Attestation of College Studies (ACS) – Early Childhood Education

Start date: February 25, 2023

Duration and schedule: 2 years | 1,260 hours program including 300 hours of internship | Day courses during weekends, full-time

Eligible for Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP): Yes (3 years)

Location: Intercultural and International Education Centre of Marie-Victorin College, 4975 Paré street, Montreal, Quebec, H4P 1P4 Canada


In an effort to provide outstanding and personalized service, Marie-Victorin College now has an official partner dedicated specifically to the recruitment and admission of Indian students. We invite you to contact them at to begin the process now. For Chinese student, please contact

If you are applying from another country, please click here to complete the registration form.

We look forward to having you with us and welcoming you soon!

General Program Objectives

A childhood educator works with children between 0 and 12 years of age. The Attestation of Collegial Studies program prepares future educators so they can fulfill the following tasks and responsibilities:

  • Address the basic needs of children.
  • Address the children’s psychological and educational needs.
  • Work in partnership with different individuals.
  • Participate actively and regularly in daily activities and team meetings with their colleagues
  • Design and revise the educational program, combining flexibility and thoroughness, in their quest for educational coherence

Program Strengths

A dynamic Team of Dedicated Teachers and Professionals
Let our experienced team help you to gain the knowledge and technical skills you need to become part of the working world. Our academic staff is continuously updating the program content in order to keep up to date with industry needs.

Internship in your Field of Study
As part of the program, you will have the opportunity to gain industry experience through an internship or "stage". A coordinator will assist you in finding a work placement and will support you throughout your internship.

Excellent Facilities
Marie-Victorin’s Intercultural and International Education Centre (IIEC) has spacious, newly renovated classrooms and networked computer labs, which provide a pleasant working atmosphere. The IIEC provides an excellent learning environment adapted to the needs of adult students.


Admission Requirements

In order to be admitted to the Attestation of College Studies (ACS) program in Early Childhood Education, a candidate must meet one the following conditions:

  • Grade 12 or recognized higher secondary equivalent
  • Fluency in English with an overall band score of 6.0 of IELTS with no band result less than 5.5 in any individual module; or successful completion of pathway program from a recognized partner.
  • Applicant must be at least 18 years old.

Course grid

Organizational Unit:
Marie Victorin College - Continuing education - ACS

1st Semester

322-101-MV Introduction to the profession

322-201-MV Psychomotricity of the child

322-711-MV Health and Food in Educational Services

322-712-MV Prevention and intervention in risk situations in educational services

322-713-MV Principle of educational action

350-710-MV The Needs of the child 1

2nd Semester

322-311-MV The child and the language

322-305-MV Sound and movement

3rd Semester

322-700-MV Internship 1: introduction to the profession

350-711-MV The Needs of the child 2

322-708-MV Educational activities for children 5 to 12 years old

322-303-MV Artistic expression

322-202-MV Children’s documentation and dramatic expression

4th Semester

322-714-MV Communication and collaboration in educational services

322-408-MV The child and the social and emotional development

322-310-MV The child and the intellectual development

322-706-MV Educational activities for children Oto 18 months old

5th Semester

322-409-MV Observation in day care

322-707-MV Educational activities for children 18 months to 5 years old

6th Semester

322-717-MV Analysis and intervention with children with different needs

322-715-MV Educational activities and pedagogical approach

322-810-MV Internship 2: experimentation in day care

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