Child Care Provider Career Profile and Job Duties

Career Profile for Child Care Provider

Program Description       
This 480 clock hour program requires the completion of 16 weeks of study.  This program will familiarize students with the fundamentals of childcare as a provider.  Students will learn how to care for infants, young children, and older children, usually while the children’s parents or guardians are at work or away for other reason. They learn to work individually with one child or with groups of children to create a safe, comfortable, and creative environment.  

Program Objectives
This program is designed to provide students with the fundamental skills and knowledge to perform duties of a Childcare Provider including providing care for infants and children of various ages.  Emphasis is placed on social, physical, cognitive and creative development and learning. 
Occupational Objectives                 
Graduates of the program may qualify for entry-level position as a Childcare Provider in a private scholastic setting.
Licensure Goal/Requirements: None

Requirements for Graduation: Students must have at a minimum, an accumulative grade point average of 78% or “C” grade, along with a minimum of 70% of the total scheduled program hours attended, in order to be considered for graduation. Pass tests at end of modules and pass final exam, completion of externship is required for graduation.

Program Length/Class Hours

Day: 6 hours a day, 5 days a week, 480 total clock hours, 16 weeks of study

Course Title
Learning Development for Infants                                  30
Learning Development for 2 & 3 Years Old                   60
Learning Development for Preschool Children              30
Emotional and Self Development                                    20
Social, Physical & Cognitive Development                    60
Language & Creative Development                                 50
Learning through Observation                                          20
Families and Communities                                                20
Guidance, Health, Safety, and Nutrition                        40
Program Management and Externship                        150
Total Clock Hours                                                          480

Course Description
1. Learning Development for Infants - Students will learn how to care for infants including   handling feeding, bathing, and sleeping routines as well as how to provide the right stimuli for optimal progress in their development. A passing score of 78% is required for test taken at the end of this module. 
2. Learning Development for 2 and 3 Year Olds - Students will learn to identify and understand the major motor, intellectual, social and emotional changes of a 2 and 3 year old child. Students will also learn how to effectively communicate with children to help ease frustration and misbehavior. A passing score of 78% is required for test taken at the end of this module.
3. Learning Development for Preschool Children – Students will learn how to create a learning environment for preschool aged children, which promotes educational learning and helps develop social skills. A passing score of 78% is required for test taken at the end of this module. 
4. Emotional and Self-Development – Students will learn how provide development in physical, emotional, and social development areas of young children.  Students will also learn how to assist in developing social awareness and communication skills in young children to relieve stressful situations and misbehavior. A passing score of 78% is required for test taken at the end of this module. 
5. Social, Physical and Cognitive Development – Students will learn how to establish an environment to promotes social, physical and cognitive development in young children. This may include learning devices, toys and equipment that promote child development. A passing score of 78% is required for test taken at the end of this module.
6. Language and Creative Development – Students will learn how to establish a learning environment that promotes learning of language and the creativity of a young child and how it aides in their cognitive development. A passing score of 78% is required for test taken at the end of this module. 
7. Learning through Observation – Students will learn how to create a learning environment that promotes positive learning by observation.  Students will also learn how to use effective creativity through the use of visual aids and simple communication with young children. A passing score of 78% is required for test taken at the end of this module. 
8. Families and Communities – Students will learn how to understand the needs of working families and communities, and also learn how to adapt to specific care needs such as scheduling, age specific diets, or other special care needs a family may require. A passing score of 78% is required for test taken at the end of this module.
9. Guidance, Health, Safety and Nutrition – Students will learn how to correctly provide guidance to those in their care, while also establishing a safe care environment. Students will also learn about nutrition and health needs of infants and young children. A passing score of 78% is required for test taken at the end of this module. 
10. Program Management and Externship – Students will conduct a 150 hour externship at a childcare facility where they will apply their knowledge and skills learned.  Upon completion of their internship, students will have satisfactorily completed their program. A passing score of 78% is required for test taken at the end of this module.
Final Examination                                                                                                                                                         A minimum passing score of 78%, or “C” grade, is required for the Final Comprehensive Examination taken at the end of this program, along with a minimum of 70% of the total scheduled program hours attended, in order to be considered for graduation.   
Program Equipment List 

  • 15 Desktop Computers - Dell, Intel Pentium 4, 2.8 GHZ CPU, Intel i865p/pe/6/i848p Motherboard, Graphic AGP 4x 256mb video card, Memory DDR 1536 MB x 2, 32 bit operating system Windows 7.  (Owned)
  • Computer Monitors - 17” HNC 1080x724 LCD flat panel monitor.  (Owned) 
  • Fire extinguishers- Kidde 466141 Kitchen/Garage Fire Extinguisher 10-BC: Easy-to-read gauge. 2.5 pounds of fire extinguishing agent (average). UL approved wall hook. Suitable for use on Class B (liquids and gases) and Class C (energized electrical equipment) fires. (Owned)

