The Aboriginal Early Childhood Education Diploma is awarded to recognize the successful completion of the equivalent of 2 years of full-time study. In addition to the suc-cessful completion of the AECE certificate (48 credits), stu-dents are required to take the second year courses (46 cred-its) as prescribed below for a total of 94 credits. A minimum GPA of 2.33 is required for graduation.
Admission Requirements:

  • Grade 12 Diploma or Mature Status (19 years)
  • AECE/ECE Certificate
  • Medical Reference form from AECE
  • Immunization Record form from AECE
  • A professional letter of reference from an individual working in the childcare or education field.
  • Additional requirements will be reviewed once an applicant’s initial application file is complete. Contact GWES for a complete list of admission requirements.

Term 1 Fall 2014
AECE 201 Child Development III: Infants & Toddlersece
AECE 220 Programming for Infants & Toddlers
AECE 230 Guidance for Infants & Toddlers
AECE 250 Advanced Health, Safety, and Nutrition
AECE 260 Infant/Toddler Practicum
Term 2 Spring 2015
AECE 202 Child Development IV: Exceptional Children
AECE 222 Programming for Exceptional Children
AECE 232 Guidance for Exceptional Children
AECE 252 Safe & Healthy Inclusive Environments
AECE 265 Special Needs Practicum
Term 3 Summer 2015
AECE 210 Working with Families
AECE 212 Family and Professional Communication
AECE 253 Administration & Licensing
AECE 255 Administrative Leadership


  • Completed application package
  • Recent official transcripts
  • Copy of BC Medical Card
  • Copy of Birth Certificate
  • Copy of Status Card (if applicable)

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