Early Childhood Care and Education Certificate

Education, Health & Human Development, School of Education & Childhood Studies

Credential
Certificate

Program Highlights

This program does not accept applications. However, Early Childhood Care and Education students in the diploma or degree programs can work towards earning this credential.

Intakes

CampusTermsFull/Part Time
Sunshine CoastFallPart-Time
Sunshine CoastSpringPart-Time
Sunshine CoastSummerPart-Time

Program Requirements

ECCE 100 Level Courses

Total credits: 27.00

Required
EDUC 121Introduction to Centre Administration3.00 credits
EDUC 159Working with Young Children in Inclusive Group Settings3.00 credits
EDUC 166Child Development I3.00 credits
EDUC 168Child Development II3.00 credits
EDUC 173Curriculum Development I3.00 credits
EDUC 178Caring & Learning in Early Years Settings3.00 credits
EDUC 179Guiding Young Children3.00 credits
EDUC 183Curriculum Development II3.00 credits
EDUC 190Observing & Recording: Thinking with the E.L.F.3.00 credits

ECCE 200 Level Courses

Total credits: 12.50

Required
EDUC 244Theoretical Perspectives3.00 credits
EDUC 276Applied Theory - Practicum I3.00 credits
EDUC 277Applied Theory - Practicum II3.50 credits
EDUC 281Family, School and Community3.00 credits

Breadth Requirements

Total credits: 3.00

Required
ENGL 100University Writing Strategies3.00 credits

Total program credits: 42.50

Program Notes

This certificate is embedded within the Degree and Diploma programs.

Continuation in each term of the programs is dependent upon the demonstration of satisfactory interpersonal, academic, and teaching/guiding skills. C- is the minimum acceptable grade in all courses within the certificate. Students must also meet the university graduation requirements.

Important Dates

Application Deadline

May 7

Note: Dates are subject to change.

Admission Requirements

BC Secondary School graduation (Grade 12) or equivalent; or Mature Student status

English 12 or English 12 First Peoples.

Post-secondary level courses highly recommended for full-time program.

Capilano English Language Requirement for students whose primary language is not English: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): paper=560, internet=83, or English Language Assessment (ELA)=145, or International English Language Testing System (Academic IELTS)=6.5 overall, and no one score less than 6, or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)=70, or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)=56 or Capilano University EAP 100 and 101 with a minimum B+ grade in each course.


For the official publication of programs, course descriptions and admission requirements please view the Capilano University Calendar (pdf).

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Contact

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Student Information Services


604 984 4900
604 984 1798 (fax)
Birch Building, room BR230
CapUinfo@capilanou.ca

School of Education & Childhood Studies

Early Childhood Care and Education
604 984 4960
604 984 4993 (fax)
Cedar Building, room CE342
ecce@capilanou.ca