International Training Institute

International Training Institute

Istanbul, Turkey

International Training Institute
International Training Institute
International Training Institute
International Training Institute
International Training Institute
International Training Institute

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9.1 / 10

(1338 student reviews)
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School Overview

School Description

ITI is an internationally recognised Cambridge English teacher training centre and the only Cambridge English approved centre for both the CELTA, ICELT and Delta courses in Turkey. We've successfully trained thousands of EFL teachers since we first began running courses in Istanbul in 1987. We have part-time, full-time and on-line options.

Accommodation

A variety of accommodation options are available, upon request

Location Overview

Istanbul is a major city in Turkey that straddles Europe and Asia across the Bosphorus Strait. Its Old City reflects cultural influences of the many empires that once ruled here. In the Sultanahmet district, the open-air, Roman-era Hippodrome was for centuries the site of chariot races, and Egyptian obelisks also remain. The iconic Byzantine Hagia Sophia features a soaring 6th-century dome and rare Christian mosaics.

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School Address

Eski Büyükdere Caddesi,
Silahtaroğlu Sok. No. 7 Kat:2,
4. Levent,
Kağithane,
Istanbul 344167

Upcoming Courses

CELTA (What is CELTA?)

Dates
19 Nov 2018 -
14 Dec 2018
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10 Dec 2018 -
17 Mar 2019
FULL
07 Jan 2019 -
01 Feb 2019
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11 Feb 2019 -
08 Mar 2019
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25 Feb 2019 -
02 Jun 2019
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18 Mar 2019 -
12 Apr 2019
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06 May 2019 -
31 May 2019
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17 Jun 2019 -
12 Jul 2019
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01 Jul 2019 -
06 Oct 2019
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15 Jul 2019 -
09 Aug 2019
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02 Sep 2019 -
27 Sep 2019
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07 Oct 2019 -
01 Nov 2019
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21 Oct 2019 -
02 Feb 2020
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11 Nov 2019 -
06 Dec 2019
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YLE (What is YLE?)

No course dates listed at this time


DELTA (What is DELTA?)

Module
Module 2
12 Dec 2018 -
05 Jun 2019
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Module 2
12 Dec 2018 -
05 Jun 2019
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Module 3 ELTM (Management)
27 Feb 2019 -
09 Jun 2019
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Module 3
27 Feb 2019 -
09 Jun 2019
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Module 2
13 Mar 2019 -
04 Dec 2019
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Module 1
13 Mar 2019 -
05 Jun 2019
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Module 2
24 Jun 2019 -
02 Aug 2019
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Module 1
21 Jul 2019 -
02 Aug 2019
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Module 3
23 Jul 2019 -
01 Aug 2019
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ICELT (What is ICELT?)

No course dates listed at this time


TEFL

CourseDates
TEFL - ITI Tefl Certificate 09 Mar 2019 -
13 Apr 2019
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Short Courses

CourseDates
Short Courses - Using Technology 24 Nov 2018 -
08 Dec 2018
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Short Courses - ESP 05 Jan 2019 -
19 Jan 2019
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Short Courses - Training the Teacher Trainer 16 Feb 2019 -
23 Feb 2019
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Short Courses - Testing and Assessment 16 Feb 2019 -
02 Mar 2019
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TKT Exam

CourseDates
TKT Exam - Module 1 17 Mar 2019 -
17 Mar 2019
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TKT Exam - CLIL 17 Mar 2019 -
17 Mar 2019
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TKT Exam - Module 3 17 Mar 2019 -
17 Mar 2019
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TKT Exam - Module 2 17 Mar 2019 -
17 Mar 2019
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TKT Exam - Young Learners 17 Mar 2019 -
17 Mar 2019
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TKT Exam - Module 1 12 May 2019 -
12 May 2019
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TKT Exam - YL 12 May 2019 -
12 May 2019
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Other

CourseDates
Other - Cambridge Train the Trainer 16 Feb 2019 -
23 Mar 2019
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Other - CELT-P 02 Nov 2019 -
24 Jul 2020
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Other - CELT-S 02 Nov 2019 -
24 Jul 2020
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Workshops

CourseDates
Workshops - Teaching Writing as a Creative Process 17 Nov 2018 -
17 Nov 2018
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Workshops - How to develop and add creativity to unconventional learning materials 24 Nov 2018 -
24 Nov 2018
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YLEXT (What is YLEXT?)

