For Students and the Workforce

Early Childhood Education programs are subject to change. Please call Child Care Information Services at 204-945-0776 or toll-free 1-888-213-4754 and ask to speak to a Qualifications Specialist for the most current information on Early Childhood Education programs and classification.


Read more about a career in licensed early learning and child care in Manitoba. 

Child Care Assistant and Early Childhood Educator Classification

Register and apply for classification as a Child Care Assistant or an Early Childhood Educator. Upgrade or re-issue your classification.

Education and Training

Learn more about the education and training requirements for classification including the Forty Hour Course (Child Care Assistants), Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Diploma and Degree Programs, Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Assessment Programs (incl. Competency Based Assessment and Prior Learning Assessment (CBA\PLA) Programs).

Internationally Educated Applicants

Learn more about classification for individuals that have international education in early childhood education.

Early Learning and Child Care Wage Grid

Learn more about wages in Manitoba for Child Care Assistants (CCAs) and Early Childhood Educators (ECEs).

Tuition Reimbursement

Learn more about financial assistance available to support Manitoba ECE tuition costs.

Frequently Asked Questions