FULL-TIME | WINNIPEG LOCATIONS EAWPF-DP Early Childhood Education - Workplace

Overview

  • Two-year diploma
  • Winter Term (January) and Fall Term (August) entry dates
  • Accelerated and Fast-Track Deliveries available:
    • Accelerated: Students attend academic courses two days per week and work the other three days a week. Each year students have a break in their schedule during the Spring/Summer term (from late April through August). 
    • Fast-Track: Students attend academic courses two days per week and work the other three days a week. Students complete four consecutive terms including the Spring/Summer term (from late April through August).
  • Locations and deliveries:
    • Notre Dame Campus, Winnipeg 
      • Accelerated option
      • In-person hybrid delivery (program delivered primarily in person, with some components delivered online)
    • Exchange District Campus, Winnipeg 
      • Fast-Track option
      • Two cohorts available:
        • In-person hybrid delivery (program delivered primarily in person, with some components delivered online)
        • Hybrid delivery (program delivered primarily in person, with more online and blended components than the In-Person Hybrid option)
    • Interlake and Peguis-Fisher River Campus, Selkirk, Manitoba 
      • Fast-Track option
      • Online hybrid delivery (program delivered primarily online, with some components delivered in person)
      • January 2024 start date: to apply to the Regional Campus, choose the "Off Campus" location listed on the Locations, Dates and Fees page
    • Portage Campus, Portage la Prairie, Manitoba 
      • Fast-Track option
      • Online hybrid delivery (program delivered primarily online, with some components delivered in person)
      • January 2024 start date: to apply to the Regional Campus, choose the "Off Campus" location listed on the Locations, Dates and Fees page
    • Steinbach Campus, Steinbach, Manitoba 
      • Fast-Track option
      • Online hybrid delivery (program delivered primarily online, with some components delivered in person)
      • January 2024 start date: to apply to the Regional Campus, choose the "Off Campus" location listed on the Locations, Dates and Fees page
    • Winkler Campus, Winkler, Manitoba 
      • Fast-Track option
      • Online hybrid delivery (program delivered primarily online, with some components delivered in person)
      • January 2024 start date: to apply to the Regional Campus, choose the "Off Campus" location listed on the Locations, Dates and Fees page
  • Additional in-person options may be available directly through the following Regional campuses (please see Locations, Dates and Fees for upcoming availability):
    • Interlake and Peguis-Fisher River Campus, Selkirk, Manitoba
    • Portage Campus, Portage la Prairie, Manitoba
    • Steinbach Campus, Steinbach, Manitoba
    • Winkler Campus, Winkler, Manitoba
  • Practicum (completed in the workplace)
  • Option for a joint program with University of Winnipeg 
  • Credit transfer opportunities:
    • Athabasca University
    • University of Calgary
    • University of Manitoba
    • University of Victoria
    • University of Winnipeg
  • If you have a criminal record you may not be able to complete this program. If you are listed on a Child Abuse Registry you will not be able to complete this program. See Program Progression Requirements for more info. 

Description
In the ECE Workplace Program you attend classes two full days per week and work at your centre the other three days. Your practicum is completed in the workplace. To apply to this program, you must be currently employed, and have a minimum of 6 months full-time employment, in a licensed early learning and childcare centre (infant, preschool, or school age), licensed family childcare home, or an approved alternate.

The program integrates the knowledge and experience of employed CCAs in providing quality childcare in the community. You will study practice based on:

  • A child-centred focus
  • Play-based curriculum
  • Child development
  • Guidance techniques
  • Communication skills
  • Family Relations
  • Professionalism

Prior to starting the program, you may be invited to attend a program information session. Although optional, it is highly recommended you attend. You may also be asked to participate in an individual interview.

Upon successful completion of the program you will be able to competently plan learning experiences that stimulate the intellectual, physical, emotional, and social development of young children.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), gap training, and seminars are all part of this intensive program. Credit will be granted for related full-time, Continuing Education, Distance Education, or RPL courses taken within the acceptable transfer time. You will be exempt from attending school on the scheduled days of credited courses.

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