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TESL Diploma

Emerge with a diploma in hand after completing our 10-month, full-time Post Undergraduate TESL Diploma Program. Through face-to-face engagement, this program unfolds over two semesters with observation and practicum equipping educators with essential knowledge and skills for success in English language education.

Semester 1: Foundational Insights (September – December)

Explore the dynamics of adult ESL learners, focusing on characteristics, motivations, and challenges. Tailor instruction effectively through a deep dive into language teaching approaches, lesson planning, and classroom management strategies.

Semester 2: Advancing Expertise (January – April)

Advance teaching proficiency with refined methodologies, technological integration, and assessment precision. Master strategies for nurturing language skills, teaching academic English, and leveraging technology like gamification and virtual reality.

Observation and Practicum Components (May & June)

Complement theory with hands-on experience. Spend 30 hours in diverse classroom contexts during the observation phase and another 30 hours practicing and refining teaching strategies in the supervised practicum phase. This comprehensive experiential journey ensures you graduate with 60 hours of pedagogical expertise.

Semester 1 Description

Welcome to Semester 1 of the TESOL program, a transformative journey designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge needed for effective English language teaching. In this semester, students will engage in four courses, each three credits, contributing to a total of 12 credits. These courses provide a comprehensive foundation for your teaching endeavors from September to December.

TESL 501: Introduction to TESL (3 credits)

TESL 502: Methodology 1 (3 credits)

TESL 503: Pedagogical Grammar (3 credits)

TESL 504: Teaching with Technology 1 (3 credits)


Semester 2 Description 

Welcome to Semester 2 of the TESOL program, where your journey towards becoming a skilled and dynamic English language educator continues. This semester spans four comprehensive courses, each carefully crafted to elevate your teaching prowess and equip you with the strategies needed to guide learners on their language acquisition journey. Each course contains three credits, contributing to a total of 12 credits from January to April. 

TESL 505: Methodology 2 (3 credits)

TESL 506: Teaching English for Academic Purposes (EAP) (3 credits)

TESL 507: Teaching with Technology 2 (3 credits)

TESL 508: Assessment and Evaluation (3 credits)

Ensure a smooth application process by reviewing our admission requirements for the Post Undergraduate TESL Diploma program.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Academic Qualifications:
    • Possess a bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution.
  2. English Proficiency:
    • Non-native English speakers must provide one of the following:
      • IELTS score of at least 6.5 overall.
      • TOEFL score of minimum 88, with sub-scores outlined.
  3. International Credit Evaluation:
    • Canadian citizens or residents with international credentials need evaluations from ICAS (high school) or WES (post-secondary).

Application Process

  • Online Interview:
    • Expect an online interview as part of the admission process.
  • Document Submission:
    • Submit original documents proving graduation and English proficiency.
    • Contact: [email protected] 

TESL Canada Contact

For TESL Canada certification and more information:


D&H College’s Tuition and Financial Aid Information for the 2023-2024 Academic Year based on 2 semesters, 8 courses, 24 credits: 

International Student Tuition

  • Each credit costs $685.50.
  • Each semester consists of 12 credits, distributed over four courses.
  • The tuition fee for each semester is: $8226.00
  • Additional costs: (Application fee [$150]+ library [$50]+ student ID [$38]: $238
  • Total tuition: $16690.00

Note: Tuition includes core placement, observation sessions, and practicum components.


Domestic Student Tuition

  • Each credit costs $420.80.
  • Each semester consists of 12 credits, distributed over four courses.
  • Tuition for each semester: $5049.60
  • Additional costs: (Application fee [$150]+ library [$50]+ student ID [$38]: $238
  • Total tuition: 10337.00

D&H College Scholarships

We are committed to supporting our students’ educational journeys. D&H College offers scholarships ranging from $500 to $2000 within the program based on specific qualifications. Eligible students are invited to apply by showcasing their achievements, qualifications, and dedication to education.

For more details on scholarships and how to apply, please contact [email protected]

  • Completion of a 10-month Post Undergraduate TESL Diploma Program opens diverse career opportunities in English language education.
  • Graduates possess a strong foundation in adult ESL learners and advanced teaching methodologies.
  • Career paths include ESL instructor roles in language schools, colleges, and international settings.
  • Skills in technological integration and precise assessment make graduates suitable for curriculum development, online education, and program coordination.
  • Practical experience gained through observation and practicum components ensures confidence entering the workforce.

Our college offers a distinguished English language education program accredited by TESL Canada (Standard III).

  • Highest Standard Recognition:
    • Accredited with TESL Canada’s Standard III—the highest standard offered.
  • Teacher Accreditation Opportunity:
    • Graduates can apply for professional teacher accreditation with both TESL Canada.
  • Additional Requirements:
    • Note that additional requirements may apply, determined independently by the accrediting body.
  • Student Guidance:
    • We guide students through the accreditation process, but it’s advised to check specific requirements directly from accrediting bodies before enrolling.