FULL-TIME | WINNIPEG LOCATIONS EDUAF-CT Educational Assistant Certificate


  • Six-month certificate program
  • Part-time study available
  • Entry dates vary by Campus.
  • Delivered at five campuses:
    • Interlake Campus, Selkirk
    • Portage Campus, Portage la Prairie 
    • Steinbach Campus, Steinbach 
    • Winkler Campus, Winkler 
    • Notre Dame Campus, Winnipeg
  • Practicum experience
  • Program delivery: In-person (on campus) 


This program prepares you for a career working with students in an educational setting to support the work of the teachers and clinicians. 

You will study and explore the developmental needs of children, as well as the instructional strategies to meet those needs.  There is a focus on a variety of relevant topics ranging from inclusive education and learner characteristics to supporting the learning environment, managing behavior, and professionalism.

Oral presentations, written assignments, and group projects are part of the program.

You can also complete this program through part-time study online courses. To learn how, see Educational Assistant Certificate

NOTE: Students in the EA program are responsible for coordinating and completing First Aid/CPR through an external provider and submit documentation supporting completion in order to proceed to practicum and graduate from their program.

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