Enhanced Responsible Adult Course

Includes Free Home Daycare Course


Get Certified to Work with
Children in BC








25 Hour Advanced Online Training

Self-Paced Course, Start When You Like

Our 25-Hour Online Enhanced Responsible Adult Course teaches Child Development, Guidance, Health and Safety, and Nutrition.

This self-paced training qualifies students to work in preschools and daycares across BC, and as Substitute Education Assistants in School District 67.


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25 Hour Advanced Online Training


    • Learn Child Development, Guidance, Health and Safety and Nutrition
    • Certificate to Work in Preschools and Daycares Across BC
    • Work as a Substitute Education Assistant in School District 67
    • No Set Start Date, Study at Your Convenience
    • Available in Over 100 Languages
    • Government Funded by WorkBC
    • Access on Any Device
    • BONUS – Free Home Daycare Course!


Over 3500 of our Graduates Have Found Employment in BC!


2 for 1 Sale! 

 Purchase the Responsible Adult Course and Get the Home Daycare Course for Free

Responsible Adult Course BC | Head Start Online School

Child Development

Classroom Activators

Learning Through Play


Guiding Behavior

Health & Safety


Responsible Adult Course Curriculum


Earn $7,000 – $10,000/month as a Responsible Adult

by Opening your own Home Daycare

Responsible Adults in BC Have an Average Wage of $17 – $23/hr and Earn Up to $3,500/month.


These earnings are typical when working in the role of preschool or daycare helper.

Did you know that with the Responsible Adult Course training you can open your own home daycare in BC?

Average Earnings for a Home Daycare Owner in BC is $7000 – $9800/month

This Equals $84,000 – $117,000 per year.


The type of childcare Responsible Adults can offer in their home is called Family Child Care.

The ages of children are birth to 12 years old with a maximum group size of 7 children.


Learn more inside our training!


Free Responsible Adult Course for Job-Seekers!

Responsible Adult Course Testimonial | Head Start Online School

Our Responsible Adult Course is available for FREE through WorkBC’s short-term training fund.

Students can receive funding by visiting their local WorkBC employment centre and request to speak with a job search counsellor.

Candidates must apply for eligibility and be in an active job search.

Click here to find a WorkBC centre in your area.



The Responsible Adult Course is Available in Over 100 Languages with Google Translate!

Students can study the course and take the multiple chice final exam in their preferred language.

Participants must use Google Chrome as their browser to use the translate feature.  

The certificate of completion is issued in English. 

Responsible Adult Course in 100 Languages

Student Testimonials

Completing my Responsible Adult Course was a positive experience.

The layout of the course was easy to navigate and the course modules were well written.

I enjoyed the prompts to take breaks, and the activities suggested for the breaks.

I think the Responsible Adult Course offered through Head Start Online School is a great course!

Grace Okello

I found the online Responsible Adult Course to be extremely educational.

Mariah was a great teacher as she replied straight away to questions I had. I have recommended her to several people!

Thanks so much!


Leah Nicole

The Responsible Adult Course BC is easy to access! As a result our WorkBC centre has purchased seats for our clients. 

During the training Head Start is always supportive and responsive! Most importantly there is real-time support for our students.

Head Start is our go-to for Responsible Adult training!

Angela Williams

Centre Manager, WorkBC Maple Ridge


The Only Responsible Adult Course that Qualifies Students as Substitute Education Assistants




Our course is taught by Mariah Hunter.  She is available by email to troubleshoot technical issues, help with language set-up, and can answer any question you may have along the way.


Responsible Adult Course Instructor | Head Start Online School


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The Responsible Adult Course is Fully Responsive


Responsible Adult Course BC | Head Start Online School

Key Points

19 Years of Age or Older

Login Instructions Sent by Email

Flexible Start, No Set Dates

Receive Certificate for Job Search

Inclusive Training


Any Language

The Responsible Adult Course is available in over 100 languages.  We welcome international students and those new to Canada.  If your language isn’t on our course let us know, we can add it!


Training for Everyone


WorkBC Funded

WorkBC Funds our Responsible Adult Course training.  Visit your local employment centre to request funding for this course. Applicants must be active job seekers. 


Inclusive Training

We support inclusive training.  Students that need extra help can receive assistance taking this course.  The goal is to ensure students understand the information.  The method of delivery is flexible.

Great course. Easy to navigate through. I would recommend this course for all new parents also. A lot of great information to know and look for when children are growing up through stages. It was well put together and easy to read. Kept me interested. Quizzes were very handy.


The Responsible Adult Course online training I took was very valuable. The information I learned through this course helps me in my current job.

In addition it opens up other opportunities in the future. I highly recommend this course to anyone who would like to work with children.  Thank you,

Melia D.

The Responsible Adult Online Course was very easy to understand, and taught what skills a responsible adult should aquire.

