Use our courses toward a CDA as well as to renew your CDA, NAC or CCP.
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All Care Courses are accepted by the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) towards the 10 clock hours
(or 1 CEU) of in-service training required for those who work in family child care homes, large family child care
homes and child care facilities/centers. This includes DCF training for directors, employees, operators, providers
Care Courses are accepted for the 4.5 CEUs for renewal of Florida Staff Credentials which includes the renewal of the Child Development Associate Credential, the Florida Birth through Five Child Care Credential, the Florida School Age Child Care Credential, and the Florida Director’s Credential. Care Courses is an IACET-authorized CEU Provider and all of our courses offer IACET CEUs. Learn more about how Care Courses' IACET accredited courses are accepted for DCF training.
Using Care Courses to obtain a National CDA qualifies you for the Florida Child Care Staff Credential. A National CDA is equivalent to the Florida Child Care Professional Credential (FCCPC) when applying for a Florida Staff Credential. Florida DCF defines the National CDA as a National Early Childhood Credential (NECC). Once you obtain your National CDA, you may use Care Courses' discounted CDA renewal sets to renew your CDA and Florida Staff Credential.
For help with course selection please call Care Courses.
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