Special new collaboration with the Cervantes Institute and the Spanish Government

2 May 2014

Cervantes Institute
Cervantes Institute

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney has entered into a special new collaboration with the Cervantes Institute and Spanish Government, to offer Spanish language training to school teachers.

The Certificate of Attainment for Teachers of Spanish Language A is aimed at Spanish Teachers who wish to upgrade.

At the end of the course, you will receive the following accreditation:

University of Sydney, Instituto Cervantes: Certificate as a teacher for level A

Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports of the Spanish Embassy in Canberra: Certificate of Participation


Commence date: 7th July 2014

The course runs until December, 2014

Part 1: 20 hours Intensive Course

Intensive Course: 7th -11th of July for 4 hours per day

Part 2: 36 hours Face to Face course

3 hours per day on the following dates:

  • 25 + 26 July
  • 1 + 2 August
  • 8 + 9 August
  • 15 + 16 August
  • 22 + 23 August
  • 5 + 6 September

Part 3: 9 hours Observations

Class Observations. These are to be coordinated with the Tutors and are to take place during the Part 2 of the course.

They are expected to be completed at the conclusion of Part 2 of the course, on 6 September.

Part 4: 20 hours

4 x practicals of preparation time and 6 x practicals of face-to-face teaching to be completed during September.



Method of Payment:

Electronic Funds Transfer Form


Applicants must meet the following admission requirements:

  • Bachelor of Languages or
  • Bachelor of International Studies or
  • Bachelor of Arts (Major in a foreign language)
  • For non Spanish native speakers: Level of Spanish: B2 or C1 (with a DELE certificate)
  • Professional experience not exceeding 500 hours.
  • Specialised training not exceeding 100 hours.
  • Attendance of 80% of classes (to receive diploma and hand in final assessment task).

If in doubt as to your eligibility, please include any question in your application.


Applications are open until 30 June 2014.

To apply send CV and cover letter in Spanish explaining reasons for wanting to take the course to Dr Anne Walsh



Contact: Greg Sherington

Phone: +61 2 9351 0202

Email: 0930532416465e334a1d5708223e247909382e2c530945564f457a112d