Our academy

The Irish Academy, Language school in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. A reference in the world of teaching with native bilingual teachers qualified by Cambridge ESOL and Teaching Exams.

Our academy in Gran Canaria always aims to achieve the best academic results for our students in an efficient way, in the shortest possible time and in an economical way. By helping our students study to achieve a level of English according to the Common European Framework (CEFR), we are committed to enabling people to find employment and take advantage of their right to mobility within Europe.

We are the only centre in the Canary Islands approved by the University of Cambridge for the Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA). This qualification corresponds to the UK OFQUAL QCF 5 level, i.e. a globally recognised degree level. We teach DELTA M1 and M2 (Diploma in English teaching to Speakers of Other Languages) at UK OFQUAL QCF 7 level, i.e. at a globally recognised Masters level.

We offer a wide range of language courses and training, including preparation for all Cambridge exams, for children and adults.

The Irish Academy, Language school in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. A reference in the world of teaching with native bilingual teachers qualified by Cambridge ESOL and Teaching Exams.

Our academy in Gran Canaria always aims to achieve the best academic results for our students in an efficient way, in the shortest possible time and in an economical way. By helping our students study to achieve a level of English according to the Common European Framework (CEFR), we are committed to enabling people to find employment and take advantage of their right to mobility within Europe.

We are the only centre in the Canary Islands approved by the University of Cambridge for the Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA). This qualification corresponds to the UK OFQUAL QCF 5 level, i.e. a globally recognised degree level. We teach DELTA M1 and M2 (Diploma in English teaching to Speakers of Other Languages) at UK OFQUAL QCF 7 level, i.e. at a globally recognised Masters level.

We offer a wide range of language courses and training, including preparation for all Cambridge exams, for children and adults.

Teacher formation in:

Cambridge CELTA:

Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

General English:

Levels 0, A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2.

Cambridge Adults:

Key (KET), Preliminary (PET), First (FCE), Advanced (CAE) and Proficiency (CPE).

Cambridge for Schools:

Key (KET) for schools, Preliminary (PET) for Schools and First (FCE) for Schools.

Cambridge Young Learners (YL):

YL Starters, YL Movers, YL Flyers.

IELTS:

General English Exam Training or Academic English Exam Training. PAU English: Exam Training

Business English:

Administration, Management, Communication and Networking

Maritime English:

Administration, Management and Communication.

PAU English

Exam Training

Our
facilities

Our facilities include four large classrooms with whiteboards and projectors in each and CELTA trainers on site between 08:30 and 18:30.

The CELTA workroom or centre has a dedicated photocopier, two printers, stationery boxes for your group, so you don’t need to buy any, and a well-stocked library with all the required books from the reading list along with textbooks and audio CDs.

We have also installed a microwave and a coffee and tea maker in the hub, to help you eat healthy and economically.

In addition, there is a large, bright courtyard with seating and tables where you can eat and work and a free water machine to keep you going during the long day.

There are also a lot of reasonbly priced restaurants and bars on our street which can provide you with many different food options.

What are the facilities like?

What are the centre's
opening hours?

OPENING HOURS
OF OUR CENTRE

9:00 – 21:00 from Monday to Thursday

9:00 – 19:30 Friday

Where does the CELTA course take place?

Our CELTA takes place on the beautiful subtropical island of Gran Canaria and our centre is in the capital, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. You can find us at Calle Perojo, 9, 35003, right next to the old town and the shopping area of Triana. We offer CELTA face to face or online.

How to reach our
centre from the airport

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