Early Childhood Education Diploma
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.
Upon completing all the requirements for graduation students will receive:
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.
- 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