School Daycare Educator

Work with children and you’re guaranteed to laugh at least once a day.

Our School Daycare Educator program provides you with the skills you’ll need to work with school-aged children before and after school each day. You will learn about the how children develop at different ages, as well and how to plan and organize age-appropriate activities in a safe, structured and fun way. You will graduate with a Quebec Government Skills Training Certificate (STC), known as an Attestation d’études professionnelles or AEP in French)

*The course is online, evaluations take place in-person at Nova.

Offered Evenings


Cost (subject to change)


Program Duration

10 months


Don’t meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry!  Contact Nova today for help finding your path to the School Daycare Educator Program.

Are you applying from outside of Canada? Visit our International page for more info on how to register.

This program provides everything you need to organize, plan and implement school daycare activities that promote the overall development of the children in your care, ensuring their safety and well-being.

Program Specifics

Code Statement of competency Hours Credits
STC-011 Determine their suitability for the occupation and the work context 15 1
STC-022 Develop professional relationships in the workplace 30 2
STC-033 Work with children and groups of children of preschool and school age 45 3
STC-042 Work with children or groups of children experiencing various problems 30 2
STC-053 Plan and organize activities for children and groups of children 45 3
STC-061 Ensure the safety and well-being of children 15 1
STC-072 Oversee activities related to meals and snacks 30 2
STC-083 Conduct activities focusing on social, emotional and moral development 45 3
STC-093 Conduct activities focusing on psychomotor development 45 3
STC-103 Conduct activities focusing on cognitive development 45 3
STC-113 Integrate into a school daycare 45 3
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