Vancouver Island University

Early Childhood Education and Care

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Program Information

School:Vancouver Island University
Faculty:Human Services
Field of Study:Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Description:Do you want to make a difference? Nurture the curiosity and development of young children by preparing for a rewarding career in Vancouver Island University's Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) program.

This flexible full or part-time early child care diploma program offers in-depth theoretical learning and practical experience working with trained early childhood educators to build connections within the industry. The five practicum placements prepare students for careers in licensed early childcare and learning centres, government, early intervention, Aboriginal early learning centres, or schools or post-secondary institutions.
URL:Early Childhood Education and Care at Vancouver Island University
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $22,935
Careers:Early Childhood Educators and Assistants

Admission Requirements


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

  •  Grade12 English 

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Pearson Test of English (Academic) [min. 60]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Enrolment in this program is limited. Students who meet or exceed the minimum admission requirements may not necessarily be admitted to the program.

* 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 December 04, 2020