Postgraduate Certificate On Campus Online

Teaching English as a Second Language

Conestoga College

12 months
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Teaching English as a Second Language from Conestoga College includes applied in-class and practicum experience and is recognized by TESL Canada (Standard II) and by TESL Ontario.Graduates of the Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) graduate certificate gain the knowledge and skills for successful English language teaching through active learning and 50 hours of observing and teaching. 


Teaching English as a Second Language from Conestoga College is preparing students for today's world of English language learning and teaching in Canada or abroad.Conestoga's teaching faculty are passionate educators who bring extensive credentials and English language teaching experience across a variety of English language programs.Conestoga's TESL program meets and exceeds the standards of TESL Canada and TESL Ontario. Part 1 is recognized by TESL Canada (Standard I). Part 2 is recognized by TESL Canada (Standard II) and by TESL Ontario. 


Graduates will be prepared to teach English effectively in a wide variety of settings both in Canada and abroad, including language programs for newcomers to Canada, colleges, private language schools, business English programs and workplace settings.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Safety in the Workplace
  • English Language Learning
  • The Structure and Sound of English 
  • Teaching the Four Language Skills

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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30 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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Living costs for Waterloo

810 - 1447 CAD /month
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Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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