Canadian Business College’s Early Childcare Assistant (ECA) program provides students with innovative childhood education courses and practical experience – based on current infant and childhood research and practice. CBC’s ECA program focuses on early childhood development, curriculum development, health and safety and the key communication skills needed to effectively work with children, parents and community members.

GAIN EXPERIENCE WHILE YOU STUDY

Students gain practical experience in our practicum under the guidance of qualified early childhood educators. This clinical placement will enable students to explore childcare and learning centres as work environments and develop confidence while practicing teaching and leadership skills. Graduates of our ECA program will be prepared to work in daycare centres, nurseries and early learning centres assisting preschool teachers.

DIPLOMA MODULES

•  Introduction to Early Child Care and Education
•  Roles and Responsibilities
•  Child, Family, and Community
•  Introduction to Child Development
•  Introduction to Prenatal and Infant Development
•  Introduction to Toddler Development
•  Health and Safety
•  Written Communication Skills
•  Observations Skills
•  Practicum 1
•  Introduction to Preschool Development
•  Guiding Children
•  Curriculum Planning
•  Nutrition
•  Practicum 2

CAREER OUTLOOK

Child care and early childhood education are careers that offer variety, challenges and an opportunity to advance as skills and knowledge develop. According to Service Canada, the career outlook for early childcare workers is good. It is particularly good field for newcomers to Canada.

PROGRAM AVAILABILITY

Scarborough Campus
Mississauga Campus

STUDENT & CAREER SERVICES

Canadian Business College’s Student and Career Services team helps convert the knowledge, skills and training that you acquire over the course of your studies into meaningful jobs and careers once you graduate. Our top priority is to facilitate relationships between you and the businesses, organizations and industries where you will work and further develop your skills.

LEARN MORE

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