Education Assistant | Assiniboine Community College
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Education Assistant

Duration/Start: 4 months/January

Credential: Certificate

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Be part of a team that helps children succeed in the classroom. Develop the skills necessary to make a difference supporting the needs of diverse learners.

Fill a vital role in classrooms, working closely with students of all ages. This program will give you the skills you need to start your career in education.

Develop confidence and skills to work in classrooms, special education or life skills programs. The practicum component provides you networking opportunities with valuable work experience prior to graduation.

As an Education Assistant, your friendliness, consideration and patience is essential as you work with school-aged children from diverse backgrounds. Your career in this field will help the children you work with, as well as enrich your own life.

Our four-month Education Assistant program delivers the basic skills and concepts required for entry-level positions in the education system. Education assistants provide a vital role in classrooms, working closely with those students struggling with a physical or learning challenge. If you have a friendly demeanour and patience, a career in this field will benefit those you encounter, and enrich your own life.

Fast Facts

Duration/Start 4 months/January

Credential Certificate

Credits 32.00

Optional Exit No

Co-op Work Placement No

Distance Delivery Yes

International Students No

Study Options
On Campus
Distance Education

Why choose Education Assistant?

Find work as an education assistant in primary, middle or senior years schools, as a direct aide for students with specific special needs, as a respite youth worker, or as a private assistant for children who need your extra help. Graduates find employment as classroom assistants in primary, middle and senior years schools, direct aides for students with a disability, social service agency youth workers, and private assistants for children requiring extra help.


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