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Provincial Certification for Alberta

Certificate Issued By: Child Care Staff Certification Office

Contact Info: 1-800-661-9754 or (780) 422-1119

Certificate LevelPacific Rim ECI Academic Training Required for CertificationOther Requirements for Certification
Child Development Assistant Child Growth and Development
None known. Check with provincial licensing officials for most current information.
Child Development Worker Basic Early Childhood Educator Certificate
1 college/university level English or French course (LEEP)
Child Development Supervisor ECE Diploma (All 3 Certificates) 1 college/university level English or French course

Individuals certified in Early Childhood Education as defined in provincial/territorial legislation in another province or territory that meets AIT requirements will be certified in Alberta at an equivalent level providing the original provincial credential/certificate/license is submitted.

If the applicant has not already achieved certification in another province or territory, an assessment of credentials will be required. Official transcripts and application form are submitted to the Child Care Staff Certification Office. All post-secondary ECE certificate and diploma programs are recognized, providing the home province/territory recognizes the educational institution. If the training program is from an educational institution not recognized by the provincial home jurisdiction, courses may not be assessed towards certification.

For the most the current information, please visit the Canadian Guide to ECE Credentialing in Alberta.

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