Training For Early Care in Education (TECE I)

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification

Method of Delivery

Hybrid or blended

When offered

Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Early Childhood Education and Teaching. 131210


The Training for Early Care & Education I curriculum introduces students to the core competencies needed in the field. Students will develop essential knowledge, skills, and aptitudes that can enhance the development of young children in early educational settings.
This 66-hour course is approved through the Office of Childcare Licensing and the hours can be applied toward licensure. Division of Child Care and Licensing requires a High School Diploma or GED in order to register the certification. 


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent


Delaware Technical Community College - Wilmington- Non Credit Programs

WIOA Approved Program


Training Location(s)

300 N Orange Street, Wilmington

Local WIB

1 - Statewide

Type of Attainment:


Name of Credential

national CDA Certification

Type of financial aid offered or have access to


Refund Policy

For full refund consideration, your request must be received 72 hours to the course start time. If you withdraw from the course within the first week, you will be eligible to receive 75% refund. Refunds are not given for courses with 3 or fewer sessions, with the exception of the above 72 hour refund request policy. Please not that there are some courses with different refund policies. Please not that refunds for payments by check may take a minimum of six weeks to process. 

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - Department of Education

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$50.00 1 Manual

In-State/District Tuition


Total In-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

25-2011.00Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
$12.00 per hour

Provider Status



333 Shipley Street, Wilmington, Delaware 19801

Phone Number

(302) 571-5300

Fax Number

(302) 830-5213

Web Address

Last Updated

Sep 16, 2021


Dec 27, 2007