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Why use Care Courses? Because they're convenient, affordable and you learn so much!

Shawn"I am having a ball doing these courses. So much of it is very interesting and also touches a lot on what I learned in college. I decided to go into child care and my director recommended me to take the CDA course. I think it is great."

Shawn in New York

jane“I just want to say I enjoyed taking this online class. It’s was very easy to complete online, since I’m not much of a computer person. It was nice to work on it when it fit my hours."

Danielle in Wisconsin

Zoica“Everything went very well! I received all of my certificates in a very timely manner! I love your program and am recommending it to other staff members in our organization! I plan on using your program in the very near future myself! Thank you for such a great service!”

Lynn in California

Care Courses offers distance-learning courses for child care providers and parents. Use our childcare professional development clock hours for most US States continuing education inservice requirements and registries, for CDA Certification (Child Development Associate Credential), for CDA Renewal and for NAC Renewal. All our professional development courses give both Clock Hours and IACET CEUs.

Our informative child care training programs can be completed anywhere and at any time. Study at home, at the park, or wherever is most convenient for you. Our friendly, knowledgeable instructors offer unlimited free student support by phone or email, and are always happy to help!

Early childhood child care training can be fun, interesting, and relevant to your daily work and experience! We've been offering professional development classes for over 30 years; we love what we do and truly want to make your experience fantastic.

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Kentucky Child Care Training 

National Childcare Credentials in Kentucky: 

Use our courses toward a CDA as well as to renew your CDA, NAC or CCP.

Kentucky Childcare Training Requirements 

All Care Courses are registered with the Cabinet for Health and Family Services and are approved as clock hours of early care and education training for those who work in Family Child Care Homes, Type I Child Care Centers and Type II Child Care Centers. This includes directors, staff and providers. 

All Care Courses are accepted towards the required 15 clock hours of training for renewal of the Kentucky Commonwealth Child Care Credential (CCCC).

All Care Courses are registered training events on the Early Care and Education Training Records Information System (ECE-TRIS), and you can locate them on the website here. To verify approval first click the “Calendar” then select “Independent Study and Web-Based Trainings” and search the course title. 

Please contact us at to learn how our courses can be used towards obtaining the KY Commonwealth Child Care Credential or renewing the Kentucky Early Care and Education Trainers Credential. 

What Kentucky students say:

"I ordered [CDA training] for one of my staff and she is on her way to a CDA!” - Clay City, Kentucky

Opening a child care facility in Kentucky: 

For those of you interested in starting a day care or home-based child care facility in Kentucky, please contact your state licensing agency using the contact information below. The licensing agency can give you advice on the requirements, rules and regulations of your state.

Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS)

Division of Regulated Child Care
Phone: (502) 564-7962
CHFS contact form