Training Links & Online Resources

This page is meant to be used as a resource for Child Care Providers & Early Years Educators. Here we will share online resources that we feel are relevant or of interest to the child care setting and early years education. This may include free or low cost workshops, educational videos, articles, and other general resources related to child care, education and early years.

We do our best to keep this page up to date, but if you notice a link is no longer working, send us an email and we’ll fix it as soon as possible.

Resources for Early Years Educators

BC Government - Early Learning Training & Professional Development

Training and resources

Provide the best early childhood education and care possible – learn teaching strategies, techniques and learning outcomes through continuing education opportunities or early childhood educator training.

BC Government - Food Safety Courses

Training and resources

Food Safety Course listings

BC Government - Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Educator Certification

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.

BC Government - Early Learning Framework

BC Government Resource

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

Introducing the Early Learning Framework

Training Course (self-guided)

The goals of the course are to help you understand the Early Learning Framework and begin to implement.

Neufeld Institute

Webinars, Videos and Articles

Variety of webinars, videos and articles for Pandemic related issues

Appetite To Play

Training & Workshops

Appetite to Play offers a variety of training resources for early years providers to enhance their knowledge, skills and confidence in creating childcare settings that support healthy eating, physical activity, food and physical literacy.

Cox Campus

Free Video Training Courses

Cox Campus’ free interactive courses and tools are designed to equip any adult interacting with children—from birth through age nine—in ways that support language and literacy development.

Allergy Aware

Training Course

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.

45 Conversations

Training & Workshops ($)

High quality early childhood education professional development through our online workshops for early childhood educators

BC Family Child Care Association

Training & Workshops

BCFCCA: BC Family Child Care Association Ongoing Course Info & Registration

Care Courses School Inc.

Training & Courses

Distance-Learning Training for Early Childhood Professionals ... and everyone who brings sunshine into the lives of children

Perpetual Preschool

Workshops ($)

Perpetual Preschool Online Training

Workshops on Early Learning

Workshops ($)

Online workshops for parents and Early Childhood Educators and responsible adults

Little Warriors

Training Workshop

Equip adults with a toolkit of child sexual abuse prevention strategies, through the delivery of a research-based child sexual abuse prevention workshop

ECEBC - Okanagan Branch

Resources & Networking

Early Childhood Educators of British Columbia - Okanagan Branch


Resources & Networking

Early Childhood Educators of British Columbia

Okanagan College

Early Childhood Educator Certification

Okanagan Community College: Department of Early Childhood Education

Vancouver Community College

Early Childhood Educator Certification

Vancouver Community College: Department of Early Childhood Education