Diploma Program Childcare

Live in Caregiver (Childcare Courses)

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Diploma in Childcare Overview

The Live in Caregiver (childcare) program is a training program that prepares students to work for Canadian families or organizations providing caregiving services for children. Students will gain essential skills, including knowledge of Canadian Culture, interpersonal communication skills, guiding children’s behaviour, and other health and safety related skills required to be a live-in caregiver.

Career Occupation

Home child care providers care for children on an ongoing or short-term basis. They care for the well-being and physical and social development of children, assist parents with child care and may assist with household duties. They provide care primarily in their own homes or in the children’s homes, where they may also reside. They are employed by private households and child-care agencies, or they may be self-employed. Foster parents are included in this unit group.
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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Students require ONE of the following:

All applicants and registrants, regardless of citizenship status or country of origin, must demonstrate an adequate level of proficiency in English.

There are two ways to meet the English requirement:

1. Complete both of the following:

A) English 10, 11 or 12 or equivalent with a minimum of ‘C’ Grade for proficiency in reading and writing

B) Two years of full-time education in English in an English-speaking country For proficiency in speaking and listening

OR

2. Demonstrate proficiency in reading, writing, speaking, and listening by completing one of the following courses or assessments to meet acceptable levels:

Students require the following:

ABOUT THIS PROGRAM

Program Duration

  • 49 weeks - total of 1360 hours
  • Classroom Instruction 680 hours
  • Co-op 680 hours

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Courses

HSMT - Medical Terminology (40 of Hours)

CSCS - Introduction to Caregiver (40 of Hours)

CSGD - Introduction to Human Growth & Development (80 of Hours)

CSYA - Caring for the Young (80 of Hours)

CSHS - Health & Safety (80 of Hours)

CSHN - Health & Nutrition (80 of Hours)

CSCD - Caring about Culture & Diversity (80 of Hours)

CSWD - Health, Wellness & Working with Disability (80 of Hours)

CSMP - Home Management & Professional Practice (80 of Hours)

CS - Career success (40 of Hours)

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