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Child Care Orientation Certificate
The Child Care Orientation Certificate provides an overview of the recommended practices across major competency areas within the child care industry. This orientation training program is designed for employees who are new to the early care profession, or as a component in basic center orientation for all new employees.
Upon satisfactorily completing the Child Care Orientation Certificate program, students should be able to:
Identify common health and safety hazards in the early childhood setting
Identify signs of child abuse and requirements for mandated reporters
Identify recommended health, hygiene, and fitness practices
Identify basic principles of early childhood development
Identify indicators of effective curriculum
Identify developmentally appropriate activities across a range of content areas
Identify key issues and recommended practices with regard to diversity and inclusion, and special needs inclusion in the early childhood environment
Students enrolled in the Child Care Orientation Certificate program are assessed using the following methods:
Competency based multiple-choice questions
End of Course Quizzes in multiple-choice format – Students must pass each quiz with a grade of 70% or better to complete the course
Cumulative Final Exam in multiple-choice format – Students must pass with a grade of 70% or better to complete the certificate program
Must be 18 years of age or older
Must have access to a computer and printer
Must have a valid email address
Must be able to speak, read, and write well enough in the language the course is presented in to understand and complete the course material
Textbook Information: No textbook is required to complete CCEI’s Child Care Orientation Certificate program.
Prospective students are strongly encouraged to check with their licensing representatives to determine each program’s applicability toward state requirements.
Setting: Infant-Toddler, Preschool, and Family Child Care
Program Code: 4201-SPC
Program Length: 12 Hours
IACET CEU Value: 1.2 CEUs
Program Start Date: Rolling Enrollment – Start Anytime
Program End Date: 60 days from enrollment date
Tuition Cost: $129
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