ADULT BASIC EDUCATION
Essential Skills for Indigenous Early Childhood Education
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The Essential Skills for the Indigenous Early Childhood Education Level 1 program helps adults develop foundational literacy, as well as essential life and workplace skills, while also providing an introduction to Indigenous early childhood education.
The intent of the Essential Skills for Indigenous Early Childhood Education (ECE) program is to:
- Encourage learners to create positive life changes beyond the classroom
- Provide opportunities for learners to upgrade their skills
- Provide essential workplace skills training
- Provide training and certification for three Indigenous ECE courses
The Essential Skills for Indigenous Early Childhood Education program will be offered in seven locations across Saskatchewan:
- La Ronge
- North Battleford
- Prince Albert
- Must have completed Grade 10 or Adult 10
- Must be at least 18 years of age and out of school for at least one year
- For Mature Admissions, CAAT testing is required
- Must submit a recent Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector screening
Tuition and Fees
There is no cost to attend Adult Basic Education programs at SIIT. Once accepted, program staff will help you to secure Provincial Training Allowance (PTA).
What to Expect
This course is mostly classroom learning for six hours per day.
Regular attendance is essential for academic success. Each program has specific attendance requirements that must be adhered to in order to graduate.
If you have been approved for Provincial Training Allowance (PTA), you must maintain a 90% attendance to remain eligible for funding.
If you complete the Essential Skills for Indigenous Early Childhood Education program, you will receive a Certificate of Achievement.
Career & Post-Secondary Opportunities
Completing the Essential Skills for Indigenous Early Childhood Education Level 1 program at SIIT will prepare you for a career in Early Childhood Education, or to pursue Post-Secondary programs in a related field.
Applicants will be eligible to apply for their Saskatchewan certification in Early Childhood Education Level 1 (ECE Level 1). Those who receive their ECE Level 1 certification can work over 65 hours or more per month in a childcare centre.
Fall 2022 - Essential Skills for Indigenous Early Childhood Education - Red Pheasant First Nation
Program Length: 4 months
Start Date: 06/20/2022
Division: Adult Basic Education
Location: Red Pheasant First Nation - Essential Skills for Indigenous ECE
For more information on the Essential Skills for Indigenous Early Childhood Education program. Please contact SIIT Admissions at email@example.com.