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Entry Requirements

(as stated in the CELTA Administration Handbook 2014)

You should be at least 20 years old at the start of the course and be able to demonstrate that you have an appropriate level of education, experience and abilities that will enable you to take the course, and subsequently take up language teaching.

You should have, as a minimum entry requirement, a standard of education equivalent to that required for entry into higher education.

You will need an awareness of language and a competence in written and spoken English that enables you to follow the course, complete the assignments, and teach English at a range of levels.

2018 Course fees

R16 250

Course fees include the Cambridge registration fee, tuition and all course materials. Fees do NOT include the cost of the teaching methodology or grammar book that we recommend you purchase. These books will be available for you to purchase from IH Cape Town.

2018 Course dates

  • 22 January -16 February
  • 26 February – 23 March
  • 7 May – 1 June
  • 25 June – 20 July
  • 13 August – 7 September
  • 1 October – 26 October
  • 5 November – 30 November


  • 13 August – 30 November


TEL: +27 21 433 0546 /0548 and/or Email: info@ihcapetown.com

Application Form

Applicants for the course must complete an application form and pre-interview task and return them to International House Cape Town via email: candice@ihcapetown.com.

If you are evaluated to be a suitable applicant, you will be contacted in order to schedule an interview.  To secure a place once you have been accepted, you should ensure that the full fee is paid at least four weeks before the course begins. Applicants applying fewer than four weeks before the course starts are required to pay the fees on acceptance.

Payment details

Price: R 16 250

You must ONLY PAY FOR THE COURSE once you have been accepted onto a course. Please use one of the following payment methods:


How to Pay

PLEASE NOTE: You will be liable for any bank charges, even if you have already paid bank charges in your own country.

  1. Direct bank transfer:
  • Account name: IH Cape Town Language Institute (Pty) Ltd
  • Bank: Nedbank: Branch Code: 123 209
  • Account No: 1232139378
  • Swift Code: NEDSZAJJ
  • Reference#: CELTA – Your name


To ensure that your payment has been correctly allocated please email/fax proof of payment to candice@ihcapetown.com or 086 628 6068 (fax).

  1. Credit card

You can pay by Visa or MasterCard. However, this will carry an additional cost of 3.5% of the value of the course, i.e. R570.00.

Please note: if the card you wish to use is not in your name, we will need a fax authorising its use for payment of our course, signed by the cardholder. We will not put the payment through without this authorisation.


In all cases of cancellation we will retain 10% of fees paid to cover administrative costs. In the case of cancellation six weeks or later before the course starting date, 20% of the total fee will be retained. With less than six weeks’ notice, 50% of the total fee will be retained.

If cancellation occurs in the final ten days before the starting date, the total fee will be retained.


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