VESL Child Care Provider - Certificate of Competency

The VESL Child Care Provider program prepares beginning-high to intermediate-low ESL students for careers in child care. The curriculum also serves as a pathway to other noncredit CTE certificates, and credit child development programs. Students gain knowledge in essential vocabulary for understanding basics of child growth and development, communicating with parents or future employers, health and safety, and duties of child care providers.

Required Courses

ESLV 3000VESL: CHILD CARE PROVIDER, MODULE A0
ESLV 3001VESL: CHILD CARE PROVIDER, MODULE B0

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify basic child care terminology such as common child care items, hazards, reporting incidents, health and safety.
  2. Incorporate child development vocabulary, speaking and writing to be prepared to work in a child centered environment.
  3. Summarize appropriate developmental stages to effectively orally communicate in a child care setting.
  4. Understand basic work ethics such as teamwork and appropriate workplace behavior.
  5. Engage in basic interviewing and job search skills for a child care setting.