O que eu aprenderei?

The objective of the Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) program is to meet the needs identified by the community for the educational preparation of early childhood educators.

We provide opportunities for students to develop the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to provide early learning opportunities and child care for young children and families.

Throughout the program, students learn to assist children in all areas of growth and development.

Theory courses for the ELCC program offer the option of either face-to-face or video/online delivery.

Certificate program

The ELCC certificate program may be pursued on a full- or part-time basis and consists of 13 courses, including English, two practicum placements and one elective for a total of 35 credits.

Other requirements

  • Acceptable current criminal records check including vulnerable sectors
  • Current immunization, including tuberculosis screening

Career opportunities

Early Learning and Child Care program graduates are qualified to work in the following areas:

  • early childhood educators in child care centres
  • family day homes, and preschools
  • program assistants in child development centres and child care facilities
  • educational assistants in kindergarten and the early grades
  • nannies, family support workers, and as child care licensing officers

De qual departamento farei parte?

School of Health, Education and Human Services

Opções de estudo

Período integral (1 ano)

Tuition fee: CAN $400 per credit; Application Fee (non refundable) CAN $100
Data de início

Esperado Setembro 2022


School of Health, Education and Human Services

Yukon University,

500 University Drive,


Yukon (YT),

2799, Canada

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes internacionais

  • ENGL 060: Introduction to Literature
  • Grade 12 graduation with English 12

To be admitted to Yukon University, students must be either 19 years of age or have graduated from high school in their home country. High school graduates are required to provide a high school graduation certificate, translated into English.

Students between the ages of 17 and 19 who have not completed high school in their home country, but have been out of school for a minimum of one year, may be accepted into Yukon University.

IELTS 6.0 (in Academic Testing. No lower than 5.5 in each section) or
TOEFL iBT – 79