Child Development

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. Attend 6-10 hours per week for 35-60 weeks.
A comprehensive introduction to issues common to Family Home Day Care providers, including: licensing, record keeping and insurance; safety, facility preparations and regulations; illness and injury prevention; child growth and development; creative and enriching activities; communication with parents; behavior management and discipline; health, and nutrition. Emphasis on practical guidelines for building a successful and nurturing family home day care. 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. This course is eligible for college credit in Early Childhood Education.

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