The UCT English Language Centre delivers year-round courses to an international community of students who have chosen to expand their cultural, academic and professional horizons by learning English with the top University in Africa.  The Centre also offers courses to anyone interested in becoming certified to teach English as a foreign Language anywhere in the world.

ELC was established with the aim of professionalizing the EFL industry in South Africa, and developing a language teaching pedagogy that is uniquely relevant to the Global South.

Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)



The TEFL training courses are designed to equip you for success as an English Language Teacher.  This is an exciting and rewarding career that attracts people for all kinds of reasons.  Depending on your availability, you can choose to complete the course over 4 weeks (full-time) or 14 weeks (part-time)



Visit the TEFL website to learn more about these courses, or apply now.

Learning English as a Foreign Language

The UCT English Language Centre offers year-round courses in General English at all levels, from beginner to advanced; Business English; and Exam Preparation courses for IELTS and Cambridge ESOL  Exams

You may start classes on any Monday and book for as many weeks as you need.  Students may choose to attend 20, 25 or 30 lessons per week in a relaxed, friendly and supportive environment.



Visit the UCT English Language Centre website to learn more about learning English as a Foreign Language at UCT, and click on the "book now" button to get a quote or make a booking.