Responsible Adult Course

The Online Responsible Adult Course is a 20 hour training that qualifies job seekers to work with children in BC. With our course you get:

  • Free Course Preview
  • Certificate Delivered Immediately
  • Sponsorship by WorkBC
  • Qualification to Work as a Child Care Assistant
  • Self-Paced Training, No Time Limit, Start When you Like
  • Call or Email Anytime with Questions
  • Take exam as Many Times as You Need to Pass
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee


This 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.

This Online Responsible Adult course meets the BC Child Care Licensing Act requirements and qualifies job seekers to work with children in BC.

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WorkBC Funding


Our Online Responsible Adult Course is also sponsored by WorkBC. This means government funding may be available through local employment centres to take this course. Applicants must be active job seekers and apply to be clients of their local employment centre.


"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 our go-to for Responsible Adult training!"

Angela Williams
Centre Manager
WorkBC Maple Ridge

The Responsible Adult Course is Available in over 100 Languages


Just right click on any course page and choose your language. Watch video to find out how




Responsible Adult Course Testimonial

"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.


Student Testimonial

"I am enjoying to take Responsible adult course I found a lot of interesting information and easy way to go throughout tests. Also I can read all materials in my original language. It’s amazing!"

Svitlana Rozum

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Responsible Adult Course Curriculum

Course Curriculum



Student Testimonials

Online Responsible Adult Course

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. Consequently I have recommended her to several people!

Thanks so much!

Leah Nicole


Train to be a Responsible Adult

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



“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

Employment Possibilities


  • School Age Group Child Care (licensed)
  • Occasional Child Care Facility (licensed)
  • As a replacement or a substitute/casual on call for Early Childhood Education Assistants in Licensed Group Child Care Centres or Preschools
  • Casual family Drop-In Programs, Family Child Care Assistants or other related positions
  • Starting a Family Day Care Centre
  • Nanny or Babysitting


Head Start Online School

"I found the online Responsible Adult Course thorough and easy to follow. I received my certificate right away and was able to find employment the following day. This was convenient and affordable. Would recommend to everyone."

Shannon Holt

Responsible Adult Course - Certification Training for Working with Children


We offer a 30 day 100% Satisfaction Guarantee on our Online Responsible Adult Course.
If for any reason you are not happy with the training, we will refund you fully for your purchase. Please note, certificate of completion will not be issued for refunded courses. Completed courses are not eligible for refunds.



More Student Testimonials


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!

Catherine Toth


Crystal-Lynn Copley



"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. Thank you for a great experience!"

Alexandra C.

Frequently Asked Questions


When does the online Responsible Adult course start and finish?
The online Responsible Adult Course course is completely self-paced - you decide when you start and when you finish. A course certificate is granted upon successful completion of the final exam.
How long do I have access to the online Responsible Adult course?
After enrolling, you have unlimited access to the Responsible Adult course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
Can I contact you directly with my question?
Yes, please email Mariah at [email protected]