Cambridge CELTA in Barcelona

Training teachers in Barcelona since 1998

In the last twenty years we have trained thousands of native and non-native English speaking teachers in Barcelona who are now working around the world. Although we are a large training centre, we maintain a very personalized approach and ensure that all our trainees have the best support possible from our experienced team of staff. Our tutors are experienced and qualified to DipTESOL/Delta level and are ready to support you throughout the course.

The school

  •  A large language school as well as the teacher training centre
  •  Central location, well-connected to the rest of the city
  •  Fully equipped classrooms with projectors
  •  A library, kitchen, large garden, computers, free Wi-Fi

The course

We offer a 4-week, 134-hour, intensive CELTA course which is fully accredited by Cambridge English Language Assessment. This includes:

  • Course for native and non-native English-speakers
  • Training for teaching adults and young learners
  • A prestigious, internationally-recognized qualification 
  • Minimum 6 hours teaching practice with adult students
  • Dynamic workshops and input sessions
  • positive, dynamic and supportive learning environment
  • World-class, experienced tutors
  • Small groups and friendly atmosphere
  • Weekly language exchanges and other events


We also offer additional, optional, one-day workshops on teaching Young Learners and teaching Business English. More details

Included with your CELTA is a 12-hour face to face or 30-hour online group teacher development course. This means you can get the best possible start in your TEFL career and give your CV a boost at no extra cost. Learn more about our teacher development courses

On successful completion of this course, participants are provided with the official CELTA certificate which enables graduates to work anywhere in the world. Full details can be found on the CELTA course page.

Price: €1500
Dates, price details and optional add-ons

Our tutors

Careers support

On average, our graduates find work within 21 days of graduation. Our dedicated Careers Advisor, Justin, works closely with our trainees before, during and after the course to ensure that you have a great chance of finding a good position anywhere in the world. We have a database of over 500 schools and graduates who we are regularly in touch with and we can refer you to them. Our Oxford TEFL Jobs Facebook page is updated regularly with new jobs around the world.
Learn more about our international careers service in Barcelona

Visa support

If you’re a non-EU citizen, we provide a comprehensive, fast and reliable visa service to help you start living and working in Spain legally. Tim, our Spanish Visa Advisor, is always on hand to help you every step of the way. Fee: €100.
Learn more about our visa service in Barcelona

We offer the Developing Teacher with Spanish course to help you develop your skills, learn Spanish and meet the requirements of the Spanish consulate in order to obtain a long-term student visa to legally work in Spain. Fee: €300 per month.
Learn more about the Developing Teacher with Spanish course


We offer two options for accommodation in Barcelona which are comfortable, low-cost and close to the school:

Option 1: Find your own accommodation via our accommodation group which is only for trusted hosts and trainees. This is a free service.

Option 2: Our accommodation officer, Taylor, will match you to an Oxford TEFL host which meets your specific needs and preferences.

Option 3: (1 month + stays only): Oxford TEFL collaborates with which helps students find longer-term housing.

Learn more about our accommodation service in Barcelona

Spanish classes

We offer a number of different Spanish courses to suit a variety of timetables and needs in our language school, located in the same building as our teacher training centre. Fee from €150 for one month.

Learn more about our Spanish courses

Still undecided?

If you would like to gain an internationally-recognized TEFL certificate in the centre of Barcelona, get in touch and we will be happy to help you with any questions.

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