After getting the certification, I was able to find a job at a daycare!

Katie Suen

Enrolling in the online Responsible Adult Course was easier to do than expected. 

It surpassed my expectations especially in terms of course content.  I was also learning a lot at my own pace. 

During the course Mariah was very generous in sharing her knowledge. She was there whenever I needed clarification.

Lucky Malveda

Enrolling in the online Responsible Adult Course was easier to do than expected. 

It surpassed my expectations especially in terms of course content.  I was also learning a lot at my own pace. 

During the course Mariah was very generous in sharing her knowledge. She was there whenever I needed clarification.

Lucky Malveda

I really enjoyed the course. I am 66 years old and have 2 adult children and a Nana of one (so far) .

The course was a very good refresher for me. As you tend to forget a lot over the years 😀.

I have worked and volunteered at schools for years and have now decided to help out at a local daycare.

Thanks to this course I am able to do that. Thanks so much.

Debbie Pike

The Responsible Adult Course BC was very informative and simple to grasp.

I gained alot of practical knowledge that has made me more confident in my ability to interact with children.

I highly recommend this course !

Leyna Moulden

I loved having the opportunity to complete my Responsible Adult course through Head Start Online School.

It gave me the chance to further my education while working an online job and taking care of a toddler.

I recommend Head Start Online School to anyone looking to receive their Responsible Adult certificate.

Kimberley P.

Head Start Online Responsible Adult Course was easy to follow/understand and I was able to go at my own pace.

Provided lots of documents I was able to save for future reference.

Great experience!

Morgan Mitchison

The Responsible Adult Course BC is great!

It was very easy to access and easy to navigate. 

Also I had everything I needed to be successful in my course.

Would definitely recommend for those wanting to learn online!

Ellie MacDonald

Just completed my Responsible Adult Course online with Mariah. The information was extremely informative and I plan on going back on this information as need be. The course itself was extremely easy to understand and I was able to finish the entire course in just 1 full day!

Ashley Verhoef

Learning this course was eye-opening and enjoyable. There were different forms of teaching throughout this course which extended from reading, quizzes, videos, and guidebooks.

Johanna Liu

The courses provided a very relevant information as a preparation to work with children as a responsible adult. It explained the proper ways of guiding the children and promoting a heathy and safe environment for all. Thank you very much!

Anabelle Sagala

It was a great course, very useful, very easy to follow. I had a good time doing it.

Rasha Alkallas

Very easy to navigate and thorough course! Lots of helpful quizzes, in depth information and user friendly interface!

林芳芳 (Linda)

The course they offered was quick and straight-forward but had a solid amount of information that all felt valuable.

Jasmine Banga (jasmineb)

Loved completing the course. The self-paced and easy accessibility really made receiving my certificate enjoyable.

Jason Senna

The course is really great. It outlines all the main stages of child’s development.

Ekaterina Rogatina

Very effective and self paced! This allowed me to manage my time better!

Robina N

very fun course and quick one.

Sadaf Jelali

Love that I was even able to do this off my phone!


Very straight forward course loved it

Zainab Nawabi

This learning experience has enriched my understanding as a responsible adult with its systematic explanations.. And thank you for making it workable for me to work on this course while attending to my busy work commitment. I would highly recommend Head Start online school to other interested learners!


Emelia Prayogo

My name is Tatiana C and I loved the Responsible Adult Course BC.  It was such a great experience for me, I truly enjoyed every minute of it.

For example, I gained more skills and knowledge by doing this training.  As a result I recommended the Responsible Adult Course to my sister and she’s also loved it.

Thank you for the opportunity. 

Tatiana Calzeda

Head Start Online School allowed me to get certification on my own time and while working.

Excellent customer service, enrollment is easy and the course content is excellent! Highly recommend.

PS: I meant every word. Thank you for a great experience!

Alexandra C.

I loved that the Responsible Adult Course let’s you complete it at your own pace.

In addition the quizzes were very helpful in understanding the material better.

I appreciated that it encourages you to take breaks so it doesn’t feel overwhelming. 

Baljot Sandu

I found the online Responsible Adult Course thorough and easy to follow.

I received my certificate almost right away and was able to find employment the following day.

This was convenient and affordable. Would recommend to everyone! 

Shannon Holt

I just wanted to thank Head Start Online School for helping me complete my Responsible Adult course.

Every moment of the online coursework was interesting and very eye opening for me.

Because you offered this course online, I was able to complete it quickly and efficiently.

Childcare is my passion, and thank you for being a part of my journey!  

Alexis Fontaine

The course was very straightforward and easy to navigate!

Made getting my Responsible Adult Course completed so much easier!

Would recommend this site to anyone looking around. 😊

Aidan Slanina

I recently completed the Responsible Adult course with Head Start Online School.

I found the course to be very well organized and easy to navigate. The information is clear, concise and easy to understand.

