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Wisconsin Child Care Training | Wisconsin

National Childcare Credentials in Wisconsin

Use our courses toward CDA certification and for NAC and CDA renewal.

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Wisconsin Childcare Training Requirements 

All Care Courses are accepted by the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families (DCF) toward the continuing education training requirements and in-service training requirements for those who work in group child care centers, family child care centers and day camps. This includes DCF training for administrators, center directors, child care teachers, employees, assistant child care teachers, providers, emergency back-up providers, counselors, volunteers, substitutes, and food service personnel. Care Courses are approved Tier Training through the Wisconsin Professional Development Approval System.

Wisconsin Registry Childcare Training

All Care Courses are approved by the Wisconsin Registry. For Tier Training credit (up to Career Level 5), please add your Wisconsin Registry ID number to your Care Courses account so we can report your training to the WI Registry.  

Are you looking to increase your career level? A CDA Credential plus 3 ECE-related college credits allows you to obtain Level 6 on the Registry's Career Levels. We are experts on the CDA Credential and offer convenient, discounted CDA training bundles to help you increase your career level and professional development. Contact us at for more information!

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Wisconsin Child Abuse and Neglect (CAN) Training

YoungStar Approved Training and Inclusion and Social-Emotional Training

Keeping Infants Safe does not fulfill Wisconsin's requirement for Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS) or Abusive Head Trauma (AHT).

Opening a Child Care Facility in Wisconsin

For those of you interested in starting a day care or home-based child care facility in Wisconsin, 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.

Wisconsin Department of Children and Families 

Phone: 608-422-7000

Wisconsin Child Care Licensing

What our Wisconsin students say

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"Everything went well! I will be using Care Courses for my continuing education needs."

– West Bend, Wisconsin
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"I am working on my CDA for Preschool and have done my classes through Care Course. The classes have always gone smoothly and I knew where to get help if I needed it. I am very glad I choose to take the classes through Care Courses."

– West Bend, Wisconsin