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Early Childhood Education

Certificate 44 weeks

If you believe that investing in future generations is important and that education starts before grade school, then sign up for CDI College's Early Childhood Education (ECE) program today! Join a diverse group of people eager to help young minds grow.

ECE Courses

Learn how to engage children in many different social and creative activities to facilitate young people’s intellectual and social development through the program at CDI College. Industry professionals cover classroom management, curriculum planning, and daycare administration as well in your ECE courses.

ECE Training

During your training at CDI College, you’ll complete observation assignments and practicum hours required by the Ministry of Children and Family Development in settings such as daycare centres or nurseries to ensure a balanced combination of theory and practice.


As an in-demand Early Childhood Educator, your career path will provide you with many challenging and rewarding opportunities that are guaranteed to make lasting impressions on young lives.


The Early Childhood Education Certificate program is available through on-campus or online learning.

Want to upgrade your training with an Early Childhood Education diploma? Check out our Post Basic programs specializing in special needs and/or infant/toddler education.


This program is approved through the ECE Registry of British Columbia.


This program has been approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training.


Individuals who have successfully completed Basic Early Childhood Education training through a recognized educational institution in British Columbia may apply to the BC Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Registry for certification as a Basic Early Childhood Educator (ECE) or as an Early Childhood Educator Assistant (ECEA).  Contact the Early Childhood Educator Registry for details of the application process at 1.888.338.6622 or visit their website at:

Campus Availability

This program is approved to be offered at the following campuses. Please contact the campus of your choosing for program availability.

Delivery Mode

The program is approved to be delivered in the following methods.

  • In person (On Campus)
  • Combined

My instructor is always available and she is totally devoted to her job. I had a warm welcome when I started and I was able to integrate well. The staff is dedicated and thoughtful.

Marylou T., Early Childhood Education Graduate
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