GA FCCLH Pre Licensure Training


Course Overview


GA FCCLH Pre-licensure Training

Asynchronous (Self Pace)
Core Competency:
Development and Learning, Program Management, Professionalism, and  Observation and Assessment
Credit Hours:
10 clock hour


Learning Outcome
Provider competencies that serve as a framework for professional development for those who wish to open a in-home daycare in Georgia.

1. Topic Area 1: Early Learning Standards – The Role of Cognitive Development in Building General Knowledge (2 hours)

  • Identify cognitive development milestones and use them to monitor and assess children’s progress.
  • Identify factors that influence cognitive development and develop strategies to promote cognitive development in young children 0-60 months.
  • Integrate cognitive development into lesson plans and activities for math, social studies, science, and creative development.

2. Topic Area 2: Communication – Attract New Families “Marketing 101” (2 hours)

  • Identify the benefits of a child care program and how to communicate them to families.
  • Compare the rates and services of a competitor to the rates and services offered in their child care program.
  • Identify the different methods to fill slots in a child care program

3. Topic Area 3: Professional and Leadership Development – Professionalism (1 hour)

  • Apply good values in an early childhood program to help the program prosper.
  • Identify what behaviors are acceptable and what behaviors are inappropriate
  • Discuss ways to prevent unethical behavior within the work place.

4. Topic Area 3: Professional and Leadership Development –  A Commitment to Professional Development  (1 hour)

  • Demonstrate a commitment to ongoing professional learning and development by establishing objectives and goals.
  • Determine training and development methods to initiate learning opportunities to advance personal professional knowledge and skills.
  • Identify ways to evaluate training and development effectiveness.

5. Topic Area 4: Business Management – Initiate, Sustain and Maintain an Effective Organization (2 hours)

  • Apply effective strategies to manage day-to-day activities within the child care program.
  • Organize a safe environment by developing and maintaining the equipment.
  • Implement the best practices for record keeping.
  • Identify an effective communication strategy to promote awareness and family engagement.
  • Adapt to change to maintain an effective child care program

6. Topic Area 5: Advocacy For the Parents, children and staff in family child care learning home – Observation and Assessment In Young Children (2 hours)

    • Identify the different observation and assessment techniques.
    • Discuss the importance of childhood observation and assessment.
    • Implement observation and assessment during class time and incorporate it in a curriculum.
It is recommended that participants take notes as they go through the course content. Materials needed include:

  • Writing Paper
  • A pen or pencil
There is no prerequisite for this training course.
  • While tablets, smartphones and other mobile devices may allow for some completion of coursework, they are not guaranteed to work in all areas. Please ensure you have access to a desktop or laptop to complete coursework.
  • Must have internet connection. High speed broadband access (LAN, Cable or DSL) is highly recommended for the optimal learning experience.
  • A graphical browser is required, such as, Chrome, Firefox, etc.
  • Participants must have an E-mail account that is accessible because after a participant enrolls in this course, all e-mails regarding this course will be sent to the e-mail on record.
This is a certificate program. Upon completion participants will earn a certificate of completion and continuing education units (CEU).
Criteria to Earn Credit
To receive credit for completing this course, participants should read all material, take notes, and complete all the required assignments. There is a final assessment at the end of this course. Participants will have two attempts to take the final assessment and must pass with a 70% or higher to earn credit. Please note there will be no extra attempts to retake the final assessment. Once you have started the final assessment, complete it without interruption. If you cannot pass the final assessment with a 70% or higher, we encourage you to consider taking another course that meets your requirements.


Name: Octavia Dixon
Phone: (770) 347 – 7030