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Child Care Career Skills

Ashworth College


The courses that make up this online childcare program have been created to enable individuals with the skills that are needed to work as a child day care professional in a variety of areas, such as home-based child care facilities, play groups or full service preschools.

This program offers those individuals who enjoy working with children an online option for gaining the various skills that are needed to work within a child care facility, such as:

  • Take their first steps
  • Gain socialization skills
  • Learn new games
  • Develop unique personalities
  • Build the foundation for becoming happy, productive and fully actualized citizens

With child care positions projected to grow 28% by 2014, this is an excellent program for those individuals who are looking at becoming preschool teachers and child care workers.

The lessons in this program cover a number of child care related topics, including:

Providing a Safe Learning Environment

  • Providing a Healthy Learning Environment
  • Providing a Developmentally Appropriate Learning Environment
  • Early Care & Education: Past, Present & Future
  • Stages of Early Childhood Development
  • Expectations of the Early Childhood Professional
  • Children Don't Come with Directions
  • Creating & Evaluating & Early Childhood Environment.
  • Planning to Play
  • Planning for the Mind
  • Planning for the Heart & Soul
  • Issues & Trends in Early Childhood

  • Outcomes

    Individuals who complete this program will have gained the knowledge that is needed for working in child care centers and preschools as well as in community organizations, religious facilities, state and local governments, and corporate on-site child care centers.


    Students in this online child care program will be assessed through the use of open book, online exams.

    course quick facts
    course code DED-AZ
    cost $549.00
    estimated time to
    complete course
    24 Hours
    course materials
    365 Days