Education Assistant Certificate Program Requirements

  • Intakes: Campus Terms Full/Part Time
      North Vancouver Summer Part-Time

    Continuation requirement: a student who fails any course may not be allowed to continue in the program.

    Graduation requirement: students must pass all courses and practicum achieving a CGPA of B or better.

    The courses for any Sunshine Coast intake are identical but may be offered in different terms from those at North Vancouver.

    First Term   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 1.50
    Required: 1.50
    SEA 102 Interpersonal Skills for Education Assistants 1.50  
    Second Term   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 6.00
    Required: 6.00
    SEA 100 History, Philosophy and Issues in Special Education 1.50  
    SEA 101 Working in Schools 1.50  
    SEA 105 Exploring Diverse Learners in Schools 3.00  
    Third Term   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 6.00
    Required: 6.00
    SEA 103 Challenging Behaviours & Mental Health Concerns 3.00  
    SEA 110 Supporting Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders 3.00  
    Fourth Term   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 3.00
    Required: 3.00
    SEA 107 Strategies 1: Supporting Students in High Incidence Areas 3.00  
    Fifth Term   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 4.50
    Required: 4.50
    SEA 106 Supporting Students with Technology and AAC Systems 3.00  
    SEA 108 Strategies 2: Supporting Students in Low Incidence Areas 1.50  
    Sixth Term   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 6.00
    Required: 6.00
    SEA 109 Practicum for Education Assistants 6.00  
    Elective Courses   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 3.00
    Total Program Credits 30.00
    Choose 3.00 credits from the following list: 3.00
    EDUC 166 Child Development I 3.00  
    PSYC 100 Introduction to Psychology I 3.00  
    Social Sciences 100 level or higher 3.00  

    For the official publication of programs, course descriptions and admission requirements please view the Capilano University Calendar.