Childcare Training for Low Literacy Immigrant Women
The program assists low literacy immigrant women to obtain a Child Development Assistant Certificate.
9 months of full-time occupational language training
2 months of full-time work experience
English language enhancement
employment skills training
Child Development Assistant Certificate
The program is available to immigrant women with less than 7 years of education and Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 2 or higher. Eligible clients include permanent residents, refugees and Canadian citizens with language and cultural barriers.
Additional Program Information
Child Development Assistant Certificate is offered in collaboration with Bow Valley College
work experience is offered in collaboration with businesses and non-profit organizations
participants are reimbursed for childcare and transportation costs
one-on-one mentoring support is available for all clients
job search help upon completion of program
follow-up support after program completion
referrals to other CIWA programs help participants access additional support services
Free childcare and first language support is available.
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