Indigenous Early Childhood Education (INECE) Level 3

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Program Description

This program is currently in development and will be delivered during the 2023-2024 academic year. Please note that the prerequisite for the ECE Level 3 program will be the Indigenous Early Childhood Education Level 2 certificate.

Stay tuned for more information.

Admission Requirements



  • Successful completion of Indigenous Early Childhood Education (INECE) Level 2
  • Previous or current employment in an early childhood education facility
  • Must provide a current criminal record and vulnerable sector check. Upon conditional acceptance, fees will be paid by SIIT or reimbursed.

Acceptance Policy

Strong preference is given to applicants who are Status First Nations, but SIIT programs are open to anyone.

English Language Benchmark

SIIT is not currently legislated to accept International Students. You must be a Canadian/ Permanent Resident to apply.

To be admitted into this program you must be able to understand and communicate in English (Canadian Language Benchmark Assessment of six – CLB6).

Tuition & Fees

This program is supported by the Government of Saskatchewan and the Ministry of Advanced Education through a grant and is tuition-free for all accepted applicants.

What to Expect

Day to Day

Delivery Method
  • Online study
  • PLAR: Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (Independent Study)
Attendance Policy

Regular attendance is essential for academic success. Each program has specific attendance requirements that must be adhered to in order to graduate. For this program, the attendance requirement is 90%.


If you complete this program, you will receive a Certificate of Achievement from SIIT.

Career Path

Career Opportunities

The Certificate of Achievement received for completing this program supports the registration of Saskatchewan ECE Level 3 certification.

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