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Diploma Program

Live in Caregiver (Childcare)

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Brief Program Description

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.

Illustrative example(s):

  • Babysitter

  • Babysitter – fitness centre

  • Child care provider – private home

  • Foster parent

  • Live-in caregiver, child care

  • Nanny

  • Parent’s helper

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this program, the successful student will have
reliably demonstrated the ability to:

Completion Requirements

Courses

evaluation

A passing grade of 60% consisting of Final Exam, Midterm Project, Group Presentation, Quizzes and Assignments

This program has been approved by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training.

ABOUT THIS PROGRAM

49 weeks

(Classroom Instruction 680 hrs)
(Co-op 680 hrs)

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