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CLIL

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Student Reviews

Words most commonly used to describe this centre


Great tutors Memorable experience

, CELTA student,

For me, it was a good adventure, although I was under a lot of pressure. In this course (CELTA 5) we had a day off which was so helpful.

, CELTA student,

Good

, CELTA student,

The course was well-structured with clear aims and objectives fulfilled. The tutors have been very helpful and open to sharing their techniques and ideas when it comes to teaching methodologies. All in all, I am very satisfied!

, CELTA student,

excellent

, CELTA student,

I truly enjoyed the course and I feel super-satisfied about taking the course. The procedure was perfectly organized. All the tutors were extremely kind and supportive. The other staffs were also helpful and friendly.

, CELTA student,

It was the greatest experience of my life. It changes the whole perspective of how to be a teacher. Their tutors are helpful and encouraging and supportive.

, Short Courses - Teaching Young Learners student,

I simply enjoyed it.

, CELTA student,

This course was the most challenging experience for me. I really loved the tutors, my peers and the staff at ITI.

, CELTA student,

Overally, it was good experience. Thank you

, Workshops - How to develop and add creativity to unconventional learning materials student,

This course was by far the most challenging thing I have done. Very overwhelming at the beginning. However it was the best thing I have done. I have learnt soo much over the duration of this course. The tutors are great, very supportive and helpful. The staff were also great, helpful and always welcoming. There was always a positive atmosphere with staff, teachers, students and everyone at the centre. Thank you to everyone at ITI.

, CELTA student,

Well, it was a really challenging course in terms of time management, but it is really worth it. It had everything you need: experienced and supportive tutors, international environment, valuable practice, efficient feedback sessions which are really important on the course, facilities were good and one of my fav was cafeteria and that small community around the table where we could have coffee, chat during breaks and share impressions. I loved Istanbul and I made good friends there.

, CELTA student,

The most practical course ever.

, CELTA student,

It was the best course of teaching I could ever imagine. The tutors, the staff, the facilities and everything,let us experience teaching in a more fruitfull way.

, CELTA student,

All sessions were perfect, like as my imagination. I could learn many critical points which were impossible without this course.

, CELTA student,

Brilliant The best experience I have ever had .

, Short Courses - Developing Writing Skills student,

This course was a great opportunity to brush up things I knew and become a better teacher. Thank you all for your help and support.

, CELTA student,

I love ITI. I'll never forget all the friendliness and all the support from ITI. Everything we needed was there and nobody even mentioned once why you are in the library until 9.p.m. , and why are you using so much paper. The number of students for our teaching practices was high and that's another great point about ITI center. I just wish ITI could manage to give accomodation to celta trainees so as to avoid any conflicts with finding accomodation in Istanbul or problems with the landlords introduced by ITI. I could never see I will love an institute so much. Thank you all for this great feeling: tutors Tracy and Ramy, administrative staff Julide and Meral, IT staff Sahand, and all the Cafeteria staff.

, CELTA student,

Amazing

, CELTA student,

Celta was a really intensive and valuable course.I had a good time here and tutors were very helpful.I had excellent communication with everyone.Doing Celta course gave me the opportunity what I need in terms of knowledge and confidence to teach . Feedback was important to my development as a teacher,input from all other students was good as well. Definetely,I will miss the course.

, CELTA student,

The CELTA course is much more than learning how to teach English. The CELTA is about setting personal aims every day, every teaching practice, pushing yourself to do the things you've never done before and then feeling proud and rewarded in the end. It's about rising to the challenges, big or small, and feeling how you are growing both as a teacher and as a person. It's about giving (and receiving too ;-)) a supportive hug or an encouraging smile to your friends. It's about laughing, crying, sharing food and all the terrible assignment stories with each other. Was it the right choice? Yes. Will I recommend it to you? Absolutely!

, Short Courses - Developing Writing Skills student,

The most intensive and challenging course that I have ever taken, you can not imagine what I've experienced, highly recommended.

, CELTA student,

The conclusion is; everything was perfect! Huss, Liz, Majid, Tom, Sahand, Meral, Julide, Seden and the rest... You are lovely... Thank you very much for everything.

