UK-based Cambridge ESOL has a range of awards providing professional qualifications for language teachers, validated by the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate (UCLES) and recognized throughout the world. Cambridge ESOL qualifications range from initial to advanced level for both native- and non-native-speaking prospective and practising teachers, and include:
The Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults provides initial teacher training for candidates who wish to teach English to adult learners.
The Certificate in English Language Teaching to Young Learners is similar to CELTA but focuses on acquiring the necessary skills for teaching English to children or teenagers.
The Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults is designed as a qualification for practising English Language teachers who already have substantial teaching experience.
ICELT (replaces COTE)
The In-service Certificate in English Language Teaching is a course-based award for practising English Language teachers, helping them to improve their skills in the context in which they are currently working.
The International Diploma in Language Teaching Management is a graduate-level diploma providing a foundation in management skills for those who have administrative or management responsibilities in language teaching organizations. The six-month course, involving both face-to-face and distance study, was jointly designed by the School for International Training (USA), the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations (UK), and the University of Queensland (Australia).
More information may be found at Cambridge ESOL Exams.