The Early Childhood Education (ECE) Certificate program is designed to prepare students to meet community needs for quality care and education of children. The program fulfills B.C. Provincial licensing requirements for ECE professionals. Career opportunities include: Early Childhood Educator in a licensed group childcare centre or preschool, program supervisor, assistant director of a preschool or school age centre, director of a preschool or school age centre, Nursery School Director, Family Child Care Provider, or Strong Start Facilitator.
Successful completion of Canadian Adult Achievement Test (score grade 12 or better in Total Language required).
Other requirements include:
• Letter stating applicant’s background, interest, and goals for the program;
• Two letters of reference, one from employer and one personal;
• Completion of a questionnaire; and
• A criminal record review for the centre where the student completes practicum work.
For a complete list of requirements please check the program web page at nlc.bc.ca