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School-Age Care


The purpose of this course is to offer broad-based, foundational knowledge and learning for people working or who plan to work in school-age programs. Key concepts include child growth and development, three school-age Domains (group games, self-directed social play and creative/fine arts), curriculum/program development, care and guidance, best practice and elements of the British Columbia Early Learning Framework.




Start Length Credentials Campus Part- or Full-time
Jan, Apr 36 hours Letter of Completion Downtown Part-time

Program Description

Program Description

The purpose of this course is to offer broad-based, foundational knowledge and learning for people working or who plan to work in school-age programs. Key concepts include child growth and development, three school-age Domains (group games, self-directed social play and creative/fine arts), curriculum/program development, care and guidance, best practice and elements of the British Columbia Early Learning Framework.


Some courses in this program require textbooks. Please call or visit the Downtown Bookstore for more information.

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

General

VCC welcomes applications from Canadian citizens and permanent residents.


International students

Please note that not all Continuing Studies programs are available to international students. To determine your eligibility, please contact VCC’s International Education Office at: study@vcc.ca or 604.443.8600.



As Vancouver Community College is a post-secondary institution committed to educating adult learners, applicants should be 16 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school.


Program Specific

Missing prerequisites? VCC offers courses in Adult Upgrading and English as an Additional Language to help you meet your goals.
Responsible Adult in Child Care Settings Course (20 hours) or Some Experience in School Age Care Programs

Course Schedule

Courses Schedule

Fees and Other costs


Application Fee


Info Sessions

Info Sessions

VCC's School-Age Care course offers broad-based, foundational knowledge and learning for people working or who plan to work in school-age programs. Key concepts include child growth and development, three school-age Domains (group games, self-directed social play and creative/fine arts), curriculum/program development, care and guidance, best practice and elements of the British Columbia Early Learning Framework.


Join us at VCC’s Downtown campus, 200 block Dunsmuir at Hamilton, two blocks west of the Stadium SkyTrain station.





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Contact Us/Request Info

Contact Us/Request Info

Questions?

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Contact us:

Program Coordinator: Katarina Jovanovic, VCC ecce, 604.871.7000, ext. 8660
Program Assistant: Amelia Ewart, VCC ecce, 604.871.7000, ext. 8635

Program Highlights

Program Highlights

Course Schedule

Courses Schedule

 

This program is application based. Before you register in any of the courses listed below, please ensure you have applied and been accepted to the program. Apply to the program now.


No courses are currently scheduled for this Continuing Studies Apr-Aug2019 (201992) term.
Please check upcoming schedules or course listing.

Upcoming Schedules in Continuing Studies Sep-Dec2019 (201993)

(ECCE 1113) Intro to School-Age Care 0 credits    $418.20



The purpose of this course is to offer broad-based, foundational knowledge and learning for people working or who plan to work in school-age programs. Key concepts include child growth and development, three school-age domains (group games, self-directed social play and creative/fine arts), curriculum/program development, care and guidance best practice and elements of the British Columbia Early Learning Framework. Textbook required for this course. (6 hours.) Next Intake: Fall, 2019

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
  30489 DTN Rm. 414
WM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1845 - 2145
18-Sep-2019
to 06-Nov-2019
Summers, Tyler
  30489 DTN Rm. 414
SM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1000 - 1600
05-Oct-2019
Summers, Tyler
  30489 DTN Rm. 414
SM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1000 - 1600
02-Nov-2019
Summers, Tyler


Intro to School-Age Care (ECCE 1113)
course schedule schedule
0 credits $418.20


Fees for Continuing Studies programs and courses are approximate and subject to change without notice. Fees include GST (if applicable) as well as College Initiative and Resource Fees, which vary depending on the individual course. Student Union Fees and UPass Fees will be assessed at time of registration where applicable, and are not included in the fees displayed online. Students are responsible for any increase in fees if advanced payments are made.



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