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Educational Assistant

The Educational Assistant (EA) Program prepares learners to assist and support the teacher(s) in the classroom from kindergarten to high school. Learners develop skills to work with children individually, in small groups or with the entire class.

The earning potential is $29,000 - $46,800/yr.  See drop-down menu for employment opportunities

  • Elementary, middle years or high school
  • Youth Centres
  • Care Facilities
  • Therapeutic Student Support Worker
  • Before/After School Program staff


 Program note: 

Criminal/vulnerable record checks may be obtained from your local police service or RCMP. A fee may apply.

Admission Requirements

Regular Admissions:

  • Regular12/Adult 12/GED 12
  • CPIC
  • Vulnerable Sector Check

Mature Admission:

  • Age of 21 or older
  • Any applicant under special admission is subject to a CAAT Assessment
Graduation Requirements

To graduate, students must complete all courses with a minimum average of 60%. 

Tuition & Fees

Based on 2017/18 Tuition & Fees:


  • Tuition: $3870.00
  • Books and Resources: $1840.00
  • Compulsory Fees: $560.00
  • UPASS (City Transit): $248.00
Returning Students

For more information on this program please email our Advisor at