Red Deer College

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Early Learning and Child Care

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Program Information

School:Red Deer College
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Child Care Provider/Assistant
Description:

The importance of the early years in a child's development is well established. There is a critical need for a variety of programs for children and families and for trained staff to ensure children's developmental needs are being met. The Early Learning and Child Care Program trains professionals to work with children from birth to eight years, with some related preparation for working with children from eight to twelve years of age. Throughout the program, there is an emphasis on developing caring relationships with children and families.

A two-year diploma can help prepare students for a rewarding career. This program is designed to provide students with the opportunity to gain knowledge and develop competencies in such areas as child development, interpersonal relations, curriculum content, family studies, exceptional children, and program management.

URL:Early Learning and Child Care at Red Deer College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,414
International: $10,982
Careers:Social and Community Service Workers

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Applicants are required to have an Early Childhood Development Certificate with a minimum G.P.A. of 1.7, or consent of the Chair. Transferring students from another post-secondary institution will be required to present an equivalent academic program.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on May 10, 2021

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