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Adult Ed: Family Child Care Provider Certificate College Skills Total Hours: 80
Term Effective: Fall 2022


The Adult Ed: Family Child Care Provider Certificate of Completion provides a sequence of courses that prepares students to become licensed family childcare providers.

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate understanding of theories of child development, curriculum and program design, and operations and licensure requirements;
  2. Prepare to apply to be a licensed provider.

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Adult Ed: Family Child Care Provider Certificate program are:

  • Complete requirements from
    • Adult Ed: Family Child Care Provider

Adult Ed: Family Child Care Provider - complete 80 hours
ADLTED 731.2Child Care Provider 2: Curriculum and Program Development24.00
ADLTED 731.3Child Care Provider 3: Child Development24.00
ADLTED 730First Aid, CPR, and AED8.00
Complete 1 course from below:
ADLTED 731.1Child Care Provider 1: Professional Operations and Licensing26.00
ADLTED 751How to Start a Small Business24.00
ADLTED 752Small Business Financing24.00
ADLTED 753Marketing for a Small Business24.00

Term Effective: Fall 2022

The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.

Previous Versions:

Adult Ed: Family Child Care Provider - effective Summer 2019
Adult Ed: Family Child Care Provider - effective Fall 2018

Course Prerequisites and Advisories:

Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories; that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course. Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers in the Program Requirements section.

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