At a glance

The CELTA Refresher provides a practical update for CELTA qualified (or equivalent) teachers who have not taught for some time and feel their skills need to be updated or refreshed.

Start dates

10 Apr, 24 Oct

Course length

4 Evenings (Tuesday - Friday)

Hours per week

8 hours + 2 hours online pre-course

Levels available

CELTA qualified or equivalent

Course fees

$250 (no other course related fees apply)


CCEL Christchurch

What you will learn

  • Review of the role of the teacher and learners
  • Review of planning a learner-centered lesson (receptive skills)
  • Review of teaching a language focused lesson (vocabulary)
  • Review of materials and planning a series of lessons


The CELTA refresher is open to anyone who has completed CELTA or equivalent.

Please email for application information.


There is no formal assessment on this course.

Teachers from the October 2016 refresher course will be considered as part of CCEL's relief teaching team.