GET THE SKILLS TO BE A Early Childhood Education PROFESSIONAL
Early Childhood Education CoursesLearn how to engage children in many different social and creative activities to facilitate young people’s intellectual and social development through the program at CDI College. Industry professionals cover classroom management, curriculum planning, and daycare administration as well in your ECE courses.
ECE TrainingDuring your training at CDI College, you’ll complete observation assignments and practicum hours required by the ministry in settings such as daycare centres or nurseries to ensure a balanced combination of theory and practice.
As an in-demand Early Childhood Educator, your career path will provide you with many challenging and rewarding opportunities that are guaranteed to make lasting impressions on young lives.
Get a certificate in early childhood education today by filling out the form to your right.
Want to upgrade your training with an Early Childhood Education diploma? Check out our Post Basic programs specializing in Special Needs and/or Infant/Toddler.
- High school graduation or equivalent*, or mature student** status.
- Pass college's admissions test.
- Criminal record check (in accordance with the Criminal Records Review Act).
- Interview with campus director, program coordinator, or designate.
- Immunization report (form provided by the college).
- Current resume (record of work history).
- Three character references.
** 19 years of age upon starting classes and Pass the college's admissions test
This program has been approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training.
- Parents-Participation Preschools
- Nursery Schools
- Community and Family Service Centres
Industry Salary Information
- Low Wage ($/hr): $13.00
- Average Wage ($/hr): $17.00
- High Wage ($/hr): $25.00
- Average Salary: $35,360
* Information Source: www.jobbank.gc.ca/trend-analysis. Salary data provided is an estimate, and is intended for reference purposes only.
Finding yourself in a position where College is unaffordable is more common than most of us realize. Fortunately, Canada’s provincial and federal governments are very focused on making education accessible to virtually everyone; even students that are new to Canada. Regardless of your situation: didn’t finish high school, are having (or had) financial difficulties, or you are a new arrival to Canada, we will find financial solution best for you!
Our Financial Aid Expert will provide you with best options to make education investment in yourself, both realistic and affordable. Let us help you find option that suits you best. Fill out the form NOW!
- Government Student Loans
Currently, British Columbia has a government-sponsored plan that provides loan assistance to qualified full-time students. The type and amount of assistance usually varies depending on your individual circumstances.
When you meet with our Student Financial Planning Expert at the campus, we will go over all the financial options available to you to make this amazing investment in yourself both affordable and realistic.
- RRBC Royal Credit Line for Students ©
The Royal Credit Line for Students lets you focus on what's important: your studies. Available to full-time and part-time students who need to finance their studies, it allows you to take charge of your financial needs in a way that fits your lifestyle.
The Royal Credit Line for Students is different from a traditional loan in that it lets you borrow funds as you need them, and pay the interest on only the amount you use, without ever having to reapply. You get all the convenience and benefits with no annual fee.
As a student, you may qualify for one of RBC`s best rates - Prime + 1%, which applies when you are at school and for a 12 month grace period after graduation.
Further information about financial assistance is available from the Financial Advisor at your nearest campus.
- Other Financial Assistance
There may be other forms of financial aid available to you. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for specific government grants and bursaries. Additionally, you may be eligible to receive funding through a government-sponsored agency such as HRSDC or WorkSafe.
If you have questions about funding your education, each CDI College campus has a Financial Advisor who can provide information about the various options available to you. Additionally, your Financial Advisor will also assist you with completing your application for whichever funding option you choose.
Obtaining financial aid will enable you to concentrate on your CDI College training so you can embark on a rewarding career in your field.
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