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Virginia Child Care Training | Care Courses

National Childcare Credentials in Virginia

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 Virginia.

Virginia Childcare Training Requirements 

All Care Courses (with the exception of Medication Procedures in Child Care) may be used toward the annual clock hours of training and staff development activities for those who work in child day centers and family day homes. This includes caregivers, program leaders, program directors, administrators, assistants, aides and substitute providers.

Opening a childcare facility in Virginia

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

Virginia Department of Education

Office of Child Care Heath and Safety

Become a Licensed Provider

Licensing Offices Contact Information

Phone: 833-778-0204


What our Virginia students say

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"Our staff has always been very pleased with your services. They enjoy being able to get training hours on their own time, have liked the variety of topics available, and are always impressed at how quickly the books arrive and the tests are graded. Thank you for your services!”

– Harrisonburg, Virginia
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"I received my order and was very surprised at how fast I received it. I just completed reading the book and getting my thoughts together for the test. I found the book to be very informative as I am in charge of our After School program and our Summer Camp program. I got some great ideas on some of the changes that we could implement into our program. I enjoy being able to get my training at home and enjoyed taking my book outside during the nice evenings and reading!!!! I look forward to the other courses that I plan on taking in the future."

- Colonial Heights, Virginia
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"All went well receiving my course order [Child Development and Guidance], as always. Thank you for having these courses available. The courses are always very informative & refreshing. It is also so nice to be able to go at your own pace in the comfort of your home. I was very happy to find the courses a few years back and will for sure be using them for years to come. Thanks again. :)"

– Henrico, Virginia
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"I just completed the course on the eight intelligences, 'Many Ways to Learn,' and even though I had received teaching on this before, I still found your course to be informative and I learned new information. I love the convenience of being able to complete my required hours of training hours by taking Care Courses and fitting them into my schedule. Thanks!"

- McGaheysville, Virginia