ELT (TEFL) courses in Barcelona

CELTA: the place to begin in English language teaching


CELTA courses in Barcelona

CELTA (Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)

Intensive (4 weeks) and part-time (4 months), as well online (blended) options for CELTA, probably the most widely recognised initial qualification within the ELT profession.

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Next courses


  • January 18—April 12 (online)
  • March 18—April 12
  • March 27—June 26 (part-time)
  • April 29—May 24
  • May 30—June 28
  • July 1—26
  • July 29—August 27
  • August 29—September 27
  • September 13—December 20 (online)
  • October 4—31
  • October 7—December 18 (part-time)
  • November 4—29


CELTA... one of the most enriching experiences I have had in my life. Rae

DELTA: becoming the best teacher you can be


DELTA course at IH Barcelona

A major step up from CELTA, DELTA is designed for people who have several years' experience of teaching English...

We offer part-time (October-March), full-time (July and August) and blended learning (March-September) options for Modules 1 and 2, as well as a course specifically for Module 3.


Next courses

Blended NEW
March 4–September 28, 2019

July 1–August 23, 2019

October 1, 2019–March 24, 2020

Module 3
January 11th–May 17, 2019


More about DELTA


That's the difference between CELTA and DELTA: on DELTA courses, teaching is what people do, that's what they're good at, and they just want to get better. Emma

Friday workshops



Our 8-session teacher development workshop series offers highly practical workshops for teachers of adult learners of English.

Young learners

Young learners workshops

We also run a similarly practical 8 workshop series for teachers of Young Learners of English.

About our workshops

The two Friday morning workshop series are designed to create coherent teacher development courses, with a certificate awarded at the end of the course.

You can, however, come only to your own selection of the sessions that most interest you.

For further details of the session, see the workshop pages.

Next sessions

Information on the 2019-20 sessions will be available in September.

The two series, again with one for those teaching young learners, the second for those teaching adults, will begin in November 2019.

IH Barcelona ELT Conference

February 8 and 9, 2019

ELT Conference Barcelona

Confirmed Speakers in 2019
Andy Hockley, Ania Kolubusevksa, Antonia Clare, Chris Roland, Christina Giannikas, Ferran Velasco, Fiona Thomas, Gail Ellis, Gabby Maguire, Gerard McLoughlin, Helen Strong, Jessica MacKay, Jo Gore, Lola Garay, Mandy McLoughlin, Mandy Welfare, Mark Ormerod, Nicky Hockly, Paul Sweeney, Pete Sharma, Po Chan, Rachel Appleby, Scott Thornbury, Rebecca Place, Shaun Sweeney, Sophie Wright, Sophia Mavridi, Susan Barduhn

Full information on our 2019 ELT Conference



Just wanted to say what a FANTASTIC conference you all put together this year. It was fun, informative, intellectual, practical, enlightening and thought-provoking. Not to mention organized and professional. Bravo!

Courses for teachers of young learners

CELT YL extension


A two-week extension course for teachers who are already CELTA qualified but who have little or no experience of teaching children.

Very Young Learners


The five sessions on this course look at teaching English to the very young (5-7 year olds).

All our YL courses


See and compare all our young learner courses on one page.

Friday workshops

See also our workshop series for teachers of young learners.

ELT Management

ELT Management (IDLTM)


A 325-hour flexible mode course leading to the IDLTM qualification in ELT management - the International Diploma in Language Teaching Management.

Director of Studies


A 30-hour intensive course for experienced teachers interested in taking up a position as Director of Studies (DoS) in a language school.

See also

Trainer Training

Our Trainer Training course, which can be done in conjunction with the DoS course.

Also of interest

IH Barcelona ELT Conference

There is also an ELT Management strand at our annual ELT Conference (February), run with the support of the IATEFL Leadership and Management SIG.

Specialised ELT courses

ELT trainer training

A 30-hour intensive course for experienced teachers interested in becoming teacher trainers.

Business English

A 35-hour intensive ESP course to increase the competence and confidence of those teaching Business English.

Preparation for Oposicions

Not currently available
A 25-hour course for English teachers in Secundària wanting to prepare for Oposicions.

Generalitat courses

Language analysis, technology and young learners on these closed courses for local primary and secondary school teachers.

Perhaps you need something different...?

Made to measure courses

Our trainers go out to other centres to provide tailor-made teacher training courses and workshops.

Topics can include Young Learners, Business English and Technology, as well as more specific subjects such as collocation or language analysis, or using blogs with language learners.

Contact Sam Whiteley, Head of Teacher Training, for further information.

Find out more

Call us to find out more about any of our courses:

+34 93 268 02 39

See also our contact details page.


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