Child Care Professional

Child Care Professional Diploma Program

Program Overview

Prepare for a career as a child care professional with online training from Penn Foster Career School.

With Penn Foster Career School's Child Care Professional Career Diploma Program, you can learn the skills that will help you take the first step towards working in this rewarding career field. You'll learn about:

  • Child growth and development.
  • Child guidance.
  • Activities and lesson planning.
  • Health, safety, and nutrition.

... and much more.

Start your career path today!
Request information or enroll online The Child Care Professional Career Diploma program helps students prepare for entry-level jobs such as a Teacher Aide, Preschool Aide, In-home Child Care Provider, or Nanny. The program will also provide 38 continuing education units (CEUs) for students working with children ages birth through eight.

The program offers two specializations for students to choose from. The choice of specialization allows students to receive concentrated training for the area of employment they want to pursue in child care:

  • Family Child Care Specialization — Select this specialization if you’re interested in working in an in-home child care setting as a nanny or self-employed child care worker.
  • Center-Based Specialization — Choose this specialization if you work or plan to work in a child care center or preschool as an aide or assistant.

Child Care Professional Work Experience Options
You will have the opportunity to gain practical, hands-on experience in a real-world work environment with two optional Work Experience Options (WEO) that are included as part of your training.

Contact Penn Foster Today.
We’ll send you FREE information — with absolutely no obligation! Find out more about your child care training that includes:

  • Books, study guides, and learning aids.
  • Expert instructional support.
  • Access to student services by phone, fax, mail, and website.

Get more information today, and take your first step towards a new career as a child care professional.