CELTA China in Chengdu
Welcome to International House Bangkok in Chengdu, famed for being home to China’s most adorable ‘national treasure’, the giant panda. Situated in the southwest of China, Chengdu is the capital of the region and, though it may not boast world-famous tourist attractions, residents and visitors alike enjoy the many diverse culture attractions that this vibrant city has to offer. Whether it’s wandering around temples and small lanes seeped in history, immersing yourself in the traditional tea-sipping culture or enjoying the hip nightlife scene, it is no wonder that Chengdu was voted one of the most livable cities in China.
Chengdu itself is convenient hub in China that allows visitors easy access to and from the city. The airport, located 16 kilometres from the city centre, has international flights direct to many major cities around the world and there are direct flights to every major city in China. The fleet of taxis outside the airport will whisk you to your hotel in around 30 mins, just leaving you with the decision of where you are going to explore first.
The Chengdu CELTA training centre is situated in the ultra-modern Global Centre mall that is one of the largest buildings in the world. If you need time out from the course to recharge your batteries you won’t even need to go outside as the Global Centre boasts not only a vast array of mouth-watering restaurants and well-known shops, but also a cinema, an ice-rink and even an artificial beach and water park!
The Training Centre
Classrooms and Facilities
Our TEFL training centre provides everything you could need on a CELTA course with large fully-equipped language classrooms. CELTA trainees also have a large spacious area to work, plan and create lesson materials. When you are not working, you will able to relax in the bright seating area where you have access to a fridge, a microwave and a kettle to allow you to grab a coffee or a snack. The training center is in the above massive Global Center.
Additionally, there is free wireless internet access throughout the school for those with laptops. Our highly qualified tutors are also close by to provide support to you every day and is one of the reasons why the CELTA Chengdu is one of the best TEFL qualification options available.
Trainers at CELTA Chengdu
The course trainers are all from International House Bangkok and International House Chiang Mai. Having trained over 6,000 CELTA candidates in the last 10 years, you can be confident in the quality of the course, trainers, and facilities. All of our trainers have their Cambridge DELTA and many years of experience assisting new and seasoned teachers alike.
The CELTA Chengdu and Board Package
In order for you to not have to worry about accommodation, we are happy to arrange an optional place to stay during your time on the Chengdu CELTA course.
Hands down the friendliest hotel in Chengdu with welcoming English speaking staff that will go out of their way to make sure you enjoy your stay in Chengdu. The hotel is situated close to many of Chengdu’s tourist attractions which can be visited in a few minutes on foot. The conveniently located hotel has a range of modern immaculate rooms with a private bathroom, air-conditioning, and a TV to help you unwind after a day of studying. Wi-Fi is also is available throughout the accommodation.
The hotel also boasts communal areas where you can sit, relax and meet other people and, of course, study. There is also a rooftop restaurant and a bar offering views over the city where you can enjoy a well-deserved beer, glass of wine, soft drink or healthy smoothie. The restaurant offers a delicious range of Chinese and Western food at affordable prices, allowing you to try Chengdu’s famous cuisine or comfort food from home.
At the weekend, you can take advantage of the hotel’s sightseeing options or ask the staff to make travel plans for you if you wish to go further afield. For an unbeatable stay in Chengdu, look no further than the Chengdu Garden Inn.
Trainees can get to and from the training centre in 25 minutes via the super-efficient metro system that’s situated a few minutes’ walk from both the hotel and the training centre.
Chengdu Garden Inn
- 27 nights accommodation from the Sunday before the course starts and check out the Saturday after the course ends.
- Modernhotel rooms with private bathrooms and air conditioning.
- In room hi-speed internet for use with your laptop.
- TV for relaxing after studying.
- Rooms serviced weekly with change of linen.
- Breakfast included.
- Rooftop restaurant and bar with views over the city
- Communal areas to sit, relax, meet other people and, of course, to study.
- Friendly and helpful staff who can help with any of your travel or sightseeing plans.
- Situated close to many tourist attractions that can be explored on foot.
- 25 minutes from the centre by metro
Chengdu Course and Package Fees
CELTA Course Only: 1,950 USD
- With Breakfast: 1,055 USD
- Without Breakfast: 945 USD
- Total Package Price
- With Breakfast: 3,005 USD
- Without Breakfast: 2,895 USD
Applying / More Questions
For answers to specific questions about the Chengdu, China, CELTA course and/or the Chengdu CELTA and Board package, please email us at [email protected]
To avoid disappointment, we strongly advise you to apply early. That way, you can be sure of getting the course date and accommodation you want. Click on CELTA application page to download the form.