Online Infant Child Development Associate Certification Course
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Online Preschool CDA Certification

Along with making you eligible to apply for the CDA National Credential Program, our online preschool CDA certification helps you build a safe learning environment.


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Course Overview

Our preschool CDA certification will act as a stepping stone to advancing your career in the space of early childhood education. Benefits of obtaining a CDA certification include

It helps you become eligible for the CDA National Credential Program.

This program is a professional opportunity for early childhood educators to demonstrate their knowledge, skills and abilities.

You get an in-depth understanding of concepts related to child development and learning.

Empowerment to shape the future of young kids.

Course Summary

Course Duration

The CDA Council of Professional Recognition requires 120 hours of CDA training.

This 120 hours of training is offered by Atheneum Global.

Candidates seeking to apply for CDA assessment in any of the three settings (centre-based, family child care, and home visitor) must meet the following eligibility requirements:

1. Be 18 years of age or older

2. Hold a high school diploma

3. Should have 480 hours of experience working with and handling children within the past five years.

4. Should have 120 clock hours of formal education in child care within the past five years

Candidates applying for a Bilingual Endorsement must meet the above requirements and be able to speak, read, and write well enough in both English and another language to understand and be understood by both children and adults.

All candidates are required to identify an appropriate setting where they can be observed working as the lead caregiver.

Atheneum Global delivers a 120 hours CDA credential training program on its training platform. Participants who successfully clear this certification program can then apply directly to the CDA Council to kickstart the formal endorsement process. If the candidate lacks the required 480 hours of experience in working with children, we organise suitable internships for candidates to become eligible for the CDA qualification.

The course fee is Rs 9500 for Indian citizens and $150 for international students.

All transactions are done online and are easy.

You can even pay in installments.

CDAs work to foster kids. In this position, you will be working towards developing the children emotionally, mentally and socially.

120 hours of training is required to be documented, with no less than 10 hours in duration in each of the following areas of content:

Planning a safe and healthy learning environment

Advancing children's physical and intellectual development

Supporting children's social and emotional development

Building productive relationships with families

Managing an effective program operation

Maintaining a commitment to professionalism

Observing and recording children's behaviour

Understanding principles of child development and learning

The students are awarded the CDA Certificate by the Council for Professional Recognition.

Our enrollment is simple and all your payments and transactions are done online.

Our online transaction processes are safe and secure and you can pay using any of the reliable platforms like BHIM UPI, PayPal or debit/credit cards according to your convenience.

Candidates seeking CDA assessment require 480 hours of experience working with children within the past five years.

If the candidate lacks the required 480 hours of experience, we organise suitable internships for candidates to help them become eligible for the CDA qualification.


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How Does Our Preschool CDA Course Differ From Others?

Below mentioned points will help you understand the reasons to choose Atheneum Global for your preschool CDA certification

The course helps you meet job requirements in various roles and contributes to your career advancement.

Provide parents with peace of mind when they know their child is in safe hands.

The course equips you with the latest techniques and methods of teaching.

Being an online course, you can study from anywhere at any time at your own pace.

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Reasons for Joining a Certificate Course at Atheneum Global

Our preschool CDA certification course equips you with the necessary skills, knowledge and techniques to further your career development. Choose Atheneum Global because

Our course is highly competitive and budget-friendly.

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Atheneum Global is internationally recognized and accepted. Our online teacher training courses help our students land the best jobs in the field of education.


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