The Early Childcare Assistant program was designed to equip childcare workers with valuable knowledge, skills and experience for employment as Assistants in day care or early learning centres. It was designed to give our students an overview of the responsibilities of an early childcare assistant and opportunities to perform those responsibilities. It presents foundational skills needed for those seeking to move into an Early Childhood Educator program.


  • 40 Weeks
  • 945 Hours

Career Opportunities for Graduates

  • Child Care Assistant
  • Child Care Worker
  • Daycare Early Childhood Educator Assistant
  • Day Care Worker
  • Day Care Teacher Assistant
  • Preschool Teacher Assistant
  • Baby Care Worker
  • Infant Day Care Worker
  • Nursery School Helper
  • Preschool Helper


  • Introduction to Early Child Care and Education
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Child, Family, and Community
  • Introduction to Child Development
  • Introduction to Prenatal and Infant Development
  • Introduction to Toddler Development
  • Health and Safety
  • Written Communication Skills
  • Observations Skills
  • Practicum 1
  • Introduction to Preschool Development
  • Guiding Children
  • Curriculum Planning
  • Nutrition
  • Practicum 2
5 Minutes from Hwy 401 | 3 Minutes from Scarborough Town Centre | Ample Free Parking