Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre


Rosa Ng 
Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre 
604-709-5661 Ext 221 


4 Sundays from July 8 to 29, 2018 from   10:00 AM -to- 3:30 PM PST

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Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre 
2772 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5M 1Y8

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Responsible Adult in Child Care Settings Course

4 Sundays from July 8 to 29, 2018

(July 8, 15, 22  & 29)

Time: 10:00am - 3:30pm                  20 hours Training                   Fee: $160.00

Description: This course was developed by Westcoast to meet the requirements for 20 hours “Responsible Adult” training as stipulated by the Child Care Regulation. Through interactive sessions, it covers basic concepts about child development from birth to 12 years of age, child guidance, health, safety and nutrition and programming. Participants must be at least 19 years old to register, attend all sessions and pass all open book quizzes with a satisfactory mark in order to receive a certificate of completion. The workbook is included in the course fee. This is a non-credit course (cannot be applied towards the completion of a degree).

Employment possibilities:

  • School Age Group Child Care (licensed).
  • Occasional Child Care (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.
  • For more information read the Child Care Licensing Regulation at: www.health.gov.bc.ca/ccf/child_care.html

Instructor: Vesna Krcmar is an experienced facilitator and Early Childhood Educator, currently working as a Vancouver CCRR Child Care Services Consultant at Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre. She brings a rich background in working with 0-5 year old children in both family child care and group care settings and as a facilitator for the 35-hour Introduction to Family Child Care Course and the 20-hour Responsible Adult in Child Care Settings Course.

*1/2 hour lunch, please bring a bag lunch

Registration begins May 18, 2018



  1. Carefully read the Registration, Refund and Missed Class Policies.
  2. Registrations are accepted on a first come-first serve basis. 
  3. You will need an email address to receive course related information.
  4. This is a non-credit course (cannot be applied towards the completion of a degree). 
  5. Park along Slocan Street or on East Broadway. Note parking restrictions.
  6. Bring a 2-inch binder for your course materials.
  7. If you have any questions, please contact Rosa at 604.709.5661 ext 221 or rng@wstcoast.org.

Registration Policy:

Participants must:

  1. Make payment at time of registration in order to confirm a seat.
  2. Be 19 years of age at the time of registration.
  3. Have Grade 8 English written and oral skills (or equivalent) to actively participate during class.
  4. Mark course dates in calendar. We do not send reminders.
  5. Make their own child care arrangements. We are unable to accommodate children during course hours.
  6. Abide by the Classroom Code of Conduct.

Refund and Cancellation Policy:

  1. It is the registrants’ responsibility to make sure this training is suitable to their learning needs. If you have questions about this, call us before registering.
  2. No refunds or credits will be issued once the course starts; no exceptions.
  3. Requests for cancellations must be received at least 3 business days prior to the course date to get a refund, minus any Administration Fees.
  4. All refunds are subject to a $25 Administration Fee.
  5. Westcoast may cancel a course at any time. Registrants will be notified and will receive a full refund.
  6. If first class is missed registrants forfeit their fee. There will be no refund or credit.
Missed Class Policy:


  1. The first class is mandatory. The entire course builds on the first day and it is essential to the subsequent classes.
  2. Participants must attend all sessions and hand in all open-book quizzes scoring at least 70% on each one in order to receive a certificate of completion.
  3. There is a $15 each to reprint a certificate or receipt for up to 1 year from the course start date.
  4. Anyone missing more than 1 session will need to take the entire course again at full fee.
  5. Participants must notify Westcoast of an absence in advance at the earliest opportunity.
  6. If a session is missed, participants may make it up the next time the course is offered and within 1 year from the course end date; unless it is the first class.
  7. There will be a $15 fee to make up a missed session.
  8. It is the participant’s responsibility to keep track of which session and topics were missed and to find out when s/he can make them up.
  9. Certificates of completion may be picked up after making up the missed session.
Note: If the course is full, you can phone us to be placed on the wait list.