Athens is always a popular choice with CELTA trainees as it has a thriving market for qualified English language teachers. The city is also overflowing with historical sites and is within easy reach of several beaches and the calm blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea. For a quick insight into all that Athens has to offer, click here to enjoy a virtual tour.
As well as its many attractions, Athens also provides a welcoming and safe environment in which to live, study and work. If you then add the great climate, delicious local cuisine, and the vibrant nightlife, you can begin to see why the city has been one of Europe’s most popular for decades.
No visit to Greece would be complete without heading to one of its many stunning islands, whether for the weekend or for an extended holiday at either end of the training course. Popular choices include the islands of Santorini and Mykonos which can be reached by a 30 minute flight. Hydra and Spetses are also popular and can be reached via hydrofoil in less than two hours.Apply now & get certified to teach english abroad!
The Athens center is located in a quiet area that is home to some of the city’s grand buildings, such as the House of Parliament, the National Library and the Academy of Letters. This central location is ideal as it is close to all the main transport links and within easy reach of the bustling city center.
Since its opening in 1989, the Athens center has trained over 3000 new teachers, many of who are still teaching in schools worldwide. The facility itself is a modern and well-equipped education center that has everything you will need to successfully complete the course. The Athens center offers a great training experience due to its:
- High quality tutoring and extensive support during and after your course
- Outstanding track record of results
- Strong social media presence which is used for the benefit of our trainees and alumni
- International PLN (Personal Learning Network), a resource that is available to our alumni for life
- Experience working with thousands of teachers from around the globe
To make life as easy as possible for trainees, the Athens center provides reasonably priced accommodation in an apartment shared with other course members. Studio style apartments and apartments with multiple rooms are also available depending on your preference. Alternatively, we can arrange for you to stay in a local hotel that provides a good level of service at an affordable price.
Please note: Accommodation prices will be lower in the winter (low season) and a little higher in the summer season.
Prices per 4-week course:
Furnished room in shared apartment – 350 euro plus 50 euro guarantee*
Furnished apartment for two-four people – 650 euro plus 100 euro guarantee*
Studio apartment for one-two persons – 450 euro plus 100 euro guarantee*
* guarantees are held in case of damages or excessively high electricity bills.
Above prices include electricity, water, building common charges and Wi-Fi.
- 2 March 2020 - 30 March
- 4 May 2020 - 29 May
- 1 June 2020 - 26 June
- 6 July 2020 - 31 July
- 3 August 2020 - 28 August
- 31 August 2020 - 25 September
The total price is divided into: deposit and balance.
The deposit may be paid via a) credit card b) Paypal c) wire transfer d) Western Union.
The balance of the course fee must be paid by cash, PayPal or bank transfer directly to the training center on the first day of the course.