APPLY FOR THE
Early Childhood Assistant (ECA) Certificate Program (Level One)
This streamlined 9-month ONLINE program is perfect for childcare practitioners currently working in the field.
Attain an ECA Certificate
- Obtain the academic and practical requirements for your first ECE-related Nova Scotia Classification Level.
- ECAs enjoy good work in a positive working environment.
- This provides a great way to try out the industry.
- Earn your first ECE-related Nova Scotia Classification Level.
- Earn more than minimum wage.
- Take your first courses in Early Childhood Education knowing that you can use them toward future credit if you decide to continue your education.
- Work normal business hours.
- Typically have holidays off.
- Find steady work (not seasonal).
- Full-time employment.
- Early Childhood Educator.
- Childcare worker.
$15 / hour is the salary floor for a Level One educator in a licensed child care facility.
ASK AN ECE
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.