Student & ECE Apprenticeship Opportunities

Are you a student or looking to become a Registered Early Childhood Educator?

Here at Compass Early Learning and Care, we have many opportunities for those either seeking a placement experience or for those who are looking to work in the field while working towards their ECE diploma.

Available Opportunities:

  • Canada Summer Jobs Career Opportunities for youth aged 18-30 looking for summer work experience.
  • High school co-op placements
  • Volunteer positions
  • Post-secondary placement opportunities for those in the ECE program or similar fields of study
  • Child Development Practitioner Apprenticeship (Please see below)
  • Advanced ECE Program opportunities with Fleming College (Please see below)

If you want more information on any of the opportunities we provide please contact us at

Child Development Practitioner Apprenticeship

Compass ELC encourages lifelong learning and we work in collaboration with the Ontario College of Trades and the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development. Supporting all employees who wish to further their education in the field of early childhood education through the Child Development Practitioner apprenticeship program

Child Development Practitioner brochure for information on the apprenticeship program.

For more information please visit or the Child Development Practitioner brochure.

As an organization, we are committed to supporting our permanent employees by reimbursing them up to $2000 towards the apprenticeship program.

Advanced Early Childhood Education Program – Fleming College

This program is specifically designed for individuals who are currently working in the field of early childhood education and who wish to earn their ECE diploma while continuing to work. Courses take place virtually in the evenings.

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Employees who enroll in the Advanced ECE program or the apprenticeship program will become a part of Compass ELC’s apprenticeship network and will be invited to join a Facebook group to engage with current and former apprenticeship students. This group acts as a platform for students to connect and provide support, seek advice, and share textbooks.

Flexible learning options are available, allowing you to complete the coursework portion of the apprenticeship by taking classes online or at night.

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