About this Program

Credential Awarded:Ontario College Diploma
Campus:Welland Campus
Length:2 Years
Code:0102

Program Highlights

  • Courses and field placements run concurrently for optimal learning
  • Graduates have diverse opportunities for employment
  • Opportunity for advanced standing in domestic and international programs

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

Collège Boréal

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Sais-tu que tu peux poursuivre tes études collégiales en français ici même à Welland et en plus, sur le campus du Collège Niagara?

Et oui, le Collège Boréal t’invite à t’inscrire dans le programme d’Éducation en services à l’enfance (ÉSE) pour profiter d’une éducation en français, sur le grand campus du Collège Niagara et profiter des avantages que peut t’offrir des petites classes.

Pour en savoir plus, clique sur ce lien pour te rendre sur le site du Collège Boréal

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

Admissions and Availability

Ontario College Diploma
#0102 - 2 Years Welland
Starting In Availability
September 2015Closed
January 2016Closed
May 2016Not Available
September 2016Open
January 2017Open
May 2017Not Available

Future Study Options

Niagara College offers graduate certificate options in several study areas to qualified college and university graduates. These certificates can add to your existing credentials and prepare you for the world of work.


We maintain articulation agreements with other colleges and universities in Canada and around the world.


Some post-secondary credits can be transferred into any Niagara College program.