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Early Childhood Care and Education-Infants and Toddlers Diploma

North Island College
2 years
Diploma / certificate
British Columbia
North Island College

About this program

Early Childhood Care and Education-Infants and Toddlers Diploma

Make a difference in the lives of young children. This two-year diploma will prepare you to work in the in-demand field of early childhood care and education with a specialization in working with Infants and Toddlers.

This program is available for International students.  Domestic students should apply to the Early Childhood Care Diploma program.   

Admission requirements

Admission Requirements

  • C in English 12 or equivalent or IELTS 6.0 or equivalent with band scores of 6.0 in Writing/Reading/Listening/Speaking. 
  • A signed Requisite Skills and Abilities (RSA) document. The RSA document describes the requirements for practice in early childhood care and education. Prospective students need to review these and decide whether they believe they are able to meet them. Should you have concerns about being able to meet the RSA’s, please contact the ECCE Department Chair

Course Requirements

  • ECC - 104 Developmental Journey
  • ECC - 114 Partnerships-Part I-Child Guidance
  • ECC - 116 Partnerships II-Advanced Guiding and Caring
  • ECC - 124 The Learning Child-Part I-Play & Curriculum
  • ECC - 125 The Learning Child-Part II-Planning for Play & the Environment
  • ECC - 136 Foundations of Professional Practice
  • ECC - 140 Practice Experience I
  • ECC - 141 Practice Experience II
  • ECC - 142 Practice Experience III
  • ECC - 157 Effective Interpersonal Communications
  • ECC - 163 Child, Family and Community
  • ECC - 168 Health Safety and Nutrition in Childcare Settings
  • ECC - 204 Developmental Journeys-Part II-Advanced
  • ECC - 215 Partnerships-Advanced
  • ECC - 224 The Learning Child-Infants & Toddlers -Part III
  • ECC - 246 Practice Experience-Infants and Toddler
  • ECC - 255 Self & Others-Part III
  • ECC - 268 Supervising Early Childhood Centers

Completion Requirements

  • Attendance is required in all courses. Students that miss more than 10% of a class may be asked to repeat the course for credit.
  • To complete the program, students must successfully complete all courses with an overall average of C (2.0 GPA) and a minimum of C- in each course. 
  • Students are required to adhere to the Code of Ethics of the Early Childhood Educators of British Columbia. Failure to adhere to these principles may result in the student being required to leave the program.

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North Island College

Located on beautiful Vancouver Island, West Coast of Canada, North Island College is a small public college which offers many programs including certificates, diplomas, a degree in business, and post degree diplomas. Areas of study include university transfer in the...

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This was the best decision that I took in my life and this college and program had given me the best even after being an international student. The faculty is the best that we can get from around the globe! The college provides a calm and always friendly atmosphere to study with a resourceful library and staff.

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North Island College

2300 Ryan Rd
V9N 8N6 Courtenay BC

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