Training & Workshops for Care Providers

We provide training & workshops at Childhood Connections Child Care Resource & Referral Program to support our community care providers. As well as to foster quality and inclusive child care in our Central Okanagan community. Our training follows the implementation of the BC Early Learning Framework, Schedule G of the BC Child Care Licensing Regulation and the Early Childhood Educators of BC Code of Ethics.

We also provide links to affiliate trainings and workshops available within our community and applicable online trainings from around the province and beyond.

Our Workshop Policies

Community Training

First Aid Training

BC Early Years Portals

Online Training

Our workshops may count towards the 40 hours needed to renew an ECE certificate to practice.

Upcoming Workshops

Learning Circle Book Club: Rest, Play, Grow By: Dr. Deborah MacNamara - ONLINE

Wednesdays, January 13, 2021 - February 24, 2021 6:30pm - 8:00pm. 7 sessions (FREE)

Emergency First Aid Child & Residential Care

Friday, March 5, 2021 6:00pm - 9:00pm & Saturday, March 6, 2021 9:00am-5:00pm. You must attend both sessions.

Appetite to Play - ONLINE

Monday, January 18, 2021. 6:00pm - 8:00pm ($10.00).

Childcare Solutions Workshop - ONLINE

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 7:00pm - 8:30pm (FREE). For any and all community members who are interested in changing the current state of child care for the better.

Pedagogist Led Community Conversations

Thursday January 28th 6:30pm - 8:00pm & Thursday February 18th 6:30pm - 8:00pm (3 hr Pro-D Certificate)

An Evening With Dr. Carrington - ONLINE

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 6:30pm - 7:30 pm (FREE). Registration by Kamloops CCRR only! 250-376-4771 This is a partnership between Kelowna, Shuswap and Kamloops Child Care Resource & Referral Programs

Advancing Early Childhood Education

Advancing Early Childhood Education NOW: Online, Self Paced Professional Development Opportunity FREE - 4.5 Hours PD hours

Responsible Adult Course

Ongoing, Self-Paced ($85.00)

Family Programs, Classes, & Training

If you are a parent/caregiver looking for family activities, programs and training, visit our Family Resource Page.