Examples of jobs you may be qualified for after completion of this program:
- Pre-school Assistant $9-14/hr.
- Family Childcare Provider $300-500/mo.
- After-school Aide $9-14/hr.
Salary information is based on hourly, monthly, or annual estimates from the State of California Employment Development Department.
350 hours. Students attend 6-10 hours per week for 35-60 weeks.
Taking care of children can feel like a full-time job, and for some people, it is a full-time job. If you enjoy the time you spend with hands-on childcare, consider a career in this field.
Learn basics about infant and young child development, and gain experience in providing care by interacting with your own and/or other children who participate in the program. A certification can serve as an excellent stepping stone to continued education in the area of child development, or can lead directly to a job as a childcare worker. Some course work in this program is eligible for college credit in Early Childhood Education.