Yukon University

Early Learning and Child Care

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Program Information

School:Yukon University
Faculty:School of Health, Education and Human Services
Field of Study:Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Description:The objective of the Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) program is to meet the needs identified by the community for the educational preparation of early childhood educators. The goal of the ELCC program is to provide opportunities for students to develop the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to provide early learning opportunities and child care for young children and families. Throughout the program, students learn to assist children in all areas of growth and development.

The ELCC diploma program may be pursued on a full- or part-time basis and consists of 24 courses, including English, four practicum placements and three electives for a total of 66 credits.
URL:Early Learning and Child Care at Yukon University
Length:3 Year(s)
Careers:Early Childhood Educators and Assistants

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
University level course ENGL 060: Introduction to Literature AND Grade 12 graduation with English 12; OR
Mature student status with acceptable scores on the College Assessments or the GED® test.
Additional Admission Requirements:
    - Current immunization, medical clearance, and TB test (at student’s expense)
    - A letter from the Government of Yukon’s Child Care Services stating the applicant has completed a criminal records check and that there are no child-related concerns
    - A letter outlining the applicant’s interest in the program, including related work and/or volunteer experience.

    * 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 01, 2018