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Online TESOL Certification Courses Accredited for Jobs in Canada

Online TESOL Certificate Courses since 2003
Recognized by TESL Canada and TESL Ontario

TESL Canada Standard 1 & 2 / TESL Ontario Level 1 CTESOL

Further Your Career with a World-renowned TESOL Certification

Most online TEFL / TESL / TESOL certification courses are only valid for entry-level positions abroad and online. The online TESOL certification courses offered by Coventry House International-OnTESOL are perfect for Canadians looking for a TESOL certificate that is valid for ESL teaching jobs and career advancement opportunities in Canada, abroad, and online.

Our online TESOL courses have been evaluated and recognized by TESL Canada since 2003 . OnTESOL is the first fully recognized online TESOL institute in Canada and the first online TESOL institute in the world to offer graduates the option of completing a Practicum module equivalent to CELTA or Trinity CertTESOL (With feedback from a Practicum Supervisor and real ESL students in the classroom).

Our TESOL certification courses are completely online and self-paced, and you will be assigned a TESL Canada-approved personal tutor to answer your questions and provide extensive feedback on your lesson planning assignments.

Other unique features of the TESOL certification courses offered by OnTESOL include practical lab assignments, live lesson planning workshops via Zoom , accredited syllabus with textbook, a variety of pre-recorded videos. and lifetime job assistance in Canada and other destinations.

Leaders in online TESOL training since 2003!

Qualify for English Teaching Jobs in Canada

TESL Canada Professional Standard 1 certification is the minimum requirement for teaching at a Canadian private ESL school program such as General English, ESL Immersion, IELTS or TOEFL Preparation Courses, and English Conversation.

Experienced ESL teachers who hold an MA in Education or Linguistics and a minimum of TESL Canada Professional Standard 1 certification are eligible to teach English in Canadian colleges, universities, and K-12 programs, but many high-paying positions prefer TESL Canada Standard 2 certification .

For teaching Canadian Newcomers in the government-sponsored LINC program, the minimum requirement is TESL Canada Standard 1 certification in all provinces except for Ontario, where TESL Ontario Level 2 OCELT is required. The 120-hour online TESOL course offered by OnTESOL is recognized by TESL Canada Standard 1 / TESL Ontario Level 1 CTESOL and those who wish to upgrade to TESL Ontario OCELT Level 2 can complete the second part with another organization at a later time.

What is TESL Canada?

TESL Canada is the leading accrediting organization in Canada for TESOL / TESL / TEFL training and highly recognized worldwide.

You can use your TESL Canada certification to teach English in Canada and other Native English speaking countries, teach English online, or go abroad with an internationally recognized credential.

All you need to qualify for TESL Canada certification is to have a university degree (In any area) and complete a TEFL / TESL / TESOL certification course with a recognized provider such as OnTESOL (Non-native speakers who did not complete their university degree in Canada or another native speaking country need their IELTS / TOEFL score to become eligible for TESL Canada certification).

TESL Canada Professional Standard 1 & 2 –
TESL Ontario Level 1 CTESOL

Compare Online TESOL Certification Courses and Accreditation:

TESL Canada Standard 1 Certification

120-hour Advanced TESOL Certificate

TESL Canada Professional Standard 1
TESL Ontario Level 1 CTESOL
The 120-hour TESOL Certificate is perfect for:
  • Those who want to teach English abroad and need an internationally recognized TESOL certification.
  • Those who want to teach at Canadian language academies.
  • Canadian public school teachers who want to get professional TESOL / TESL / TEFL training on planning ESL lessons using the Communicative Approach.
TESL Canada Accredited Courses
TESL Canada Professional Standard 2
The 250-hour TESOL Diploma is perfect for:
  • Experienced ESL teachers returning to Canada, who need to pursue TESL Canada certification online and at their own pace.
  • People who are seeking an international career and would like to get the best training from the beginning. The 250-hour TESOL course will prepare you for exciting career advancement opportunities and lucrative teaching jobs worldwide.

Testimonial – Chris Noel: The TESOL Diploma course is full of relevant and high quality information and activities/lesson plan ideas that would easily work well in all ESL classes. I could instantly see the real life applications for all of the theory that is included in the course as a whole. My tutor was always helpful and timely in giving assignment feedback. Overall, I thought the course was well put together and challenging. I am 100% satisfied with OnTESOL’s 250-hour TESOL Diploma course.


Our accredited TESOL programs will give you the skills and knowledge you need.