Admission Requirements | Early Childhood Program Management | Assiniboine Community College
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Admission Requirements
  • Graduate of a two-year Early Childhood Education diploma program OR holder of a current Early Childhood Education 2 (ECEII) classification from the Manitoba Child Care program PLUS One year Early Learning Centre experience Applicants are required to submit a letter verifying experience. Individuals who do not meet the entrance criteria will be assessed on an individual basis. A Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse Registry Check are required prior to the start of practicum.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

Fast Facts

Duration/Start Variable /Monthly

Credential Advanced Diploma

Credits 29.00

Optional Exit No

Co-op Work Placement No

Distance Delivery Yes

International Students No

Study Options
Distance Education



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