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Nevada Child Care Training for Caregivers under 18

Nevada training requirements for caregivers who are under 18:

The Nevada Registry has approved two of our Care Courses for students who are not able to complete the required "course in the development of children" at their High School.

These courses are: Child Development and Guidance and Principles of Child Development and Learning. Visit the "Correspondence Course" link on Nevada's Online Calendar for the Registry's listing of these Care Courses, and read below for Nevada's definitions and requirements.

"NAC 432A.306 Requirements for caretakers, a qualified caretaker must be no less than 16 years old, able to summon help and emotionally and physically qualified to carry out a program which places emphasis on the development of children. If under age 18, the person must have completed, or be currently enrolled in a Child Development Course which is approved by The Nevada Registry. Not more that 50% of caretakers can be under age 18 and someone over age 18 must be on the premises during all hours of operation. [...]

What is considered a 'course in the development of children' for caregivers who are under 18? The course must be approved by The Nevada Registry for the purpose of satisfying this requirement."