126 hours in class and estimate 36 hours outside of class.
[Credit for Prior Learning Options Available](https://www.fvtc.edu/programs/Credit-For-Prior-Learning/Prior-Learning-Credit-Options)
Applies the learned course competencies in an actual child care setting. The course competencies include: document children's behavior; explore the standards for quality early childhood education; explore strategies that support diversity and anti-bias perspectives; implement activities developed by the co-op teacher/instructor; demonstrate professional behaviors; practice caregiving routines as curriculum and more.
Coreqs: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 250+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 18+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 10831103; ECE: Art Music & Language Arts 10307178 OR ECE: Math, Science & Social Studies 10307194