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Certificate in Infant Development and Supported Childcare (IDSC)

This certificate program aims to provide students with a basic foundation in the knowledge and skills needed to work with young children (birth to 9 years) with special needs and their families, especially in the Infant Development Program (IDP) and the Supported Child Development program (SCD).

Admission Requirements

Certificate Requirements

Students must complete a total of 15 credits, consisting of:


EPSE_V 3483
EPSE_V 4063
ECED_V 4393
Two of ECED_V 440, 441, 4426
Total Credits15

Application to Receive Certificate

Upon completion of all required courses, students must apply to receive their certificate from Workday. However, Certificate students are not part of the UBC graduation ceremonies.

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