Early Childhood Education Diploma
Credential: Ontario College Diploma
Program Number: 213
Equivalent to the day school program. The Early Childhood Education Diploma program is an Ontario College Diploma offered in Hamilton. Students in the program will learn to apply collaborative skills to support your children and their families.
Students have the opportunity to observe, practice and evaluate classroom theories through field placements.
Minimum requirements for admission to the Early Childhood Education Diploma program.
There is only one intake annually. Potential students must apply in the spring/summer each year for a fall start.
OSSD or equivalent including
- Grade 12 English C or U or equivalent (70% guideline)
- Grades used for selection
- Volunteer experience in child care recommended
- Program orientation is strongly encouraged
- Options are available for mature applicants. Please contact Admissions for more information.
To access and print an application form, click here.
Note: Students will be required to complete Community Disease Screening protocol before starting field placement.
Note: Registered students who have been convicted of an offence under the criminal code for which they have not been pardoned may be denied the opportunity to enter clinical placement. A certificate of 'Police Clearance" and/or 'Consent to Disclosure' may be requested by the clinical placement agency.
PROGRAM OF STUDIES
Courses are restricted to those who have previously applied and been accepted. Please refer to the day school Program of Studies for more information.
Please consult the ECE Program website for requirements for participation in course work and field practicums.