Upon successful completion of the study program, these technicians will be able to:
Employment prospects are very good in this area and the placement rate is 90%. Graduates can work in many types of existing childcare services such as in family-run childcare centers, school-based child care, kindergarten schools and daycares. The student’s versatility is an important element because they must be able to practice in each of these care settings.
Section 20 of the Regulations on early childhood and Article 10 of daycare Regulations specify that child educators must hold a First Aid certificate issued within the last 3 years upon completion of their training. The First Aid course must be at least eight hours in duration
The Early Childhood Education program lasts 24 months and has two internships in CPE or family child care. This can certify you to work with children ages 0-12 years. This program will enable students to understand a child's behaviour, to develop patience, communication skills and support a child's emotional growth.
International students are eligible for post graduate working visa.
*Financial assistance from the Government of Québec is available to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
|Early Childhood Profession||45h|
|Global development for 0-5 years old||60h|
|Safety in childcare||45h|
|Meaningful relationships with children||45h|
|Global development for 5-12 years old||60h|
|Health of child||45h|
|Autonomy of the child||45h|
|Educational intervention for 0-2 years old||60h|
|Educational intervention for 2-5 years old||60h|
|Special needs of the child||45h|
|Educational intervention for 5-12 years old||60h|
|Internship 1 : Initiation (Fieldwork 1)||135h|
|Internship 2 : Integration (Fieldwork 2)||240h|
|Total: 1260 Hours / 24 Months|
All applicants to an Attestation of Collegial Studies (AEC) program must have sufficient oral and written skills in the program instruction language. The College may require that a candidate, whose mother tongue is neither French nor English, to take a standardized language test or a test prepared on site. The minimum level of proficiency in French required to study in a French language programme is B2 according to the Niveaux du Conseil de l’Europe. To be admitted to an AEC program in English, the minimum score required at the International English Language Test System (IELTS) is 6.0. These results can be compared to other levels of standardized tests.