• 2020-2021

A career where playtime
is taken seriously

Early Learning and Child Care – certificate

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PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

STARTLOCATIONDELIVERYSTATUS
SepEdmontonIn person
Open
Limited
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Full
Upcoming
 
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QUICK FACTS

Program length  

2 terms

Credential

Certificate

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TUITION & FEES


Canadian
Total: $5,569.00

International
Total: $14,841.00

 
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ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

  • Language Arts – this requirement can be met with any of the following, or an equivalent course:
    • 60% in English Language Arts 30-1 or English Language Arts 30-2
    • 60% in ESLG 1860 or ESLG 1898
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This program information is not for the current academic year. If you are interested in a program starting before July, view the current academic year of the program.

Further Opportunities

Explore all the possibilities your future holds with a NorQuest education.

Laddering Opportunities

Students who complete the Early Learning and Child Care certificate program may receive the direct entry into the Year 2 of the Early Learning and Child Care diploma program or credit towards the following program at NorQuest College:

Transferability

Visit Transfer Alberta to look up courses that are accepted by other post-secondary institutions.

Further Education Opportunities

Graduates of the Early Learning and Child Care certificate program should consider the NorQuest Early Learning and Child Care – diploma program to progress to supervisor level opportunities in child care.

Additional Certification

Graduates of the certificate program are eligible for Child Development Worker certification from Alberta Human Services (formerly referred to as Level 2).

Career Potential

Graduates of this program have diverse opportunities to provide child-care services; the child-care field is considered to be an above-average growth profession with increasing annual demand for employees.

For more information on related careers see: