Get the Skills to Become an Early Childcare Assistant

An early childcare assistant leading a group of children in play. She is wearing a cape! Get a new career, start your Early Childcare Assistant Diploma Program at CCBST.
When you become an Early Childcare Assistant you’ll help children learn socialization, cooperation, enthusiasm for learning and respect

 NACC Early Childhood Assistant 2021 Program in as Little as 40 Weeks*

If you enjoy working with young children and you are interested in healthy preschool development then consider becoming an Early Childhood Assistant. Explore the historical roots of childcare, child growth, and development. Learn how to make a positive impact on a child’s early life!

Become a Confident Early Childcare Assistant

The NACC Early Childcare Assistant 2021 program is designed to equip childcare workers with the required knowledge, skills, and abilities for employment as Early Childhood Assistants in day care or early learning centers. It gives students course content to be well prepared to experience the responsibilities of an ECA in two separate practicum placements where they must perform in a supervised professional setting. The NACC Early Childcare Assistant 2021 program provides the foundational skills necessary to move into an Early Childhood Education Program.

Prepare to provide support, encouragement, and self-esteem to children as they develop. In addition, through a practicum placement, you’ll benefit from hands-on experience in a childcare facility. There, you’ll have the opportunity to apply the theories and concepts of child development that you’ll learn throughout the Early Childcare Assistant Diploma program.

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Course Outline

The NACC Early Childcare Assistant 2021 program includes entry to advanced level training:

  • Foundations of Early Childhood Education
  • Communications
  • Infant and Child Development
  • Observation Skills
  • Health Safety and Nutrition
  • Child, Family and Community
  • Practicum I
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Play-Based Early Learning Strategies
  • Language and Literacy
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Guiding Children’s Behavior
  • Creating Inclusive Environments
  • Special Needs
  • Practicum II
  • CPR & First Aid
  • NACC Final Exam

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.

Early Childcare Assistants are employed in the following settings:

  • Childcare Centers
  • Daycare Centers
  • Kindergartens
  • Agencies for exceptional children,
  • And other settings where early childhood education services are provided
Thank you to all my teachers and CCBST for taking the time to teach me. I have learned a lot, and I feel that you have prepared me very well … You gave me the skills, knowledge, and confidence I need to be successful in my job. Many thanks to you all.
Maria Teresa

Funding Your Education

CCBST is an excellent option for individuals who want to get ahead without a major financial burden. At CCBST, tuition is more affordable than larger schools while maintaining the same quality of education.

You may also be eligible to receive OSAP (Government Financial Aid) as all CCBST programs are full time.

Lastly, you may qualify for Second Career Eligibility Ontario. The Second Career program provides support to laid-off employees who will benefit from retraining to find work. Please contact a CCBST admissions representative to see if you meet the criteria.

For more information about Financial Aid and Second Career Training click here.

Is a Career in Early Childhood Education Right For You? Get More Info…

To learn more about our NACC Early Childcare Assistant 2021 program and to find out if CCBST is right for you, fill out the form to receive more information.

For immediate questions or to speak with a friendly CCBST Admissions Advisor, call:

Brampton 647-479-0986
Scarborough 416-769-9965
North York 416-960-5621
Mississauga 647-479-5612

*40 week program length when completed in normal time.