Caring for Children Pathway

You must meet all of these requirements to be eligible for the Caring for Children Pathway.
  • You must have at least 24 months of full-time work experience in Canada as a home child care provider in the four years (48 months) before you apply
  • Your work experience as a home child care provider must meet the definition in the Canadian National Occupational Classification (NOC) Group 4411
  • You must have cared for children under the age of 18, whether in your own home or in your employer’s home
  • Meet the minimum language levels of Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 5 (use your test results to find your CLB level)
  • A completed Canadian post-secondary education credential of at least one year,
  • OR
  • A completed foreign education credential, and an original Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) by an organization approved by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) to show it is equal to a completed Canadian post-secondary education credential of at least one year.


For further information, please contact our office either by email or by phone.