Working as a Responsible Adult
Responsible Adult Course
Online Certification Program for Working with Children
Welcome to our online Responsible Adult Certification Course. This program is designed to educate and prepare you for working with children as a Responsible Adult. Throughout the course there are chances to evaluate your progress with mini quizzes and interactive activities. Upon completion of the course there is a final exam after which you will receive a certificate of completion.
The law requires that individuals working in licensed child care facilities be at least 19 years of age and be able to provide care and mature guidance to children. Individuals need to have at least 20 hours of training in child development, guidance, health and safety or nutrition. This training can be a course, or a combination of courses that add up to 20 hours of training.
Child Care Licensing Regulation
This course meets licensing requirements and qualifies participants to work with children in:
● school age group child care (licensed)
● occasional child care (licensed)
● as a replacement (substitute/casual on call) for ECE assistants (for less than 30 days) in a licensed group child care centre or preschool.
Other employment possibilities may include casual family drop-in programs, family child care assistants, or other child an family related positions such as a nanny or babysitter.