IH London

London, UK

IH London opened in 1959. We are the no.1 language school in Central London, judged by the latest British Council inspections and reported in the EL Gazette (2019). Every year we train over 500 new teachers and enable them to embark on exciting new journeys across the globe to inspire and teach others.

CELTA pass rate IH London 93%

IH London was started by John and Brita Haycraft, the founders of IHWO, and its classrooms saw the very first CELTA courses back in the 1960s. The premises is very centrally located in Covent Garden. The centre is now a charitable trust, and is most well-known for English language courses and teacher training. We have, from our beginnings, been a leading contributor in the ELT field and we strive to continue to make a significant contribution to the international language education community.

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Find a course

Course Type Dates Sort descending Mode Fee
CELTA 03 Jul - 28 Jul 2023
Mon-Fri, 9:00-16:00
100% Online FT £1,588
CELTA 03 Jul - 28 Jul 2023
Mon-Fri, 9:00-16:00
Full time F2F £1,588
DELTA Module 2 10 Jul - 25 Aug 2023
7 weeks
Full time F2F £2,677
CELTA 31 Jul - 25 Aug 2023
Mon-Fri, 9:00-16:00
100% Online FT £1,588
CELTA 31 Jul - 25 Aug 2023
Mon-Fri, 9:00-16:00
Full time F2F £1,588
CELTA 08 Aug - 04 Nov 2023
Tue & Thu: 10:00 - 13:00
100% Online PT £1,588
DELTA (Full Diploma) 21 Aug - 09 Jun 2024
9 months
100% Online PT £3,049
DELTA Module 2 21 Aug - 26 May 2024
8 months
100% Online PT £2,747
DELTA (Full Diploma) 03 Sep - 01 Jun 2024
9 or 12 months
Online & F2F £3,194
DELTA Module 1 03 Sep - 06 Dec 2023
14 weeks
100% Online PT £894

Life in and around London

You will never find yourself short of things to do in London – a capital of culture.

There are thousands of unique restaurants, trendy rooftop bars, concerts across the city, and free national museums and galleries. Whatever your interest, you’ll be able to indulge it in London. 

Studying at IH London

We are based in the beautiful Covent Garden in central London, famous for its shops, cafes, restaurants and West End theatres.

Within a short walking distance you will also find the Royal Opera House (home to the Royal Ballet, as well as the Royal Opera), the British Museum (voted one of the top ten museums in the world by National Geographic) and The National Gallery (the story of European art, masterpiece by masterpiece).

In the school, the on-site café sells a wide range of delicious food, snacks and beverages, from breakfast until the evening. All food is prepared fresh each day.

There are 2 supermarkets at the nearby tube stations: Sainsbury’s and Waitrose. A meal deal lunch from the supermarket (sandwich, snack and drink £3.00 and a kilo of oranges is £2-3.

The school is minutes from two tube stations: Covent Garden and Holborn. We are only two tube stops away from Kings Cross St Pancras International if you take the Eurostar from Paris.

London is served by several International Airports: Heathrow, Gatwick and City airport are the most central.


If you want us to help you find accommodation, we offer homestays and halls of residence with single en-suite rooms and studios. You should budget from £200 a week, to £435 a week for a single studio.