Next program begins October 7, 2024. 
Start your application early to secure your place in line. 

16 Month ECE Diploma Program Online

Fast track to launch your ECE career.  

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Day classes
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Online classes
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Prior learning recognized
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Acceler- ated
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Payment plan available
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Eligible for student loans

Admission Requirements

Eligibility Criteria

  • No experience necessary 
  • Minimum Grade 12/ GED transcript
  • 2 characters reference
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Vulnerable Sectors Check
  • Child Abuse Registry Check
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Program Features

  • 16 months to complete
  • Daytime classes
  • Delivered online 
  • Classes 4 hours a day / 5 days a week
  • Four 4-week practicum placements 
  • Practicum is 8 hours/day
  • Graduate with your ECE Diploma


  • Earn your ECE Diploma 
  • Level Two Classification
  • Combine your diploma with an existing or future degree to qualify for level three classification 



  • Work normal business hours
  • Typically have holidays off
  • Find steady work (not seasonal)
  • Full-time employment


Eligible Jobs

Early Childhood Educator, Inclusion Coordinator, Pyramid Model Coach, Family Home Childcare Consultant, ECE Practicum Advisor, ECE Instructor, Pre-Primary Educator, ECE Support in Pre-Primary, Centre Director, Centre Manager, Assistant Director, Home Operator, Owner / Operator, Private Nanny and many more.

Expected Income

$21.43 / hour is the salary floor for Level 2 Classification ECE in a licensed childcare facility. Learn more about salaries and wages here.

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Have questions? Need help with your application?

Hi, I’m Shawna and I’ve been working as an Early Childhood Educator or ECE for over 10 years. I want to offer my help and support as you embark on your own career in Early Childhood Education.

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