Course dates, locations and fees

100% Online CELTA



For full information about the 100% online CELTA course, please email Daniel Miller at                     

IH Montañita                                    

The residential courses at IH Montañita are held in a beautiful ecolodge location near the lively, cosmopolitan town of Montañita, where we have run courses successfully since the beginning of 2010. The Casa Cacique ecolodge is a dedicated language teacher training centre. The buildings are constucted in a typical quaint style of wood, bamboo and thatch. We offer you a private, individual cabaña with en-suite shower and toilet. Additional facilities include a well stocked library, Wi-Fi internet access, and printing and photocopying facilities. You are just a few minutes walk from a pristine South Pacific beach. 

Fees and Payment

The cost of the programme at IH Montañita consists of two separate services: 1) the CELTA course, 2) food and accommodation.

1) The cost of the CELTA course is $1800.00, and includes registration fees, certification, and most materials for the course.  We offer a 5-week course which includes more support and time than other CELTA programmes which are 4 weeks in duration.

2). The cost of food and accommodation is $895.00.  This service includes transport to IH Montañita from Guayaquil, private accommodation with en-suite bathroom and three meals a day (7 days a week). This represents an expense of $26.00 per day for full room and board. 

The total cost for the 5-week CELTA course and services at IH Montañita is $2695.00.  There are no other expenses.  

Payment can be made by international transfer to our accounts in the United States and the United Kingdom; or by domestic transfer to our account in Ecuador.  We process credit card payments via PayPal. 

CELTA 2020

You incur no obligation or expense by applying, but it does allow us to hold a place on a course. We accept only twelve people on each course.

Once you are accepted, we request that you pay a non-refundable deposit of $895.00 USD  to confirm your intention to enroll. Payment of the remaining balance becomes due four weeks before the start of the course.


IH Guayaquil 



IH Guayaquil is a very well-established community school operating in the business district near to the airport. We teach a range of English courses to adults, teens and young learners. IH Guayaquil is an authorized centre for Cambridge Assessment English and British Council IELTS.  In particular we specialize in  teacher training courses such as CELT, TKT, CELTA and Delta.

We offer two part-time CELTA courses per year at our language center in Guayaquil.  Each course has a duration of approximately 3 months.  

Input sessions are delivered on Saturday and Sunday, while teaching practice is held two evenings per week. (e.g. Tuesday and Wednesday).  In addition, there are three weeks during the course with no face-to-face coursework.  This will allow you to manage the workload and further reduce the impact of the course on your other obligations

Th cost of the CELTA course is $1695.00, and includes registration fees, certification, and most materials for the course.