About this Program

Credential Awarded:Ontario College Diploma
Campus:Welland Campus
Length:1 Year
Code:0105

Program Highlights

  • Students receive a minimum of 375 hours of field work experience and observation
  • A variety of quality field placement sites
  • Courses and field placements run concurrently for optimal learning
  • Program is designed to meet registration requirements with the College for Early Childhood Educators
  • Graduates have diverse opportunities for employment and further education
  • Program graduates meet the requirements for employment with school boards as part of the provincial government’s full-day early learning programs
  • Graduates will have the opportunity to complete work experience in Thailand

Career Opportunities

  • Childcare centres
  • Boards of education full-day early learning programs
  • Extended day programs for school-aged children
  • Family and Children’s agencies
  • Community pre-school programs
  • Family resource programs/Ontario Early Years Centres
  • Home childcare
  • Camps and hospital playrooms

My experience here at Niagara would never have been what it was without such a supportive faculty. They are so helpful and they are the ones who made my College experience such a great one.

Brad Loucks, Early Childhood Education graduate

Start Dates

Ontario College Diploma
#0105 - 1 Year Welland
Starting In Availability
September 2016Closed
January 2017Not Available
May 2017Not Available
September 2017Open
January 2018Not Available
May 2018Not Available