Contact Us:

Jan Blaxall, MASc, RECE, AECEO.C

Director, Program Development

Dominion Learning Institute of Canada

(519) 472-6332

Responsible Adult Program (BC)

Community Care and Assisted Living Act


A responsible adult is a person who is 19 years of age, has completed at least 20 hours of training, has experience working with children, and can provide care and mature guidance to children. It is important that people who work with children have current training so that children who attend a licensed child care facility receive the best possible care and have a healthy start in life. Section 29 of the Child Care Licensing Regulation requires at least 20 hours of training in the subject areas of child development, guidance, health and safety, or nutrition.

Family Child Care Training (BC)


Author: Canadian Child Care Federation

Eligibility: Reigistered License Not Required, Responsible Adult Program

This program is designed to meet the educational component of the Family Child Care Licensing requirements in the province of BC. The Family Child Care Training is offered through participating Child Care Resource and Referal Centres. Enrollment must be facilitated by your local CCRR.

FoodSafe (BC)

Level: I (one)

Requirement: Invigilator

Cost: $

FOODSAFE Level 1 is a food handling, sanitation and work safety course designed for front line food service workers such as cooks, servers, bussers, dishwashers, and deli workers.  The course covers important food safety and worker safety information including foodborne illness, receiving and storing food, preparing food, serving food, cleaning and sanitizing. This course uses a FOODSAFE online instructor that is a certified food safety expert that assist students online and answer questions.

WHMIS 2015

The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) provides information about many hazardous materials used in theworkplace. WHMIS calls these hazardous materials controlled products.Under WHMIS, workers have the right to receive information about each controlled product they use — its identity, hazards, and  safetyprecautions. The goal of  WHMIS is to reduce injury and disease by communicating specific health and safety information about controlled products so that the information can be used to reduce exposure to hazardous materials.

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