Courses and Programs
for Early Childhood Educators

Established in 1989, PRECI offers distance education designed for students looking to work in licensed day care, preschool, child care facilities, and careers requiring completion of ECE certifications.

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Officially Designated & Recognized

Pacific Rim ECI is designated by the Private Training Institutions Branch and has been offering BC ECE Registry recognized courses and programs in early childhood education since 1989. These courses and programs are designed for individuals who wish to pursue a career as an early childhood educator in a licensed child care facility or a career in a field requiring ECE certification.
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Certification Pathways

Graduates are eligible to apply for Certification in British Columbia (BC) through the BC ECE Registry. The Agreement on Internal Trade allows for labour mobility by providing a pathway for eligible students who obtain certification in one participating province to transfer that certification to any other participating province for an equivalent certificate.
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Mission Statement

Pacific Rim Early Childhood Institute is dedicated to ensuring that every child has access to exceptional early childhood programs guided by skilled, compassionate, and inclusive educators. Pacific Rim Early Childhood Institute offers recognized Early Childhood Educator, Infant and Toddler Educator, and Special Needs Educator certificate programs that are designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to cultivate and enrich the lives of infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and children that require additional support. Programs are offered by distance education to promote flexibility and inclusion.