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Employment Preparation Day Home Provider
As a contemporary academic institution, NorQuest College delivers workforce-relevant education and exceptional student supports that ensure our learners have opportunities to prosper and help build the community in which they live and work. NorQuest recently expanded its campus and opened the Singhmar Centre for Learning, featuring a new child care facility, innovative lab and simulation spaces, an Indigenous student centre, bookstore, and cafeteria.
As the Edmonton region’s only community college, NorQuest serves over 17,500 students annually throughout the province in full-time, part-time, online learning, and regional programming. We help learners with diverse educational backgrounds further their studies through foundational programs in academic upgrading, English language training, and employment preparation. Our post-secondary diploma, post-diploma, and certificate programs offer career paths in health, business, and community studies. We also offer a broad range of continuing education and professional development courses and programs to enable lifelong learning and new career growth opportunities.
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Program Type Occupational
Credential Type Non-Credential
Length 1 Year or Less
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning
- Grade 5 or equivalent in reading and writing
- Police Information Check; must include vulnerable sector check current to within 6 months prior to program start.*
- Intervention record check (formerly Child Welfare or CWIS check) current to within six months prior to program start
*Note: Internet (online) Police Information Checks are not accepted by the college. Please contact your local law enforcement agency directly to obtain an official Police Information Check. The existence of a criminal record may prevent clinical placement, program completion, and professional licensure and may therefore affect employment prospects. Prospective students who have a criminal record should discuss the matter with the Program Chair prior to applying for admission.
English Language Proficiency
If English is your second language, you must provide proof of English language proficiency (ELP) prior to admission. ELP must have been complete within the 2 years prior to application to the program. Acceptable evidence of ELP may be one of the following:
- CLB overall score of 4
- IELTS Academic overall score of 4
- TOEFL iBT overall score of 32
- CELPIP General overall score of 4
- Completion of ESLS 4000/ESLS 4100 and ESLW 4000/ESLW 4100 with a minimum 80%
Prior to doing practicum coursework, a child welfare intervention record check (current to within 6 months prior to practicum) must be submitted to the Day Home Provider program. Program representatives will assess the results of these checks to determine whether they meet the criteria of the practicum sponsors.
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Updated September 07, 2017. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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The Government of Alberta is working in partnership with the Government of Canada to provide employment support programs and services.