Diploma: Early Childhood Education
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Upon successful completion of the study program, these technicians will be able to:
- Manage the physical, material and educational organization of the daycare service
- Allow interventions related to the complete development and integration of the child
- Perform interventions related to the basic care, safety and well-being of the child
- Maintain professional relationships with parents, staff and partners
- Manage human and financial resources
- Organize and hold meetings
- Achieve a personal and professional development
College Canada's Early Childhood Education Program trains individuals who can work for companies such as
- Early childhood Center
- Home childcare
- School daycare service
- Daycare center
Section 20 of the Regulations on early childhood and Article 10 of daycare Regulations specify that child educators must hold a First Aid certificate issued within the last 3 years upon completion of their training. The First Aid course must be at least eight hours in duration
The Early Childhood Education program lasts 24 months and has two internships in CPE or family child care. This can certify you to work with children ages 0-12 years. This program will enable students to understand a child's behaviour, to develop patience, communication skills and support a child's emotional growth.
International students are eligible for post graduate working visa.
*Financial assistance from the Government of Québec is available to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
In order to be eligible for this program, applicants must meet one of these conditions:
- Hold a high school diploma or equivalent education recognized by the Ministère de l’Immigration et des Communautés culturelles du Québec (M.I.C.C.)
- Have interrupted their studies for at least two consecutive semesters or one school year
- Have completed at least one year of postsecondary staggered over a period of one year or more
- Be covered by an agreement between the College and an employer.
Note: Candidates with no training or experience in computer science will have to pass a selection test for the assessment of their knowledge.
All applicants to an Attestation of Collegial Studies (AEC) program must have sufficient oral and written skills in the program instruction language. The College may require that a candidate, whose mother tongue is neither French nor English, to take a standardized language test or a test prepared on site. The minimum level of proficiency in French required to study in a French language programme is B2 according to the Niveaux du Conseil de l’Europe. To be admitted to an AEC program in English, the minimum score required at the International English Language Test System (IELTS) is 6.0. These results can be compared to other levels of standardized tests.