Minimum post-secondary early childhood training requirements for staff in full-time child care centres, by province and territory, Canada, 2014

Source: CICH graphic created using data adapted from Friendly, M., Grady, B., Macdonald, L., & Forer, B. (2015). Early childhood education and care in Canada 2014. July 24, 2017.

The requirements for education of staff in full-time child care centres varies across Canada.

For centre directors, the requirements vary from no training to two-year Early Childhood Education (ECE) diplomas or post ECE diploma education.

For centre staff, most provinces and territories require a proportion of the staff to have formal education – although in two jurisdictions, no training is required.