Sprott Shaw College - East Vancouver Campus

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Early Childhood Education - Post-Basic Infant & Toddler

Sprott Shaw College - East Vancouver Campus

Faculty:Child & Family
Field of Study:Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Length:20 Week(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,500
Careers:Early Childhood Educators and Assistants


This program will expand upon the skills gained through the Early Childhood Education basic program. Greater opportunities exist for those who provide an Infant & Toddler setting. As licensed care expands, caregivers with formal credentials will have better opportunities. There are a range of child, youth, and family focused support programs and interventions in BC to help promote children’s healthy development, maximize quality of life, assist families in their role as primary caregivers and support full participation in community life. This speciality provides advanced training in ECE competencies for individuals interested in working with Children With Exceptionalities and/or Infant and Toddler care.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Prior to acceptance: Grade 12, GED or Mature Student Status, ECE Basic Certification. Applicants must successfully complete the admissions interview and entrance assessment (with a composite score of 42).
    Additional Admission Requirements:
      Excellent communication skills (composition), signing a medical/criminal waiver, providing physician’s waiver, submitting a criminal record check (must be Public Safety & Solicitor General: Schedule B), and clear testing for TB. (All must be done no more than three months before the start date of the program). Preference will be given to those who can provide letters of reference detailing volunteer or professional experience working with children indicating their suitability for working in the field of Early Childhood Education. You will also need to have an interview with an instructor/director.

      * 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 July 13, 2018