Infant / Toddler Care: Certificate | Technical College of the LowCountry

Infant / Toddler Care: Certificate


A very cute career.

Get the specialized training you need to provide expert care for infant and toddlers.

Program Description


Infants and toddler require special attention.

TCL’s Infant/Toddler Care certificate program will give you the specialized skills to provide the best care in meeting the their unique needs.

The 18-credit-hour program can be completed in as little as one semester and focuses on the developmental needs of children from birth to age three. Courses cover socialization and group care, developmentally appropriate curriculum and environments, and inclusive care.

Accreditation & Accolades


Technical College of the Lowcountry is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award Associate Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Technical College of the Lowcountry.

Quick Facts


Quick Fact 1
Learn in the classroom and in the field.
Quick Fact 2
Complete the program in as little as six semesters.
Quick Fact 3
Designed around the PITC West Ed Model.

What People Are Saying


“Employers know that when they hire our graduates, they are getting a highly qualified professional.”

Kelli Boniecki

FAQs & Additional Information

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What does this program cost?*

Tuition: 18 credits x $170 per credit = $3,060.

Remember, this is before S.C. Lottery Tuition Assistance and other financial aid, which could drop your costs by more than half. In fact, after financial aid, many TCL students attend for free.

*Based on Fall 2016 in-state, in-service-area tuition. Your actual cost may differ. Qualifications vary.

Career & Education Opportunities:

The S.C. annual mean wage for child care directors is $47,310, according to 2015 reports from U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Is this program for you?

The program prepares students to provide quality care for young children and is designed for:

• Full-time students preparing for a career in the infant toddler field of early childhood education.

• Currently employed individuals pursuing a career change.

• Childcare teachers and administrators who want to upgrade their experience where specializing in implementing quality infant/toddler programming.

• Parents who want to learn more about the growth and development of young children.

Other Resources

Gainful Employment: Learn more about the Infant/Toddler Care Certificate.

Program Dean


Kenneth Flick

Division Dean/Business & Industrial Technologies

kflick@tcl.edu

Instructors


Kelli Boniecki

Early Care & Education Instructor/Business Technologies

kboniecki@tcl.edu

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