RI Childcare Training

Care Courses
Rhode Island Child Care Training

National Childcare Credentials in Rhode Island:

Use our courses toward a CDA as well as to renew your CDA, NAC or CCP.

Click for more information: National Child Care Credentials.

Click to learn how the CDA can benefit you in Rhode Island.

Rhode Island State Childcare Training Requirements: 

The following courses are approved by the Center for Early Learning Professionals for Rhode Island state training requirements: Biting Hurts!, Block Play, Creating Schedules and Routines, Fun and Fitness: Addressing Childhood Obesity, A Joyful Life of Caregiving, Parents and Child CareSun Safety, Supporting Breastfeeding in Child CareToddlers in Child Care, and Toilet Learning.  

Up to 10 hours of unapproved training may be used by child care center leadership and classroom staff toward the required 20 hours of annual training. Care Courses not listed above may be used for these 10 hours of training.

What Rhode Island Students say:

"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
"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


Opening a child care facility in Rhode Island:

For those of you interested in starting a day care 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