, CELTA student,

Wonderful experience

, CELTA student,

I am so impressed by the CELTA course at ITI. The tutors were phenomenal. The mixture of input sessions on various teaching topics, teaching preparation and practice, plus feedback from experienced tutors is the perfect mixture for learning how to teach English. I came in with no teaching experience and left feeling confident that I can really do this. It's a high learning curve, but it's worth it. I highly recommend it!

, CELTA student,

They are just perfect. Don’t doubt do your celta, delta and eveything there

, CELTA student,

It's a once-in-a-lifetime experience that literally knocks you down, but once you pull yourself together and stand up, you realize you've learned a lot. I'll definitely miss it.

, CELTA student,

It was a very good experience. I didn't think that 4 weeks will be enough to learn Teaching English. I have learnt teaching techniques that I have never learnt or even heard about during my study in the university.

, CELTA student,

Amazing experience

, CELTA student,

It was really a great experience for me!I obtained very valuable teaching techniques thank to perfect input sessions.I will never forget Rob's cheerful manners, Elna's important advice,Hass's positive input sessions!Ramy,I adore your teaching method!IT manager is a very friendly young man!Rich library,fresh and clean atmosphere!Administrative staff, I love all of you!Even I miss the tea that I drank there!CElTA would be very tough if all above weren't there!I love all of you!Kamala Javadova from Azerbaijan!

, CELTA student,

It was an amazing experience in my life. I have learned many things in such a short time.

, CELTA student,

A superb experience

, CELTA student,

This course helped me a lot, it changed a lot of things in my life. Now, I can teach in a good way because I finally know the good procedures that must be taken and the good techniques. The tutors are amazing, helpful, they always explain and they are always there to answer if you have any questions. Thank you ITI and Cambridge university for letting me live this amazing experience .

, CELTA student,

It was great i loved it all the teachers are helpful and are there to answer any thing about the course...

, CELTA student,

Thanks for the supportive and motivating atmosphere.

, CELTA student,

It was a nice experience living and studying with different nationalities and learning more that media are spoon feeding lies about so many things. I love my new friends who became like a family for me throughout this month.

, CELTA student,

First of all I should thank everyone at ITI to create really good moments for us. A month full of educational and interesting and unforgettable moments. I am totally satisfied with the course especially my dear tutors Huss and Ramy. I really thank both of them especially Huss who made a lot of efforts for us. He is a tutor giving me a lot of motivation and commitment. Our input sessions with all tutors including Elna and Rob were fabulous. I really owe them.

, CELTA student,

Discipline and professionalism

, CELTA student,

It was wonderful time with amazing students and tutors. In general I learned a plenty of useful techniques and methods to teach English.

, CELTA student,

Great experience

, CELTA student,

I enjoyed my time being there The tutors are so helpful and supportive Everything was organized and according to the timetable We had access to many resources ( books )

, CELTA student,

It was a wonderful experience with fabulous tutors. I learnt a lot of new things and met so many lovely people. It was tough, but it was surely worth it.

, CELTA student,

We became familiar with different techniques of teaching skills which are very important to all teachers to know. we really had awesome tutors and wonderful time with staffs, friends, and students. Although it was an intensive course, it was sweet. I really enjoyed my time and learned many things. Thank you ITI

, CELTA student,

You guys are amazing. You helped me a lot to develop not only my English skills but also my personality as well!!! A BIG THANK YOUUUUUU TO LIZ AND MAJID !!!!! <3

, CELTA student,

It was a one in a lifetime experience and ITI Istanbul is definitely the best choice for such an intensive and demanding schedule. Great tutors, great atmosphere, and I would like to extend my sincere thanks to every single person in ITI to make this stay a memorable and enjoyable one!

, CELTA student,

The course helped me to improve my teaching skills. The experience I got is inestimable.

, CELTA student,

This course hepled me to feel deeply real and exact meaning of English teaching thanks to all professional tutors and teaching techniques.

, CELTA student,

So far CELTA has been the best professional experience in my life. ITI made it memorable for me, and I can’t wait to continue the journey of development. You’ll never regret the hard work. Just do it.

, CELTA student,

Everything was just fine and I had a really goid time studying there....the only not so good thing was the place getting overcrowded when both morning and evening ppl were there at the same time...the noise and the crowd was quite disturbing!

, CELTA student,

My tutor Ramy was very helpful and supportive. I want to thank him! The course, however, could have been less stressful if we had had more observation practice and more support from the tutors. It was a bit like throwing you into the ocean to see if you can swim. I would propose to change some things. But still, we've learnt. Thank you.

