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The prerequisite for the ACE TESOL Diploma course is TESL Canada professional certification at Standard One Interim (or equivalent).
See www.tesl.ca for more information on professional certification. For a list of TESL Canada approved Standard One teacher training courses, see this document. If English is not your first language, you will need to provide proof of English language proficiency.
If you are enrolling in the ACE TESOL Diploma that is approved for TESL Ontario Professional Certification, you can demonstrate English language proficiency by achieving the minimum score indicated on one of the following standardized proficiency tests:
||Academic Listening: 7
[/su_column][su_column size=”1/2″ center=”no” class=””]For further information on the TESL Ontario English language proficiency requirements and circumstances for exceptions, see TESL Ontario’s website.
If you are enrolling in the ACE TESOL Diploma that is approved for TESL Canada Standard Two, you can demonstrate English language proficiency with one of the following standardized proficiency tests:
||Overall: 7, with a minimum of 7 in each skill area
For further information on the TESL Canada English language proficiency requirements, see TESL Canada’s website:
* IMPORTANT NOTE: You can enrol in the ACE TESOL Diploma without demonstrating the above English language proficiency, however, you will not be eligible to apply for either TESL Ontario Certification or TESL Canada Standard Two Certification. No allowances will be made in the course requirements and standards for students who have not demonstrated the above English language proficiency. It is each candidate’s responsibility to ensure that the required English language proficiency has been established.
If you need to complete the IELTS to demonstrate your English language proficiency in order to enroll in a course, contact the ACE location nearest you for an IELTS preparation course. If there is no location near you, contact Fit4IELTS for online IELTS preparation course options.