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Family Child Care - Good Beginnings


This course is a good fit for people who plan to take care of a small group of children in their home (family child care) or work in before and after school care settings.

Offered each term, this course runs on Thursdays and one Saturday. The manual “Good Beginnings” is a required text available for purchase at the VCC book store.




Start Length Credentials Campus Part- or Full-time
September, January, April 10 evenings and 1 Saturday or self-paced Statement of Completion Downtown Part-time

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International students must first contact International Education at study@vcc.ca or 604-443-8600 to determine eligibility for this program.

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If you're ready and know the program you want, register now. Download and complete the (PDF) application/registration form and mail it to VCC Registrar's Office Visit the CS Registration Desk at our Downtown campus, 2nd floor, 250 West Pender Street, Vancouver [business hours]

Program Description

Program Description


Some courses in this program require textbooks. Please call or visit the Downtown Bookstore for more information.

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

General

VCC welcomes applications from Canadian citizens and permanent residents.


International students

Please note that not all Continuing Studies programs are available to international students. To determine your eligibility, please contact VCC’s International Education Office at: study@vcc.ca or 604.443.8600.



As Vancouver Community College is a post-secondary institution committed to educating adult learners, applicants should be 18 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school.


Program Specific

Missing prerequisites? VCC offers courses in Adult Upgrading and English as an Additional Language to help you meet your goals.
  • Comfortable and confident in writing, reading and speaking English at Gr 10 level or equivalent.
  • Possess the physical health, stamina, emotional maturity and social ability to meet the demands of working with young children.
  • Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident of Canada
  • 19 years of age or older

Fees and Other costs

Info Sessions

Info Sessions

Early Childhood Care and Education Certificate (ECCE) prepares graduates to work in licensed preschools and childcare centres. This Continuing Studies program offers students the knowledge and skills to provide high-quality service for children ages three to five years old.


Join us at VCC’s Downtown campus, 200 block Dunsmuir at Hamilton, two blocks west of the Stadium SkyTrain station.





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Contact Us/Request Info

Contact Us/Request Info

Questions?

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Contact us:

Program Coordinator: Katarina Jovanovic, VCC ECCE, 604.871.7000, ext. 8660
Program Assistant: Kathryn Will, VCC ECCE, 604.871.7000, ext. 8635

Program Highlights

Course Schedule

Courses Schedule

 


No courses are currently scheduled for this Continuing Studies Apr-Aug2018 (201892) term.
Please check upcoming schedules or course listing.

Upcoming Schedules in Continuing Studies Sep-Dec2018 (201893)

(ECCE 1202) Good Beginnings 0 credits    $462.44



This course is a good fit for people who plan to take care of a small group of children in the home (family child care) or work in before and after school care settings. Offered each term, this course runs on Thursdays, and on Saturday. The manual, Good Beginnings, is a required text available for purchase at the VCC Bookstore.

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  30451 DTN Rm. 821
RM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1845 - 2145
04-Oct-2018
to 06-Dec-2018
Shahghabi, Vida
  30451 DTN Rm. 821
SM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

0900 - 1500
20-Oct-2018
Shahghabi, Vida


Good Beginnings (ECCE 1202)
course schedule schedule
0 credits $462.44


Fees for Continuing Studies programs and courses are approximate and subject to change without notice. Fees include GST (if applicable) as well as College Initiative and Resource Fees, which vary depending on the individual course. Student Union Fees and UPass Fees will be assessed at time of registration where applicable, and are not included in the fees displayed online. Students are responsible for any increase in fees if advanced payments are made.



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