early childhood care and education certificate

Special Project: Entry to Early Childhood Education Assistant Info session

Meet instructors and get your questions answered.

Build the skills you need to start a career in childcare. Through this special project, eligible British Columbians can receive 16 weeks of training to prepare them to enter the ever-growing and in-demand Early Childhood Education field as ECE Assistants and/or pursue further education.

This training includes early childhood education courses as well as occupational language training and industry certifications in FOODSAFE and First Aid.

The priority group for this training is immigrant and refugee women.

Recommended language level is Grade 10 or CLB 6+. Occupational language training is provided to help improve language levels.

Tuition is fully covered and there is no additional cost to the participant or employer. Additional financial supports may be available to cover wraparound supports while participating in the program.

Find out by more attending an info session.

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Broadway campus

1155 East Broadway

Vancouver, B.C. V5T 4V5


Downtown campus

250 West Pender Street

Vancouver, B.C. V6B 1S9