Early Childhood Education

Code 322.A0
SanctionDEC
SecteurServices sociaux, éducatifs et juridiques (20)
Code CUISEP553-000.CP
Nombre d'unités91
StatutProgram approved in 2000.
Modified in 2002.
Organismes scolaires offrant le programme
Note(s)
Ce programme est offert en langue française : 
Techniques d'éducation à l'enfance

Objectifs du programme

The purpose of this program is to train educators for child care services for children ages 0-12 years. The main function of the educators consists of creating a an environment that favours physical, psychomotor, cognitive, language, and socio-affective skills, and morals while establishing a positive relationship with the children. They are also responsible for the conception, organization, animation and evaluation of activities that contribute globally to the development of the children that are left in their care.

Durée de la formation

La durée totale inclut des cours de formation générale commune à tous les programmes pour 420 heures, des cours de formation générale propre à ce programme pour 150 heures ainsi que des cours de formation générale complémentaire pour 90 heures.


Les durées correspondent à la formation théorique et au travail de laboratoire des cours; elles excluent donc les heures de travail personnel de l'étudiante ou de l'étudiant.

Conditions d'admission

To be admitted to the program, a person must meet the general requirements for admission set out in the College Education Regulations, as well as the following special conditions, where applicable:

• no requirements

Professions visées (IMT En ligne d'Emploi Québec)

Early childhood educators and assistants (4214)

Appellation(s) d'emploi

éducateur/éducatrice de la petite enfance

Relation avec le marché du travail

Insertion au marché du travail   (Information provenant du MEES)
Site Éducatrices, Éducateurs à l'enfance

Contenu du programme

Numéro ou code Énoncé de la compétence
0190 To examine the job functions of an educator
0191 To observe children's behaviour
0192 To identify a child's needs with respect to his or her overall development
0193 To function safely in the work environment
0194 To establish an affective relationship with children
0195 To intervene with respect to a child's health
0196 To promote good nutrition
0197 To communicate in the workplace
0198 To analyze a child's family life and social life and determine the effects on his or her behaviour
0199 To analyze a child's specific needs
019A To provide support to a child
019B To use creativity in a work context
019C To define the educational approach to be taken with children
019D To design activities promoting overall child development
019E To organize educational activities
019F To lead educational activities
019G To work as a member of a team
019H To establish a partnership relationship with parents and resource people
019J To intervene with respect to the behaviour of a child or a group of children
019K To design and review the educational program
019L To organize a childcare establishment
019M To provide educational services to a group of children
Number of hours alloted to specific training: 1830 hours