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Early Childhood Care & Education


Start your career in Early Childhood Care & Education

The Early Childhood Care & Education job training program prepares you for a job in a childcare center. You can start your career as a teacher assistant or go for self-employment as a childcare provider. Part of the class is work experience, and you’ll get hands-on experience interacting with children, teachers and parents. Upon graduation, we’ll help you find a job in childcare – a field that is expected to grow rapidly over the next several years.

What You’ll Learn:


•  Components of Early Childhood

•  Learning Philosophies

•  Curriculum/Materials Development

•  Childcare Administration

•  CPR – Health & Safety

•  Work Experience with staff, children and parents

•  Job Preparation, including interview and resume skills


•  New Career in 8 - 9 Months

•  Job Placement Assistance

•  Support Services

•  Financial Aid Assistance for those who qualify

•  Training supplies, books, and uniforms included in tuition

① Average program length based on program/class schedule.
② Subject to change without notice.

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“I didn’t think I was gonna be able to go back to school after been away from books in so long. CET gave me the courage and Mrs. Ernestine help me build my self-esteem and believe I can do anything I put on my mind.”

Ana Esquer

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So you’ve decided to take the first step with CET. You’ll need to meet with an Admissions Advisor to enroll and a Financial Aid Officer.  Pick a day in the future that works for you, we’ll give you a call back and walk you through the process step-by-step.


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