, CELTA student,

It was great and everything was fine. I learned a lot in this course.

, CELTA student,

The course put me on the right track in teaching English.

, CELTA student,

I have learned a lot of things in such short time. Tutors are great there and give you the things that will not be easy to find anywhere else.

, DELTA Module 1 student,

No doubt that the CELTA course is a professional training for teachers to implement the different teaching techniques in the classroom. For the CELTA course experience in ITI, it was fabulous. Especially when you get the training through the professional and fantastic tutors like Ms. Elna coetzer, Noor Barazi, Gülseren, Majied and Katy.

, CELTA student,

it was fascinating

, CELTA student,

That was a turning point in my career!

, DELTA Module 2 student,

It's a great multicultural experience in a great city!

, DELTA Modules 1 & 2 student,

The course made an invaluable contribution to over and above my "achievement of teacherhood". We were blessed with very supportive "gurus". Michael Newby was so scrupulous and delicate giving feedback, arranging peer feedback, at input sessions as well. I learned a lot from him. Jenny Miller will always be imprinted as a role model TEACHER for me. Upon the whole, I had a solid revision of my 5 year long university education in ELT (I got my Specialist Diploma in ELT long-long 11 years ago) in just 4 weeks.

, CELTA student,

Overall, the course was well-designed and it kept us goal oriented. The tutors' guiding methods were effective and had the positive impact on my performance. The resources we were provided were handy and helpful in terms of easy access to them and a wide range of academic reference.

, DELTA Module 2 student,

Excellent course. Well organised. Very supportive staff.

, DELTA Module 2 student,

Very helpful people and good atmosphere.

, CELTA student,

I'd like to thank my tutors for their effort and beneficial input sessions which helped me during the course and will be of great importance in my future teaching practice.Although the course was challenging, I enjoyed every moment of it.Lesson plannings, preparing for assignments,exciting TPs,feedback hours:everything was amazing. I consider CELTA the most useful school of my life.

, CELTA student,

This was a unique experience, intensive indeed, but especially very instructive and awareness raising.

, DELTA Module 2 student,

I am very pleased adn happy to take part in this courses. it was my great pleasure to know such supportive and brilliant, perfect tutors Michael and Jenny.

, CELTA student,

I am very pleased to take the CELTA course. It was the hardest but the most enjoyable training month in my life. I have learnt a lot of teaching techniques during the CELTA. It was beneficial course for me, and it will be beneficial for my students in my future lessons. Everything was as I expected it to be. In a nutshell the tutors, their methods , location and facilities were perfect for us (the CELTA trainees ). Thank you for your attention!

, CELTA student,

It was great and amazing experience.

, CELTA student,

A great experience, despite it was quite stressful, time consuming and intensive, it was a great experience with completely new and effective methods of teaching. (I ve been teaching english for almost 10 years, but this experience does not mean anything when you do CELTA).

, CELTA student,

It was demanding but I never questioned why I was did what I did at any part of the course.

, CELTA student,

It was challenging, in terms of teaching with all newly-acquired skills, but it was very interesting. I enjoyed it a lot. Thank you very much.

, CELTA student,

My experience on the CELTA course at ITI was extremely valuable and really enjoyable. The tutors were very supportive and helpful throughout. It was an inspiring experience that has helped me gain a lot of confidence in my abilities to teach.

, CELTA Online student,

It was a unique, rewarding and an unforgettable experience. I learned so many things that they have already started to shape my teaching and will definitely help me in my future career. I also would like to thank my tutors Jenny, Liz, and Majid for their support and prompt responses to my questions everytime. Anyone choosing to teach as a career should definitely take CELTA to understand what teaching really means.

, CELTA Online student,

It was a great experience of working with an international team. I learned a lot .

, CELTA student,

very helpful

, CELTA student,

Amazing system for achievement in teaching

, CELTA student,

Celta was quite difficult since there was too much to do in a very limited time. No sleep, much stress and very very helpful tutors. I learnt so many things. I was happy that I got my certificate but quite sad knowing that I will not see those beautiful and qualified tutors again. It was a very beautiful experience.

, CELTA student,

I believe it was beneficial to me.However,it was stressful,and the part that I didnt like was becasue of the stress I couldnt prove my real competency in teaching

, CELTA student,

It was a positive and valuable experience.I learned a lot and it will for sure affect my teaching career positively.

