Part-time, onlinePlain Language Certificate

Application requirements

In order to apply for the Plain Language Certificate program, you must have completed Grade 12 or equivalent. You need an excellent command of written and spoken English and good computer skills.

Experience working in a related field, such as editing, technical writing or journalism, will be a strong asset. Please note that this program will not teach you to write but will hone your existing writing skills.

We review applications as we receive them and will contact you about the status of your application.

If English is not your first language, we require proof of your International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score with a minimum overall band score of 6.5; no band below 6.0; and a minimum writing band score of 8.0. If you have questions or concerns about your English language proficiency, we encourage you to contact your local IELTS Test Centre.

For application fee and deadline, visit Program details.