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Additional Basic Qualifications (ABQs) and Additional Qualifications (AQs) are designed to enhance the professional knowledge, skills and practices of our members.

AQ Schedules

ABQs and AQs are organized by AQ schedule: A, B, C, D or E according to their purpose and content. Basic qualifications for teaching in the primary or junior divisions also exist.


Specialized AQ programs exist for:

While we do not offer AQ courses, our mandate includes:

  • developing course guidelines
  • approving course providers
  • accrediting courses
  • recording successful completion of qualifications on members’ teaching certificates.
  • Draft AQ Guideline

    AQ and course guidelines are posted online. You can provide feedback on any that aren’t complete by clicking “Feedback” next to them.

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