Program Overview


5 to 12 months*

*Varies according to each candidate’s experience and availability.


Start date: Fall 2024

Mode of delivery: 100% online

Information session: Monday, August 5th, 2024 @ 6:30 p.m. (online)

*Seminars are offered every other Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (online)


The Early Childhood Education AEC (JEE.0K) is made of 17 competencies. To receive your AEC, you will have to be evaluated for all competencies. The competencies have been grouped in five categories:

General - 3 competencies

  • 0190 – To examine the profession of an educator
  • 019B – To use creativity in a work context
  • FK19 – To define the pedagogical model and approach to be applied in educational childcare services

Group 1: Health and Safety – 3 competencies

  • 0193 – To function safely in the workplace
  • 0195 – To intervene with respect to a child’s health
  • 0196 – To promote good nutrition

Group 2: Observation and Development – 2 competencies

  • 0191 – To observe the children’s behaviour
  • 0192 –  To identify a child’s needs with respect to his/her overall development

Group 3: Child Behaviour and Communication in the Daycare Milieu – 4 competencies

  • 019A – To provide support to a child
  • 019J – To intervene with respect to the behaviour of a child or a group of children
  • 0194 – To establish an affective relationship with children
  • 0197 – To communicate in the workplace

Group 4 – 2 competencies

  • 0199 – To analyze a child’s specific needs
  • 019H – To establish a partnership relationship with parents and resource people

Group 5: Educational Activities – 3 competencies

  • 019D – To design activities promoting overall child development
  • 019E – To organize educational activities
  • 019F – To lead educational activities

RAC Process

Learn more about the RAC process.

Although not an admission requirement, please see the new French-language requirements for AEC programs in English.


Take advantage of this great opportunity!
The ECE RAC Process is free of charge until June 30th, 2024!
You only pay the $75 admission fee which is refundable when you are accepted in the program.

Regular fees after June 30th, 2024:

Maximum $575*

*There are no additional fees to use online resources, receive support from content specialists, or to attend seminars and work sessions. Maximum cost is only applicable to Quebec residents.

Further details

To take advantage of the RAC process, candidates must pay certain fees. The fees are based on the number of evaluations that a candidate has to complete, and may vary from one person to another.

  • $30 admission fee (non-refundable)
  • $45 for a necessary file analysis (non-refundable)
  • $40 per competency (up to a maximum of $500)

Maximum total: $575

Please note that the fees above include all activities related to the RAC services. No additional fees have to be paid to:

  • Attend a seminar on a specific topic
  • Consult the online resources
  • Participate in job preparation activities
  • Participate in expert-led group activities

An additional $45 file analysis fee will apply if a candidate desires to change program.


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Nigel Einish – Graduate



Click here to access the online resources for this program.

Continuing Education – F-151
Champlain College Saint-Lambert
900 Riverside Drive
Saint-Lambert, Québec
J4P 3P2