Okanagan College

Early Childhood Education Diploma

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Program Information

School:Okanagan College
Faculty:Health and Social Development
Field of Study:Early Childhood Education and Teaching

The Early Childhood Education program prepares students to work with young children in a variety of inclusive early childhood environments. Students will acquire the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to work with children, families and the community in planning enriched programs in daycares, preschools, infant/toddler centres and other early childhood initiatives that focus upon healthy early development.

URL:Early Childhood Education Diploma at Okanagan College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $24,102

Cost is for duration of program.
Careers:Early Childhood Educators and Assistants

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*67

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

  •  Grade12 English 

B.C. secondary school graduation or equivalent. English 12 with minimum of 67% or alternative (see school calendar). Human Service 11 and 12, and Family Management 11 and 12 recommended.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Medical examination confirming good health. Successful completion of a first aid course on the list accepted by the Early Childhood Educator Registry no more than twelve months prior to admission. Childsafe certification recommended. Criminal record clearance from the B.C. Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General's Criminal Records Review Office. All applicants are strongly advised to ensure their immunization status is current. Vaccination for hepatitis B is recommended.

    * 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 June 08, 2021