Program Objectives

This program is designed to equip students with the skills of an Early Childcare Assistant. An Early Childcare Assistant assists and participates in the daily operations of a childcare center.

Early Childcare Assistant Diploma Program

  • Introduction to Early Childcare and Education-20 Hours
  • Written Communication-45 Hours
  • Roles and Responsibilities-45 Hours
  • Observation Skills-35 Hours
  • Child, Family, and Community -45 Hours
  • Practicum 1: Infant and Toddler-245 Hours
  • Introduction to Child Development- 30 Hours
  • Introduction to Preschool Development-30 Hours
  • Introduction to Prenatal, Infant, and Toddler Development-60 Hours
  • Guiding Children-30 Hours
  • Health and Safety-40 Hours
  • Curriculum Planning-45 Hours
  • Nutrition-30 Hours
  • Practicum 2: Preschool- 245 Hours

Admissions Criteria

  • Grade 12 (OSSD @ the General level or better)
  • Mature student status

For further information, please call +1416-510-2739 or email:

Graduation Criteria

  • A minimum final mark of 60%
  • An overall average of 60%

Employment Opportunities

  • Assistant in daycare centers
  • Assistants in an early learning center
  • Work with early Childcare education to provide developmentally appropriate child care-care supervisor
  • Early Childcare supervisor
  • Early Childcare program staff assistant
  • Early Childcare educator
  • Preschool helper
  • Preschool supervisor
  • Preschool teacher

toddler, child, happyjeniffertn / Pixabay

Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated September 19, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Sep 2020
38 weeks
8,200 CAD
International students tuition fee. Additional fees apply.
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