All Care Courses are accepted for British Columbia's 40-hour professional development requirement for renewing an Early Childhood Educator (ECE) License.
Child Development and Guidance can be taken either in our fully online format or in our hybrid CourseBook/online format. Click the course title above to learn more and enroll.
For those of you interested in starting a day care or home-based child care facility in British Columbia, please contact your local licensing using the contact information below. The licensing agency can give you advice on the requirements, rules and regulations of your province.
Child Care Programs and Services Branch
Ministry of Children and Family Development
(250) 356-1639 or
1 (877) 387-7027
"I successfully completed the Responsible Adult course and was very pleased with the info and courses! Very easy to use and understand and very informative. Thank you."
- Penticton, British Columbia
"I am currently working through the "British Columbia 20-Hour Responsible Adult Training Course." I am learning lots and having a really enjoyable time. I quite like the "voice/tone" of the course - it makes me feel like I've got a friendly, professional instructor by my side :) Really glad I found Care Courses! Cheers! "
- Port Coquitlam, British Columbia
"I have really enjoy taking the courses [Biting Hurts! and Toilet Learning] so far!! I am currently renewing my license after a long leave from ECE. I wish I had this years ago!!! I love the information and it has proven to be so helpful to me and the other staff!!! I feel like I want to take each one as they all apply to everyday life in our daycare day. Thank you !!! "
- Fernie, British Columbia
"Thank you so much for the opportunity to take this course [Responsible Adult Training] online. It was a wonderful experience to navigate this very well organized course. I easily accessed every section. The course philosophy is based entirely on preparing a caregiver for the most important mission: to raise valuable human beings who can assure real progress through cooperation, not through competition. I valued this vision the most. I've completed the course fully energized and ready to apply everything I learned from it, and to enrich children's experiences. "
- Vancouver, British Columbia
“The course [Challenging Behavior: Positive Guidance in Child Care] was very easy to read and understand. I felt confident learning and testing with the skills I’d read about and am now eager to practice. My son and daughter will benefit greatly from me taking this course. I will be calmer and explain my reasoning behind my decisions and as mentioned before I will be much more inclined to respond versus react.”
- British Columbia, Canada