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Child Care Development [CDA] Training

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Child Care Development [CDA]

5-Week Course

This course is 120-hours. It's a 5-week class.

Board of Education

This course is approved by the Board of Education. We are an approved Pearson Vue Testing Center


This course will be online.

Course Description and Details

Early childhood education professionals recognize the significance of offering their students the optimal foundation. Consequently, they frequently pursue additional training to enhance their ability to provide superior developmental experiences for the children under their supervision.


For those aiming to broaden their expertise and competencies, enrolling in the Child Care Development 5-week Course proves to be an excellent means of staying abreast of contemporary issues and trends within the realm of child care. In the following discussion, we will delve into the specifics of this course, its covered subjects, and the advantages it holds for individuals in the early childhood education field.

This course is meticulously crafted to present a comprehensive overview of child care and development, emphasizing the latest research findings and best practices. Encompassing themes such as child development theories, global variances in child care and education systems, as well as current issues and trends in the field, the course serves as a valuable resource. Moreover, it equips students with practical skills applicable to diverse settings, including early childhood education, after-school programs, and family child care.

Course Requirements

To earn a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential, candidates must complete 120 hours of professional development. The coursework for the CDA credential focuses on six content areas:

  1. Promoting child development and learning

  2. Building family and community relationships

  3. Observing and recording children's behavior

  4. Working with families

  5. Managing an effective program operation

  6. Maintaining a commitment to professionalism

  7. Two Forms of Government ID

  8. Social Security Card 

  9. GED / High School Diploma

Benefits of Enrolling with K&G Career Academy:


  1. Nationally recognized certifications

  2. Full Cycle Support from Enrollment to Career

  3. Budget-friendly. Payment Plans are available.

  4. Open enrollment. Start any time.

  5. Mobile-Friendly Courses: Access our courses seamlessly on mobile devices.

  6. Flexible 100% online and hybrid programs.

  7. Out-of-state students are welcome. [We assist in searching for clinical site locations for you.]

  8. Expanding Network of Companies and Partnerships.

  9. Reliable. Trusted Results.

  10. Lifetime Access to Career Services.

  11. Expanding Community and Network.

K&G Career Academy Experience:


Step 1: Connect with a reliable support system. Our admissions representative to choose the ideal program for your career goals or register directly online to start


Step 2: Pick a payment plan that works for you and start your program


Step 3: Submit your registration requirements for approval and select a date to start


Step 4: Begin taking your career and life-changing course with professionals in the field


Step 5: Engage with a career counselor to assist with job placement


Step 6: Start working in a growing field with 0 debt to your name.

Course Duration

The duration of the Child Care Development Course is 5 weeks. This course is divided into four modules each lasting about 1.5 weeks. 

Reasons to Get Your Child Care Development Certification

There are many reasons to get your Child Care Development Certification. This certification can help you become a better childcare provider, and it can also lead to career advancement opportunities.

Some of the key benefits of getting your Child Care Development Certification include:

1. improved knowledge and understanding of child development principles;

2. greater confidence when working with children;

3. the ability to provide more effective care for children;

4. increased job satisfaction; and

5. the potential to earn more money.

Salary and Job Expectations

As a childcare development professional, you can expect to earn a median salary of $30,000 per year. However, salaries will vary depending on your experience, education, and location. Childcare development jobs are expected to grow at a rate of 7% from 2018-2028. This is due to the increasing demand for high-quality child care.

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