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Diploma in Early Childcare Assistant

Canadian Institute of Management and Technology (CIMT) - Mississauga Campus Canadian Institute of Management and Technology (CIMT) - Mississauga Campus, Canada


Jul 2022, Aug 2022, Sep 2022, Oct 2023, Nov 2022

work permit PG Work Permit

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CAD 11875

Tuition Fee (CAD)

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CAD 500

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8 months


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Program Overview

The Early Childcare Assistant (ECA) program is designed to equip childcare workers with valuable knowledge, skills and experience for employment as assistants in daycares or early learning centers. This program gives the students an overview of the responsibility of an early childcare assistant and opportunities to perform those responsibilities. The program presents foundational skills needed for those seeking to move into an Early Childhood Educator program.

There are numerous job opportunities for an early childcare assistant at child-care centres, daycare centers, kindergartens, agencies for exceptional children and other settings where early childhood education services are provided. They assist in planning, organizing and implementing programs for children between the ages of infancy and 12 years. Early childhood assistants provide care for infants and preschool- to school-age children under the guidance of early childhood educators.

Additional Information

Program Level UG Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

Work Permit work permit PGWP

General Admission Requirement

    • Minimum Overall Score - 5.5
    • Minimum Overall Score - 80
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 50

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School diploma or equivalent

5.5 IELTS Score With no band less than 5.5
80 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
50 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
50% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Tuition Fee

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Average Tuition Fee Per Year


Tuition Fee

CAD 500

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12000 Per year

Average Cost of Living

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  • Canadian Institute of Management and Technology offers bursaries and scholarships to out of province students who are eligible for the same. For more information, visit 

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