West Thames College London

Teacher Training



Our next courses:

  • Online CELTA begins on 18 April
  • CELTA summer intensive begins on 3 July
  • DET / ProfGCE begins on 13 September
  • AET begins on 8 March

Apply now as places are limited on these courses.

Our teaching courses include CELTA, AET, DET / ProfGCE and Access to Teaching, all designed to give you the skills you'll need to find teaching jobs.

You'll get excellent support from our experienced tutors, as well as a mentor system, workshop and online help. We take a practical, hands-on approach for new teachers and operate flexible study times to fit in with your work and lifestyle.

Key Facts:

  • Excellent success rates:
    • 100% success rate in 2014-16 two year DET course
    • 93% success rate in 2015/16 AET course
    • 97% success rate in 2015/16 CELTA course
  • Gain qualifications required for teaching in the FE [A further education course at Entry level, Level 1, Level 2 or Level 3. Includes pre-university and vocational qualifications.] and lifelong learning sectors
  • DET / ProfGCE accredited by Canterbury Christchurch University

Teacher Training Courses

Full Time Courses
Access to Teacher Training Level 3
Teaching English Language to Adults (CELTA): Summer Intensive Level 5
Part Time Courses & Apprenticeships
Apprenticeship in Supported Learning - Advanced Level 3
Award in Education and Training Level 3
Award in Education and Training Blended Learning Level 3
Observation of Teaching and Learning - Level 5 Level 5
Teaching English Language to Adults (CELTA) Level 5
Diploma in Education and Training (DET) / Professional Graduate Certificate of Education (ProfGCE) Level 5 DET or Level 6 Professional Graduate Certificate of Education




  1. Shazia Khan

    Certificate in Education

    Shazia Khan

    “The classes are enjoyable and comfortable. The tutors push you to do your best and you’re completely supported. It’s the best place to work and to study. I initially worked in a support role at the college, but from September I’m going to be teaching on the supported learning courses.”




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