Curriculum Guideline

Early Childhood Education: Infant/Toddler (Certificate)

Effective Date:
Program Code
CNECEI
Discontinued
No
Program
Faculty
Applied Community Studies
Department
Early Childhood Education
Credential Type
Certificate
Transcript Title
ECED - Infant/Toddler Cert.
Date of First Offering
Start Term
202030
End Term
Not Specified
Credential
Certificate in Post-Basic Early Childhood Education - Infant/Toddler
Length of Program
Two semesters
Credits
16.50
Admissions Requirements

Applicants must meet the admission requirements listed below:

  • General College Admission Requirements
  • Completion of Certificate-Level Early Childhood Education studies at Douglas College or equivalent post-secondary training. Provide proof of completion of an Early Childhood Education training (license).
  • An overall average of "C+" in courses completed in the ECE certificate program.
  • Submission of a work history form and two references from employers or from a former instructor and an employer. 
  • Suitability will be determined on the basis of a review of an applicant's emotional stability, physical health, formal education, work experience, ability to work in a multidisciplinary-team setting, ability to work within the values of the department and personal suitability.
  • Be age 18 by December 31st of the year you enter the program.
  • Complete a Criminal Record Check (information will be provided by the Office of the Registrar).
  • Complete a medical declaration or assessment indicating a satisfactory level of physical and emotional health. The workload of the programs and the close contact with individuals in practical settings require students to be in good mental and physical health.
Curriculum Framework

Graduation Requirements:

  • Successful completion of 16.5 credits
  • 50% of all coursework must be completed at Douglas College

Course Requirements:

Course Number Course Title Credits

ECED 2315

Working with Families in Early Childhood Education

1.50

ECED 2412

Administrative Skills for ECE Centres

3.00

ECED 2471

Issues and Trends in ECE

3.00

ECED 2420

Advanced Growth and Development: Infants and Toddlers   

3.00

ECED 2421

Methods for Inclusive Play-Based Programs for Infants and Toddlers  

3.00

ECED 2425

Infant/Toddler Preceptorship   

3.00

Total Credits

 

16.50