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Education Assistant Educational Assistant
Program Type Occupational
Credential Type Diploma
Length 2 Years
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning Only
Applicants are required to have successfully completed a one-year Educational Assistant certificate or equivalent from a recognized college to enter the Educational Assistant diploma program.
Practicum Experience Requirements: There is a required practicum component to this program. The College dictates the legal terms and conditions governing the practicum experience.
Applicants are advised that they will be required to provide a Criminal Record Check and an Alberta Children’s Services Intervention Record Check (IR Check) before entering the field placement component of the program. The existence of a criminal record may affect the field placement, program completion and employment prospects. The consequences of a prior criminal record will be examined and discussed on an individual basis.
Students doing field placements may complete these in their own communities or nearby areas.!span>!span>!div> !div> Prior Learning Assessment (PLA): If you have experience working in this field of study, you may be eligible for Prior Learning Assessment.!div>
This program is delivered online only.
Students are accepted into the Educational Assistant program for the Fall (September), Winter (January), or Spring (May) terms.
This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Student Aid Alberta for the funding year 2018/08/01 to 2019/07/31*.
Tuition $3,114.00 Year One
Mandatory Fees $1,080.00 Year One
Books/Supplies/Instruments $904.00 Year One
* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Student Aid Alberta and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.
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Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available
Updated August 14, 2018. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
Educational program information is provided as an introduction and for general reference. For current information about programs and school requirements or policies, check the school calendar, visit their website or contact the school directly.
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