Early Learning and Child Care Diploma - Year 2 Only
PROGRAM AT A GLANCE
TUITION & FEES
- successful completion of NorQuest College's Early Learning and Child Care certificate or equivalent
The Early Learning and Child Care diploma program will combine theory with practice to prepare graduates for Child Development Supervisor certifications from Alberta Human Services. The ELCC diploma program builds on NorQuest College's Early Learning and Child Care Certificate program.
Note: This program is Year 2 of the diploma program only. For direct entry in Year 1, see the Early Learning and Child Care Diploma - Full Program version of the program.
Early learning and child care professionals play an important role in supporting families and promoting healthy growth. Research shows the early years are critical in shaping a child's overall development. The importance of play in how children understand the world around them is embedded throughout this program, and it aligns well with current Canadian curriculum frameworks in early learning and care.
This program includes two practicums totalling 400 hours.