When trying to find a job as an EFL teacher in Canada, you may want to acquire necessary qualifications first. Here is a list of the top centers and institutions that provide training for the future EFL teachers.
University of Saskatchewan
The University offers a distant-delivered ESL/EFL/ESD teachers’ training program that may be taken by people all over the world. Some courses are available to be taught on campus. The program is 250 hours long and comprises 18 credits and 6 courses, and is officially accepted in Canada and overseas.
Canadian College of Educators
After the completion of the course offered by the College, the participant receives a Canadian TESL Diploma and TESOL Certificate accepted world-wide. The education is very qualitative and practical. The variety of courses available includes:
• TESL - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages;
• TESOL – Teaching English as a Second Language;
• ECA - Early Childcare Assistant;
• Diploma Program for those seeking a Bachelor of Education Degree in Adult Education.
The College is a global institution on training teachers with headquarters in Edmonton, Canada and branch centers in such cities as Vancouver, Toronto, Ottawa, Winnipeg and Saskatoon, Canada. Plenty of different courses and diploma programs are available, among them Advanced TESOL Certification (120 hours), Advanced TESOL Diploma (240 hours) and Professional TESOL Diploma (600 hours).
The College is the only school in the province of Quebec recognized by TESL Canada. It aims at training the EFL teachers with the help of the progressive methods and the best updated material. The programs are available for international and Canadian professional teachers, who wish to improve and advance their knowledge and practical skills, as well as for college graduates who seek job as a teacher abroad. The training is intensive and relevant practical classes are held.
Pan Pacific INT English College
Situated in Victoria, Canada, the college offers a 240-hour TESL Diploma Program (which lasts 3 months), a 120-hour TESL Diploma Program (1 month long), and a 100-hour TESL International Studies.