Government Funding for Responsible Adult Course available in Powell River, BC.
Are you interested in taking the Responsible Adult Course Training?
Did you know that there is an online version of this course that you can take from the comfort of your home?
It might surprise you to find out there is government funding available for this course as well!
This 20 hour online Responsible Adult course training enables job seekers to gain the skills necessary to work with children in licensed child care facilities or schools in BC.
Through interactive sessions, this online course covers basic concepts about child development from birth to 12 years of age, child guidance, health, safety and nutrition.
The government of British Columbia has now mandated Responsible Adult Course training for all individuals working with children.
Our Responsible Adult Course training meets the BC Child Care Licensing Act requirements for individuals to have at least 20 hours of childcare training including safety, child development and nutrition in order to work with children.
The Responsible Adult Course qualifies job seekers in BC to gain the experience necessary for working with children. The best part is that the course is self paced. Students can start the course when it’s convenient for them, and complete when they are ready. There is no time limit.
After completing the final exam, students will be emailed a certificate of completion, which can be used to gain employment in licensed child care facilities.
Job seekers can apply for Responsible Adult Course funding through their local WorkBC employment centre. Applicants must apply to be clients of the employment centre and be engaged in an active job search to qualify.
Interested persons can contact their local employment centre to see if they might qualify for this program.
If you live in a region outside of Powell River, you can view a list of all WorkBC employment centres here, and contact your closest centre to inquire about funding.