Early Childhood Education

Program Duration: 1 year (2 Semesters)

Credentials: New Brunswick Graduate Certificate.

Academic Area: Social Services

Campus: Fredericton, NB

Delivery: Full- Time

 

Intake information

Start dateCampus
Fall 2020 Fredericton, NB

Program Description:

The Early Childhood Education Program is designed to train graduates to provide quality services for young children and their families.  It is developed to comply with the National Guidelines for Training in Early Childhood Care and Education.

*Students can choose to take both Early Childhood Education and Educational Assistant courses, or they may take only the courses pertaining to either Early Childhood Education or Educational Assistant.  Tuition is the same.  Students who select both programs broaden their employment opportunities.

Career Opportunities:

Early childhood educators plan, organize and implement programs for children between the ages of infancy and 12 years. Early childhood educator assistants provide care for infants and preschool- to school-age children under the guidance of early childhood educators. Early childhood educators and assistants lead children in activities to stimulate and develop their intellectual, physical, and emotional growth and ensure their security and well-being. They are employed in child-care centers, day-care centers, kindergartens, agencies for exceptional children and other settings where early childhood education services are provided. Supervisors of early childhood educators and assistants are included in this unit group.

Job opportunities for Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 4214) are fair in New Brunswick over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as an early childhood education worker.

Salary Expectations:

$28,808 - $45,718 per annum.

Admission Requirements:

  1. Senior secondary or high school (Grade 12) transcripts of graduation credentials, courses studied, and grades earned.
  2. Transcripts should have Grade 12 Math or Science or Commerce and English Credits.
  3. The language of instruction at Atlantic Business College is English. In addition to the academic admission requirements, all applicants for whom English is not their first language and/or are coming from countries where English is not an official language, must provide proof of language proficiency.

Applicants must meet ONE of the following criteria to meet Atlantic Business College’s English language Proficiency requirements:

English language Proficiency:

1. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Academic Level with scores at or above the following levels:

Program LevelMinimum TOEFL Scores

Diploma and Certificate

550 for paper-based test OR 80 (20L, 20W, 20S, 20R) for internet-based test

2. International English Language Testing (IELTS) Academic with scores at or above the following levels:

Program LevelMinimum IELTS Scores

Certificate and Diploma

Overall, 6.0 AND No band below 5.5

3. Michigan Test of English Language Proficiency (MELAB) with scores at or above:

Program LevelMinimum MELAB Score

Certificate and Diploma

76

4. Canadian Academic English Language Assessment Test (CAEL) (the online or in-person test) with a score of:

Program LevelMinimum CAEL Score

Certificate and Diploma

Overall band score of 60

Courses:

  • Administration
  • Infants and Toddlers
  • Autism Intervention
  • Preschoolers
  • Child Development
  • Curriculum & Development
  • Child Guidance
  • School-Age Children
  • Health & Safety
  • Children with Exceptionalities
  • Observation & Assessment
  • Communication
  • Professional Development
  • Working with Families
  • ECE Comprehensive Project
  • Work Placement 5-weeks
  • Intro to Computers/Keyboarding/Word
  • Food Safety
  • CPR and First Aid Training
  • Criminal Record Check

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Courses and content may change to enhance program quality

Tuition & Fees:

Tuition: $12,495.00
Application Fee: $75.00
Textbooks: $1750.00 (approximately)
Student Protection Fee: $124.95 (1% of tuition)

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Jae Sherwin: Early Childhood Education

Scholarship Information:

Atlantic Business College Scholarship

Each year Atlantic Business College provides $1000 tuition reduction scholarships to deserving students attending full-time programs.

http://www.scholarshipscanada.com.

APARTMENT RENTAL INFORMATION :

Link for apartment rental information:  www.statestreetproperties.ca 
 www.killamproperties.com
 www.kijiji.ca/h-fredericton/1700018

 

Students may also contact the New Brunswick Rentalsman’s Office.

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