Fees indicated are based on the current year (August 2016 to July 2017) and are subject to change next year.
Our further education courses (Entry to Level 3) are usually free if you are 16-18 years old. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial support to help with other costs associated with your course such as course materials and travel.
If you are aged 19 or over you may be required to pay fees.
If you are enrolling onto a Level 3 or 4 course and are over 19 years of age the fees may be higher and you will be required to take out an Advanced Learning Loan, please see the guide to fees for more information.
International students will be required to pay the full International course fee.
For more information, see our guide to fees.
Candidates for the course should be at least 20 years old by the first day of the course and have a good standard of education. University matriculation standard (2 A levels and 3 O-Levels) or equivalent and have a command of English, both written and spoken, that enables them to follow the course and complete the assignments.
Entry Interview Selection: Candidates are selected for interview on the basis of the standard of their application and their pre-interview task. This means not all applicants will be called for interview. We cannot accept candidates with poor grammar or spelling.
Assessment is continuous during the course, and all aspects of a trainee's work are taken into account. The certificate is an initial vocational qualification and trainees are required to show a professional attitude towards all aspects of the work involved. Course assessment is moderated by an external assessor appointed by the Cambridge Examinations Syndicate.
Most successful candidates secure teaching positions overseas, or in the UK. You can also apply to follow the Diploma course in ELT (DELTA) after acquiring at least 2 years full time ELT teaching experience.