Early Learning and Child Care – certificate

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Early Learning and Child Care – certificate

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Program delivery notes

Most classes are delivered in person, however students will need access to a computer and internet in order to complete some coursework.

Post-Graduation Work Permit

The in-person delivery of this program meets the eligibility criteria for the Post-Graduation Work Permit Program for international students.

Learn to provide quality child care in a variety of settings and plan appropriate activities for children in your care. Knowledge of child development, family dynamics, play, and program planning will equip you to support the healthy development of children though child-centred learning experiences.

The certificate program prepares graduates for Early Childhood Educator II certification.

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What to expect from the program

The Early Learning and Child Care certificate program prepares graduates to provide quality child care in a wide variety of settings and to plan appropriate activities for the children in their care. Knowledge of child development, family dynamics, play, and program planning will equip you to support the healthy development of children through child-centred learning experiences.

Graduate with experience

NorQuest College believes in the importance of on-the-job experience that provides an enriched learning opportunity.

You’ll graduate this program with 400 hours of work experience from 2 practicums.


Career opportunities

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.

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