Opening a Home-Based Daycare

What are the Qualifications?

Are you looking to open your own home-based daycare?  Having the Responsible Adult Course training is a requirement for owners and staff if your daycare is in BC.

Registered home-based daycares can take children from birth to 12 years old, with a maximum group size of 7 children.

Qualifications include being 19 years of age or older and able to provide care and mature guidance to children. Must also have 20 hours of child care-related training (Responsible Adult Course), relevant work experience, a valid first aid certificate and a clear criminal record check.

WorkBC may fund the Responsible Adult Course for you, contact your local employment centre to inquire.