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Full-Time ESL Teacher Certificate Program

English Language Programs


Our Full-Time ESLTCP Program is has two sections; four courses covering 120 hours of TESL theory and methodology and a 20 hour practicum. A mandatory orientation is held on the first day of classes from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm.

Course Section:

  • Course 1: Thinking about Theory: A Framework for EAL Instruction
  • Course 2: Understanding the Language Classroom: Procedures for Effective Teaching
  • Course 3: Developing the Language System: Teaching Grammar and Vocabulary
  • Course 4: Developing the Language Skills: Teaching Second Language Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening

Practicum Section:

  • 10 hours of EAL classroom observation
  • 10 hours supervised practicum

Upcoming Program Dates

Winter Program

January 15 - March 2, 2018

7 weeks of classes, Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, followed by a practicum placement lasting a minimum of 2 weeks.

Spring Program

May 14 - Friday, June 29, 2018

7 weeks of classes, Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, followed by a practicum placement lasting a minimum of 2 weeks.

Summer Program - Intensive

July 3rd -  July 27, 2018

4 weeks of classes, Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm, followed by a practicum placement lasting a minimum of 2 weeks. NOTE: Practicum placements for summer program will be made on the first come, first serve basis. There is no guarantee for practicum placement in summer session.

Fall Program

September 10 - October 26th, 2018

7 weeks of classes, Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, followed by a practicum placement lasting a minimum of 2 weeks.

Application and Registration

Please see the ESL Teacher Certificate Program Application and Registration Information for admission requirements and application requirements.

The courses for the full-time ESL Teacher Certificate Program costs $2000. The practicum placement fee is an additional $250, and can be paid when the student registers for the placement. 

For more information, please view the ESL TCP Student Handbook [PDF].


Contact Us

Program Coordinator office address: Unit 5, 471 Portage Ave, Main floor of Rice Building.

Program Assistant office address: Room 1C15, Centennial Hall, 515 Portage Ave. Phone: 204-982-1816 Email: infoesltcp@uwinnipeg.ca


Please see the ESL Teacher Certificate Program main page for admission requirements and application process, or view our Frequently Asked Questions.