Red Deer Polytechnic

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Early Learning and Child Care

Red Deer Polytechnic

Degree:Certificate; Online
Field of Study:Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $9,152
International: $20,987
Careers:Early Childhood Educators and Assistants


Find a rewarding career working with children eight years and younger. You?ll learn about early childhood development, family studies, planning and participating in play experiences, curriculum development and much more.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
Required: High School Diploma with a minimum mark of 50% in ELA 30-1 or a minimum mark of 65% in ELA 30-2 or Mature Student status. To attain this status, you must be 19 years of age or older, out of high school at least one full year before the program starts, and have a minimum mark of 50% in ELA 30-1 or a minimum mark of 65% in ELA 30-2 or a minimum score at the 50th percentile on the English component of the College Board Placement Test (written on campus) or the Test of Adult Basic Education (written off campus). Visit the Admissions page for detailed group descriptions.
Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based)
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Admission requirements for specific programs will often refer to Alberta Grade 12 course groups. Visit the Admission Requirements page for detailed group descriptions.

    * 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.

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