Early Childhood Education

This program prepares students to obtain the Early Childhood Professional Certificate (ECPC). Students gain valuable experience working in our HOPE childcare center.


Next Start Date: August 10, 2020


After you have paid the application fee through PAYPAL on the PAYMENTS section you can then complete the application on the Careers Program Page.

Program Prerequisite Requirements:

  • High School Diploma / GED
  • Background Check
  • Valid Florida ID, Valid Florida Driver’s License or Passport

Early Childhood Education Teaches:

  • Childcare Worker 1
  • Childcare Worker 2
  • Teacher Aide (Preschool)
  • Preschool Teacher

Career PotentialClick here

Industry Certifications or Accreditation

  • Early Childhood Professional Certificate

Testing Requirements:

Accepted Tests Reading Math Language
TABE* 9 9 9
New SAT 24 24 25
ACT 19 19 17
GED 2014 145 145 145
College Board Accuplacer 83 72 83

[ *Recommended ]

Program Length:

600 Hours


Monday -Friday: 7:30am – 2:45pm


$2,335.00 for entire program *(Based on Florida Resident tuition rates. For estimation purposes only, prices subject to change.)

Click here for detailed cost sheet

ONET Government occupation information

  • Federal CIP Code: 19.0709
  • Program Number: E300100
Placement Rate: 100%

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