Mohawk College

Educational Assistant

Program Information

School:Mohawk College
Faculty:School of Community & Urban Studies
Field of Study:Teacher Assistant/Aide
Description:As an Educational Assistant student, you will obtain the knowledge, skills, and aptitudes required to work with and support children during their educational experiences. You will learn to become an integral team member along with teachers and other school staff by providing primary support to children with exceptionalities. The theoretical learning in the classroom and field placement throughout the course of the program prepare you for the real world.

Educational assistants generally work in school boards, private schools, and community facilities offering special education.
URL:Educational Assistant at Mohawk College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •   Mathematics 

Applicants must have a high school diploma, or equivalent. Minimum of Grad 10 math is required. Prior volunteer experience in a school setting is recommended. Accepted applicants are required to provide an up-to-date immunization record. A criminal reference check will be required by field placement centres and registered students who have been convicted of an offence under the Criminal Code for which they have not been pardoned may be denied the opportunity to enter field placement. First Aid/CPR certification course is mandatory for placement, available through Continuing Education.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 17, 2012