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Infant/Toddler CDA Credential Subject Areas

As part of the application requirements for a CDA you must complete 120 hours of formal child care training. This training must cover eight subject areas as outlined by the Council for Professional Recognition, with a minimum of 10 hours of training in each subject area. Our Infant/Toddler CDA training meets all of these requirements. To learn about how each subject area is addressed by our courses, please refer to the following chart.

Infant Toddler CDA Subject Areas

CDA Subject Areas
Care Courses included in the Infant/Toddler Set and how they apply to the CDA Subject Areas
1. Planning a safe and healthy learning environment
Managing Health and Safety
2. Advancing children’s physical and intellectual development
Infants in Child Care+Toddlers in Child Care
3. Supporting children’s social and emotional development Child Development and Guidance
4. Building productive relationships with families Parents and Child Care
5. Managing an effective program operation Parents and Child Care+The Early Childhood Professional
6. Maintaining a commitment to professionalism The Early Childhood Professional
7. Observing and recording children’s behavior Observing, Recording and Assessing Children’s Development
8. Understanding principles of child development and learning Principles of Child Development and Learning
Order all the CDA subject area courses listed above at a discount
All 8 CDA Subject Areas: $398.00
Infant Toddler CDA Training Set