Heartland International English School offers comprehensive English as a Second Language (ESL) programs for international learners. Heartland English programs are made to meet your learning needs – from beginner to advanced levels.

The Intensive English Program is a flexible ESL program focusing on improving your English ability.  The Semi-Intensive program is available for students who would like to study part-time.  For maximum English practice, the Super-Intensive program includes regular classes plus either an IELTS preparation class or a conversation class.


  • If fully vaccinated students have a VALID Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) or Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) and are flying to Canada for a program of fewer than six months, are allowed into Canada without the need to quarantine for 14 days.
  • Since July 5, 2021, fully vaccinated* students who have a VALID study permit for a program at an approved designated learning institution (DLI) are allowed into Canada without the need to quarantine for 14 days.
  • Fully vaccinated students coming for programs of fewer than six months who are eligible for an eTA should apply for their eTA as soon as they can. The process is very simple, costs only CAD $7, and the results are usually processed in fewer than 48 hours.


    • Start any Monday and study any length of time (from one week to one year, or longer)
    • Classes Monday to Friday
    • Basic to advanced level instruction with a focus on all skills: reading, writing, listening and speaking
    • Students are placed in appropriate level based on the placement test on the first day of classes
    • For maximum student participation — Average 15 students per class. Maximum 25 students.
    • Weekly activities organized to allow students to use their English in a variety of real situations outside of the school
    • In-person students with a visitor or work authorization may study for up to six months.
    • On a student authorization, in-person students may study up to one year or longer.
    • Students studying online can complete their program online, including a Pathway program, provided their level is available.
  • Intensive (Full-Time)

    The Intensive Program Schedule: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm and also includes an afternoon class each day dedicated to one specific skill. Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 9:00 – 12:00…

    Semi-Intensive (Part-Time)

    The Semi-Intensive Program Day Schedule BOTH Locations: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm morning class  Regular Day Programs Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Morning Class (Multi-skill…

    Super-Intensive (Full-Time)

    The Super-Intensive Program Schedule: 9:00 am to 5:15 pm including an afternoon class each day dedicated to one specific skill and the choice of an IELTS Test Preparation Class or…

    Online Programs

    Heartland Online Schedule: Heartland regular programs are available online. Semi-Intensive, Intensive, Super-Intensive, and IELTS Preparation. Students follow the same schedule as our in person options, and spend the same number…

    Pathway Programs

    Heartland Pathway Program Schedule: Pathway Students can take either the Intensive or Super-Intensive Programs in person or online.   Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday   Super-Intensive       Intensive…
Heartland Approximate Equivalent
Entry Start Up 2 A1-A2 26-38 10-40 <4.0 <3 110-380
Intermediate 1 Start Up 3 A2-B1 38-52 40-50 4.0-4.5 4 380-520
Intermediate 2 Start Up 5 B1 52-70 50-60 4.5-5.5 5 520-700
Advanced 1 Start Up 6 B2 70-90 60-70 5.5-6.0 6-7 700-820
Advanced 2 Start Up 7/8 B2-C1 90-100 70-80 6.0-6.5 8-9 820-900
Advanced 3 Speak Out C1-C2 100-120 80-90 6.5 + 10-12 900 +