Prepare for: DCF Staff Credential
Train to be: Child Care Center Personnel.
Prerequisite: Already employed in a childcare facility
For Program Details:
For program details and cost click here: Child Care Center Operations (Coming Soon)
Other Helpful Links:
Florida Department of Education: Frameworks
Admissions (How to Apply):
1. Apply to MTC at https://manateetech.edu/apply-now/. Submit your application to access your “To-Do List.” You are not accepted into the program after applying, you must complete your do list.
2. View the Main Campus Virtual Information Session handout: Click Here
3. View the Main Campus Virtual Information Session video: Click Here
4. Complete your “To-Do List” at https://www.MTCdashboard.net.
Note: The Basic Skills Assessment must be taken within 6 weeks of your admit date unless exemption criteria have been documented per State Statute. For exemption information, see the Student Handbook located here: https://www.manateetech.edu/quick-docs/
For More Information: Contact Michelle Meluch, 941.751.7900 x 1004, Email
All apprenticeship programs are not accredited by the Council on Occupational Education.