Further your career

UGTS has partnered with CDI College to bring you the Early Childhood Education program. The Early Childhood Education (Basic) certificate program meets the academic requirements necessary to apply to the Early Childhood Educator Registry for provincial certification as an early childhood educator (ECE) in British Columbia.


Early childhood educators work in licensed daycare centers,
before- and after-school programs, nursery schools, preschool
facilities, parent-participation preschools, integrated daycares,
and family service centers. These job sites can be
located in schools, community institutions, or workplaces
offering daycare to their employees, both private and public,
may vary widely in their nature and services.

Individuals who have successfully completed Basic EarlyChildhood 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).

Academic Requirements: 

  • High school graduation or equivalent
    (From an English language teaching institution)


  • Mature student status 

(19 years of age upon starting classes, and pass college’s
English admissions test.)


Total program hours:1,190 hours
Total program length: full-time 44 weeks

Cost: FREE(fully funded program)

Register today!