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Accelerate the classification process. Start the process from your home country: Gather your required documents now and Complete a credential assessment now

 

Become Classified

Overview

If you are an Early Childhood Educator (ECE) who was educated outside of Canada, you must complete this process to become classified as a Child Care Assistant (CCA), ECE II or ECE III:
 
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STEP 1. Required Documents

Gather your required documents. 
 
 
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STEP 3. Preliminary Review

 
The Early Learning and Child Care Program conducts a preliminary review of your required documents and application.
 
Timeline: 4-6 weeks
  1. If you do NOT qualify for ECE classification, the Early Learning and Child Care Program will classify you as a CCA (skip to Step 5. Final Outcome);
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  3. If it appears that you may qualify for ECE classification, the Early Learning and Child Care Program will advise you to complete a credential assessment. the Early Learning and Child Care Program can classify you as a CCA while you are waiting for this report so that you may begin work.
 
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STEP 4. Credential Assessment

If required, complete a credential assessment and provide the Early Learning and Child Care Program with your results.

Timeline:
6-12 weeks. Check with chosen agency for a current update on wait periods

Cost:
$100 - $145. Check with agency for a list of current costs
 
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STEP 5. Final Outcome

The Early Learning and Child Care Program advises you of your classification level (CCA, ECE II, or ECE III) based on the results of your documentation, credential assessment and further the Early Learning and Child Care Program review.
 
Timeline: 4-6 weeks

Early Learning and Child Care Program 210-114 Garry Street, Winnipeg MB R3C 4V4

Email: cdcinfo@gov.mb.ca Phone: 204-945-0776 Toll-free: 1-888-213-4754 Fax: 204-948-2625

Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m

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