Vocational Training Program

School Daycare Educator

Next sessions

To be determined (in person)

October 24, 2022 (online)

January 30, 2023 (online)

April 27, 2023 (online)

Schedule

In person at ACCESS Royal Oak (ACCESS Annexe Saint-Hubert): Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Online through ACCESS Career Centre: Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (offered exclusively online with the exception of exams done at ACCESS Career Centre, 163 Cleghorn, Saint-Lambert)

Location

ACCESS Royal Oak: 3555 rue Rocheleau, Saint-Hubert, Qc, J3Y 4T6

Phone

450 676-3636

Duration

8 months (390 Hours / 26 Credits)

Why enroll in this program?

Earn a Skills Training Certificate that will allow you to work in the daycare services of an elementary school and have a positive impact in the education of our children! This course is a prerequisite to work in a school daycare and to be eligible for the position of Daycare Educator First Class.

With 5 campuses located on the South Shore of Montreal, ACCESS has been a resource for the Riverside School Board community for over 40 years, empowering individuals who are 16 and older in their ongoing quest for academic and professional success.

Program objectives

  • At the end of the program, students will be able to organize, prepare and lead a variety of before and after school activities that promote, as part of the school's educational project, the overall development of students while ensuring their well-being and safety.

Special features of the program

To be eligible for admission to the School Daycare Educator program leading to a Skills Training Certificate (STC), candidates must generally* meet the following requirements:
• Hold a Secondary School Diploma (SSD)
• Be at least 18 years of age
*Certain candidates could be considered as having completed Secondary V if they are already employed in a daycare.

For a full list of required registration documents based on your status in Canada, click here.

Content of
program

Module title
Hours
Units
  • Occupation and Work Context
    15
    1
  • Professional Relationships in the Workplace
    30
    2
  • Working With Preschool and School-Age Children
    45
    3
  • Working With Children and Groups of Children Experiencing Problems
    30
    2
  • Planning and Organizing Activities
    45
    3
  • Safety and Well-Being of Children
    15
    1
  • Activities Related to Meals and Snacks
    30
    2
  • Activities Focusing on Social, Emotional and Moral Development
    45
    3
  • Activities Focusing on Psychomotor Development
    45
    3
  • Activities Focusing on Cognitive Development
    45
    3
  • Integrating Into a School Daycare
    45
    3