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Temporary Certification for Regulated Child Care Summer Employment for Post-Secondary Students

Are you a post-secondary student looking for summer employment that’s fun, rewarding and something new everyday?

If so … working in a regulated child care centre may be the job for you!

AECENL’s free post-secondary student condensed course is offered online and available each year mid-April. The course once completed will give post-secondary students a temporary non-renewable child care centre - trainee level - preschool and school-age child care services certification which will expire the Friday after Labour Day. Please note that the PL certificate issued at the end of the course is not the certificate for temporary nor-renewable trainee level certification. Steps on how to obtain the temporary certification will be directly communicated with the applicant.

To register you will need to print, complete and submit the current student condensed course application form and attach photocopy of a post-secondary student documentation (acceptance letter from post-secondary institution or a student ID card) by mail, courier or in person to AECENL office.

Completion of the course and obtaining the non-renewable certification does not guarantee employment in the field – participant is responsible for applying to child care centres for employment.

For any additional information please contact the Registrar at (709) 579-3004 (toll-free 1-866-579-3004) or at