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FAMILY CHILD CARE PROVIDER
The Family Child Care Provider certificate program provides the student with the basic knowledge and skills needed to obtain employment as a family childcare provider. The certificate emphasizes human growth and development, health, safety, nutrition, and program and business management.
The purpose of this technical certificate is to provide a solid Early Childhood Care and Education foundation of knowledge, skills, attitudes, and techniques that will improve the quality of care for children who are cared for by family child care providers, and to provide guidelines and responsibilities for professional business practices associated with the successful establishment and administration of a Family Child Care Home.
- Submit a completed application and application fee;
- Be at least 18 years of age;
- Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript;
- Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
- Meet the following assessment requirements:
Test Reading Writing Numerical Algebra ASSET 38 35 35 COMPASS 70 23 26 SAT ACT CPE GAHSGT 235 235
FAMILY CHILD CARE PROVIDER CURRICULUM
The standard curriculum for the Family Child Care Provider certificate program is designed for the quarter system. The certificate generally takes 2 quarters to complete. To graduate, students must earn a minimum of 25 credit hours.
|ECE 1010*||Introduction to Early Childhood Care and Education||5|
|ECE 1030*||Human Growth and Development I||5|
|ECE 1050*||Health, Safety, and Nutrition||5|
|ECE 2142*||Family Childcare Program Management||5|
|ECE 2144*||Family Childcare Business Management||5|
* "C" or higher is required for designated courses.
(OL) designation indicates course is available online in selected quarters.
(Costs are estimates and are subject to change.)
Note: To be employed in childcare centers, public schools, or Head Start centers, an individual must have a satisfactory criminal record check. Evidence of a current satisfactory criminal record background check at student's expense is required by midterm of the student's first quarter at Southeastern Tech. Students will not be registered for second quarter classes until the completion of a satisfactory criminal record check is obtained and on file in the dean's office.