Under current policy, Instructors approved to deliver vocational training in a private training institution, with the exception of those who possess a Bachelor of Post-Secondary Education or a Masters in Education, will be required to obtain a Post-Secondary Instructors Certificate. The requirements to obtain this certification are the following Memorial University Education Courses (or equivalent):
Instructors are required to obtain two courses per year. Application to the University must be made immediately upon hiring to begin the prescribed education courses in the next university term.
Instructors will be advised of this requirement when their approval to instruct is granted. Instructors who do not comply within the specified time frame will be asked to withdraw from their instructing roles and will not be granted further approval.
Upon completion of the required courses, application for the post-secondary instructor’s certificate must be made to the Superintendent of Private Training Institutions, including a letter of request and an official transcript showing completion of required courses. Applications can be forwarded to:
For more information about post-secondary instructor certification, please contact the office of the Superintendent of Private Training Institutions at (709) 729-3102.