​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 wage 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)
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    Health Educ​ation​ for Family Daycare Providers (PRNT 562)​
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    Employability Skills (VBUS 400 or ESL 520)
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    ​Business Practices in Family Childcare (VBUS 559)
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    ​​Start a Small Business (Childcare) (VBUS 590)
    Section 24334
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    ​Participation Requirements
    • You must be 18 years or older and living in California.

    Have​ Questions? 

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    or call us at 714-241-5700​