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

Care Courses offers online training classes and book courses for child care providers, home visitors 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 CEUs toward CDA Renewal. 

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. Then go online to complete and submit your quiz. 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 20 years; we love what we do and truly want to make your experience fantastic.


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North Carolina Child Care Training


National Childcare Credentials: North Carolina child care providers may use our courses toward a CCP or CDA, as well as CDA, NAC and CCP renewal.
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North Carolina Childcare Training Requirements: Care Courses are approved for in-service training for those who work in childcare programs and family child care homes regulated by the North Carolina Division of Child Development. This includes staff, facility directors, administrators, lead teachers, teachers, teacher aides, caregivers, operators, substitutes and volunteers.

All Care Courses which grant 0.5 CEUs (5 Hours) of training or more are accepted towards renewing an Early Education Certification (EEC)

Please Note:

The Care Course Let's Play Outdoors is approved for in-service training, but not for the required 4 hours of safety training listed in North Carolina's child care regulations.

Keeping Infants Safe and Safe Baby, Safe Child are approved for in-service training, but both Keeping Infants Safe and Safe Baby, Safe Child are not approved for North Carolina child care worker’s ITS-SIDS training. SIDS training must be obtained in person from specifically trained and authorized presenters. Contact the North Carolina Child Care Health and Safety Resource Center at 1-800-367-2229, for further information regarding the SIDS training in North Carolina.

Opening a child care facility in North Carolina: For those of you interested in starting a day care or home-based child care facility in North Carolina, 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.

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
Division of Child Development and Early Education
2201 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-2201

(919) 527-6335 or
(800) 859-0829 (Within NC only)
NC Division of Child Development