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Three Part AQ Courses

Three Part AQ Course Requirements

Part 1

  • Certificate of Qualification

Part 2

  • Certificate of Qualification indicating completion of Part 1
  • A Confirmation of Teaching Experience Form certified by a Supervisory Officer indicating evidence of at least one year (or equivalence of 194 days) of successful teaching experience.
    Download the Confirmation of Teaching Experience form

See all notes listed under Part 3.

Part 3 (Specialist)

  • Certificate of Qualification indicating successful completion of Part 2
  • A Confirmation of Teaching Experience Form certified by a Supervisory Officer indicating evidence of at least two years (or equivalence of 388 days) of successful teaching experience.
    Download the Confirmation of Teaching Experience form

NOTES:

  1. Teaching experience must be completed prior to the first day of the course.  
  2. For teachers employed by an Ontario Board of Education, the supervisory officer is a Superintendent or Assistant Superintendent of the board.  A principal's or school head's signature cannot be accepted.
  3. For teachers employed by an independent or First Nations school, the Supervisory Officer (eg. Education Officer) is the Ministry of Education and Training official appointed to provide supervisory services to the school.
  4. In some courses, in accordance with OCT Regulation 184/197, 'where candidates are teaching the subject in an integrated format, supervisory officers may consider experience where a teacher can demonstrate that significant program and instruction modifications were explicitly planned, implemented and reviewed in the teacher's class'.
    Examples of such courses:
    Computers in the classrooms
    Dance
    English as a Second Language
    French as a Second Language
    Dramatic Arts
    Guidance
    Media
    Music
    Reading
    Special Education
    Visual Arts