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Diploma in Early Childhood Assistant

Evergreen College - Scarborough Campus Evergreen College - Scarborough Campus, Canada


Sep 2022, Jan 2023

work permit PG Work Permit

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CAD 13075

Tuition Fee (CAD)

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CAD 500 CAD 200

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12 months


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Program Overview

The Early Childcare Assistant Diploma Program has been designed to equip childcare workers with the valuable knowledge, skills and experience for employment as Assistants in day care or early learning centres. In addition to covering early childhood development, program planning, communication and other vital topics in childcare, the program also includes the role of the assistant in a childcare setting.

What You Will Learn:
The course consists of 13 modules. These modules are covered in the classroom and the internship.

Course Description:

  • Introduction to Early Learning and Care
  • Roles, Responsibilities and the Reflective Practitioner
  • Multiple Perspectives of Child, Family and Community
  • Introduction to prenatal and infant development
  • Introduction to toddler development
  • Introduction to preschool and school age development
  • Observation and Documentation
  • Responsive Relationships and Guiding Behaviour
  • Program Planning and Philosophical Approaches to Learning
  • Written Communications Skills
  • Health and Safety
  • Nutrition
  • Internship: The Early Childhood Assistant students complete their education with 480 hours of internship experience.

Internship Requirements:

  • Medical Certificate.
  • Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Reference Check.
  • Standard First Aid & CPR Level C Certification.

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 Listening - 5.5  Minimum Reading - 5.5  Minimum Writing - 5.5  Minimum Speaking - 5.5  
    • Minimum Overall Score - 71
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 42
    • Minimum Overall Score - 85.0  

Academic Requirement

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

5.5 IELTS Score With no band less than 5.5
71 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
42 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
85 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
50% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Tuition Fee

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Tuition Fee

CAD 500 CAD 200

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12000 Per year

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