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Rhode Island Child Care Training | Care Courses

National Childcare Credentials in Rhode Island

Use our courses for CDA certification 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 Rhode Island.

Rhode Island State Childcare Training Requirements

All Care Courses are approved by the Rhode Island Center for Early Learning Professionals for professional development hours for those who work in child care centers, family child care homes and group family child care homes. This includes administrators, education coordinators, school age site coordinators and/or night time care coordinators, teachers, teacher assistants, teacher aides, school age staff, and substitutes.

Opening a childcare facility in Rhode Island

For those of you interested in starting a daycare center or home-based child care facility in Rhode Island, 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.

Rhode Island Department of Human Services

Office of Child Care

Phone: (401) 462-3009

What our Rhode Island Students say

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"As always everything went well with my Care Courses [A Joyful Life of Caregiving, Sun Safety]. I will be renewing my CDA and Care Courses is helping me obtain the CEU's I need to complete this task. I will be ordering another Care Course soon."

- North Providence, Rhode Island
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"Everything went well with my course. It took about a week to finish up the credit time that I needed for my annual hours at work. It was nice to log on and off as time permitted. I will use Care Courses again for the upcoming year. Thank you."

- Warwick, Rhode Island