Colleges and Universities Offering Diploma in Early Childhood Education in Canada

  • Course Name: Diploma in Early Childhood Education(Early Childhood Education)
  • Major Subject: Early Childhood Education
  • Course Category: Diploma Courses

Institutions Offering Diploma in Early Childhood Education

  •  Northern College, Toronto  
    Admission criteria
    (i)Domestic Admission Requirements
    -Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD).
    -Grade 12 English (C, U) (Minimum 60% GPA required).

    -Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office (word processing, spreadsheets), web search engines and e-mail systems. Students may assess whether or not they meet the computer proficiency expectations for this program by taking the free online assessment at Computer Self Assessment Tool. Or equivalent Or mature student status (an applicant who does not have a high school diploma or equivalent, and will have reached the age of 19 years on or before the start of the program).
    -Mature students must undergo academic testing prior to admission into a program and demonstrate equivalency with admission English requirement.

    (ii) International Admission Requirements
    English Proficiency, we will require one of the following:
    -IELT Academic International English Language Testing System
    -A minimum overall score of 6.0 must be achieved with no individual band score under 6.0; however, we will accept one band at 5.5.
    -TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) – Computer-based overall minimum score of 79
    PTE (Pearson Test of English) Academic – Graduate Diploma: 58+
    -If your country of citizenship has English as its official language, we may accept alternate proof of English Proficiency
    -Proof of senior high school Diploma/Certificate (equivalent Humanities/Arts stream).

    Program duration: 4 Semesters

    Mode of study: Full time
  •  Douglas College, New Westminster  
    Eligibility:
    -Be age 18 by December 31st of the year you enter the program.
    -Suitability is determined on the basis of an overview of an applicant's emotional stability, physical health, formal education, the ability to work in a team setting and life experience.
    -Two letters of reference from individuals who are not related to you (character references from reputable community members and/or individuals familiar with your experience in working with young children). Reference letters should not be written by the person who completes your volunteer verification form.
    -If you have an ECE basic license to practice, you would complete a work history form which includes references.
    -Complete and show evidence of 20 hours of volunteer or work experience in a licensed Early Childhood Education setting with children from birth to age six. The 20 hours documentation of volunteer or work experience form must be complete and submitted prior to enrollment in practicum courses.
    -Complete a Criminal Record Check (information will be provided by Enrolment Services).
    -Complete a medical declaration or assessment indicating a satisfactory level of physical and emotional health. The workload of the programs and the close contact with individuals in practical settings require students to be in good mental and physical health.
    NOTE: Applicants who have completed 9 or more post-secondary credits must be in good academic standing (with a minimum GPA of 1.5) for admission to any ACS program.
  •  Confederation College, Thunder Bay  
    Course entry requirements

    (i) Program Requirements (for domestic students)
    -Ontario Secondary School Diploma (or equivalent) with courses from the College (C), University (U), University/College (U/C), or Open (O) preparation levels with Grade 12 English (C/U) Level.
    -or successful completion of the Mature Student Assessment.
    -or successful completion of the General Education Development Test (GED).
    -or appropriate credits from the Academic and Career Entrance program (ACE)

    (ii) Program Requirements (for international students)
    -A high school/senior secondary diploma
    Original transcripts as well as a notarized, translated copy must be provided where applicable
    -English Proficiency
    Academic IELTS: 6.0, no band lower than 5.5, except for students from India who must have no band lower than 6.0 to meet SDS requirements.

    Course duration: 2 years
  •  Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Moose Jaw  
    Course entry requirements
    -Grade 12 with English Language Arts A30 and English Language Arts B30

    English Language Requirement

    The following tests are available at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Test Centres.
    -Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)
    -English for Academic Purposes
    -International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - Academic Module

    Course duration: 2 years
  •  Conestoga College, Kitchener  
    Course entry requirements

    -Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, or 19 years of age or older with mature student status (See Mature Student definition for details.)
    -Grade 12 compulsory English, C (65% minimum)or U (55% minimum), or equivalent, OR Conestoga College Preparatory Communications (COMM1250), or equivalent

    Course duration: 2 years

    Mode of study: Full time
  •  Centennial College, Toronto  
    Course entry requirements
    -Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older)
    -English Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take the Centennial College English Skills Assessment for Admission
    -English language proficiency
    -A C Grade is required in all core courses as well as COMM-160/161.

    Course duration: 2 years
  •  Seneca College, Toronto  
    Course entry requirements
    -Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, or a mature applicant
    -English: Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent course
    -Canadian citizens and permanent residents may satisfy the English requirement for this program through successful Seneca pre-admission testing.

    Course duration: 2 years

    Program starts in May, September and January
  •  Lambton College, Sarnia  
    Course entry requirements
    O.S.S.D. or equivalent with:
    -Grade 12 English C or U
    -Mature applicants must be at least 19 years of age by the start of classes, be out of secondary school for at least one year and usually do not have a high school diploma.

    Course duration: 2 years

    Mode of study: Full time

    Program available in September
  •  Vancouver Career College, Vancouver  
    Course entry requirements
    -High school graduation or equivalent* OR mature student status.
    -From an English language teaching institution.
    -19 years of age upon starting classes, and pass college’s admissions test.

    Course duration: 72 weeks
  •  Okanagan College, Kelowna  
    Course entry requirements
    -B.C. secondary school graduation, or equivalent, or 19 years of age and out of secondary school for one year as of the first day of classes.

    -English 12 with minimum 67% or alternatives.

    Mode of study: Full time
  •  Niagara College, Welland  
    Duration: 2 years

    Eligibility:
    -Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent including the following required course(s):
    -English – any Grade 12 (C) or (U), or equivalent
    -Mathematics – any Grade 11 (C), (U), or (M), or equivalent
  •  Canadore College, Toronto  
    Course entry requirements
    -OSSD or equivalent, ENG4C or ENG4U

    -If English is not your first language you must provide proof of English competency.

    Course duration: 2 years

    Mode of study: Full time
  •  Sault College, Toronto  
    Course entry requirements
    -Ontario Secondary School diploma with Grade 12 English (C) ENG4C, or mature student status.

    Course duration: 2 years
  •  George Brown College, Toronto  
    Mode of study: Full time

    Course duration: 10 months plus completion of a two-week orientation course

    Starting month: September
  •  Algonquin College, Ottawa  
    Course duration: 2 years

    Mode of study: Full time




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