Education Assistant Diploma

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Are you looking for a career in the FIELD OF EDUCATION? 

Education Assistants work collaboratively with teachers and other professionals to support students with exceptional learning needs. Consider becoming part of an educational team who are committed to creating inclusive learning experiences. 

Our Education Assistant program will give you the knowledge and skills for employment in public and private schools, child care centres, and community drop in centres.


Qualified Education Assistants are currently in high demand in school districts including the Vancouver School District. Graduates are welcome to apply for a job upon graduation.


Our Education Assistant program includes classroom theory, clinical instruction as well as supervised practicums in a school setting.

Current PROGRAM  

February 4 to June 28, 2019 
Duration: 20 weeks
Time: 9:00-3:30 pm


Garibaldi Elementary, 1025 Slocan Street, Vancouver


$ 4800.00

FUTURE PROGRAM: Due to overwhelming interest from the public, The District has decided to offer the EA program to a second cohort in the summer. Applications are being accepted from February 27 to March 8, 2019. Go to Burnaby Community and Continuing Education to apply.  


July 8 to November 22, 2019 
Duration: 20 weeks
Time: 9:00-3:30 pm

This is a joint partnership program between the Vancouver School District and with the Burnaby School District’s Community and Continuing Education.

More information about the program can be found on

Burnaby Continuing Education website

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