EARLY CHILDCARE ASSISTANT

EARLY CHILDCARE ASSISTANT

Program Type

  • Diploma

Program Duration

  • 38 WEEKS

Program Description

As an Early Childcare Assistant, you would assist and participate in the day to day operations of a childcare centre. You would help to provide a nurturing, caring environment in which young children can thrive and offer a professional approach while observing and guiding children throughout the day. Children look to the Early Childcare Assistant to provide support and supervision as they play and experience things together. Working with children, you would encourage socialization and enhance children’s self-esteem during daily activities.

Career Opportunities

 

  • Childcare Facilities
  • Early Learning Centers
  • Schools

 

 

Course Content Includes:

 

  • Introduction to ECCE
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Child, Family and Community
  • Introduction to Child Development
  • Introduction to Prenatal and Infant Development
  • Introduction to Toddler Development
  • Health and Safety
  • Written Communication
  • Observation Skills
  • Introduction to Preschool Development
  • Guiding Children
  • Curriculum Planning
  • Nutrition
  • Clinical Placement (Practicum)

 

 

CLI Program Delivery Information

  • Method
  • Classroom (Instructor Led)
  • Lab/ Workshop/ Field Work
  • Job Shadowing Placement

 

Admission Requirements

  • Standard Admission for the PSW
  • Students must meet ALL of the following criteria:
    • Have an Ontario secondary School Diploma or equivalent
    • Provide completed current immunization report
    • Provide Criminal Record Check
    • Must pass Standard Entrance Examination

 

Mature Admission

  • Students must meet ALL of the following criteria:
  • Provide completed current immunization report
  • Provide Criminal Record Check
  • Be at least 18 years of age and pass a Superintendent approved qualifying test
  • Must pass Standard Entrance Examination

Course Features

  • Lectures
  • Quizzes
  • Placement
  • Language English

Campus Offered

  • Location Toronto