The Early Childhood Education Department prepares students to work with young children in a variety of inclusive early childhood environments. Students will acquire the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to work with children, families and the community in planning enriched programs in daycares, preschools, infant/toddler centres and other early childhood initiatives that focus upon healthy early development.
ECE Work-Integrated Learning
Are you interested in working at your current childcare provider and studying ECE at Okanagan College? A work-integrated learning (WIL) project is under development that will progress ECE Assistants and Responsible Adults to earn their ECE Certificate, Diploma, Infant Toddler Educator, and/ Special Needs Educator Certifications. Click on the link below to submit an expression of interest and we will contact you with further details.
This two-year program is the foundational education required for all Early Childhood Educators.
Infant Toddler Certificate
After gaining experience in the field, this advanced training certificate allows graduates to work with infants and toddlers.
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