Early Childhood Assistant Diploma

Love working with young children and helping them grow and learn? Then this is the program for you! This program teaches you about early childhood development, program planning, communication, and includes a practicum placement where you gain real experience as an assistant in a childcare setting.


This program teaches students everything they need to know to work in early childhood education – including child development, educational psychology, curriculum design, and more. You’ll also get hands-on experience in childcare centers, kindergartens, and other early learning centers.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of this program can find employment opportunities in childcare centers, kindergartens, nursery schools and centers for exceptional children, Montessori Schools, and early learning centers.  Plus, with an ECA diploma, they can even start their own family childcare center.

Potential Future Title

Early Childhood Assistant

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Fill out an online application and provide all necessary documents, including proof of identity, educational transcripts, and English proficiency (if applicable).

Once your application is reviewed, you’ll be invited to attend an in-person or virtual interview with a CanNorth representative. This is an opportunity for you to ask questions, discuss your career goals, and learn more about the program you’re interested in.

Upon successful completion of the interview, you’ll receive an acceptance letter from CanNorth. You’ll then have the opportunity to enroll in your chosen program and start your journey towards a successful career!


Are you ready to take the next step toward your future career?