Education Assistant Certificate

Education Assistant Certificate

24 months
Application deadlines: July 2
Application fee: CA$135
Intakes: Summer
International tuition: CA$11,938
Domestic tuition: CA$4,451

Program overview

Education Assistants support students in Kindergarten-grade 12 who present with a wide range of abilities. They're in demand, with a critical shortage of trained and certified EAs for on-call, part-time or full-time positions. You'll develop the tools, strategies and skills needed for the EA role and put it all together in a 150-hour practicum.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done


BC Secondary School graduation (Grade 12) or equivalent; or Mature Student status. English 12 or English 12 First Peoples, and Apprenticeship & Workplace Math 11 or Foundations of Math 11 or Pre-Calculus 11. Capilano English Language Requirement for students whose primary language is not English: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): paper=560, internet=83, or English Language Assessment (ELA)=145, or International English Language Testing System (Academic IELTS)=6.5 overall, and no one score less than 6, or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)=70, or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)=56 or Capilano University EAP 100 and 101 with a minimum B+ grade in each course. Applicants are required to attend an information session and will be assessed on the basis of an interview with faculty, past academic experience and relevant experience working with children and adolescents. Submission of a covering letter (stating reasons for wishing to apply to this program), resume, three reference letters and clear criminal records search are required. Standard First Aid certificate, CPR certificate, TB test.

Career opportunities

The Capilano University provides its students with jop opportunities. Most of the vacancies contain of clerical or administrative positions. Capilano gives first consideration to internal candidates, defined as staff covered under the MoveUP collective agreement, with the appropriate seniority as per Article 25.07(b). If there are no qualified internal candidates, CapU then considers qualified external candidates. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Campus location

North Vancouver , Canada

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