The College directly handles applications from Canadian and Internationally trained applicants who require an individual assessment of their educational qualifications.
a) Have relevant post-secondary educational credentials equivalent to an early childhood education diploma from an Ontario College of Applied Arts and Technology
b) Do not hold a licence/certificate or a diploma/degree from a program on the College’s
approved programs list.
Before applying for an individual assessment
Check out our Individual Assessment FAQs.
Application Guide - Individual Assessment
Application Form - Individual Assessment
Validator's Contact Information Form – This form must be completed and returned to the College by the applicant.
Validation of Work Experience Guide – This guide will assist the Validator in completing the Validation of Work Experience Form.
Validation of Work Experience Form – This form must be completed and returned directly to the College by the Validator.
Self-Assessment Form – This form must be completed and returned to the College by the applicant.
Policy regarding Assessment of Educational Qualifications of Applicants under section 7.1iv. of Registration Regulation
Policy regarding Language Fluency
Policy regarding Unavailable Documents
Glossary of Terms
Career Map for Internationally Educated Early Childhood Educators: This career map is for internationally educated
educators and describes the process to become a registered member of the College.
Early Childhood Educators Qualifications Upgrade Program:
a program to support individuals
working in early learning settings to obtain an Early Childhood Education diploma and become eligible to apply for membership with the College.
* The College of Early Childhood Educators provides information and communication in an accessible manner when requested. If you require an accessible format and/or communication support, please contact a College staff member or the College at firstname.lastname@example.org.