Early Childhood Education – Post Basic Diploma

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
Early Childhood Education – Post Basic Diploma

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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
  • Inclusive Practices
    (formerly called 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 (Download as pdf)

INFANT & TODDLER INCLUSIVE PRACTICES
TERM 1
September to December
  • 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 to March
  • Infant & Toddler 1
  • Administration
  • Inclusive Practices 1
  • Administration
TERM 3
April to June
  • Infant & Toddler 2
  • Personal and Professional Development 2
    – Partnerships with Families
  • Inclusive Practices 2
  • Personal and Professional Development 2
    – Partnerships with Families
TERM 4
July
  • Practicum (5 weeks)
    (available in July or November)
  • Practicum (5 weeks)
    (available in July or November)
TERM 5
Fall
  • Health, Safety and Nutrition
  • Practicum (5 weeks)
    (available in November)
  • Health, Safety and Nutrition
  • Practicum (5 weeks)
    (available in November)
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.
REGISTRATION
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Course costs are subject to change each term; future course offerings may charge different amounts.


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


ECE 306 – Personal & Professional Development 2 – Building Partnerships with Families

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
6011 Deer Lake Parkway
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$360 Online:   Register now

By phone: see numbers below
In person: see locations below

ECE 310 – Administration

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
6011 Deer Lake Parkway
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$360 Online:   Register now

By phone: see numbers below
In person: see locations below

ECE 315 – Special Needs 1

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
6011 Deer Lake Parkway
Map
$360 Online:   Register now

By phone: see numbers below
In person: see locations below

ECE 316 – Special Needs 2

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
6011 Deer Lake Parkway
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$360 Online:   Register now

By phone: see numbers below
In person: see locations below

ECE 317 – Infant & Toddler 1 – Growth & Development

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
6011 Deer Lake Parkway
Map
$360 Online:   Register now

By phone: see numbers below
In person: see locations below

ECE 318 – Infant & Toddler 2 – Working with Infants & Toddlers

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 | 20 | 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
6011 Deer Lake Parkway
Map
$360 Online:   Register now

By phone: see numbers below
In person: see locations below

Infant & Toddler – Practicum 1 & 2

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 Online:   Register now

By phone: see numbers below
In person: see locations below

Special Needs – Practicum 1 & 2

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 Online:   Register now

By phone: see numbers below
In person: see locations below

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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