Online Training Opportunities


Below are links that might help you obtain child care training hours.

Please note: This is a list for referral purposes only. CCRR does not endorse or promote any agency or organization listed. We cannot guarantee that workshops listed will meet the requirements of the ECE Registry or Licensing. It is the responsibility of individuals to ensure they have sufficient and acceptable professional development hours for ECE renewal or responsible adult training.

1. Early Years Professional Development Centre
Examples: Primary Caregiving: Relationship Based, Family Centered Practice content provided by the Canadian Child Care Federation Relationships may well be the most important component in a quality infant and Toddler program. Giving careful consideration and planning to optimize responsive relationships through primary-caregiving assignment benefits children, families and caregivers by allowing relationships that are more in-tune with infants’ unique needs. FREE Learning Modules: Human Resource Toolkits

  • Managing Conflict at Work
  • Learning and Development Recruiting
  • Hiring/Orientation/Performance Management/Employee Termination!copy-of-hr-and-administration/c3nz

2. Early Years Professional Development Portal:
Sponsored by the BC Provincial Office for the Early Years in collaboration with BC campus.
3. Care Courses: Child care training offered by The Care Courses School, Inc. LINK HERE
4. ECEBC: Early Childhood Educators Okanagan Branch LINK HERE 
5.  ECEBC: Early Childhood Educators of BC LINK HERE
6. Okanagan Community College: Early Childhood Education LINK HERE
7. To become a licensed Early Childhood Educator (ECE) in BC you are required to complete a Basic Early Childhood Education Training Program from an approved training institution. LINK HERE
8. Vancouver Community College:
Early Childhood Education
9. Foodsafe Level 1 – For updated instructor information go to LINK HERE
10. Food Safe Level I: Training Course that students can complete entirely online. LINK HERE
11. A new self-guided food safety course has been developed and made available by the BC Ministry of Healthy  Living and Sport. LINK HERE
12. Little Warriors: Prevention Program
1 in 3 girls and 1 in 6 boys will experience an unwanted sexual act before their 18th birthday. Learn how to help prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse through the Stewards of Children Program. Little Warriors is a national charitable organization, focusing on the education and prevention of child sexual abuse. Help make a difference and take the program!
 13. Montessori Infant Toddler Training LINK HERE
 14. 1. Early Learning Framework  (this training is free)

The BC Early Learning Framework describes the vision, pedagogical principles, and key areas of learning for children birth to five years (before school entry).

Complete six 45-60 minute professional development modules and receive a certificate for your professional development hours. Explore the ELF Resource Centre and participate in the ELF Discussion Forum

2. Connecting With Families  (this training is free)

Online workshops for parents and Early Childhood Educators and responsible adults
16. Perpetual Preschool Online Training LINK HERE
17. Circle of Ideas: for Early Childhood Educators, Preschool Teachers, Childcare Providers and Families Online Workshops LINK HERE
18. 45 Conversations Media & Education Ltd.
Online ECE Professional Development Workshops
19. Anaphylaxis in Child Care Settings
Developed with Leap Learning Technologies Inc. and in collaboration with the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, this medically reviewed and bilingual resource is designed for child care staff/caregivers in both home-based and centre-based child care facilities.  It takes about 30 minutes to complete and focuses on the basics of anaphylaxis, ways to reduce risks, and the recommended emergency treatment. It’s highly Interactive and easy to follow.
20. Healthy Eating in a Child Care Setting
This course has been designed by the Dietitians of Fraser Health to support childcare providers in feeding children using a best-practice approach.Register for this free one hour course through the Learning Hub.
Certificate available upon completion.
21. BCFCCA:  BC Family Child Care Association Ongoing Course Info & Registration LINK HERE