Coastal Pines Technical College

Coastal Pines Technical College 2016-2017 Catalog and Student Handbook

Early Childhood Care and Education Basics EC31

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Early Childhood Care and Education

Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description

The Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Basic Child TCC includes three basic Early Childhood and Care Education courses that are needed for entry level workers. The program provides an introductory course to the ECCE field, a child growth and development course, and a health, safety and nutrition course. Graduates have qualifications to be employed in early care and education settings including child care centers and Head Start, and Georgia Pre-K programs. Bright from the Start (BFTS), the regulatory agency in Georgia, requires the basic knowledge included in this TCC for a person to be a lead teacher in a child care center and family day care center.

Admission Requirements

Minimum Required Age

16

High School Diploma or GED Required

Yes

Placement Scores for Regular Admission (Accuplacer)

English

Reading

Math

Algebra

60

55

34

N/A

 

Location(s)

Baxley

Jesup

Waycross

Program Courses

Credits

ECCE 1101 - Introduction to Early Childhood Care and Education

3

ECCE 1103 - Child Growth and Development

3

ECCE 1105 - Health, Safety and Nutrition

3

Minimum credit hours for Graduation

9

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