Early Childhood Education: Child Care Worker 2

Program Details

Program Description:

This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Education & Training career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Education & Training career cluster. Students train and test to earn their required 45 hours of DCF training.

The content includes but is not limited to organizational leadership, financial management, legal obligations and responsibilities, educational programming, marketing strategies, assessment, monitoring practices, observations, referrals and collaboration of programs with families and community resources. 


Start Date:

August, January


Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

For more information about Early Childhood education program contact Roderick Mitchell: at 941.751.7900 x 46032 or email: mitchelr@manateeschools.net


MTC Main Campus, 6305 State Road 70 East, Bradenton, FL 34203

Program #V200206 CIP# 0419070802

*Estimated Tuition, Lab, and Fees (includes administrative fee)


Additional Fees Due Prior to Pre-Admittance

Application Fee


*Estimated Total Cost of Program


*Prices are subject to change

Not Pell Eligible (for programs under 600 hours) 

All pre-admission fees are non-refundable and not covered by Financial Aid. *Prices are subject to change. Annual fees (charged each academic year from July 1—June 30). 

Textbook estimate. Current book list and prices: http://manateetech.edu/current-students/bookstore/ 
Tuition is $2.92 per hour for Florida residents. Tuition is $11.71 per hour for Non-Florida residents. 

Visit MTC Financial Aid page for more information.

Program costs are currently sponsored by the Early Learning Coalition. 

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Program Facts

Job Placement Rate



300 hrs (16 weeks)


Main Campus


Part-time, Day


Students must be 18 years old and over

Have Questions? Ready to Start Your Career?

Roderick Mitchell

Career Counselor

6305 State Road 70 East, Bradenton, FL 34203
Call   941.751.7900 x 46032
Email: mitchelr@manateeschools.net


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