• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

As a student in the Early Childhood Education Program at Centennial College, you will learn to provide high standards of care to children and their families. This highly respected program will teach you to take responsibility for observing the needs of individual and groups of children, and create well-planned, stimulating and responsive programs. You will come to understand the needs of infants, toddlers, pre-school and school-aged children.

Rich classroom experiences will offer you a range of opportunities to understand the content. Professors ensure that a variety of strategies are used to help you practice and apply what you are learning. Supporting our program is Centennial College’s two state of the art early childhood education centres. Used as lab schools, these centres located in East York and at Progress Campus will allow you to observe and/or practice in a high-quality childcare setting.

If you are energetic, enjoy working with children and adults, fun loving, and dedicated to your learning this is the program for you!

This program has received KPI distinction awards consistently for Employer Satisfaction.

Career Outlook

  • Early childhood educator
  • Child-care Worker Assistant
  • Child-care Worker
  • Early Childhood Assistant
  • Early Childhood Education Worker
  • Early Childhood Program Staff Assistant
  • Preschool Helper
  • Preschool Teacher

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • College Communications 
  • Keys to Success in ECE
  • The Learning Environment: The Third Teacher
  • The Healthy Development of the Whole Child
  • An Introduction to Early Childhood Education
  • General Education Elective

                                                              English Language Requirements

                                                              You only need to take one of these language tests:

                                                              • Minimum required score:

                                                                80

                                                                The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

                                                                Schedule TOEFL®
                                                              • Minimum required score:

                                                                550

                                                                The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

                                                                Schedule TOEFL®
                                                              • Minimum required score:

                                                                6

                                                                The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

                                                                Schedule IELTS
                                                              • Minimum required score:

                                                                51

                                                                PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

                                                              Academic Requirements

                                                              Academic Requirements
                                                              • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older)
                                                              • English Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take a Centennial College English Skills Assessment for Admission

                                                              Tuition Fee

                                                              • International

                                                                12400 CAD/year
                                                                Tuition Fee
                                                                Based on the original amount of 12400 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
                                                              • National

                                                                2767 CAD/year
                                                                Tuition Fee
                                                                Based on the original amount of 2767 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
                                                              We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

                                                              Living costs for Toronto

                                                              • 1502 - 2570 CAD/month
                                                                Living Costs

                                                              The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

                                                              Funding

                                                              Check the programme website for information about funding options.

                                                              Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

                                                              The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

                                                              Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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