British Columbia

    Camosun College, Victoria
    ECE Program: 
    Early Learning and Care Diploma – 2 years (Full- or part-time)
    Prerequisite: High School Diploma

    Capilano University, North Vancouver
    ECE Programs:
    Bachelor of Early Childhood Care and Education – 4 years
    Prerequisite: High School Diploma
    Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care (Full- or part-time)
    Prerequisite: Bachelor’s Degree
    Early Childhood Care and Education Diploma – 2 years
    Prerequisite: High School Diploma
    Basic Early Childhood Care and Education Basic Certificate – 1 year
    Prerequisite: High School Diploma

    Specialized Courses:
    Early Childhood Care and Education Infant and Toddler Certificate – 1 year
    Prerequisite: High School Diploma
    Early Childhood Care and Education Special Needs Certificate – 1 year
    Prerequisite: High School Diploma

    College of the Rockies, Cranbrook
    ECE Program:
    Early Childhood Education Certificate – 1 year (Full- or part-time)
    Prerequisite: High School Diploma

    Distance/Online Learning:
    Early Childhood Education Infant and Toddler Educator Diploma (Part-time)
    Prerequisite: ECE Certificate
    Early Childhood Education Special Needs Educator Diploma (Part-time)
    Prerequisite: ECE Certificate
    Early Childhood Education Certificate
    Prerequisite: High School Diploma

    College of New Caledonia, Prince George
    ECE Program:
    Early Childhood Education Certificate – 1 year (Full- or part-time)
    Prerequisite: High School Diploma

    Distance/Online Learning:
    Aboriginal Early Childhood Education Certificate – 1 year (Full- or part-time)

    Douglas College, New Westminster
    ECE Program:
    Early Childhood Education Diploma – 2 years
    Prerequisite: High School Diploma

    Langara College, Vancouver
    ECE Program:
    Early Childhood Education Diploma – 3 semesters
    Prerequisite: High School Diploma

    Specialized Course:
    Early Childhood Education – Special Education Post Basic Citation – 1 year
    Prerequisite: ECE Certificate or ECE Diploma

    Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Surrey
    Specialized Courses:
    Family Childcare Program – Statement of Completion in Family Childcare (Part-time)
    Prerequisite: High School Diploma
    Childcare Aide Option – 1 year
    Prerequisite: Enrolment in Family Childcare Program
    Early Childhood Education Assistant Certificate – 1 year
    Prerequisite: Childcare Aide Option

    Nicola Valley Institute of Technology, Merritt
    ECE Programs:
    Aboriginal Early Childhood Education Diploma – 2 years
    Prerequisite: High School Diploma
    Aboriginal Early Childhood Education Certificate – 1 year
    Prerequisite: High School Diploma

    North Island College, Comox Valley and Port Alberni
    ECE Programs:
    Early Childhood Care and Education Diploma – 3 years (Part-time)
    Prerequisite: High School Diploma
    Early Childhood Care and Education Certificate – 1 year
    Prerequisite: High School Diploma

    Northern Lights College, Fort St. John
    ECEC Programs:
    Early Childhood Education and Care Diploma – 2 years  (Full time or part time options available)

    Prerequisite: English 12 or First Peoples 12 or a post-secondary English, or an English Writing Assessment

    Early Childhood Education Diploma – Educacentre Partnership (full or part time options available)

    Prerequisite: French 12 or a post-secondary French, or a French Writing Assessment

    Northwest Community College, Terrace
    ECE Programs:
    Early Childhood Education Diploma – 2 years

    Prerequisite: High School Diploma

    Early Childhood Education Basic Level Certificate – 1 year
    Prerequisite: High School Diploma

    Specialized Courses:
    Early Childhood Education Post Basic – Infant/Toddler Program Specialization
    Prerequisite: ECE Basic Level Certificate
    Early Childhood Education Post Basic – Special Needs Program Specialization
    Prerequisite: ECE Basic Level Certificate
    Early Childhood Education Post Basic – First Nations Program Specialization
    Prerequisite: ECE Basic Level Certificate

    Okanagan College, Kelowna
    ECE Program:
    Early Childhood Education Diploma – 2 years
    Prerequisite: High School Diploma

    Specialized Courses:
    Early Childhood Education – Infant Toddler Certificate
    Prerequisite: ECE Basic Level Certificate
    Early Childhood Education – School-Age Care Certificate
    Prerequisite: ECE Basic Level Certificate

    Pacific Rim Early Childhood Institute, Victoria
    Distance/Online Learning:
    Basic Early Childhood Educator Certificate – 1 year
    Prerequisite: High School Diploma
    Post-Basic Special Needs Educator Certificate – 1 year
    Prerequisite: ECE Basic Level Certificate
    Post-Basic Infant/Toddler Educator Certificate – 1 year
    Prerequisite: ECE Basic Level Certificate

    Selkirk College, Castlegar
    ECE Programs:
    Early Childhood Education and Care Human Services Diploma – 2 years
    Prerequisite: High School Diploma
    Early Childhood Care and Education Certificate – 3 semesters (Full- or part-time)
    Prerequisite: High School Diploma

    Simon Fraser University, Burnaby
    ECE Programs:
    Undergraduate Degree – Minor in Early Learning
    Prerequisite: High School Diploma
    Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Early Learning 
    Prerequisite: Undergraduate Degree

    STENBERG COLLEGE, Surrey
    ECE Program:
    Basic Early Childhood Education (Certificate) – 46 Weeks
    Prerequisite: High School Diploma, Passing Entrance Examination & Entrance Interview

    Post-Basic Early Childhood Education (Diploma) – 28 Weeks
    Prerequisite: Completion of Basic ECE Program

     

    Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops
    ECE Programs:
    Early Childhood Education Diploma – 2 years (Full- or part-time)
    Prerequisite: High School Diploma
    Early Childhood Education – Assistant Status
    Prerequisite: High School Diploma

    Specialized Courses:
    Infant/Toddler Educator Post-Diploma Certificate – 1 semester
    Prerequisite: ECE Diploma
    Special Needs Educator Post-Diploma Certificate – 1 semester
    Prerequisite: ECE Diploma

    University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    ECE Programs:
    Master of Education in Early Childhood Education
    Prerequisite: Undergraduate Degree
    Master of Arts in Early Childhood Education 
    Prerequisite: Undergraduate Degree
    Early Years Education Diploma – 2 years 
    Prerequisite: High School Diploma

    Specialized Courses:
    Certificate in Educating Young Children 
    Prerequisite: High School Diploma
    Enhancing Early Learning Certificate
    Prerequisite: High School Diploma
    Kindergarten Instruction Certificate 
    Prerequisite: High School Diploma

    University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford
    ECE Programs:
    Early Childhood Education Diploma – Special Needs – 2 years
    Prerequisite: High School Diploma
    Early Childhood Education Diploma – Infancy Supervisor – 2 years
    Prerequisite: High School Diploma
    Early Childhood Education Certificate – 5 semesters (Part-time)
    Prerequisite: High School Diploma

    University of Victoria, Victoria
    ECE Program:
    Undergraduate Degree – Early Years Specialization
    Prerequisite: High School Diploma

    Vancouver Community College, Vancouver
    ECE Program:
    Early Childhood Care and Education Diploma – 2 years (Part-time)
    Prerequisite: High School Diploma

    Specialized Course:
    Infant/Toddler and Special Needs Post Basic Certificate – 1 year
    Prerequisite: ECE Diploma

    Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo
    ECE Program:
    Early Childhood Education and Care Diploma – 2 years
    Prerequisite: High School Diploma