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.

Training & Workshops

Childhood Connections Workshops

Local / Online Workshops

First Aid Training

BC Early Years Portals

Training Links & Resources

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

Childhood Connections Workshops

Our Workshop Policies

May is Child Care Month (Workshops, Presentations, Contests and more!)

Events all throughout May!

Check out all our May is Childcare Events!

1. Happy Day Yoga in the Park with Hannah Day-Postponed

2. Regulate While You Educate - FULL

3. Journeying Together - A Pandemic Survival Guide

4. Enter to Win: Happy Healthy Hour With Journey Henkart

(must be a program from Peachland, Lake Country, West Kelowna or Kelowna to participate in the May Is Child Care Month Programs)

May is Child Care Month - Make and Take Welcome Craft

Wednesday May 19th, 2021

6:30 - 8:00 PM

Join Yvonne and Cindy from Childhood Connections Kelowna CCRR with making a welcoming project for your centre. This is an opportunity for professional networking with other childcare providers in person and we will collaborate ways to welcome families into our centres . Social distancing practices in effect at all times . Max of 8 students per class, *This event is only for Central Okanagan Childcare Providers*

Ages & Stages-Social/Emotional Training ($25.00)

May 13 & 20, 2021

6:30 - 8:30 PM

4 hrs Pro-D.

Must be a Central Okanagan Care Provider.

Must have completed Ages & Stages Facilitator Training.

Regulate while you Educate - Educator Series (FREE)


May 20 - June 24, 2021

6:00 - 8:00 PM

6 week course (Thursdays) 12 Hrs Pro-D

Emergency First Aid Child & Residential Care ($100.00)


Friday May 28, 6:00 - 9:00 PM Saturday, May 29, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

We still have space in the following dates:

September 17 & 18, 2021 6:00pm - 9:00pm & Saturday, 9:00am-5:00pm.

November 19 & 20, 2021 6:00pm - 9:00pm & Saturday, 9:00am-5:00pm.

* You must attend both days.

Responsible Adult Course

Ongoing / Self-paced

Responsible Adult Certification ($85.00).

Circle of Security - For Care Providers ($25.00)

No upcoming dates at this time

Family Programs, Classes, & Training

Various dates / times

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