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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, 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 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. 


Looking for 25 hours of childcare training in Wisconsin?

Image for Nurturing Children's Self EsteemSort our courses by clock hours and select any 25 hours of training. For example, you can take Early Childhood Stress: Serious Stress in Children's Lives and Nurturing Children's Self-Esteem to get 25 hours of training.

Wisconsin Child Abuse and Neglect (CAN) Training

Our course Child Abuse and Neglect: A Caregiver's Guide to Adverse Childhood Experiences meets the Wisconsin child abuse and neglect childcare training requirement. 

YoungStar Approved Training and Inclusion and Social-Emotional Training

Our course Child Development and Guidance is a YoungStar approved training for the inclusion and social emotional training requirement in Wisconsin.

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