Join The TESOL Diploma Program

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Get a TESOL Diploma in Vancouver

This program is recognized by TESL Canada

Become a TESL Certified English Teacher

Teach in Canada and Abroad

We offer a TESOL Diploma program that conforms to TESL Canada standards and Language Canada’s Quality Assurance guidelines. Trainees will be able to explore teaching, learning and language through task-based, participatory and interactive practice.

Program Duration

5 weeks (100 instructional hours, plus a 20-hour practicum)

Program Schedule*

Monday to Friday, 9:00AM – 2:00 PM + practicum When a statutory holiday occurs, class hours will be made up on Saturdays from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM.


Trainees become classroom-ready by teaching international students, alongside their TESL Canada approved host teacher, in a DEA College classroom during their Practicum week using the knowledge and skills they have acquired in the TESOL Diploma Program.

A World of Opportunities

After graduating successfully from our TESOL Diploma at DEA Canadian College, you will have the required training and experience to work at the DEA Canadian College, and other international schools in Canada and abroad.

Admission Requirements

To be admitted to the DEA TESOL program, prospective students must meet specific requirements regarding age, prior education, English level, and demonstrated proficiency in the basic skills required for college-level work.

  • Letter of intent: Submission of a letter of intent outlining your goals for taking the TESOL program
  • Interview: Successful interview with the TESOL Program Manager
  • Educational qualification: Undergraduate degree
  • Non-native speakers: TOEFL iBT Score 101 (minimum of 27 in speaking/writing, 23 in listening, 24 in reading) OR IELTS Academic 7.0 overall with a minimum score of 7.0 in each skill area


Local and International Students fee:

Type Fees
Registration fee $150
Tuition $1,500
Material fee $100
Assessment fee $70
This program has been approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training.
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