Course Description

This AQ is offered by the Faculty of Education.  For inquires contact aq@uwindsor.ca.

Please be advised that this is a Schedule D AQ course that concentrates on teaching students at the intermediate and senior level. You will not receive qualifications at the Intermediate and Senior Level.  If you want qualifications specifically for intermediate and senior levels, you will need to take ABQ courses.  Schedule D - https://www.oct.ca/members/additional-qualifications/schedules-and-guidelines/schedule-d

OCT Schedule D Course


Music-Vocal courses emphasize the theoretical understanding necessary to design, implement, and assess programs for students, on a participating in a variety of music classroom activities and on becoming involved in the processes of creating, presenting and responding to vocal music.


Course Outline

Topics include: 
  •  understanding and implementing Ministry of Education curriculum expectations and Ministry of Education and school board policies and guidelines for music at the intermediate and senior levels
  • having the theoretical understanding and foundation necessary to design, implement, and assess programs for students
  • creating learning environments conducive to the intellectual, social, emotional, physical, linguistic, cultural, spiritual, moral, artistic and musical development of students
  • understanding how to use, accommodate and modify expectations, strategies and assessment practices based on the developmental or special needs of students
  • accessing a variety of resources within and beyond the education system to enhance and support student learning
  • demonstrating the ability to integrate information and communication technology into teaching practice
  • understanding and participating in a variety of music classroom activities designed for the intermediate and senior levels
  • becoming involved in processes of creating, presenting and responding in vocal music




There are no textbooks for this course. Readings videos, and other materials will be provided on the course Brightspace site.

Required materials include a webcam/video camera and microphone, Microsoft Office (free for Uwindsor students) or Google Docs, and Flip (free).

OSAP Funding for AQ Courses

The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) now includes funding for hundreds of micro-credential programs. The micro-credentials plan ensures loans and grants will be available to more learners to rapidly upskill and reskill for in-demand jobs. Please be advised that this AQ course is on the list of eligible courses for OSAP funding. Please view the Micro-credential website for details and eligibility. https://www.ontario.ca/page/micro-credentials-ontarios-postsecondary-schools.

Who can get OSAP?


OSAP is open to Ontario residents of any age who are:

  • Canadian citizens
  • permanent residents, or
  • protected persons

Students must enroll in courses prior to the semester deadline date.  OSAP would directly reimburse you for the tuition fee.  If you have questions regarding Micro-credential funding, please contact Student Awards and Financial Aid at award1@uwindsor.ca.



  •  Hold a “Certificate of Qualification” showing basic qualifications in two divisions, i.e. Primary, Junior, Intermediate, or Senior.

  Note: Candidates who hold Technological Education qualifications but do not have any basic qualifications in Primary, Junior, Intermediate or Senior divisions are only eligible to register in Part 1 as specified by the Ontario College of Teachers.


Important Notice: While we endeavour to be as accurate as possible while reviewing your qualifications for courses in our program, the Faculty of Education bears no responsibility for ensuring you have met the qualifications as per the guidelines of the Ontario College of Teachers. It is your responsibility to learn which prerequisites you will need. https://www.oct.ca/members/additional-qualifications/prerequisites


It is recommended that students have significant experience in music.  Some examples include: level 6 or equivalent in singing or an instrument; or conducting or music teaching experience.

This course is offered by the Faculty of Education. It is offered once a year and during the summer semesters.

For inquiries you can contact the Continuing Teacher Education Program team directly at aq@uwindsor.ca.


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