1 Academic years  |  33 Weeks  |  760 Total Hrs  560 Theory Hrs  |  200 Hrs Practicum

Program Summary

Education Assistant

Bay River College’s one-year Education Assistant diploma program covers the diverse topics required to successfully work under the direction of educators such as classroom or resource teachers. Students learn vital skills and knowledge, including educational ethics, conflict management and special program development for students with physical, learning or emotional needs.

The Education Assistant program provides students with essential classroom skills such as team building, leadership and conflict resolution, and pupil observation and assessment. Students in this program will learn about child development,  curriculum support and adaptation, pupil behavioural management as well as the necessary knowledge to help teachers in preparing materials, displays and other supportive activities. Students will also be taught how to assist teachers in implementing Individual Education Programs for students using strategic learning techniques and strategies.

CO-OP

Career Opportunities

Education Assistant diploma program students complete their education with 200 hours of practicum experience.

The students who will graduate successfully graduate from our college can apply as a educational assistant in setups like child care centers, early intervention programs, public and private schools and summer Camps related organizations.

Why Choose Education Assistant Diploma Program. 

This program will give our students the skills to focus and provide special attention to children with physical, learning or emotional needs. Our students will learn to build and manage a team with leadership and avoiding conflicts. The student will develop all the necessary skill that is required to work under a class teacher. They will acquire the knowledge of educational ethics, maintaining healthy relationships with pupils and parents. They will learn how to assist a class teacher during the class as well as help he prepare the material required for the future lectures. They will learn to build new strategies and how to apply those strategies on children to make them learn fast and easily.

Admission
Requirement

Standard Admission:

  • Optimum age requirement is 18 years or older.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent, or
  • High School Diploma equivalent will be from other provinces in Canada, or
  • Successful completion of the bayriver College Admission Test (Wonderlic Test) minimum score required (310) on verbal skills exam, or
  • A Canadian Language Bench mark 5 or equivalent (TOFEL, IELTS)
  • Successful entrance interview with bayriver College Administration
  • High school diploma will be verified by diploma and/or transcripts.

Mature Admission:

  • Minimum age requirement of 18 years or older.
  • Have been out of school for two years.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent, or
  • High School Diploma equivalent will be from other provinces in Canada, or
  • Successful completion of the bayriver College Admission Test (Wonderlic Test), or
  • A Canadian Language Bench mark 5 or equivalent (TOFEL, IELTS)
  • Successful entrance interview with bayriverCollege Administratio
  • High school diploma will be verified by diploma and/or transcripts. All students must have 3 -6 months previous experience in the hospitality industry.

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Latest updates

March 15, 2020 update – Bay River College Calgary Campus.