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ST. CLAIR COLLEGE, WINDSOR, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Windsor, OntarioLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1966Established Year
  6000Enrollment

Diploma (Early Childhood Education)

 2 years
 full time
  English
 on campus

Field of Study

$ 9,932 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education at St. Clair College is offered as a full-time basis for a duration of 2-year.
  • Ranked 126th in Canadian Universities by Webometrics.
  • Ranked in the top 5 colleges for student satisfaction among Ontario colleges in 2017 by Time Higher Education.
  • Graduates of this program can be part of the licensed childcare team supporting young children in infant, toddler, preschool or school-age classrooms in developing thinking, learning, communication, physical, social and emotional skills.
  • Registered Early Childhood Educators design and provide a curriculum that is based on the interests and the developmental level of each child. Practitioners in the field of Early Childhood Education work closely not only with children but also with families and other professionals, so excellent communication and social interaction skills are also required.
  • Placements can be completed in a variety of places and locations. Placements within a variety of settings such as Francophone or Aboriginal settings and also extended hours settings.
  • Graduates are able to apply for certification to the Association for Early Childhood Education Ontario.
  • Graduates must register with the College of Early Childhood Educators to practice in the profession.
  • The Employment rate of St. Clair College is 87%.
  • The living cost range in Canada is 4,500 USD – 10,800 per year.
  • The average salary goes up to 47,756 USD after completing this program.
  • Students have career opportunities to work as a Preschool Teacher, Childcare Center Director, Home-Based Service Provider, Family Support Specialist.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Diploma
Duration2 years
Fees$ 19,000 for 2 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Feb 01)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS,MELAB
Program Urlhttp://www.stclaircollege.ca/programs/postsec/ece

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students required an Ontario Secondary Diploma (OSSD) or an OSSD Equivalency.
  • If students do not have an OSSD but are 19 years of age or older, they may be eligible to apply as a mature applicant.
  • English Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent.
  • Mathematics Grade 11 M or U or 12 C, or U, or equivalent.
  • Students must be qualified in IELTS or TOEFL and PTE to get admission in this program.

Indian Student Eligibility:

Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

  • Secured a minimum of 70% marks in one of these certificates: All India Senior School Certificate, Higher Secondary School Certificate, Intermediate Certificate, Indian School Certificate.
  • Completed grade 11 and grade 12 with 70% marks.

Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.


Required Document List

Following are the required documents:

  • College Transcripts: The marks statement provided by the education board after completion of the previous academic qualifications.
  • Financial Documentation: The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
  • Letter of Recommendation: This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree.
  • Statement of Purpose: This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
  • Resume/CV: This provides a summary of the experience and skills of the student.
  • Tests Score statement: IELTS/TOEFL/PTE or other English proficiency testing results.


Application Deadline

Fall
Feb 01

Winter
Sep 15


Scores Required

61 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

5.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

75 / 99

Avg. Score in

MELAB


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2
Tuition fees$9932$9068

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 6,500
Transportation$ 720

Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020

VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • Students will need to apply for a valid Student Visa before entering Canada.
  • A student visa is needed only if the program is of more than 6 months for international students.
  • The visa is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days.
  • Before applying for the student visa, one must have a letter of acceptance from a Designated Learning Institution (DLI).
  • The cost of the Student Visa is 112 USD.
  • Student Visas are issued by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and application forms are available online or by paper.
  • The students need these documents to apply for a student visa:
    • Proof of acceptance i.e The offer letter that the student received from the university.
    • Proof of identity.
    • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.

Work Study

  • Both full-time and part-time students can avail of work while studying in Canada options.
  • A student can be hired for only one Work-Study position. Students can find and apply for jobs on Career Exploration and Education website.
  • Student eligibility for the Work-Study Program is based upon students meeting this criterion:
    • Have proof of a government student aid package of at least 1,500 USD
    • Be registered at the University of Toronto as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in both terms.
    • Have achieved a satisfactory academic standing with a minimum 2.0 institutional grade point average in their previous academic session
  • The Work-Study Program gives the student a chance to work On-campus if the student is a full-time student:
    • Work Part-time during the academic year to earn around 2,250 USD
    • Work Full time during the summer months to earn close to 4,500 UDS
  • The students can work up to 20 hours per week off-campus or on-campus during regular breaks.

Career and Placement after Course

After completing this program students have job opportunities in:

  • Preschool Teacher
  • Childcare Center Director
  • Home-Based Service Provider
  • Family Support Specialist


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