List of Recognized Programs

The table below lists TESL-recognized training programs.

Until July, 2021 all programs listed as “on-campus” will be offering their programs through a combination of synchronous and asynchronous virtual delivery.

 

 

Institution

Program

Level

Renewal Date

Delivery Mode

City

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Alberta
           
Bow Valley College  ACE TESOL Certificate

Standard One

December 2022  on-campus Calgary  
Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers ACE TESOL Certificate Program Standard One December 2024  on-campus Edmonton Potential to host external practicum placements 
NorQuest College TESL Certificate Program

Standard One

August 2024  on-campus, online Edmonton  
University of Alberta, TESL Diploma Program TESL Diploma Program Standard Two December 2021 on-campus  Edmonton  

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TESL Certificate Program Level 1-Online and in class or face-to-face Standard One September 2020  on-campus, online Calgary  

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TESL Certificate Program Level 2-Online and in class or face-to-face Standard Two September 2020  on-campus, online Calgary  
British Columbia
           
Burnaby Board of Education TESOL Certificate Standard One June 2021  on-campus Burnaby  
D&H College  TESOL 150 Certificate Standard One May 2024 online/on-campus Richmond  
D&H College  TESOL 300 Diploma Standard Two  March 2024 on-campus Richmond  
DEA Canadian College TESOL Certificate Standard One June 2024 on-campus North Vancouver  
Douglas College TESL Certificate Program Standard One December 2025 on-campus New Westminster  
IH Career College CELTA Standard One July 2025 on-campus  Vancouver  
IH Career College TESL Program Standard One May 2021 on-campus Vancouver  
ILAC International College - Vancouver TESOL Diploma Standard One December 2023
on-campus Vancouver  
Inlingua Victoria TESL Teacher Training Program Standard One August 2023 on-campus Victoria  
ISS Language and Career College of BC TESOL Diploma Program Standard One November 2022 online Vancouver  
Selkirk - Castlegar Campus- TESOL Advanced Diploma Standard Two April 2022 on-campus  Castlegar  
Sprott Shaw College TESOL Advanced Online Standard One

December 2022

online  Vancouver  
Thompson Rivers University TESL Certificate Program Standard One July 2021 on-campus Kamloops  
Trinity Western University TESOL Certificate Program Standard Two January 2023
on-campus Langley  
University of the Fraser Valley- Abbotsford Campus TESL Certificate Program Standard Two February 2021 on-campus Abbotsford  
Vancouver Community College TESOL Short Certificate Standard One June 2021 on-campus Vancouver  
Vancouver Island University TESL Certificate Program Standard One Interim January 2025 on-campus Nanaimo  
Vancouver International College - Career Campus TESOL Advanced Online Program Standard One January 2023 online Vancouver  
Manitoba
           
Assiniboine Community College ACE TESOL Certificate Standard One November 2020 on-campus Brandon  
Providence University College & Seminary TESOL Certificate Standard One June 2021 on-campus Otterburne  
Providence University College & Seminary Graduate Certificate of TESOL Standard One June 2021 on-campus Otterburne  
Providence University College & Seminary MA TESOL Standard Three June 2021 on-campus Otterburne  
Providence University College & Seminary MA TTESOL Standard Three June 2021 on-campus Otterburne  
University of Manitoba TESL Letter of Accomplishment Standard One December 2022 online Winnipeg  
University of Winnipeg EAL/ESL Teacher Certificate Program Standard One January 2023  on-campus Winnipeg  
University of Winnipeg EAL/ESL Teacher Certificate Program Standard One August 2023 online Winnipeg  
New Brunswick
           
Crandall University TESL Certificate Program Standard One February 2023 on-campus Moncton  
University of New Brunswick CTESL Program Standard One June 2022 on-campus Fredericton  
Nova Scotia
           
Acadia University TESOL Certificate Program Standard One September 2024 on-campus, online  Wolfville Able to host external practicum placements 
East Coast Language College ACE TESOL Certificate Standard One May 2023 on-campus Halifax  
Ontario
           
