Early Childcare Assistant Diploma Program
This Early Childcare Assistant Diploma Program provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively work with infant, toddler, preschool and school-aged children. Through participation in this early childhood education training students will gain an understanding of the personal development, social development and health and safety needs associated with children in the early years.
Students will be prepared to provide support, encouragement and self esteem to children as they develop. In addition, through a practicum placement students will benefit from hands on experience in a childcare facility where they will have the opportunity to apply the theories and concepts of child development that they have learned throughout our course.
Students participating in this program will explore the historical roots of child care, child growth and development.
Students will gain an understanding of how to create an environment based on children's interests and learning needs that that will contribute significantly to a child's development. Through study and practical application, students will experience the difference that an Early Childhood education course can make in the lives of young children and their families.
For more update on Early Childcare Diploma Program visit at any of our 3 campuses Brampton, North York, and Scarborough.
- Introduction to Early Child Care and Education
- Roles and Responsibilities
- Child, Family and Community
- Introduction to Child Development
- Prenatal, Infant and Toddler Development
- Health and Safety
- Written Communication Skills
- Observation Skill
- Preschool Development
- Guiding Children
- Curriculum Planning
- Internship (Practicum)
Upon successful completion of this course student will be able to:
- Understand the physical, emotional and intellectual development of children
- Maintain a professional approach while observing and guiding children
- Communicate effectively with parents, children and co-workers
- Enhance children's self esteem through participation in activities
- Promote and encourage socialization and co-operation amongst children
- Understand Health and Safety issues to be considered with children
- Assist in meal time planning and be aware of children's nutritional information
- Supervise children during indoor and outdoor play periods
- Lead children in activities, including storytelling, crafts and songs
- Guide and assist children in developing proper eating, dressing and toilet habits
- Discuss progress and problems with children at staff meetings
- Maintain day care equipment and assist in housekeeping duties
Graduates of this program will be able to start careers as a
- Child Care Worker
- Day Care Worker
- Assistant Day Care Supervisor
- Early Childhood Program Staff
- Preschool Teacher
- Child Care Worker Assistant
- Day Care Helper
- Early Childhood Educator Assistant
- Preschool Helper