Education Assistant Training

Fast Track Education Assistant Program

Cohort #1 - March 1, 2021

Cohort #2 - July 5, 2021


  • Education Assistant (EA) Diploma
  • Certificates: Essential Skills
  • Privacy Training, Emergency and Mental Health, First Aid, Gender Based Plus, Food Safe, Pandemic Awareness, and Indigenous Cultural Awareness
  • Work experience/Practicum with school districts and private educational institutions
  • An individual laptop and Microsoft Teams access for online/in-person class
  • Career choices: Education Assistant, Behavior Intervention Assistant, or Special Needs Assistant
  • Potential wage of up to $28/hr


  • Child Growth and Development
  • On EI/EI Reach back and referred to the program by WorkBC
  • Meets English Language Requirements: equivalent to CLB 6
  • Minimum Grade 12 completion
  • Can commit to completing this 3-week short-term occupation certification training
  • 20-week EA training
  • 4-week job coaching/placement

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