Educational requirements Level 1 Early Childhood Educator: to be certified you must have completed one of the following:Child Care Orientation Course CCS 3110, 3120, 3130, 3140 and 3150 through an Alberta high school CTS program45-hour (3 credit) college-level course in child development
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Is an early childhood education certificate right for You?
If you love working with children, an Early Childhood Education Certificate might be the natural next step in your career. Besides furthering your education, a certificate might get you a raise, open new career doors, and put you one step closer to a degree.
How long does it take to get a certificate in early childhood?
All three certificates require 16 credit hours of study at the undergraduate level and are usually completed in a two semester course of study. There is some course overlap between the certificates and the college鈥檚 associates in early childhood education for students who wish to continue their studies after a certificate program. 5.)
What degree do I need to work in early childhood education?
Available undergraduate degrees include bachelor鈥檚 in human development, early childhood education (with certification), and child/family development. All three certificates require 18 credit hours for completion, and may also be continued into diploma or associate鈥檚 degree programs.
What types of early childhood education certificate programs are available online?
WGTC currently offers three fully online certificate programs related to early childhood education: Child Development Specialist, Early Childhood Program Administration, GaTAPP Early Childhood Education Precertification. All three certificates require SAT, ACT, ACCUPLACER, COMPASS, or ASSET scores from within the last 60 months.