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Early Childcare Assistant


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 Child Care Work 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.  

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Early Childcare Assistant 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

Early Childcare Assistant 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.

Early Childcare Assistant is offered at:

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Early Childcare Assistant

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