north dakota

North Dakota Child Care Training | Care Courses

National Childcare Credentials in North Dakota

Use our courses toward a CDA Credential and for NAC and CDA renewal.

Click for more information: National Child Care Credentials

Click to learn how a CDA Credential can benefit you in North Dakota.

North Dakota Childcare Training Requirements

All Care Courses are accepted by North Dakota Growing Futures Early Childhood Workforce Registry for annual childcare licensing renewal and training requirements for those who work in child care centers, preschools, educational facilities, school-age programs, family child care homes, and group family child care homes. This includes directors, supervisors, teachers, group child care supervisors, providers, and volunteers.

Care Courses is an IACET accredited early childhood training organization and meets the requirements for an “Accepted Training Organization” as defined by North Dakota Growing Futures. Care Courses is considered an out-of-state training provider and our courses are not “pre-approved.”

To add Care Courses to your North Dakota Growing Futures Early Childhood Workforce Registry learning record, submit an individual request for training approval to the early childhood workforce registry within ninety (90) days of successfully completing the course. Growing Futures will evaluate the course and decide if it may be added to your record and used as clock hours toward your annual childcare license renewal and Career Pathways advancement.

IACET Accredited

Care Courses IACET Accredited

The Care Courses School is IACET accredited and offers training that is specific to the early childhood and school age workforce. Click for more information regarding training provider acceptance in North Dakota.

Opening a child care facility in North Dakota

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

North Dakota Department of Human Services

Child Care Licensing
Phone: (701) 328-2310

What our North Dakota students say

"Everything went really well. THANK YOU! I love and appreciate the services provided at It makes my life much easier!! :-)"

- Bismarck, North Dakota