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Care Courses Nova Scotia Child Care Training

Nova Scotia Childcare Training Requirements

Care Courses cannot be used to obtain a diploma in Nova Scotia.

Classification Services may require a rationale for how Care Courses support your on-going professional development plan should these courses be submitted to fulfill the 30 hours required to maintain a Classification.

Care Courses related to child abuse and neglect are not eligible for professional development hours.

Have information or questions for us?

Please contact Care Courses by email at or by phone M-F, 9-5ET: (800) 685-7610

What Nova Scotia Students say:

Everything went well with all aspects of the course. It was enjoyable and very user-friendly. I liked how results were issued immediately and certificates were issued without delay. Again, thanks, and I'm sure I'll be taking part in more Care Courses in the future.
- Nova Scotia
"Thank you for checking in. ... We are especially impressed with the courses in light of other companies that provide similar professional development online. Our girls are busy and enjoy self-directed learning on their time. We continue to enjoy registering staff for Care Courses - and we plan to continue to do so in the near future."
- Upper Tantallon, Nova Scotia

Opening a child care facility in Nova Scotia

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

Nova Scotia Department of Education and Early Childhood Development

Early Years Branch
Brunswick Place
2021 Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3J 2S9
(902) 424-5168 or
Nova Scotia child care