Take your ECE career to the next level. Vancouver Career College offers three separate streams of the Early Childhood Education Post Basic program. Students can take the Infant Toddler or the Special Needs Specialization - or decide to take both.
This part-time program expands students' understanding of Early Childhood Education in the area of infant/toddler or special needs training education. Students build on their knowledge of working with infants and toddlers, family and community interaction, childhood development, and administration duties for childcare centres.
Graduates of this program will receive a Special Needs Educator license and/or an Infant/Toddler Educator license. Each program specialization is made up of seven courses and one practicum. In order to qualify for both licenses, students are required to complete nine courses and two practicum placements.
The full Early Childhood Education Post Basic program is 33 weeks, and runs four nights a week.
***The Early Childhood Education Post Basic program is also available on Saturdays at the Coquitlam campus***
The program outline below is for British Columbia.
|ECE4000||Advanced Child Growth and Development||50|
|ECE4010||Interacting with Families, School and Community||50|
|ECE4020||Foundations of Working with Infants and Toddlers||50|
|ECE4030||Program Planning for Infants and Toddlers||50|
|ECE4040||Infant and Toddler Practicum||210|
|ECE4050||Administration Skills for Child Care Centers||50|
|ECE4060||Advanced Health, Safety and Nutrition||50|
|ECE4070||Foundations of Working with Children with Special Needs||50|
|ECE4080||Program Planning for Children with Special Needs||50|
|ECE4090||Special Needs Practicum||210|
|CESE||Career and Employment Strategies||16|