, CELTA student,

Even though it was tiring, it was amazing!

, CELTA student,

My CELTA experience was amazing. I've learnt so many things in a short time that's an achievement itself. I had some difficulties but thanks to the amazing trainers, I developed myself way better. Lesson planning and preparing materials, receiving a feedback and comments from others ... I wasn't aware of any of all those things but now I do. I will recommend CELTA at ITI to everyone who is willing to take a TEFL course.

, CELTA student,

Almost everything was perfect and thank you for all of them

, CELTA student,

It was a unique experience during which I had the chance to get to know nice and professional people who opened my eyes to completely different aspects of English language teaching.

, CELTA student,

It was unforgettable.

, CELTA student,

It was fabulous!

, CELTA student,

I had a brilliant month, I learned so much and the atmosphere during this time was amazing, Our tutors were more than helpful, they went out of their way to help us as much as possible to motivate and inspire us. The input sessions were terrific, each and everyone of them was delivered in an ejoyable, interactive way, i will miss you all. It was the best one month I have spent for a long, long time. The fact that I could still maintain my sparkle, showed how worthwhile this time was spent, Absolutely amazing and thank you all so much.

, CELTA student,

Overall, This center can be considered one of the best centers except some minor things that need to be improved.

, CELTA student,

I was happy to have this experience, though it was challenging, I enjoyed the course.

, CELTA student,

It was a wonderful learning experience.

, CELTA student,

CELTA was a demanding, but at the same time a highly rewarding experience. I would never have thought that I could learn that much within quite a short time. Now, when CELTA is over, I reflect upon this unforgettable experience and I do understand that it was worth all the effort put into it, all the sleepless nights spent, all the tears shed...Now I know my teaching will be different and a way better than it used to be before. I would like to thank my tutors, Tom, Liz and Jenny, for an extremely efficient and most sensitive guidance! If during the course I was doubtful if I would go for DELTA or not...Now I know it will be my next destination. And it definitely will be with ITI.

, CELTA Online student,

The course has been helpful to me. I have learned a lot. I would appreciate better communication at times, as well as clearer explanations of assignments

, CELTA Online student,

My learning/teaching personality favors rules and taking CELTA 2018 with ITI did appeal to my sense of order. It gave me that special feeling of power that comes from knowing what others do not. I do appreciate the true value of the techniques and principals I learned and that of the feedback I received from my tutors. I have learned a lot of learning lessons observing the experienced teachers, too. I am profoundly confident the experience will always stay with me till the end of my career.

, CELTA student,

Everything was perfect.

, CELTA Online student,

I can't believe that the course is over. It was intensive and stressful but it was rewarding and the best experience during my career life. The tutors were so helpful,supportive and friendly .Thanks go to both the administrative staff and the excellent tutors ITI had got.

, CELTA student,

Satisfactory! Tutors are supportive and responsive.

, DELTA Module 2 student,

It was a great experience. All the tutors were very knowledgeable and supportive, the staff was very nice and helpful as well. In addition, I liked all of my students. The course was a little too intense, but I managed to pull through. I enjoyed all the classes and facilities. Thank you

, CELTA student,

Before joining the course I had read some reviews of the students who had finished the Celta and mostly they were talking about the best experience that they had here. I wondered it is just a course and why should it be very special. At this very moment, I realize what they meant and Celta truly is one of the best experiences I have ever had in my life.

, CELTA student,

It was a useful course with lot of learning involved. I will definitely come back for my DELTA course sometime in the future and I will also recommend the center to interested friends.

, CELTA student,

Having passed a demanding course, I found out my weaknesses and strengths in English.i made a lot of good friends. This course made me work hard, besides the lesson plans were so helpful for i think they can stand for planning the whole life.

, CELTA student,

It was a wonderful experience. I learned a lot from my tutors. Though the course was harder than I expected, but it's totally worth it. I would recommend CELTA to any teacher who wants to start a career in teaching English.

, CELTA student,

A really well-organized course with excellent in-person sessions and an invaluable online element. Wonderful, respectful tutors who support you as much as you need through the process.

, Short Courses - Workshop Presenters Training student,

It is a well organised course, very good for people who work in places where no Delta course is run.

, DELTA Module 3 student,

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