TESL Canada recognizes quality TESOL courses with a minimum of 120 hours of advanced training and a Practicum module. All three levels, from CELTA equivalent, to MA degree stand out from other TESOL accreditations.
TESL Canada Standard 1 consists of advanced 120-hour TESOL courses such as Trinity CertTESOL or CELTA. Teaching experience and prior TESOL certification are not required.
TESL Canada Standard 2 stands for 250 hours of recognized theory and methodology plus a supervised Practicum. Ontesol and a few Canadian universities offer programs recognized for TESL Canada Standard 2 certification. Teaching experience and prior TESOL certification are not required.
TESL Canada Standard 3 stands for a recognized Masters in Applied Linguistic, TESOL, or related field and a supervised Practicum.Teaching experience and advanced TESOL certification may be required.