Education Assistant Diploma Program in Winnipeg
Graduates of this program will be prepared to work as elementary and secondary school teacher assistants, supporting students and assisting with teaching and non-instructional tasks. Students will be qualified to assist in areas of personal care, teaching and behaviour management under the supervision of teachers or other child care professionals. Opportunities for employment can be found in public and private elementary, secondary and special needs schools and treatment centres.
To be admitted into the Educational Assistant Diploma Program, you must have your Manitoba Grade 12 Diploma or equivalent or have Mature Student Status.
For Mature Student Status you must be 18 years of age or older and must provide all official transcripts or recognized equivalent GED, a current resume, and a written statement explaining why you are interested in the program. In addition, you must successfully undergo an admission interview administered by the College.
All students must submit Adult Criminal Record/Vulnerable Sector (ACRVS) and Provincial Child Abuse Registry (PCAR) check documents prior to attending the practicum. These must be less than six months old at the start of practicum.
English Language Proficiency Requirements
As English is the language of instruction at Commonwealth College, it is critical that all applicants demonstrate sufficient English Language Proficiency before they can be admitted into the program. Therefore, if your previous education was completed outside Canada and English may or may not have been the medium of instruction, you must submit proof of English language proficiency. You must provide at least one of the following documentation:
Student may be eligible, if qualified, for Federal and Provincial loans, grants or awards. Students may also qualify for EI, Band Funding, MMF Funding or even loans facilitated by us.
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