Capital College

Early Childhood Education

The popular study program focused on developing young minds.

Early Childhood Education

Our ECE programs offer students the knowledge and skills to work in licensed childcare settings such as preschools and daycares, and to contribute to the well-being of children, families and their community. The course content meets the requirements of the Early Childhood Educator Registry to obtain the ECE License to Practice and Infant/Toddler License to Practice.

***Please note that the prerequisite course must be completed prior the ECE program start date.​
Child Development 1 course will be offered in October, February, April, July, September.For details, please contact the college.

Learning English with Children (LEC)

  • Program Length: 13 weeks
  • Program Starts: please contact the college
  • Career: Language teacher

Early Childhood Education Diploma

  • Program Length: 80 weeks
  • Program Starts: July 13th, 2020
  • Career: Early Childhood Educator
  • (ECE-Basic 3-6 and ECE-Post-Basic 0-3 )

Early Childhood Education (ECE)

  • Program Length: 45 weeks
  • Program starts : July 13th, 2020
  • Program prerequisite:
  • ***Child Development 1 (Please contact the college about starting dates)
  • Career: Early Childhood Educator

Early Childhood Education Infant and Toddler

  • Program Length: 24.5 weeks
  • Program Starts: September, 2020
  • Career: Infant and Toddler Educator
  • Please contact the college about start date.

Early Childhood Assistant Program (ECA)

  • Course Start Dates:
  • Child Development 1: July 13th, 2020
  • Guiding Behaviour: September 17th, 2020
  • Health, Safety and Nutrition: June 4th, 2020
  • Career: Early Childhood Educator Assistant

Institution Safety Plan and Covid-19 response plan


The College ensures the health and safety of all staff, students and community by following the official guidelines set out by the Government of Canada, the Province of British Columbia; local health and safety authorities.

In accordance with WorkSafe BC guidelines, the College has developed a COVID-19 Safety Plan. The plan is for all campuses: The plan applies to domestic and international students; faculty and staff; community and the public; and external contractors.

The guidelines / policies contained in this document and supporting resources are intended to ensure the same the phased return to campus operations, provide a comprehensive safety plan and a plan if there is identified illness. (see Sickness action plan: Covid-19 response plan)


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