Early Childhood Education

Eastern College’s Early Childhood Education diploma program prepares you to play a vital role in a child’s physical, emotional, learning and social development.

You will gain the observational and curriculum planning skills that contribute to a fun, safe and engaging learning environment where the children in your care can thrive.

Upon graduation, you will receive your diploma as well as Level C certifications in First Aid and Infant and Child Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). Contact us today for more information!

The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development has officially acknowledged our program as equivalent to a two-year Diploma in Early Childhood Education.

Program Duration
66 weeks, including an 13-week field placement

Career Opportunities

  • Childcare Worker Assistant
  • Daycare Supervisor
  • Early Childhood Assistant
  • Early Childhood Supervisor
  • Daycare Worker
  • Early Childhood Education Worker

Key Courses

  • Children with Exceptionalities
  • Early Childhood Education Foundations
  • Curriculum Development & Design Level I & II
  • Psychology of Early Learning
  • Music & Movement
  • Math & Science for Young Children

Why Eastern College?


We have an established reputation as a leader in providing career-focused education that quickly prepare you for in-demand employment opportunities

Ongoing Enrolment

We offer ongoing enrolment and lifestyle-friendly course schedules that limit the disruption to your employment, family and other commitments

Upgraded Courses

Our upgraded courses reflect current trends and employer needs, so you graduate with relevant, applicable skills and knowledge

Job Placement Assistance

Our extensive career services include career fairs, job-search workshops, and one-on-one job placement assistance

Fill out our online form for more information on our Early Childhood Education program! Our admissions advisors will be happy to answer any questions you may have about our program, including start dates, financing options and more!

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