his program offers students the knowledge and skills to work in licensed childcare settings such as preschools and daycares, and to contribute to the well-being of children, families and their community. The course content meets the requirements of the Early Childhood Educator Registry to obtain the ECE License to Practice and Infant/ Toddler License to Practice. This program also offers students University general courses which will assist them in progressing into a Bachelor degree.
At the end of this program, you will have developed the necessary knowledge and understanding of various philosophies within the early childhood field and the practice experience to become a competent early childhood and infant & toddler educator.
- High School Graduate, 19 Years Old.
- Grade 12 English OR equivalent: IELTS academic 6.0,
or 70% score on the Capital College English placement test CAAT (Canadian Adult Achievement Test) Level C or has successfully completed the Capital College LEC program.
- Interview with the Director of Student Affairs.
- Diploma and transcript in English for High School or Junior College graduate. Transcript and diploma/ certificate in English for Bachelor’s degree holder;
- Three English letters of references testifying to the suitability of the applicant for work in the early childhood field;
- Written Interview;
- Two recent 1” x 1” photos;
- Photocopy of ID;
- Physician’s Health Declaration;
- A Valid Canadian Criminal Record Check Clearance issued by Criminal Records Review Program
- This 2 year Diploma program offers students including:
*University General Courses – 12 credits
*ECE-Basic Courses – 36 credits
*ECE-Post-Basic Courses 19 credits
- At the end of this program you will become a competent Early Childhood and Infant & Toddler Educator.
- This program also offers students general University courses which will assist them in progressing into a Bachelor degree program.
- May waive more than 50 credits into the Bachelor degree of ECE program at certain Canadian public universities.
- ENGL 101 - 45 hours
Writing and Research I
- ENGL 102 - 45 hours
Writing and Research II
- PSYC 101 - +45 hours
An Introduction to Psychology Science
- CMNS 101 - 45 hours
Introduction to Communication Studies
- EDUC 166 - 40 hours
Child Development 1
- EDUC 267 - 50 hours
Child Development 2
- EDUC 170 - 30 hours
Health, Safety & Nutrition
- EDUC 173 - 90 hours
Curriculum 1 - Play
- EDUC 273 - 90 hours
Curriculum 2 - Learning to Look
- EDUC 179 - 45 hours
- EDUC 274 - 60 hours
- EDUC 276 - 112 hours
- EDUC 277 - 136 hours
- EDUC 278 - 186 hours
- EDUC 350 - 48 hours
Advance Child Growth and Development
- EDUC 348 - 50 hours
Program Planning for Infant and Toddlers
- EDUC 370 - 45 hours
Advanced Health, Safety and Nutrition
- EDUC 371 - 45 hours
Child, Family and Community for Infant and Toddlers
- EDUC 321 - 45 hours
- EDUC 373 - 30 hours
- EDUC 349 - 235 hours
Infant and Toddlers Practicum