This training program combines a two course training track:

  • Child Day Care Management
  • Child Health, Nutrition & Safety

Do you love being around children? Have you ever thought about becoming a child care worker or wondered if you could start a home day care business? Child day care management distance learning course can provide you with the information to take the first step toward earning an attractive child care worker salary. With our child day care management distance learning course, you can learn the key concepts involved in being a child care worker. You could even learn some basic ideas on how to start a home day care business! A child care worker is a special person who helps children grow, learn, and gain new skills every day. A child care worker also provides behavioral and emotional support so children feel safe and comfortable while with a child care worker.


The Job Outlook

Employment of childcare workers is expected to grow by 20 percent from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all occupations. Parents will continue to need assistance during working hours to care for their children. Because the number of children requiring childcare is expected to grow, demand for childcare workers is expected to grow as well.


Child Day Care Management 225 Hours


Do you love being around children? Have you ever thought about becoming a child care worker or wondered if you could start a home day care business? Our Child Day Care Management course can provide you with the information to take the first step toward gaining a rewarding career in education!
Through this course, you can learn the key concepts involved in being a child care worker. You could even learn some basic ideas on how to start a home day care business!
A child care worker is a special person who helps children grow, learn, and gain new skills every day. Achild care worker also provides behavioral and emotional support so children feel safe and comfortable while with a child care worker.


After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify the elements involved in starting a daycare business
  • Recognize the requirements and considerations for planning a daily schedule
  • Identify methods for generating enrollment, solving common problems and setting professional goals
  • Identify methods and considerations for developing a curriculum
  • Define example activities for early childhood curriculum

Child Health, Safety and Nutrition 180 Hours


The Child Health, Safety and Nutrition class is for anyone who works in a role that touches children's lives. The material is based on the most current research and reflects the latest developments in health, safety and nutrition as well as their application in multiple settings.

This course covers the contemporary health, safety and nutrition needs of infant through school-age children, with extensive coverage of topics critical to the early identification of children’s health conditions and the promotion of children’s well-being. Collaboration with families, sensitivity to individual differences and the critical importance of health, safety and nutrition education continue to be stressed. This course is clear, concise and thought-provoking and is loaded with easy-to-access checklists, guidelines and lesson plans that no early childhood student or professional should be without!


After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Define the principles of promoting a healthy childhood lifestyle to achieve optimal growth and development
  • Identify various conditions affecting child health
  • Identify methods for maintaining a safe environment which reduces risk of injury
  • Define the basic concepts for food and nutrition for the child
  • Identify methods for effective meal planning




Certification

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be prepared to sit for the NCCB’s Certified Child Care Worker (CCCW) exam.


Materials Included

  • How to Start a Home-Based Day-Care Business by Shari Steelsmith
  • Early Education Curriculum: A Child's Connection to the World by Hilda Jackman

Required Materials

  • How to Start a Home-Based Day-Care Business by Shari Steelsmith
  • Early Education Curriculum: A Child's Connection to the World by Hilda Jackman
  • Health, Safety and Nutrition for the Young Child by Lynn R. Marot

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