Early Childcare Assistant

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Diploma Program
Duration: 38 weeks
Practicum: 490 hours

Accredited by the National Association of Career Colleges (NACC)

You as an early childhood teacher have a special opportunity to help children to grow up to become responsible citizens from their earliest stages. Early childhood education program at CACC teach you the skills you will need to help children start on a successful journey to a future and productive life.

Early childhood Assistance training is structured to teach you both the theoretical and practical sides of early childhood development.

You will learn about how children learn in early learning development environments and using learning mechanisms. You will also learn to plan early childhood education curriculums for a variety of levels and will develop your writing and communication skills to work with children, parents, and members of the education and teaching groups.

Our ECA programs offer you an extensive field placement opportunity in preschools, childcare centres, hospitals and kindergartens for real-life professional experience.

What You Will Learn

  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Child, Family, and Community
  • Introduction to Child Development
  • Introduction to Prenatal and Infant Development
  • Introduction to Toddler Development
  • Introduction to Preschool Development
  • Observation Skills
  • Guiding Children
  • Curriculum Planning
  • Written Communication Skills
  • Health and Safety
  • Nutrition
  • CPR and First Aid Training
  • NACC exam
  • Placement (practicum)
  • Job Search and Career Development

Admission Requirements

  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and successful completion of entrance examination;
  • 2 step TB skin test and vaccinations record, and
  • Police clearance.

Your Future Looks Bright

Great future awaits you in employment as

  • Assistant teachers in childcare centres and nursery schools
  • Home Child Care Assistant
  • Child Care Worker
  • Daycare Early Childhood Educator Assistant
  • Day Care Worker
  • Day Care Teaching Assistant
  • Preschool Teaching Assistant
  • Baby Care Worker
  • Infant Day Care Worker
  • Nursery School Helper
  • Preschool Helper

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