements for our trainees after their course.

Depending on the available openings at the center, we could also employ some of our best graduates after their TEFL training. Besides, we have a website that is committed to assisting teachers in finding job opportunities and connecting with employers. We also support our teachers in preparing for interviews with prospective employers.

Why Choose CELTA in Warsaw?

Poland offers amazing prospects to ESL teachers with the CELTA certificate. In spite of the country's unsteady history, it is famed for its strong educational quality and an internationally integrated curriculum. As a result, there is a regular demand for English teachers who will like to gain some teaching experience in Europe.

The vast majority of prospects in Poland can be found in the country's capital, Warsaw, and also in some other cities like Wroclaw, Gdynia, and Lodz. Opportunities abound in public schools, international organizations, and language institutes. The peak hiring period is typically in August with some openings in January.

The salary for TEFL teachers in Poland depends on several factors. These combine the years of experience of the teacher and the type of language school or organization. Usually, the average salary is between 700 USD and 1,050 USD per month. Aside from the job opportunity Warsaw has to offers, it is also a good city to start a life as the cost of living is relatively low, with conducive living conditions. This also means you have the opportunity to live comfortably and save on your salary as an English teacher.

Things to do in Warsaw, Poland while taking a CELTA

While taking your CELTA course in Warsaw, be assured that you will experience Warsaw's captivating culture and history. Warsaw has museums and monuments that give solid descriptions of one of the gloomiest periods in the European History.

From a visit to Old Town to Royal Route, Lazienki Park to Old Town Market Place, visiting Warsaw is like stepping into the history. Explore the Polin Museum of the History of Polish Jews to get the deep but interesting insight into the rich history and culture of the Jews before the war.

You can also visit the Warsaw Uprising Museum, which is a tribute to the Warsaw residents who fought for Poland's independence. A trip to the Copernicus Science Center, one of the biggest science museums in Europe or the Palace of Culture and Science, will leave you wowed with unbelievable scientific displays.

Take a walk after a tiring TEFL session on the most significant street in Warsaw -  Krakowskie Przedmiescie, with an impressive array of churches, old manor houses, and palaces. Outside the Royal Castle, you will find King Sigismund's Column and the famous St. Anne's Church. Don't forget to pay respect to fallen heroes at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers.

A visit to Zacheta will give you an insight into Poland's art scene while a short stop at the Holy Cross Church will open your eyes to beautiful Baroque embedded in the church and the remains of Frédéric Chopin's heart which is now rooted in the pillars of the chapels.

Poland isn't all about history, and the city of Warsaw is also a hub of delightful cuisines. Some of the local dishes to try out include Polish dumplings (Pierogis), the chicken soup called Rosół, Gołąbki (cabbage roll), and Bigos also referred to as Hunter's stew.  Enjoy your meals with the favorite drink of the locals, Krupnik.

Begin your CELTA course in Warsaw. Enjoy a new adventure in a new city in Poland while you discover the infinite opportunities for career development available in Poland and across the world.

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