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AEC - EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

Course Specifications

  • Code of the programJEE.0K
  • In effect since2015
  • Number of classes16 (885 Hours)
  • Number of internships 2 (375 Hours)
  • Total duration1260 Hours/ 24 Months

Upon successful completion of the study program, these technicians will be able to:

  • Manage the physical, material and educational organization of the daycare service
  • Allow interventions related to the complete development and integration of the child
  • Perform interventions related to the basic care, safety and well-being of the child
  • Maintain professional relationships with parents, staff and partners
  • Manage human and financial resources
  • Organize and hold meetings
  • Achieve a personal and professional development

College Canada`s Early Childhood Education Program trains individuals who can work for companies such as
  • Early childhood Center
  • Nursery
  • Home childcare
  • School daycare service
  • Daycare center.

Perspectives Employment

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.

First Aid

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.

List of Courses

Subjects Hours
Professional communication 60h
Early Childhood Profession 45h
Observing children 60h
Pedagogical approaches 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
Healthy nutrition 45h
Guidance interventions 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

Subjects:

  • Human Growth & Development I
  • Foundations of Early Childhood Education
  • Creative Arts for Young Children
  • Observing & Recording Young Children
  • ECE Observation Practicum
  • Creative Movement & Music
  • Guiding and Caring for Young Children
  • Human Growth & Development II
  • Health, Safety and Nutrition
  • Oracle Database Platforms
  • This program includes an internship

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Eligibility

In order to be eligible for this program, applicants must meet one of these conditions:

  1. Hold a high school diploma or equivalent education recognized by the Ministère de l’Immigration et des Communautés culturelles du Québec (M.I.C.C.)
  2. Have interrupted their studies for at least two consecutive semesters or one school year
  3. Have completed at least one year of postsecondary staggered over a period of one year or more
  4. Be covered by an agreement between the College and an employer.
Note: Candidates with no training or experience in computer science will have to pass a selection test for the assessment of their knowledge.

Language Proficiency

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.

Documents Needed for your Admission

  • Application form duly completed
  • Copy of diploma and transcripts
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Professional certificate or work certificate (Option)
  • Birth certificate
  • Copy of Passport (International Student)
  • Proof of address
  • 2 photos
  • Admission fee : $ 50 CAD
  • Registration fee : $ 200 CAD

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