Algonquin College Language Institute Teachers of English as a Second/Foreign Language Standard Two October 2022 on-campus Ottawa Able to host external practicum placements
Canadian College of Educators TESOL Certificate with Practicum Standard One May 2025 online Mississauga  
Canadian College of Educators TESL Diploma Program Standard Two January 2023 on-campus Mississauga  
Canada College of Education Toronto Online TESOL program Standard One  February 2022 online Toronto  
CCLCS TESL/TEFL Program Part 1 Standard One January 2022 on-campus Toronto  
CCLCS TESL/ TEFL Program Part 1&2 Standard Two September 2023 on-campus Toronto  

Centennial College- School of Continuing Education

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TESL Certificate Part 1 Standard One December 2023 on-campus Toronto  

Centennial College- School of Continuing Education

Centennial

TESL Certificate Part 2 Standard Two December 2025 on-campus Toronto  
Conestoga College TEFL Certificate Program Part 1 Standard One  February 2020 on-campus Kitchener   
Conestoga College  TESL Certificate Program Standard Two  February 2021 on-campus Kitchener   
Coventry House International Trinity Certificate TESOL/ Standard TESOL Certificate Standard One February 2022 on-campus Toronto  
EC International College of Teacher Training CELTA Standard One December 2021 on-campus Toronto  
Hansa College Canada TESL Teacher Training Program Standard One November 2022 on-campus Toronto  
Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning TESOL Certificate Program Standard One November 2023 on-campus Toronto  
Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning TESL Postgraduate Certificate Program Standard Two December 2023 on-campus Toronto  
ILAC International College- Toronto TESOL Diploma Standard One November 2021 on-campus Toronto  
Lakehead University TESL Non-Credit Certificate Program Standard One June  2020 on-campus Thunder Bay  

London Language Institute 

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ACE TESOL Certificate Standard One  October 2022  on-campus London   

London Language Institute

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ACE TESOL Diploma Standard Two  October 2022 on-campus London  
Niagara Catholic District School Board ACE TESOL Certificate Standard One December 2023 on-campus St. Catharines  
OnTESOL - Coventry House International Online 120-Hour Advanced TESOL Standard One  May 2021 onine Toronto  
OnTESOL - Coventry House International Online 250-hour TESOL Diploma Standard Two February 2022 online Toronto  
Oxford College of Arts, Business and Technology TESL Diploma Standard Two Interim August 2021  on-campus Scarborough  
Peel District School Board ACE TESOL Certificate Standard One  October 2022 on-campus Mississauga  
Quest Language Studies TESOL Professional Program Standard One October 2021 on-campus Toronto  
Renison College, University of Waterloo ACE TESOL Certificate Standard One  December 2023 on-campus Waterloo  
Seneca College ELI TESL 1 Program Standard One December 2022 on-campus Toronto  
Seneca College ELI TESL 2 Program Standard Two December 2022 on-campus Toronto  
Sheridan College TESOL Plus Standard Two February 2022 on-campus Oakville  
University of Windsor ACE TESOL Certificate Standard One  December 2023 on-campus Windsor  
Upper Madison College of Advanced Language Learning and Skill Development TESL Diploma Program Standard One Interim Status December 2020 on-campus Toronto  
Prince Edward Island
           
Study Abroad Canada Advanced Certificate in TESL/TEFL Standard One February 2025 online Charlottetown  
Quebec
           
Canada College TESOL/TEFL Certificate Program Standard One January 2024 on-campus Montreal  
Champlain Regional College Saint-Lambert TESL Certificate

Standard One

September 2022 on-campus Saint-Lambert (Montreal)  
ILSC - Montreal CELTA Standard One January 2023 on-campus Montreal  
Saskatchewan
           

Briercrest College & Seminary

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B.A. in Applied Linguistics: TESOL (After DEGREE) Program Standard Two June 2023 on-campus Caronport Click here for a virtual tour

Briercrest College & Seminary

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B.A. in Applied Linguistics: TESOL Program Standard Two June 2022 on-campus Caronport Click here for a virtual tour

University of Saskatchewan

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CERTESL Online Undergraduate Certificate in TESL (or CERTESL - Online Certificate of Successful Completetion in TESL - Extended version, for those who began the program prior to May 2019)  Standard Two August 2022 online Saskatoon  

University of Saskatchewan

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Online CERTESL- Standard 1 Components Program Standard One August 2021  online Saskatoon