Program Overview

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Dates

Start date: March 20, 2023

Duration: 975 hours (735 hours of training and 240 hours of internship/ fieldwork).


Schedule

Online classes 3 days a week: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays

Work 2 days at the daycare: Tuesdays and Thursdays (Working hours can vary: 10 to 20 hours/week)

Description

New Opportunity! New ECE Pathway! – Early Childhood Education JEE.0K Program Work-Study Pathway (COUD)

Who can apply?

Non-experienced and experienced candidates are welcome to apply!

Become a certified Early Childhood Educator through the new Work-Study pathway! Obtain your Attestation d’Études Collegiales (AEC) while getting paid. Limited Places!

In response to the significant growth in the labor needs in the field of Early Childhood Education, Champlain College Saint-Lambert is pleased to offer the Early Childhood Education Pathway under the Work-Study format.

This is a national short-term pathway that emphasizes internships in priority professions (COUD) through the Work-Study initiative.

Pathway details:

  • Receive $15/hour for the 975 hours of training;
  • Paid training
  • Offered 100% online and in English;
  • Work two days a week and attend classes online three days a week;
  • 4 of the 19 courses will be assessed through a process of recognition of prior learning and skills (RAC), at the end of the training course.

Pathway enrollment steps:

  1. The first step to enroll in the ECE Work-study pathway is to find an employer(daycare) and sign a contract. You  must sign a contract with a participating employer in the Work-Study initiative. To find a daycare part of the COUD project (Work-Study pathway), you need to consult the following link for the complete list of employers and contact them / send  your CV: https://www.travailetudespetiteenfance.ca/trouver-mon-employeur
  2. Once you land a contract, you will be directed to the next step, which is enrolling at a college offering this pathway like Champlain Regional College, Saint-Lambert. Our college is listed on Work-Study website and you can find us through the following link: https://www.travailetudespetiteenfance.ca/cegeps/page/3We are offering the ECE work-study pathway online and in English.
  • If you are already working at a daycare and would like to enroll in the Work-Study Pathway, talk to your employer about this great initiative and invite them to register their daycare. Please be advised that they need to register as soon as possible through this link: https://www.travailetudespetiteenfance.ca/employeur/inscription.

Please remember that you also must meet the following criteria below to enroll in this pathway:

You are eligible to register in the ECE Work-Study pathway if you are a:

  • 18 YO or over
  • Canadian Citizen or
  • Permanent Resident or

And you can provide proof of previous studies deemed acceptable by the College, for example:

  • A Quebec Secondary V Diploma or a Diploma of Secondary Studies or equivalent scholarity or
  • A College Diploma or a University Degree or
  • An “Évaluation comparative des études effectuées hors du Québec” or
  • Partial high school studies, coupled with a recommendation from a current or former employer that you would benefit from pursuing your education at the post-secondary level.

To learn more about the Work-Study pathway and to register, visit TravailEtudePetiteEnfance.ca

Upcoming information session: TBD

 

Admission Requirements

You are eligible to register in a program if you are a:

  • Canadian Citizen or
  • Permanent Resident

And you can provide proof of previous studies deemed acceptable by the College, for example:

  • A Quebec Secondary V Diploma or a Diploma of Secondary Studies or equivalent scholarity or
  • A College Diploma or a University Degree or
  • An “Évaluation comparative des études effectuées hors du Québec” or
  • Partial high school studies, coupled with a recommendation from a current or former employer that you would benefit from pursuing your education at the post-secondary level.

And you meet one of the following three conditions:

  • You have not been a full-time student for at least two consecutive terms or one school year within the last 12 months.
  • You are part of an agreement between the College and an employer, or you are sponsored within the terms of a government program (for example: CSST, Emploi-Québec).
  • You have completed at least one year of post-secondary studies spread over a period of one year or more.

Courses

The following courses will be offered online on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9 am to 4pm:

  • 322-713-RL – Safety in Child Care – 45 Hours
  • 322-703-RL – Introduction to the Early Childhood Education Profession – 45 Hours
  • 350-704-RL – Child Development (0 to 5 years) – 60 Hours
  • 322-843-RL – Pedagogical Approaches – 45 Hours
  • 322-714-RL – Observing Children – 60 Hours
  • 322-793-RL – Child Health – 45 Hours
  • 322-734-RL – Educational Interventions for Infants and Toddlers (0 to 2 years) – 60 Hours
  • 322-744-RL – Educational Interventions for Children (2 to 5 years) – 60 Hours
  • 322-824-RL – Guidance Interventions – 60 Hours
  • 322-754-RL – Educational Interventions for School-Aged Children (5 to 12 years) – 60 Hours
  • 350-714-RL – Child Development (5 to 12 years) – 60 Hours
  • 322-813-RL – Children with Special Needs – 45 Hours
  • 322-803-RL – Healthy Nutrition – 45 Hours
  • 322-833-RL – Professional Partnerships – 45 Hours
  • 322-70F-RL – Fieldwork 2: Integration – 240 Hours

Then the following courses and competencies are completed through RAC pathway (Recognition of Acquired Competencies)

  • 322-724-RL – Professional Communication Skills – 0197 – 60 Hours
  • 322-823-RL – Autonomy in Children – 019A– 45 Hours
  • 322-773-RL – Meaningful Relationships with Children – 0194 – 45 Hours
  • 322-709-RL – Fieldwork 1: Initiation – 135 Hours