Early Childhood Care and Education Basics EC31, Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description

The Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Basic Child TCC includes three basic Early Childhood and Care Education courses that are needed for entry level workers. The program provides an introductory course to the ECCE field, a child growth and development course, and a health, safety and nutrition course. Graduates have qualifications to be employed in early care and education settings including child care centers and Head Start, and Georgia Pre-K programs. Bright from the Start (BFTS), the regulatory agency in Georgia, requires the basic knowledge included in this TCC for a person to be a lead teacher in a child care center and family day care center.

Admission Requirements

Minimum Required Age NA
High School Diploma or GED Required Yes
Placement Scores for Regular Admission (Accuplacer) English Reading Math Algebra
60 55 34 N/A




Required Courses:

ECCE 1101Introduction to ECCE


ECCE 1103Child Growth and Development


ECCE 1105Health, Safety and Nutrition


Total Credit Hours: 9