​​​Start Your Own Childcare Business!

This program is 100% tuition-free!​

​Prepare for a career as a childcare provider. In as little as nine months, get the training needed to work in a childcare center or open your own childcare business. 

  • ​Learn how to care for and support the needs of infants, toddlers, and preschool children. Build skills to successfully operate a small business. Understand the Health Education and licensing requirements to start your own childcare center. 

​​Job Outlook

​Average California Hourly Wage for a Childcare Worker: $12.44​
Projected Job Openings in California through 2024: 39,900
*The above wag​​e is for those that possess a high school diploma or GED/HiSET certificate.

Course Requirements
Early Childhood & D​evelopment for Family & Childcare Providers (PRNT 558)
Health Educ​ation​ for Family Daycare Providers (PRNT 562)​
Employability Skills (VBUS 400 or ESL 520)
​Business Practices in Family Childcare (VBUS 559)
​​Start a Small Business (Childcare) (VBUS 590)

​Pa​​rticipation Requirements
  • You must be 18 years or older and living in California.

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