Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education

 Delivery: Part-Time Online |  Credential: Diploma

All courses in this post-certificate diploma program are available online through NBCC Continuing Education. Take individual courses or several courses to achieve a “badge.” Complete all 4 badges to complete the program and graduate with an NBCC diploma.

Complete all 4 badges to complete the program:

  • Diversity & Inclusiveness (SOCI1046, EDUE1125, EDUE1129)
  • Play and Curriculum (EDUE1127, EDUE1124, EDUE1130)
  • Leadership and Advocacy (PERS1248, EDUE1129, PERS1249)
  • Administration (EDUE1128)

Admission Requirements

Certificate in Early Childhood Education. (All registrants are required to show proof of an approved certificate in the first 25% of their first course.)

Course Schedule (Suggested Learning Path)

Continuing education is offered on a part-time basis. Students may complete up to 180 hrs (4 credits) of study per term. Select courses you want or follow the recommended two-year learning path below.

Online courses follow a schedule and all work must be completed in the allotted timeframes.

Register at least five (5) business days before the scheduled start. Spaces may be limited.

Returning Students
(Click Course Name for more details and to register)

FallEDUE1130 - Outdoor Play and Nature
FallPERS1248 - Leadership from Within
WinterEDUE1129 - Advocacy in Early Learning and Childcare
WinterPERS1249 - Leading through Relationships
SpringEDUE1128 - Early Learning and Childcare Administration


Financial Assistance

Courses towards completion of this program online through continuing education may be eligible for part-time student loans.

For more information and to apply, please review the PART-TIME STUDENT LOAN AND GRANT APPLICATION form (see “Instructions to the Applicant” on page 5 for steps to follow).

Note: Program requirements may be subject to change