Early Childhood Education – Post Basic Diploma

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
Early Childhood Education – Basic Certificate

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Educators who have already completed Early Childhood Education – Basic Certificate may enrol in this program to gain additional specialty diplomas.

The specialties offered at this time are:

  • Infant & Toddler
  • Special Needs

The ECE – Post Basic Diploma program offered by Burnaby Community & Continuing Education is approved by the Early Childhood Registry of the BC Ministry for Children & Families.

STUDY PLAN

Term Infant & Toddler Special Needs
Term 1
September 2016 to December 2016
  • Academic Writing
  • Advanced Practices in Early Childhood Education
  • Personal and Professional Development 1
  • Academic Writing
  • Advanced Practices in Early Childhood Education
  • Personal and Professional Development 1
  • Term 2
    January 2017 to March 2017
  • Infant & Toddler 1
  • Administration
  • Special Needs 1
  • Administration
  • Term 3
    April 2017 to June 2017
  • Infant & Toddler 2
  • Personal and Professional Developement 2
      – Partnerships with Families
  • Special Needs 2
  • Personal and Professional Development 2
      – Partnerships with Families
  • Term 4
    July 2017
  • Practicum (5 weeks; also available in fall)
  • Practicum (5 weeks; also available in fall)
  • Term 5
    Fall 2017
  • Health, Safety and Nutrition
  • Practicum (5 weeks)
  • Health, Safety and Nutrition
  • Practicum (5 weeks)
  • Application Requirements

    To graduate, students must meet all the following requirements:

    • Completion of all assignments, presentations and tests
    • Successful completion of practicums
    • A minimum of 65% in each course
    • Demonstration of professional standards of behaviour
    Graduates of our program work in preschools, group child care centres, early learning programs and family place playrooms.
    Thank you very much for all your support Elaine, it has been so wonderful meeting you and the other instructors – I’ve learned so much from you all and count myself lucky to have made so many great relationships with people I consider my mentors.
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    Course costs are subject to change each term; future course offerings may charge different amounts.


    ECE 306 – Personal & Professional Development 2 – Building Partnerships with Families
    ★ Registration is only open for students who have have applied for and been accepted into the ECE Post Basic program.

    Course ID Course dates / times Course location Cost * How to register
    4136-2 13 sessions
    Tuesdays 6:45 pm to 9:45 pm
    April 4 / 11 / 18 / 25, 2017
    May 2 / 9 / 16 / 23 / 30, 2017
    — and —
    Saturday 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
    June 10, 2017
    Burnaby Central Secondary School
    6011 Deer Lake Parkway, Burnaby
    $360 Register online

    ECE 310 – Administration
    ★ Registration is only open for students who have have applied for and been accepted into the ECE Post Basic program.

    Course ID Course dates / times Course location Cost * How to register
    4146-2 14 sessions
    Mondays 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
    January 9 / 16 / 23 / 30, 2017
    February 6 / 20 / 27, 2017
    March 7 / 21 / 27, 2017
    — and —
    Saturdays 9:30 am to 3:30 pm
    February 25, 2017
    March 25, 2017
    Burnaby Central Secondary School
    6011 Deer Lake Parkway, Burnaby
    $360 Register online

    ECE 315 – Special Needs 1
    ★ Registration is only open for students who have have applied for and been accepted into the ECE Post Basic program.

    Course ID Course dates / times Course location Cost * How to register
    4138-2 13 sessions
    Thursdays 6:45 pm to 9:45 pm
    January 5 / 12 / 19 / 26, 2017
    February 2 / 9 / 16 / 23, 2017
    March 2 / 9 / 23 / 30, 2017
    — and —
    Saturday 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
    April 1, 2017
    Burnaby Central Secondary School
    6011 Deer Lake Parkway, Burnaby
    $360 Register online

    ECE 316 – Special Needs 2
    ★ Registration is only open for students who have have applied for and been accepted into the ECE Post Basic program.

    Course ID Course dates / times Course location Cost * How to register
    4132-2 13 sessions
    Thursdays 6:45 pm to 9:45 pm
    April 6 / 13 / 20 / 27, 2017
    May 4 / 11 / 18 / 25, 2017
    June 8 / 15 / 22, 2017
    — and —
    Saturday 9:30 am to 3:30 pm
    May 27, 2017
    Burnaby Central Secondary School
    6011 Deer Lake Parkway, Burnaby
    $360 Register online

    ECE 317 – Infant & Toddler 1 – Growth & Development
    ★ Registration is only open for students who have have applied for and been accepted into the ECE Post Basic program.

    Course ID Course dates / times Course location Cost * How to register
    4131-2 14 sessions
    Thursdays 6:45 pm to 9:45 pm
    January 5 / 12 / 19 / 26, 2017
    February 2 / 9 / 16 / 23, 2017
    March 2 / 9 / 23, 2017
    — and —
    Saturday 9:30 am to 3:30 pm
    January 21, 2017
    April 1, 2017
    Burnaby Central Secondary School
    6011 Deer Lake Parkway, Burnaby
    $360 Register online

    ECE 318 – Infant & Toddler 2 – Working with Infants & Toddlers
    ★ Registration is only open for students who have have applied for and been accepted into the ECE Post Basic program.

    Course ID Course dates / times Course location Cost * How to register
    4135-2 14 sessions
    Thursdays 6:45 pm to 9:45 pm
    April 6 / 13 / / 27, 2017
    May 4 / 11 / 18 / 25, 2017
    June 8 / 15 / 22, 2017
    — and —
    Saturday 9:30 am to 3:30 pm
    June 3, 2017
    Burnaby Central Secondary School
    6011 Deer Lake Parkway, Burnaby
    $360 Register online

    Infant & Toddler – Practicum 1 & 2
    ★ Registration is only open for students who have have applied for and been accepted into the ECE Post Basic program.

    Course ID Course dates / times Course location Cost * How to register
    4144-2 July 3, 2017 to August 4, 2017
    — or —
    November 6, 2017 to December 8, 2017
    Various locations $570 Register online

    Special Needs – Practicum 1 & 2
    ★ Registration is only open for students who have have applied for and been accepted into the ECE Post Basic program.

    Course ID Course dates / times Course location Cost * How to register
    4148-2 July 3, 2017 to August 4, 2017
    — or —
    November 6, 2017 to December 8, 2017
    Various locations $570 Register online

    Registration by phone or in person:

    Register by phone
    604-296-6901
    Mon | Tue | Wed | Thu | Fri
    8:30 am to 4:00 pm
    Burnaby CCE Office
    5325 Kincaid Street
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    Mon | Tue | Wed | Thu | Fri
    8:30 am to 4:00 pm
    Burnaby South Secondary
    5455 Rumble Street
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    Tue | Wed | Thu
    7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
    Burnaby Central Secondary
    6011 Deer Lake Parkway
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    Tue | Thu
    7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
    If you are interested in pursuing a certificate or diploma program, we encourage you to attend one of our free information sessions.

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    A refund request must be submitted in writing and must include the original course registration receipt.

    Fee payments originally made by credit card are credited back to the same card; for expired or invalid credit cards, refunds are made by cheque. Fee payments originally made by cash or cheque are made by cheque. Please allow 3 weeks for processing.

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