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How to Apply for Additional Qualification Courses

  • For a list of all Important Dates for the Academic Year, click here.​
  • Be sure you are eligible before registering in a course. For Admission Information, click here.
  • For information on How to Pay, click here​

All students are encouraged to register online using WebAdvisor at:

  • Online Registration:

French as a Second Language, Part I (FSL):

Candidates wanting to register for FSL I must successfully complete a French proficiency test as an entrance requirement before being permitted to register in Part I.

French Language Proficiency Test Registration Package ​​

French Language Proficiency Test Registration Form​

International Languages (Spanish), Part I:

Candidates wanting to register for International Languages (Spanish), Part I must successfully complete a Spanish language proficiency test​​ as an entrance requirement before being permitted to register in the course.

Spanish Language Proficiency Test Registration Package​


Candidates who intend to register in an Intermediate or Senior ABQ course, must be pre-approved before registering. Click here for the approval process.

Part II, Part III AQ Courses:

All students must submit evidence of the required successful teaching experience as certified by the appropriate supervisory. For a Part III AQ course, evidence of successful teaching experience is required including experience in the subject area seeking qualification. A Statement of Experience Form​ must be signed and then faxed, mailed, or scanned and emailed to the Registrar's Office. The required teaching experience must be complete prior to the start of the course. This form can be submitted at a later date but prior to the course start date.

Important Note re: Eligibility to take AQ's

Members are responsible for learning what prerequisites are necessary to enrol in AQ courses or programs. Additional Qualification providers may require additional requirements for entry. Members must hold a General Certificate of Qualification and Registration for admission to AQ courses or programs.

Transitional certificate holders are not eligible to enrol in College-accredited AQ programs including ABQs.

Teac​hers holding qualifications in technological education may ONLY take specific three-part specialist courses in the following general education subjects:

  • English as a Second Language
  • Guidance and Career Education
  • Reading
  • Special Education
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