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Vocational ELD Family Childcare License Preparation

Award Type: Certificate of Competency

This noncredit certificate of competency in Family Childcare License Preparation will prepare the English language learner for the in-home family childcare licensing process by providing the required hours of instruction on regulatory aspects, development stages, nutrition, and safety. Upon completion, the student will have the reading, writing and speaking competencies needed to complete the application process through Community Care Licensing with the Department of Social Services. Program completion does not ensure license approval.

The graduate of the Certificate of Competency in Vocational ELD Family Childcare License Preparation will:

  • Successfully use their knowledge/acquisition of the English language to apply for an in-home daycare license.
  • Read, understand, and explain the regulatory conditions for an in-home daycare service.
  • Read, understand, and explain text that covers the developmental needs of the infants, toddlers, and children being served.
  • Successfully communicate with parents and guardians in writing or orally in order to provide a safe and enriching environment for the children being served.

Program Requirements

It is recommended that English language learners at the noncredit ELD Low/High Intermediate levels enroll concurrently in ECSN and ELDV courses. Ten courses are required to obtain the Certificate of Competency.

All ten courses are required to obtain the Certificate of Competency.

Course Number Course Title Units
ELDV 7300 Family Childcare Business 7.0 - 15.0 hours
and
ECSN 7300 Family Childcare Business 9.0 - 15.0 hours
ELDV 7301 Child Health and Safety 9.0 - 20.0 hours
and
ECSN 7301 Child Health and Safety 18.0 - 30.0 hours
ELDV 7302 Developmental Needs of Children 9.0 - 20.0 hours
and
ECSN 7302 Developmental Needs of a Child 15.0 - 25.0 hours
ELDV 7303 Infant and Toddler Care 9.0 - 20.0 hours
and
ECSN 7303 Infant and Toddler Care 12.0 - 20.0 hours
ELDV 7304 Ethics and Business Contracts 9.0 - 20.0 hours
and
ECSN 7304 Ethics and Business Contracts 15.0 - 25.0 hours