The Distance Delta

About us

The Distance Delta is an exciting collaboration between International House London and the British Council and draws on the expertise and global resources of these two prestigious institutions. We offer a range of unique programmes which fully prepare candidates for all three Cambridge Delta Modules. Our programmes are designed for practising teachers in the field of ELT who wish to upgrade their qualifications and develop their teaching skills. Specifically tailored for teachers who would like to continue working while they study, the Distance Delta provides a flexible and convenient alternative to intensive and part-time face-to-face courses.

Reasons for choosing the Distance Delta

  • over 30 years’ experience in providing distance preparation for the Cambridge Diploma
  • well over 1000 teachers have gained their Delta with us
  • expert training team comprises Cambridge Module 2 Assessors and Moderators and Cambridge Examiners for Modules 1 and 3
  • specially designed Distance Delta course materials unique to our programmes covering all aspects of the Cambridge Delta modular syllabus delivered via our dedicated website
  • from introduction to the Cambridge Delta Modules to arranging assessment with Cambridge, we take you all the way through

Next courses

  • Starts

  • Ends

  • Fees

Integrated Programme
  • 01/03/2015
  • 09/12/2015
  • £2800
Module 1
  • 01/03/2015
  • 05/06/2015
  • £650
Module 2
  • 01/03/2015
  • 22/11/2015
  • £2100
Module 2
  • 01/03/2015
  • 22/11/2015
  • £2100
Module 3
  • 01/03/2015
  • 10/06/2015
  • £400
Module 3 ELTM
  • 01/03/2015
  • 10/06/2015
  • £500
Blended Programme Intensive Option
  • 01/03/2015
  • 04/12/2015
  • £2950
Blended Programme Extensive Option
  • 01/03/2015
  • 13/05/2016
  • £2950
Applications are processed in order of receipt. We advise you apply early to avoid disappointment as our courses are regularly over-subscribed.

Did you know?

  • Young Learners

    Young LearnersYou can now do Delta Modules 2 and 3 with Younger Learner classes.

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  • Course Materials

    Course MaterialsWe provide original core course materials covering the Delta syllabus via our website.

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  • eLibrary

    eLibraryDistance Delta Course Participants have access to IH London’s extensive Delta article e-library.

  • Participants Worldwide

    Course Participants WorldwideWe train teachers from South Sudan to South Korea and from Libya to Laos.

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  • 91% Pass Rate

    91% Pass RateOur combined pass rate for all modules in the June 2013 assessment was 91%.

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  • Blended Options

    Blended OptionsWe offer Module 2 blended options: 6 weeks full time and 16 weeks part time face-to-face at IH London.

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  • The Largest Delta Centre

    The Largest Delta CentreLast year we trained 611 teachers on our Cambridge Delta courses.

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  • Both Module 3 Qualifications

    Courses in both Module 3 QualificationsOption 1: Extending Practice and ELT specialism
    Option 2: English Language Teaching Management.

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  • New Video Materials

    New Video MaterialsThese show different lesson approaches in action.

  • Same Qualification

    Same QualificationYou receive the same Cambridge Delta qualification whether you study at distance or face to face.

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Course Participant


The Delta is really a very good programme and has made me a better teacher. I am more sensitive to my students learning needs, am able to explain errors and why they make them. Best of all I feel that I am more knowledgeable now and this has boosted my confidence level so much and has given me extra advantage over the rest of my staff. I am really thankful to your team for all your help while pursuing this programme and I have recommended my colleagues follow suit. Thank you.

Janet Sithraputhran: Module 1