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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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National Childcare Credentials: South Carolina child care providers may use our courses toward a CCP or CDA, as well as CDA, NAC and CCP renewal.
Click for more information: National Child Care Credentials
South Carolina Childcare Training Requirements: All Care Courses (with the exception of A Joyful Life of Caregiving, and Supporting Breastfeeding in Child Care) are approved by The Center for Child Care Career Development for training requirements for those who work in child care centers, group child care homes, family child care homes, and child care centers operated by churches or religious entities. This includes clock hours for center directors, center co-directors, staff, student teachers, student volunteers, teachers/caregivers and operators.

Before ordering a course click here to visit The Center for Child Care Career Development (CCCCD) website for a list of approved Care Courses. If you wish to take a course not on this list (A Joyful Life of Caregiving), please contact the CCCCD at 1-866-845-1555 for instruction on the documentation and approval procedure.

Click here to see a printable chart that lists hours per topic areas for each course.
What South Carolina Students say:
"I greatly appreciate Care Courses [Early Childhood Stress: Serious Stress in Children's Lives, Creating Schedules and Routines, Sanitation for Disease Prevention, ADHD, Stress and Day Care, and Infants in Child Care]. The subjects you offer are very diverse. I need that. My county does not offer a wide selection of classes. Most of the classes are repeats from the year before. Plus most of the information they teach in the classes I have had in college. So once again it's just a repeat of what I have had in past years. I very seldom learn any thing new. But, with your courses I learn all kinds of new and interesting information. Your courses take a different, more in-depth approach into child care. I like that a lot. Once again thank you for having your courses available to us." - Swansea, South Carolina
Opening a child care facility in South Carolina: For those of you interested in starting a day care or home-based child care facility in South 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.

South Carolina Department of Social Services
Office of Child Care Licensing
2638 Two Notch Road, Ste. 200
Columbia, SC 29204

(803) 898-9020

South Carolina Child Care Services