|Faculty:||Aboriginal Early Childhood Education Department
|Field of Study:||Aboriginal Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
|Description:||The ABORIGINAL EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (AECE) diploma is awarded to recognize the successful completion of the equivalent of 2 years of full-time study. In addition to the successful completion of the AECE certificate, students are required to take the courses, 46 credits, as prescribed below with a total of 94 credits. An overall minimum GPA of 2.33 is required.
The NVIT Aboriginal Early Childhood Education Diploma Program is designed to meet provincial certification and licensing standards for Infant/Toddler and Special Needs children. The program will ensure academic, community, and First Nations standards are adhered to so that NVIT graduates are successful, effective child development workers and educators in British Columbia communities. The program is designed to run ten months from the beginning of September to the end of June. Successful completion of this program will allow graduates to work as supervisors in a variety of daycare settings, to work with children who have special needs in a variety settings, and to work with infants and toddlers under three years of age.