Teacher Training Schools
- TESOL Diploma
- TESOL Diploma for International Students
- TESOL Distance Diploma
- TESOL Certificate
- Tutoring ESOL Certificate
- TEFL Certificate - Part-time Sdudies
- TEFL Certificate for Teaching Young Learners
- TEFL Certificate for International Students
- AM: Applied Linguistics and TESOL
International TESOL Diploma Program:
The International TESOL Diploma Program is an internationally recognized teacher training program for teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL). This comprehensive 10-month program prepares graduates to teach literacy to university level English language. For admission, applicants are required to have a university degree, a minimum TOEFL score of 570 (written test) or 230/300 (computer test) or a IELTS Band 6.5 and an interview. If the applicant is overseas, the interview will be done by phone. Graduates are awarded the VCC International TESOL Diploma and qualify for National Professional Certification from TESL Canada.
Studying at VCC - Facilities and Resources
The English language instructional facilities and resources at Vancouver Community College are considered to be among the finest in Canada. Student teachers attending programs at the College will have access to the following facilities:
King Edward Campus Bookstore
The King Edward Campus Bookstore is home to the largest and most comprehensive collection of English language instructional resources in Canada. The bookstore offers a wide range of current English language print materials including instructors' manuals, student workbooks and class sets of textbooks as well as the latest instructional aids, audiotapes, language games, videotapes, and CD ROMs.
Computer and Computer Laboratories
Student teachers attending any of the English language teacher training programs will have the opportunity to visit the computer laboratories. Student teachers will be briefed on the operation of the computer laboratory and preview the most recent English language software programs in use at the College.
TESOL teachers will have access to full library services for the duration of their programs. The KEC Library is recognized for its extensive collection of English language instructional resources and the expertise of the library staff.