Teaching English as a Second Language Program, Certificate in (CERTESL)
Program Type Occupational
Credential Type Certificate
Length 1 Year(s)
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning Only
Both native and non-native speakers of English are welcome in CERTESL provided they have graduated from high school with appropriate English course credits. Applicants must also write a short essay to demonstrate that they have adequate formal English skills. Non-native speakers must also demonstrate English proficiency equivalent to at least 80 in the TOEFL-iBT, with no less than 20 in each band; 550 in the paper-based TOEFL (213 computer-based); or equivalent scores in another recognized test of English language skill, or have completed either three years of high school in English or at least 18 credits of postsecondary education using English as the medium of instruction.
Both online and paper-based distance-delivered formats.
Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available
Updated February 28, 2011. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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