SCHOOL PERFORMANCE FACT SHEET

Before you enroll, this form is to make you aware of Sutech School of Vocational and Technical Training current completion rates, employment rates and salary information. The following statistics represent the period of: January 1, 2012 to December 31, 2013

 

CHILD CARE PROVIDER                                                                                                          (480 Total Clock Hours)

ON-TIME COMPLETION RATES


Calendar Year

Number of students who began program ˡ

Students available for graduation ²

Graduates ³

Completion Rate ⁴

Student
Initials

2014

17

20

20

100%

 

2012

3

3

0

0%

 

  1. Number of students Who Began Program” means the number of students who began a program who are scheduled to complete the program within the reporting calendar year
  2. “Students available for graduation” is the number of students who began program minus the number of “ Students Unavailable for Graduation,” which means those students who have died, been incarcerated, or called to active military duty.
  3. “Graduates” is the number of students who completed the program within 100% of the published program length
  4. “Completion Rate” is the number of graduates divided by the Number of Students Available for Graduation.

Students Completing After Published Program Length (101-150% Completion Rate)

 

Calendar Year

 

Number of Students Who Began Program1

 

Students Available for Graduation2

 

150% Graduates3

 

150%                       Completion Rate4

 

Student Initials

2014

17

20

0

0%

 

2013

3

3

0

0%

 

  1. “Number of students Who Began Program” means the number of students who began a program who are scheduled to complete the program whitin the reporting calendar year
  2. “Students available for graduation” is the number of students who began program minus the number of “ Students Unavailable for Graduation,” which means those students who have died, been incarcerated, or called to active military duty.
  3. “150% Graduates” is the number of students who completed within 101%-150% of the program length.
  4. “150% Completion Rate” is the number of students who completed the program in the reported calendar year withn 101%-150% of the published program length divided by the Number of Students Available for Graduation in the published program length period.

PLACEMENT RATES


Calendar Year

Number of Graduatesˡ

Graduates available for employment²

Graduates employed in the field³

Placement Rate% Employed in field⁴

Graduates employed in the field less than 32 hours

Graduates employed in the field 32 hours or more

Student
Initials

2014

20

18

13

72%

9

4

 

2013

0

0

0

0%

0

0

 

 (1) “Number of Graduates” is the number of students who completed the program within 100% of the published program length.
(2) “Graduates available for employment” means the number of graduates minus the number of graduates unavailable for employment. “Graduates unavailable for employment” means graduates who, after graduation, die, become incarcerated, are called to active military duty, are international students that leave the United States or do not have a visa allowing employment in the United States, or are continuing their education in an accredited or bureau-approved postsecondary institution.
(3) “Graduates employed in the field” means graduates who report that they are gainfully employed within six months of graduation in a position for which the skills obtained through the education and training provided by the institution are required or provided a significant advantage to the graduate in obtaining the position.
(4) Placement Rate is calculated by dividing the number of graduates gainfully employed in the field by the number of graduates available for employment.
SALARY WAGE AND INFORMATION


Calendar Year

Graduates Available for Employment1

Graduates Employed in the Field2

Annual Salary and Wage Reported by                             Graduates Employed in the Field

15,000to 20,000

20,001to 25,000

25,001to 30,000

30,001to 35,000

35,001to 40,000

40,001 to 45,000 or more

Graduates Not  Reporting Salaries3

2014

18

13

9

4

0

0

0

0

0

2013

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

(1) “Graduates Available for Employment” is the total number of graduates minus the number of graduates unavailable for employment.  “Graduates Unavailable for Employment” means graduates who, after graduation, die, become incarcerated, are called to active military duty, are international students that leave the United States or do not have a visa allowing employment in the United States, or are continuing their education in an accredited or bureau-approved postsecondary institution.
(2) “Graduates Employed in the Field” are graduates who are gainfully employed within six months of graduation in a position for which the skills obtained through the education and training provided by the institution are required or provided a significant advantage to the graduate in obtaining the position.
(3) Salary is as reported by the student.  Not all graduates reported salaries.
This fact sheet is filed with the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education.  Regardless of any information you may have relating to completion rates, starting salaries, or license exam passage rates, this fact sheet contains information which is calculated pursuant to state law.
Any questions a student may have regarding this fact sheet that have not been satisfactorily answered by the institution may be directed to the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education at 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400, Sacramento California, 95833,
or calling 1-888-370-7589, or by visiting www.bppe.ca.gov