Admission Requirements | Early Childhood Education | Assiniboine Community College
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Admission Requirements
  • A complete Manitoba Grade 12 or equivalent

  • English 40G/40S or equivalent

  • Applicants are expected to demonstrate competency with the Windows operating system, word processing and spreadsheet software, and the Internet.
  • English is the language of instruction at ACC. All applicants educated outside of Canada or in a country not on the test exempt list are expected to meet the English language proficiency requirement. See our ELP page for more information.

  • This is a special selection program. Early application is strongly recommended. As part of the special selection process, all applicants must: Attend a compulsory orientation, to be scheduled several months prior to program start date Achieve satisfactory standing in an academic assessment test An applicant who has previously completed post-secondary education at a grade of C+ or higher may have the CAAT test requirement waived.

  • Applications received after the program is filled will be held for the following intake. A current Criminal Record Check and current Child Abuse Registry Check will be required prior to the start of the program.

  • Criminal Record, Adult Abuse Registry, Child Abuse Registry Checks. Many agencies where students are placed for practicum experience require that students disclose convictions for any offences. In some instances, applicants with a criminal record may be unable to complete the program. Applicants listed on the Adult Abuse Registry or Child Abuse Registry may be unable to complete the program if they require practicum experiences involving persons in care. 

  • If you don't have a Manitoba Grade 12 or equivalent, ACC's Adult Collegiate can help you achieve a Mature Student High School Diploma, complete your regular High School Diploma to meet admission requirements, or increase your competitiveness in the job market.

  • Applications that do not meet admission requirements may be referred for Special Admissions assessment. Note that all applications presenting transcripts containing any course with an M(modified), I(individualized) or E(English as an additional language) designation will be assessed as a special admission. For more information click here.

  • If you are a Canadian/Permanent Resident applicant, use this form to apply for this program:  Program Application and Guide

Fast Facts

Duration/Start 2 years

Credential Diploma

Credits 136.00

Optional Exit No

Co-op Work Placement No

Distance Delivery Yes

International Students No

Study Options
On Campus
Distance Education



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