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Canada College of Health and Business

TESOL Certificate


TESOL Certification Objectives:

  • Explore various methodologies, materials, and technologies in language teaching.
  • Gain insights into language and theories of second language acquisition.
  • Engage in meaningful interactions with Canadian and international colleagues.
  • Immerse yourself in English and the culture of Toronto.

Program Structure:

The program offers an integrated curriculum that includes courses, workshops, and supervised student teaching. It’s organized around six one-week units:

  • Foreign Language Experience
  • Language Awareness
  • Phonology
  • Student Profile
  • Teaching Techniques
  • Teaching Practice and Observation
  • Materials Project
  • Assessment

Key Course Elements:

  • The Language System of English: Discuss language origins, compare writing systems, and delve into phonology, phonetics, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics of English.
  • Teaching, Learning, and Assessing: Explore language acquisition, communicative competence, classroom activity design, and student performance assessment.
  • Language Classroom Practices: Plan lessons, design activities, assess learners, and learn techniques for classroom interaction, feedback, textbook use, material development, managing mixed-ability groups, incorporating strategy training, and classroom management.
  • Student Teaching Practicum: Engage in supervised team-teaching, implement developed materials, apply learned concepts, and receive feedback from experienced teachers. *For more details, contact the TESOL Department for the TESOL booklet.


University BA, BSc, or equivalent for Standard Level 1 teaching certification from TESL Canada Federation.

Applicants without a university degree can still enroll but will not be eligible for Standard Level 1 certification. Graduates will receive a certificate from Canada College of Health and Business, qualifying them to teach ESL courses globally, except TESOL courses.


How to Apply:

Rolling admissions are available. International students requiring a visa should apply early to allow sufficient visa processing time. You can apply one here:



  • Official college transcripts should be sent to the program coordinator: Ms. Daïnn Legris. Unofficial copies can be submitted with the application pending receipt of the official ones.
  • A non-refundable $50 application fee is required. You can pay here:
  • Tuition balance is due upon arrival for the first session.
  • Payment options include cheques (Canadian or U.S. banks), credit cards, Interact, and money orders, payable to: Canada College.


International Student Information:

Most programs lasting less than six months do not require a student visa; a visitor’s visa suffices.

Apply at least 6 months before the program start date. If English proficiency is below the required level, certain English courses may be taken to meet TESL Canada’s requirements before enrolling in the TESOL Certificate Program.

English proficiency scores should be sent to the TESOL department in advance, as acceptance is contingent upon meeting these requirements. For detailed information on TESL Canada’s English Language Proficiency Requirements, please refer to their official guidelines.

TOEFL iBT           Overall 101 with a minimum of 23 in Listening, 24 in Reading, 27 in Speaking and 27 in Writing

IELTS Academic  Overall 7 with a minimum of 7 in each skill area.

English Lang Proficiency Tests Score – Program Trainees
TOEFL iBT Overall 101 with a minimum of 23 in Listening, 24 in Reading, 27 in Speaking and 27 in Writing
IELTS Academic Overall 7 with a minimum of 7 in each skill area
*IELTS Indicator will be accepted as a valid proof of English Language Proficiency until F2F testing centres reopen Overall 7 with a minimum of 7 in each skill area
Or completion of an undergraduate degree from an English-speaking university  in one of the following countries: Canada, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Botswana, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Cameroon, Dominica, Ghana, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Montserrat, Nigeria, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, Saint Kitts-Nevis, St. Lucia, St.Vincent, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, United Kingdom, United States, Uganda, US Virgin Islands, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Apply Now to Reserve Your Seat:

School Hours

Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday:  8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sunday: Closed


Canada College of Health and Business
989 Derry Road East, Mississauga,
ON , L5T 2J8

Contact Information

+1 647-479-8352

About us

Canada College of Health and Business is founded on the principles of academic excellence, professional support and student success. It accompanies its students in their process of development and integration into Ontario and Canadian society.

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Canada College of Health and Business
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ON , L5T 2J8

+1 647-479-8352

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