Post-TESL Certificate Training (PTCT)
In recognition of instructors seeking additional qualifications, TESL Ontario has initiated Post-TESL Certificate Training (PTCT). PTCT is training in specialized language instruction.  It builds on a foundation of professional knowledge and skills established in TESL certificate training and developed through classroom practice. A growing number of courses will provided by accredited institutions.

To be eligible to participate in a TESL Ontario accredited PTCT course, applicants must have completed a TESL Certificate from a TESL training program accredited by TESL Ontario OR hold the TESL Ontario Language Instructor Certificate of Accreditation. In addition, they must have a minimum of 600 hours of experience teaching adults in English as a second language training programs.

For detailed information about standards, PTCT course participation requirements, start/end dates, schedules, modes of presentation, training locations, etc., please visit

To find out whether you are eligible for training fee reimbursement and how you can apply for reimbursement approval, please visit TESL Ontario's PTCT Fee Reimbursement Administrative System at