Introductory ECEC Courses for Employees of Aboriginal Head Start

The Program

Do you need to take a course that meets the requirements for an ECE-Assistant Certificate? Would you like to take additional courses towards an ECE certificate?

VIU is offering 6 introductory ECEC courses that also incorporate Aboriginal Head Start principles and guidelines over 16 months. These courses are part-time and offered online and via Zoom conferencing.

Program Outline

Fall Semester: 2019

ECEC 110 Child Development I

ECEC 130 Principles and Practices of Wellness

Spring Semester: 2020

ECEC 120 Principles and Practices of Guiding and Caring

Intersession/Summer Semester: 2020

ECEC 111 Child Development II

Fall Semester: 2020

ECEC 130 Principles and Practices of Wellness, ECEC 130 F20W70 (Online) $584.65 offered by Professional Development & Training in the Faculty of Health & Human Services spots reserved for AHS employees.

ECEC 150 Interpersonal Communication: Theory and Practice

ECEC 170 Program Planning: Development Through Play

Spring Semester: 2021

ECEC 110 Child Development I, ECEC 110 S21W70 (Online) offered by Professional Development & Training in the Faculty of Health & Human Services.

Intersession/Summer Semester: 2021

ECEC 120 Principles and Practices of Guiding and Caring, Online) offered by Professional Development & Training in the Faculty of Health & Human Services.

How to Apply

Students can apply online at viu.ca/apply or obtain an Application for Admission form, which is available at the Registration Centres on campus. When the Registration Centre confirms that you have been admitted, you will be advised of when and how to register and pay for your courses. We regret that enrolment in this program is limited. Not every student who meets or exceeds the minimum admission requirements will necessarily be admitted to the program.

Students can apply online at https://www.educationplannerbc.ca/ and create an account. Use the Program Selection and drop down menu for Admission Category  (drop down menus)

WHAT CATEGORY BEST DESCRIBES YOU?

Applying to an Undergraduate Program 

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Professional Development and Training (Continuing Education...)

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Early Childhood Education Assistant - Online Courses Only

WHICH TERM DO YOU WISH TO START?

Next Available Intake.

Please contact Melanie Cousins, Admissions Assistant, for more information regarding your application and/or registering in the courses.

Enrolment in this program is limited to AHS Employees.
When the Registration Centre confirms that you have been admitted, you will be advised of when and how to register and pay for your courses.

Admission Requirements

Start Date

The program starts in September 2019. New applicants are accepted for Fall 2020.

Bursary Information

https://www.ecebc.ca/programs/student_bursary.html

Further Information

The Vancouver Island University Calendar is available online.
Visit our website at viu.ca/programs

Admissions Assistant: Melanie Cousins
Phone: 250-753-3245 ext. 2282
Email: melanie.cousins@viu.ca

Department Chair: Sheila Grieve
Phone: 250.740.6635 Ext. 6635
Email: Sheila.Grieve@viu.ca

Indigenous Education Navigator (Office of Aboriginal Education): Sherry Mattice
Phone: (250) 740-6601

Email: Sherry.Mattice@viu.ca

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