Child Care Assistant Training Program

two students in a daycare setting

The Child Care Assistant Training Program is an 19 week program that provides students with an opportunity to learn about theories and stages of child development, child care legislation, child care programming, earn 6 credits toward O.S.S.D. and gain on-the-job experience!  Certifications include:  First Aid/CPR, Safe Food Handling, Infection Control, Service Excellence and WHMIS. 

"This program is very rewarding.  I loved having the opportunity to learn about the theory in class and then practice it during the nine weeks of placement.  Beside that, we also have an amazing and knowledgeable teacher who is always willing to help."  - Patricia

The Child Care Assistant Training Program has two components:

  • Part 1: In-school (9 weeks) 8:30 am - 3:00 pm with a digital literacy component to enhance 21st century learning skills.
  • Part 2: Job Placement (9 weeks) Cooperative Education Placement in a licensed child care facility

Successful applicants must complete an application, participate in an interview to determine suitability for the program, pass a literacy test, have updated immunization, Step 2 T.B. Skin Test and Clear Criminal Reference Check.

Cost for Certifications: $395.00

* Earn 6 High School Credits in Child Development & Cooperative Education.

To Register, please click on the Ajax or Oshawa Campus application form.  Once completed you can return in person, fax or email to either site along with photo ID and citizenship status.

Ajax Campus

September 6, 2018 - January 30, 2019  OR  January 31 - June 25, 2019

458 Fairall Street, Unit 7, Ajax
Tel: (905) 683-7713
Fax: (905) 683-9436
Email:  cont.ed@dcdsb.ca       Click here for Ajax Campus Application form

Oshawa Campus

September 6, 2018 - January 30, 2019  OR  January 31 - June 25, 2019

850 King St., W., Unit 22, Oshawa
Tel:  (905) 438-0570
Fax:  (905)  438-0571
Email:  cont.ed@dcdsb.ca     Click here for Oshawa Campus Application form

 

 

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