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Become Classified

Accelerate the classification process. Provide MELCC with details about your education. This information will be used to accurately compare your education to the standards of education in Manitoba and can include items such as: Course descriptions, Syllabus, Institution contact information 

STEP 1. Required Documents

A. Transcript

You must provide the Early Learning and Child Care Program with an original official transcript of your post-secondary education that is specific to Early Childhood Education.

Related credentials, such as a Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of Social Work, Bachelor of Psychology, Bachelor of Human Ecology, or Diploma in Montessori, etc, are not recognized for the Early Childhood Educator classifications and therefore do not undergo a detailed assessment.

Applicants who are unable to provide documents in accordance with the Early Learning and Child Care Program regulations must consult with a Qualifications Specialist regarding alternative documentation.

B. Notarized Translation

Accelerate the classification process. Start the process from your home country: Gather your required documents now, Complete a credential assessment nowIf your transcript is in a language other than French or English, you must provide a notarized translation. This means that your transcript must be translated into French or English and then signed and stamped by a qualified person such as a notary public or commissioner of oaths.

C. Name Change

If the name on your transcript is different from your current name, you must provide a photocopy of a marriage, divorce or change of name certificate. Do NOT mail originals of any of these documents.

Notarized Translations Services
  The Immigrant Centre can refer you to cost-effective translation services. The Immigrant Centre also provides free notary public services for permanent Manitoba residents who have been in Canada less than three years.

Immigrant Centre
100 Adelaide Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Phone: 204-943-9158

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Phone: 204-945-0776 Toll-free: 1-888-213-4754 Fax: 204-948-2625 TTY: 204-945-3724

Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m