List of Recognized Programs The table below lists TESL-recognized training programs. Until December 31, 2023 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 Featured Content & PR Alberta Bow Valley College ACE TESOL Certificate Standard One December 2027 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 NorQuest College Teaching English as an Additional Language Professional Certificate Program Standard Two Interim January 2026 on- campus, distance component Edmonton University of Alberta, TESL Diploma Program TESL Diploma Program Standard Two December 2026 on-campus Edmonton University of Calgary Continuing Education TESL Certificate Program Level 1-Online and in class or face-to-face Standard One September 2025 on-campus, online Calgary University of Calgary Continuing Education TESL Certificate Program Level 2-Online and in class or face-to-face Standard Two September 2025 on-campus, online Calgary British Columbia Burnaby Board of Education TESOL Certificate Standard One August 2026 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 Teaching English as a Second Language Standard One December 2025 on-campus New Westminster IH Career College CELTA* Standard One July 2025 on-campus Vancouver IH Career College IHC in TESL Standard One May 2026 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 Inlingua Victoria ONTESL 120 Standard One Interim February 2026 online Victoria International Gateway Kelowna TESOL Program Standard One Interim April 2027 on campus, distance component Kelowna ISS Language and Career College of BC TESOL Diploma Program Standard One November 2027 online Vancouver Royal Byng College TESOL 120 Advanced Standard One Interim December 2027 on-campus Richmond Selkirk - Castlegar Campus- TESOL Advanced Diploma Standard Two April 2022- temporarily postponed until Fall 2023 on-campus Castlegar Thompson Rivers University Teaching English as a Second or Other Language Standard One September 2026 on-campus Kamloops University of the Fraser Valley- Abbotsford Campus TESL Certificate Program Standard Two March 2026 on-campus Abbotsford Vancouver Island University TESL Certificate Program Standard One Interim January 2025- program is temporarily suspended on-campus Nanaimo Vancouver International College - Career Campus TESOL Advanced Online Program Standard One January 2023 online Vancouver Manitoba Providence University College & Seminary Undergraduate Certificate in TESOL Standard One July 2026 on-campus Otterburne Providence University College & Seminary Graduate Certificate in TESOL Standard One July 2026 on-campus Otterburne Providence University College & Seminary Master of Education in TESOL Standard Three July 2026 on-campus Otterburne Providence University College & Seminary MA TESOL Standard Three July 2026 on-campus Otterburne University of Manitoba TESL Letter of Accomplishment Standard One December 2024 online Winnipeg University of Winnipeg EAL/ESL Teacher Certificate Program Standard One January 2023- program is suspended until further notice 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 2028 on-campus, online Moncton University of New Brunswick CTESL Program Standard One June 2027 on-campus Fredericton Nova Scotia Acadia University TESOL Certificate Program Standard One September 2024 on-campus, online Wolfville Able to host external practicum placements Ontario Algonquin College Language Institute Teachers of English as a Second/Foreign Language Standard Two October 2027 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 2028 online Mississauga Canada College of Education Toronto Online TESOL program Standard One February 2027 online Toronto CCLCS TESL/TEFL Program Part 1 Standard One January 2027 on-campus Toronto CCLCS TESL/ TEFL Program Part 1&2 Standard Two September 2028 on-campus Toronto Centennial College- School of Advancement TESL Certificate Part 1 Standard One December 2023 on-campus, online Toronto Centennial College- School of Advancement TESL Certificate Part 2 Standard Two December 2025 on-campus, online Toronto Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning TEFL Certificate Program Part 1 Standard One June 2026 on-campus Kitchener Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning TESL Certificate Program Standard Two June 2026 on-campus Kitchener EC International College of Teacher Training CELTA* Standard One December 2026 on-campus Toronto Fanshawe College TESOL and Intercultural Competence Standard Three September 2028 on-campus London 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 2026 on-campus Toronto London Language Institute ACE TESOL Certificate Standard One October 2027 on-campus London Able to host external practicum placements London Language Institute ACE TESOL Diploma Standard Two October 2027 on-campus London Able to host external practicum placements Niagara Catholic District School Board ACE TESOL Certificate Standard One December 2023 on-campus St. Catharines Niagara College Institute of Applied Arts and Technology Niagara College TESL Graduate Certificate Standard Two December 2027 online Welland OnTESOL - Coventry House International Online 120-Hour Advanced TESOL Standard One November 2026 online Toronto OnTESOL - Coventry House International Online 250-hour TESOL Diploma Standard Two November 2027 online Toronto Peel District School Board ACE TESOL Certificate Standard One October 2027 online and blended Mississauga Queen's University Teaching English as a Second Language Part 1 Standard One Interim June 2027 online Kingston Quest Language Studies TESOL Professional Program Standard One October 2026 on-campus Toronto Renison College, University of Waterloo ACE TESOL Certificate Standard One December 2023 on-campus Waterloo Renison College, University of Waterloo ACE TESOL Diploma Standard Two June 2028 on-campus and online Waterloo Seneca College ELI TESL 1 Program Standard One December 2027 on-campus Toronto Seneca College ELI TESL 2 Program Standard Two December 2027 on-campus Toronto Sheridan College TESOL Plus Standard Two February 2027 on-campus Oakville Upper Madison College of Advanced Language Learning and Skill Development TESL Diploma Program Standard One Interim Status December 2023 on-campus Toronto Prince Edward Island Study Abroad Canada Certificate in TESL/TEFL Standard One February 2025 online Charlottetown Quebec Canada College TESOL Certificate Program Standard One January 2024 on-campus Montreal ILSC - Montreal CELTA* Standard One January 2028 on-campus Montreal Saskatchewan Briercrest College & Seminary B.A. in Applied Linguistics: TESOL (After DEGREE) Program Standard Two June 2027 on-campus Caronport Click here for a virtual tour Briercrest College & Seminary B.A. in Applied Linguistics: TESOL Program Standard Two June 2027 on-campus Caronport Click here for a virtual tour *Note that graduates of this program will need to complete additional 4 hours of classroom observation and 4 hours of practice teaching to be eligible for Standard 1 certification. Please contact TESL Canada office for suggestions on how to complete these practicum hours.