Recognized Early Childhood Education Training Institutions

Training from an approved program that meets provincial standards is needed to work as a certified early childhood educator in B.C. There are many programs and institutions to choose from in the province:

Making the decision: Which program or institution you choose will depend on things like training options, program details, and admission or transfer requirements. Get more information to help make your decision:

Approved Programs & Institutions

Public Post-Secondary

Basic
Infant/Toddler
Special Needs

Basic
Infant/Toddler
Special Needs

Basic
Infant/Toddler
Special Needs
Some programs offer an Aboriginal perspective – contact the training institution for more information

Basic
Infant/Toddler
Special Needs

Basic
Infant/Toddler
Special Needs

Basic
Infant/Toddler
Special Needs

Basic
Infant/Toddler
Special Needs

Basic
Infant/Toddler
Special Needs
Some programs offer an Aboriginal perspective – contact the training institution for more information

Basic
Infant/Toddler
Special Needs

Some programs offer an Aboriginal perspective – contact the training institution for more information.

Basic
Infant/Toddler
Special Needs

Basic
Infant/Toddler
Special Needs

Basic
Infant/Toddler
Special Needs

Basic
Infant/Toddler
Special Needs

Basic
Infant/Toddler
Special Needs

Basic
Infant/Toddler
Special Needs
Some programs offer an Aboriginal perspective – contact the training institution for more information

Effective September 1, 2020, the University of Victoria School of Child and Youth Care (SCYC) will no longer be enrolling new students into the early childhood education program. Students currently enrolled in the early childhood education program are encouraged to contact SCYC Advising with any questions. Please see the SCYC website for more information : https://www.uvic.ca/hsd/cyc/future-students/undergraduate/requirements/early-years/index.php

Basic
Infant/Toddler
Special Needs

Basic
Infant/Toddler
Special Needs
Some programs offer an Aboriginal perspective – contact the training institution for more information

Basic

 

 

Private-Post Secondary

Basic
Infant/Toddler

Basic
Infant/Toddler
Special Needs

 

Montessori Training Centre of BC

Association Montessori Internationale (A.M.I.)

Basic
Infant/Toddler

Basic
Infant/Toddler
Special Needs
Some programs offer an Aboriginal perspective – contact the training institution for more information

Basic
Infant/Toddler
Special Needs

Basic
Infant/Toddler
Special Needs

Basic
Infant/Toddler
Special Needs

Basic
Infant/Toddler
Special Needs

 

Distance Learning

Basic
Infant/Toddler
Special Needs
Some programs offer an Aboriginal perspective – contact the training institution for more information

Basic
Some programs offer an Aboriginal perspective – contact the training institution for more information

Basic
Infant/Toddler
Special Needs

Basic (A one-year certificate plus supplementary courses is required)

Basic
Infant/Toddler
Special Needs

Basic
Infant/Toddler
Special Needs

Infant/Toddler
Special Needs

 

Continuing Education