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    Early Learning and Child Care – certificate

    PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

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    SepEdmontonIn person
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    QUICK FACTS

    Program length  

    2 terms

    Credential

    Certificate

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    TUITION & FEES


    Canadian
    Total: $6,085.00

    International
    Total: $15,319.00

     
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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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    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: