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Early Learning and Child Care

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Program Overview

Here is an opportunity to get started on your future as an Early Learning and Child Care professional, who plays an important role in supporting families and promoting healthy growth. Research shows the early years are critical in shaping a child's overall development. The importance of play in how children understand the world around them is embedded throughout this program, and it aligns well with current Canadian Curriculum Frameworks in Early Learning and Care.

Come and explore your passion with hands-on learning opportunities and learn about working with young children through course based work and experiential learning. 

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Register here for ELCC 1007 Literacy: February - May

(registration closes, Friday, January 25th, 2023)


Contact Information

For further information, please contact DualCredit@ecsd.net 


Course Details

  • Courses: 
    • ELCC 1002 Introduction to Early Learning and Child Care: September - December 
    • ELCC 1007 Literacy: February - May
  • Location: Holy Trinity Catholic High School (7007 - 28 Avenue)
  • When: Mondays from 4:00 - 7:00 pm
  • High School Credit: Each course will give a student 5 Advanced-level Career and Technology Credits (CTS) towards their high school diploma
  • Post-Secondary Credit: Each course will give a student 3 credits from NorQuest College

Prerequisite

  • Enrolled concurrently or completed English 20-1 or 20-2

Fees

  • $63.00 Technology User Fee (Non-Refundable)
  • $90.00 Caution Fee (Refundable upon the return of textbooks/materials in good condition)

Potential Careers

  • Early Childhood Educator
  • Child care centres
  • Day homes
  • Preschools
  • Out of school care programs
  • Recreational programs


 

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