ESL Programs

IGK has a wide range of ESL courses for adults and juniors, as well as IELTS Preparation, University-College Pathway and Business English courses.

ESL Winter and Summer Camps

Our winter and summer camps for teenagers from ages 12-18 give students unforgettable experiences while learning English in Canada.

Career Programs

Our career college has programs in the School of Business, School of Hospitality and Tourism and School of IT to better equip students for career success.

Featured Courses

One of our popular courses is our TESL-Canada approved TESOL Program which prepares students to become ESL teachers in Canada and abroad.


Learn the basics of how to teach English as a second language through regular assignments, readings and teaching activities taught by an experienced ESL instructor.

4 weeks full time or 8 weeks part time
100 instructional hours + 20-hour practicum
Practicum involves observing TESL-Canada certified experienced instructors and teaching in one of our ESL classrooms under the supervision of one of our instructors
Be ready to start your teaching career on graduation!


Established in 2002, International Gateway Kelowna is the oldest ESL school in Kelowna. Due to the success of our flagship school in Kelowna, IGK has expanded to offer programs in Calgary and Toronto. Our Kelowna Location has also grown to include a career college offering a wide range of programs in our School of Business, School of Hospitality and Tourism and School of Information Technology.


Every year, IGK is recognized for its commitment to excellence in English training and customer service.

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It was not an easy path, but they helped me to obtain the TESOL certificate so that I could teach English. It is an international certificate, so it will be accepted wherever you want to start this incredible profession.

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