Certified Child Care Worker
Short Description: This Certified Child Care Worker program provides practical advice to prepare you for your role as an educator of children ages 0-5. Learn the principles of providing ultimate learning environments, developing engaging curricula for various developmental stages, meeting children’s social-emotional needs and interests, and communicating and interacting with parents and staff professionally. This program covers the basics of early education and positive guidance strategies to enhance physical, cognitive, language, social-emotional, and creativity development. This program encourages students to use current research to think critically about developmental theories and practices. You will explore which nutritional, physical, parental, educational, societal, and other factors will lead to optimal physical, cognitive, and psychosocial outcomes for the next generation of children. Whether you have children of your own, or are interested in a career with children or adolescents, this is an ideal choice to help you learn more. We will also explore the role of early childhood educators in fulfilling the nutrition, health and safety needs of young children in their care. This course identifies the professional standards of the field and discusses best practices for applying them in the early care setting. Students will learn how to teach healthy practices and to promote the overall wellness of children. Our program 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.
Instructor Description: This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors reviews student work, student progress, and interacts with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.
Certification: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be prepared to sit for the NCCB’s Certified Child Care Worker (CCCW) exam. The Certified Child Care Worker (CCCW) exam prepares individuals for a career as a Child Care Worker. The certification displays mastery of the latest information and skill practice necessary to be a successful Certified Child Care Worker (CCCW) in a variety of settings.
Certified Child Care Workers (CCCW) are employed in childcare centers, preschools, public schools, and private homes.
Each state may have additional licensing requirements, be sure to research your states requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board.