Attestation of College Studies (ACS) – Early Childhood Education

Start date: October 3, 2022     End date: December 1, 2023

Duration and schedule: 14 months | 1,260 hours program including 300 hours of internship | Day courses, full-time (from Monday to Thursday)

Location: Intercultural and International Education Centre of Marie-Victorin College, 4975 Paré street, Montreal, Quebec, H4P 1P4 Canada - Located just few steps away from Namur metro station in Cote-des-Neiges.

Information: Our next online info-session will be held soon, to participate, please click here. To schedule an individual meeting with our Academic Advisor or for more information, please click here.


Other programs offered in September 2022 : DCS Accounting and Management Technology ACS International Trade - ACS Computerized Financial Management

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.

Information: | 514 733-3232, ext. 4110



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

For more information: | Telephone: 514-733-3232 ext. 4110