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The Cambridge DELTA

DELTA Module 2 is a face-to-face 6-week course; please contact us for more information. Module 3 is an online course and is available on-demand.

For current English language teachers wanting to deepen their knowledge and skills, possibly for a more senior role.


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Online DELTA

Open career doors and take your teaching to the next level with the new part-time DELTA Module 1 & 2, in Autumn ’20/Spring ’21, with all input online. 100% of 2019 trainees said they would recommend DELTA at ITTC, and that they learnt a lot!

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Who’s it for?

Practising teachers with an initial qualification and at least 2 years’ experience who want a more senior position and to deepen their knowledge and practice of TESOL.


The Cambridge DELTA is a diploma course for teachers with at least two years classroom experience. Many teachers take the DELTA qualification to further their careers and to qualify for more senior roles. The DELTA is awarded by Assessment English, part of the University of Cambridge. It can be studied full or part time. It’s recognised by the UK government as Master’s-level (QCF 7), and it’s the industry-standard diploma in English language teaching. It’s divided into three independent modules, all of which must be passed to attain the status of a full DELTA qualification.

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Module 1:

Assessed externally through 2 x 90 minute written examinations in either June or December, on practical theoretical aspects of English language teaching.

Module 2:

Our next DELTA Module 2 is a face-to-face 6-week course & will be running from July 5 – August 13, 2021. This focuses on the elements of planning and teaching a lesson and is assessed through a portfolio of coursework. It includes 4 observed lessons, with full lesson plans, 2,500-word background written assignments and a professional development assignment.

Module 3 – Online (available on-demand):

Assessed externally through an extended written assignment of 4,500 words on a specialist area of English language teaching in which you design a course for a specific group of learners. Find out more!

Minimum language level: C2 CEFR / 8.0 IELTS / Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE)

Course options 2021:
  • Module 2 – Runs July to August [6 week course]
  • Speak to ITTC infomation 
  • Module 3 – Runs on demand, with video webcasts and Delta tutor support via Skype and email [10 week Course]

You will receive a Delta certificate, awarded by Cambridge Assessment English, part of the University of Cambridge

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