Early Childhood Care & Education Certificate

Make a difference in the lives of young children by providing quality care and education for healthy learning and development. Specialize your skills while you apply theory to practice with children ages 30 months to five years in a variety of early care and learning settings. 

Dual credit options are also available, speak to a recruiter for more details.

NIC is also looking at offering a part-time, evening & weekend intake in early 2021. Learn more and join the interest list

Students interested in ECC 114 (starting Feb 4 & 27) and ECC 168 (starting Feb 2 & Feb 13) can apply through NIC's University Studies program


Where: Campbell River, Comox Valley, Port Alberni, Port Hardy, Ucluelet
Starts: September
Length: 1 year full-time; part-time options available
Delivery: On-campus and Digital (Blended)

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With kids, you’re coming from a place of positivity. Everything is new. Your role is to support them and encourage them as they explore the world.” 

Taylor Stern, NIC ECCE certificate grad

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