Childcare Provider Class

Non-Credit Provider Certificate

June 1–12, 2023

Hybrid (Online and On Campus portions)

This short-term, non-credit certificate program is intended to provide you with the knowledge, resources, and confidence to be successful in an entry-level childhood career, while also preparing you with the minimum training required of a first-year child care provider. You will have the opportunity to earn certification in CPR/First Aid and Mandatory Reporter training. The majority of class will be done in online modules and will be self-paced. Additionally, this class will cover employment readiness skills.

Cost & Financial Assistance

The cost of the class is $1,575*.

GAP assistance is available and is designed to help job seekers secure gainful employment in high-quality, local jobs.

GAP funding is intended for job seekers who:
• Have a household income at or below program guidelines
• Are unemployed
• Are underemployed
• Are dislocated workers

In addition to tuition assistance, GAP Navigators provide participants with personal, career and support services.

Questions about Financial Assistance? Contact:
Glenda Barrios

Bilingual Pathways Navigator & Academic Specialist
712-324-5061 or 800-352-4907 ext. 124


*Tuition Assistance available (click here). Must be an Iowa resident and 17 years old by first day of class.


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June 1: Information & Materials Session  |  Location: NCC

June 2–8: Complete Modules  |  Online (self-paced)

June 9: Mandatory Child Abuse Reporter Training (self-paced)

June 12: First Aid/CPR/AED &  Soft Skills  |  Location: NCC


Module 1: Safety in your Childcare Environment

Module 2: Emergency Preparedness

Module 3: Transportation in Child Care

Module 4: Prevention of Infectious Disease

Module 5: Handling & Storage of Hazardous Materials

Module 6: Medication in Child Care

Module 7: Managing Food Allergies

Module 8: Infant Safe Sleep

Module 9: Prevention of Shaken Baby Syndrome

Module 10: Understanding Cultural Diversity

Module 11: Understanding Homelessness

Module 12: Child Development

For questions or to register contact:

Kalie Kruger, Coordinator

712-324-5061/800-352-4907 ext. 378  |