Certificate in Child Care Administration


This course is designed for early childhood facility administrator, this course explores the many facets of the job, including developing personnel policies, interviewing and hiring, communicating effectively, motivating staff, conducting staff meetings, evaluating staff, solving problems, managing change, planning and managing finances, and working with a board of directors.

Course Contents

  • The scope of the job of director of an early childhood program
  • The need for and process of developing personnel policies
  • How the interviewing and hiring of staff members impacts the success of an early childhood program
  • Effective techniques for interviewing prospective staff members
  • Ways to communicate effectively with staff members
  • Techniques for motivating staff
  • How to conduct effective staff meetings
  • Effective staff evaluation techniques
  • Techniques for building an effective team attitude among staff members
  • Effective techniques for solving problems and managing change
  • Components of financial planning
  • The director's role in financial management in the typical early childhood
  • Differences in the perspectives of the board of directors, the director, and the staff
  • Ways to ensure that the board of directors, the director, and the staff work together effectively
  • The NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct for early childhood professionals

Mode of Learning

Distance Education (either online or by correspondence) in the convenience of your own home at your own pace.

Entry Requirement

In order for you to gain entry into the Certificate in Child Care Administration, all applicants should meet the following entry requirement:

  • High School Year 12 English or equivalent qualification.
  • Be competent in Spoken and Written English (with an IELTS score of 6.0).
  • Relevant qualifications and teaching experience would be considered.
  • If you do not fall within any of the above categories and think you are qualified for the course, please submit all your qualifications and a letter explaining why you should be considered. Your application will then be assessed on a case-by-case basis.


Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a Certificate in Child Care Administration.

Online course fee - USD250.00

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