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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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Wisconsin Child Care Training 

National Childcare Credentials in Wisconsin: 

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

Wisconsin Childcare Training Requirements 

All Care Courses are accepted by the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families (DCF) toward the continuing education training requirements and in-service training requirements for those who work in group child care centers, family child care centers and day camps. This includes DCF training for administrators, center directors, child care teachers, employees, assistant child care teachers, providers, emergency back-up providers, counselors, volunteers, substitutes, and food service personnel. Care Courses are approved Tier Training through the Wisconsin Professional Development Approval System.

All Care Courses are approved by The Registry. For Tier Training credit, please add your Wisconsin Registry ID number to your Care Courses account. Once you have added it, please email us at so that we can report your training. Thank you!

You may use Care Courses toward obtaining your CDA. A CDA allows you to obtain Level 6 on the Registry's Career Levels.

Wisconsin 25-hour childcare training Looking for 25 hours of childcare training? Click here for recommended combinations of our courses. Each bundle grants 25 hours.
We also have courses that meet special Wisconsin Registry requirements (Abuse and Neglect).

Click here for courses accepted for Wisconsin's Inclusion requirement.
Keeping Infants Safe fulfills the state requirement for SIDS risk reduction procedures, but it does not fulfill Wisconsin's requirement for Shaken Baby Syndrome.

Opening a child care facility in Wisconsin: 

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

Wisconsin Department of Children and Families 

Phone: 608-422-7000

Wisconsin Child Care Licensing