Bow Valley College

Early Learning and Child Care Certificate

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Program Information

School:Bow Valley College
Faculty:Human Services
Degree:Certificate; Online; Distance; University Transfer
Field of Study:Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Description:Make a difference in the lives of children! The 8-month (full-time) Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) Certificate program prepares graduates to provide quality child care in a wide variety of settings and plan developmentally appropriate activities for the children in their care. Knowledge of child development, family dynamics, play, and program planning will equip graduates to support the healthy development of children through child-centered learning experiences.

The program combines theory and practice and graduates are eligible for Child Development Worker certification from Alberta Human Services (formerly referred to as Level 2).
For program tuition, see the fee chart:
URL:Early Learning and Child Care Certificate at Bow Valley College
Length:30 Week(s)
Cost per year:*

Fee Chart
Careers:Early Childhood Educators and Assistants

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Please visit the program website for full admission requirements:

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on September 10, 2014