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Educational Assistant Certificate Educational Assistant

Red Deer Polytechnic

Red Deer Polytechnic

rdpolytech.ca
The Educational Assistant Program will prepare you for a rewarding career making a difference in students' lives. Educational Assistants are a vital part of the educational team in today's schools and classrooms. Educational Assistants work alongside teachers and other professionals to support student learning. With a focus on working in inclusive settings, EA students will learn the theory, skills and strategies to provide effective academic, behavioral and emotional student support. The program includes two practicums where you will apply theory to practice under the direct supervision of a classroom teacher. Courses are offered both online and on-campus, providing you with choice and flexibility, based on how you prefer to learn. Full-time or part-time study is available. To complete the program in one year, full time study must begin in Fall term. Part-time study can begin in Fall, Winter or Spring terms.
Contact

Registrar's Office
Red Deer Polytechnic
100 College Boulevard
Box 5005
Red Deer, Alberta, T4N 5H5, Canada

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  • Program Type Standard
  • Credential Type Certificate
  • Length 1 Year or Less
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning Available
Admission Requirements

A minimum of 50% in ELA 30-1 or 65% in ELA 30-2, or equivalent

OR

A minimum score of 250 on the Reading component, 250 on the Writing component and 5 on the WritePlacer Test.

OR 

Previous completion of three College-level courses with a minimum GPA of 2.0.


Distance Delivery Options

Alternate Delivery


Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2022/08/01 to 2023/07/31*.

  • Tuition $5,424.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees $1,954.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $903.00 Year One

* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid 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.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated September 12, 2022. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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