Bakersfield College

Child Development

Child Development Associate Teacher

Job Skills Certificate

This course work meets the requirements for the Child Development Associate Teacher Permit. This course work also meets the Child Development requirements for a fully qualified teacher in a licensed Preschool Child Development Center or School-Age Center.

To Achieve the Job Skills Certificate

Upon completion of the following courses with at least a ‘C’ grade in each course, the student will be awarded a Child Development Associate Teacher Job Skills Certificate.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • articulate 12 units with California State University, Bakersfield.
  • be employable as an associate teacher in a publicly funded or private child development program.
  • have pediatric CPR and First Aid certification.

Total Units: 12


Required Courses

Course # Name Units
CHDV B20 Principles and Practices 3.0
CHDV B36 Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum 3.0
CHDV B42 Child, Family and Community 3.0
CHDV B49 Child Health, Safety and Nutrition 3.0
Kern Community College District