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Provincial Certification for Nova Scotia

Certificate Issued By: Early Childhood Development Services

Contact Info: (902) 424-3207

Certificate LevelPacific Rim ECI Academic Training Required for CertificationOther Requirements for Certification
Level One Classification Basic Early Childhood Educator Certificate
None known. Check with provincial licensing officials for most current information.
Level Two Classification ECE Diploma (All 3 Certificates) None known. Check with provincial licensing officials for most current information.
Level Three Classification ECE Diploma (All 3 Certificates) Bachelor’s degree in ECE.

Individuals certified in Early Childhood Education in another province or territory may apply for Classification in Nova Scotia under the Agreement on Internal Trade and The Labour Mobility Act.

If an applicant has not already achieved certification in another province or territory, an assessment of credentials is carried out.

A completed application form and an official transcript are sent to Child Care Staff Classification Services.

For the most the current information, please visit the Canadian Guide to ECE Credentialing in Nova Scotia.

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