Vocational
Child Day Care

The child day care industry employed 1.3 million workers in the United States in 2008, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Such workers provide shelter, food and education for children, usually those younger than school-age.

Child day care student training varies depending on the state requirements for child care workers. States that require workers to have a license will include a minimum training requirement, such as a certification as a Child Development Associate, a Child Care Professional certificate, or some college coursework.

Child day care workers can be found in three different arenas: in-home, self-employed workers take children into their homes or provide care in the family’s home. This private child day care often is not regulated by states. There also are workers that are employed in formal day care facilities, which may have pre-school or other education programs in place.

On a daily basis, child day care workers will dress, feed and bathe children, play or teach them, supervise their activities and provide other basic needs. In addition to working with children, child day care workers may interact with parents, provide reports on a child’s progress or activities and assist in program planning.

Schools That Offer This Program:
Career Point College
Crimson Technical College
Blue Cliff College
Blue Cliff College
Medical Career Institute
Medical Career Institute
Strayer University
Strayer University
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Newbridge College
Southern Technical College
Southern Technical College
Trumbull Business College
National College of Business & Technology
National College of Business & Technology
Fortis College
Everglades University
Lincoln College of New England
Lincoln College of New England
Lincoln College of New England
Lincoln College of Technology
Lincoln College of Technology
Lincoln Technical Institute
Lincoln Technical Institute
Nashville Auto-Diesel College
Nashville Auto-Diesel College
Southwestern College
Southwestern College
Lincoln Culinary Institute
Lincoln Culinary Institute
Lincoln College Online
Grantham University
Carrington College
Carrington College
Carrington College California
Carrington College California
Brookline College
Florida Career College
National Massage Therapy Institute
New England Institute of Technology
Computer Systems Institute
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