Robertson College (Calgary Campus)

Early Learning & Childcare

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Program Information

School:Robertson College (Calgary Campus)
Faculty:Community Service
Field of Study:Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Description:This program is designed to provide students with the opportunity to gain knowledge and develop competencies in such areas as child development, interpersonal relations, curriculum content, family studies, exceptional children, and program management.

The two-year accelerated Early Learning and Child Care Program provides comprehensive training for individuals seeking to specialize in the field of child development, specifically targeting children ranging from birth to eight years of age, with additional preparatory components for working with children aged eight to twelve. A key focal point of this program revolves around the cultivation of nurturing relationships with both children and their families, thereby fostering a supportive and compassionate environment.
URL:Early Learning & Childcare at Robertson College (Calgary Campus)
Length:2 Year(s)
Careers:Early Childhood Educators and Assistants

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*50
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    A minimum of 50% in ELA 30-1 or 65% in ELA 30-2, or equivalent or A minimum score of 250 on the Reading component, 250 on the Writing component and 5 on the WritePlacer Test; OR Previous completion of three College-level courses with a minimum GPA of 2.0.

    Government requires people who work directly with young children to have a current immunization record and a Police Information Check. Information about obtaining Criminal Record checks will be provided to students after they have been admitted to the program. Some programs may require medical examinations, as well.
    Application Notes : Applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate English language proficiency in addition to the program admission requirements. All English Language Proficiency tests must have been obtained within two years of the start date of the program. Approved tests are: IELTS academic and Duolingo. International Students who are admitted to this program must complete their Medical Authorization as required by Citizenship and Immigration Canada one month prior to the start of classes.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * 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 August 29, 2023