Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education

 Delivery: Part-Time Online |  Credential: Diploma

All courses are available online through NBCC Part-Time Learning. Take individual courses for professional development or all courses to complete the program and graduate with an NBCC diploma.

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.

New Students

CourseStart DateDetails/Registration
Fall Term (Sep - Dec 2023)
SOCI1055 - Families and DiversityOct 2, 2023View/Register & Pay
EDUE1159 - Diversity and InclusivenessOct 2, 2023View/Register & Pay
Winter Term (Jan - Apr 2024)
EDUE1155 - Advanced Positive Child GuidanceJan 8, 2024View/Register & Pay
EDUE1153 - Creating a Learning CommunityJan 8, 2024View/Register & Pay
EDUE1157 - Literacies and PlayApr 1, 2024View/Register & Pay

Returning Students

CourseStart DateDetails/Registration
Fall Term (Sep - Dec 2023)
EDUE1130 - Outdoor Play and NatureOct 2, 2023View/Register & Pay
PERS1248 - Leadership from WithinOct 2, 2023View/Register & Pay
Winter Term (Jan - Apr 2024)
EDUE1129 - Advocacy in Early Learning and ChildcareJan 8, 2024View/Register & Pay
PERS1249 - Leading through RelationshipsJan 8, 2024View/Register & Pay
EDUE1128 - Early Learning and Childcare AdministrationApr 1, 2024View/Register & Pay


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 (pdf) form (see “Instructions to the Applicant” on page 5 for steps to follow).

Note: Program requirements may be subject to change