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The ECA diploma will equip you with the skills and knowledge required to provide developmentally appropriate child care for children. Through this diploma, you will learn the fundamentals of early childcare and rules and regulations of the Canadian early childhood education sector. Successful completion of the ECA diploma will enhance your chances gain employment in early childcare settings and early learning centers as an assistant. Our Diploma Program is designed and approved by NACC (National Association of Career Colleges). Link to NACC website directory.

The diploma takes nine months to complete and has two mandatory block placements of 245 hrs each. The theory part (12 Modules = 445 hrs) is finished in class whereas the practicums are to be done in placement sites. Placement #1 is done in infant /toddler class and Placement #2 is done in preschool.

Notes: Before entering the program, in compliance with the law for working in vulnerable sectors, students must submit:

1-Satisfactory medical examination
2-Police reference check

Peel College makes it easy to fund your own education and self development by offering interest-free installments. We also offer bursaries to deserving students. The Diploma is eligible for funding under Ontario’s Second Career Program. Contact us today for more information.

 

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Diploma in Early Childcare Assistant (ECA)

Career

Graduates may find employment as assistant educators:

• in child care centers

• in nursery schools

• as family-home child care providers

ECA Job Description

Some of the duties and responsibilities of an assistant involve:

• assist and participate in the day to day operations of a childcare centre or early learning centre

• help to provide a nurturing, caring environment in which young children can thrive

• understand the physical, emotional and intellectual development of children from infancy to age 6

• maintain a professional approach while observing and guiding children throughout the day

• demonstrate effective communication skills with parents, children and co-workers

• provide opportunities to enhance children’s self-esteem during daily activities

• encourage socialization of children as they play and experience things together

• be knowledgeable in related health and safety issues during daily operations (Source- NACC)

Admission Requirements

Applicants are selected based on their academic achievement.

Job Prospects

During the next ten years, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for Early Childhood Educators and Assistants (NOC 4214) in the Toronto region and across Canada. 
Given Toronto’s growing population, demand for these childcare workers is expected to increase during the forecast period. Qualified individuals who speak multiple languages may have better prospects.

{ Sources- Labour Market Information – ESDC | Outlook Methodology
GOVERNMENT OF CANADA- JOB BANK REPORT }

Minimum wage: $ 16 per hour

Maximum wage: $ 23 per home

Employment percentage of our graduates: well above 90%

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