I also appreciated that the completion certificate was delivered quickly.  

Thank you! 

Kerri Nardulli

I am enjoying to take Responsible adult course.

Also I can read all materials in my original language.

It’s amazing!

Svitlana Rozum

Easy to get through and extremely informative! I honestly think that every parent should take this course as it teaches you so many things that will benefit everybody’s daily life!

Jessica Dallyn

The Responsible Adult Course is an online and self-paced course which means you can do it on your own time. It has essential information and resources about childhood development, early learning, and safety guidelines. Also, there are lesson activators after each module to help you remember to move and stretch after studying. Thank you for providing us with the basic foundation of early learning and development =)

Rafaela Queiroz F. Cordeiro

I was able to complete this course at my own pace – whenever and where-ever. I was provided with many helpful resources that I will definitely use!

Giulia Repole

This course was a positive experience for me. I am new to Canada and with this course I can go to work for a child care centre. I am very happy!

Vera Keller

It was amazing to be able to work at my own pace. I felt like the course had a lot of good information.

Amy Roy-Guevarra

So easy to get through and so nice because you get to do it on your time! Super informative too!

Camryn Bruyns

The course is set up in a clear and understanding way, easy to navigate and understand.

Sarah Roberts

Very informative. Easy to review. I recommed every person to learn this information.

Grant Hebert

Very impormative and knowlegdable, it is very helpful for me. Thanks so much.

Genelyn Lalonde

Super informative and interesting courses!

sharanpreet kaur

Good, I can learn about children from their program!

Momoyo Kawai

Helpful resource to prepare you to be a responsible adult.

Allena Mott

I enjoyed completing the responsible adult course, lots of great information. I was able to complete it in 4 evenings. Lots of great information.. would encourage soon to be parents to take the course as well. I would definitely take the other courses they have as well.

Caroll Menjivar

Centre Manager, WorkBC Maple Ridge

My name is Angelina, I took the responsible adult course with Head Start Online School.

The course was extremely easy to get started, and you can do it all on your own pace which I loved.

I learned so much from doing this course, I strongly recommend it! 

Angelina Robson

Your Responsible Adult Course BC was so helpful in all aspects. For example the format and the platform made it so easy to learn. 

As well I learned about the responsibilities we have as adults.  To this end we can be the best we can be as we teach our children. Thank you. 

Anthony Enston

I took this course to become a daycare substitute. The course was straightforward and very informative.

I was extremely pleased with how easy it was to follow.  And the testing process was easy.

Most importantly I had a question for the instructor and she got back to me within the same day. I cannot recommend this business enough!

Crystal-Lynn Copely

This online course is very informative and easy to follow. I like the Quiz in each section at the end to review what I’ve learned.  

Also, I can learn this both in English & my first language which is very helpful to understand. 

I strongly recommend this course to everyone include whose English as a second language.
Yumi Y.

Love the customer service and keeping in contact with all the students!

Loved that it was easy to understand and I could use it for my job.

I started the online course in Canada and finished it on my vacation to Thailand!

All I needed was my phone and an internet connection 🙂  

Thank you and kind regards,
Nicole Nesdoly

My experience with Head Start Online School was very simple!

I love how convenient it was for me.

Thank you for helping me get the certificate I needed!  Thank you!

Nazafarin Ahadzadeh

I am so grateful for Head Start Online School.

Everything was so easy to set up. The course was clear and to the point.

They have great support for you along the way.

I felt confident in my new job after completing my course with Head Start!  

Thanks 🙂
Catherine Toth

I strongly recommend this course to everyone who speaks English as a second language.
Yumi Y.

Good Course with didactic chapters, educative quizzes, and additional support such as books, booklets, and videos to help us better comprehend amount concepts and practices with children in different Milestones.
Lee Campos

This Responsible Adult Course is very helpful and informative. It is very easy to navigate. Mariah was also helpful and responsive to any concerns and inquiries. Thank you so much! I highly recommend getting this course.
MhyRustan Roque

The adult responsibility course was really informative and it had a good easy understanding literature which is feasible for your children related work and daily life.
Mahdie Mirrahimi

This course was very helpful. It took a time to read and do some quizzes but I enjoyed learning. Thank you!

Recently took this course. For such a short course, I learned essential skills quickly with easy to understand resources and videos.

I learn a lot from this class, It makes me feel more confident to follow my career as an ECEA.
Gil Mara

so helpful to add to resumes as a booster! This course landed me a start to my career!

Helpful and thorough course. I think it would be more engaging in real life or perhaps through Zoom.
Laura Vautour

very easy way to learn the course with the help of quizzes
Harleen Kaur

Self-paced, very detailed, and great review questions.
hello julieto

Learned a lot. I will recommend. 
Yangjen A

quick and easy way to get certified
Amanda Jin

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