Mohawk College

Early Childhood Educator

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Program Information

School:Mohawk College
Faculty:School of Human Services
Degree:Certificate; Apprenticeship
Field of Study:Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Description:Apprentices will study and gain meaningful experiences in early childhood programs, learning to foster the development of the whole child, and recognize individual needs. Experiences will include opportunities to observe children at our on-site Family Resource Program or other agency partners, field placements with a wide variety of age groups at the apprentice’s place of employment, as well as other organizations. The theory content and 'in-school' portion can be taken in the evenings (three hours/two nights weekly) or day release (six hours a day).

The ECE apprenticeship certificate from the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities is awarded upon successful completion of 4,000 to 6,000 'on-the-job' hours and 'in-school' ECE subjects/courses. In addition to the ECE apprenticeship certificate, the apprentice may work towards an ECE diploma upon successful completion of a College English and a specified number of general education courses.
URL:Early Childhood Educator at Mohawk College
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.

    Apprentices must first register with the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities prior to enrolment in the Mohawk ECE Apprenticeship 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 August 07, 2010