Day Home Provider
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Day Home Provider

PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

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Program length

10 months

Credential

Certificate

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TUITION & FEES

Canadian
Total tuition: $11,840.00
Total fees: $1,890.50
International
Total tuition: $36,608.00
Total fees: $1,890.50

 
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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Grade 5 or equivalent in reading and writing
  • Police Information Check; must include vulnerable sector check current to within six months prior to program start
  • Intervention Record Check current to within six months prior to program start
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Overview

As a day home provider, you will play an important role in a child's development. This program will teach you about early childhood programming, job presentation skills, and how to run a home-based day home business. If you love children, this will be a rewarding career.

This program is designed for English language learners.

The Day Home Provider program is a 10-month integrated skills program that focuses on both academic skills and occupational skills through the content of early childhood training. This is a hands-on program where students are immersed in activities and learning outcomes related to child care.

Program highlights include the following:

  • Supervised observation placements and supervised practicum
  • Opportunity to build a personal children's resource collection
  • NorQuest College certificate
  • Employment networking opportunities
  • Strong emphasis on building good communication skills

Students learn about the following subjects:

  • Early childhood development
  • Nutritional planning
  • Safety training and emergency planning
  • Best practices for day home providers
  • Professional code of ethics
  • Running a home-based business

Practicum/Work Experience

This program includes observation placements and a supervised practicum.

Location

Edmonton