CHILD CARE SERVICES

Program Description

CVTC’s Child Care Services program offers a strong framework to work with children. This program allows students to complete their education in one year and begin their child care career. If you enjoy working with children, you should pursue this technical diploma.

Child care providers play an important role in child development by attending to children’s needs and organizing activities that stimulate physical, emotional, intellectual, and social growth.

In the child care classes you will learn how to help children explore their interests, develop their talents and independence, build self-esteem, and behave with others. Your education will also include a practicum, allowing you to apply your education in a local child care or early childhood school setting.

Just the Facts

Child Care Services
31 Credit Technical Diploma

Length of Program:
One Year

Delivery Method
Online
Face-to-Face

(with face-to-face instruction only in Eau Claire)

Program Location
Eau Claire

Start Dates
August

Financial Aid Eligible: Yes

Program Outcomes

Gainful Employment Data

Non-Traditional Occupation

Estimated Program Cost

Total Tuition, Fees & Books: $6,197

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How To Enroll

Enrolling at CVTC is easy! You will need to complete an online application. If you are ready to apply now, click here.

Get more detailed program information.

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Get a Job

100% of our Child Care Services graduates get a job in the industry.

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1 Year
Earn a Diploma Fast

Earn a Child Care Services technical diploma in just one year.

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Degrees in Demand

The U.S. Department of Labor projects 80% of the jobs created in the next decade will require education beyond high school.

Courses

These are a few of the courses you will take in the Child Care Services program. For more detailed course info, click here.

  • Early Childhood Education: Infant & Toddler Development
    In this course you will study infant and toddler development as it applies to an early childhood education setting.
  • Early Childhood Education: Health, Safety, and Nutrition
    This course examines the topics of health, safety, and nutrition within the context of the early childhood educational setting.
  • Child Development
    The course examines child development in an early childhood education setting.

Careers

  • Child Care Teacher
  • Lead Teacher
  • Teacher
  • Teacher Assistant

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