Our online child care training classes are approved in Florida. Anyone, anywhere is welcome to enroll in one of our online child care classes. If your state does have a training approval process, that information is detailed below. Your state may not specifically approve trainings toward the required hours of professional development that you need each year. If so, you may use these classes! Please note that you may also use these class hours towards 120 hours needed for the CDA certificate.
- Classes are approved by the Florida Department of Children and Families, to be used as part of In-Service Training hours requirements. Because our classes award CEUs, you can use them towards your renewal of a Florida Child Care Professional Credential (FCCPC), Florida Staff Credential (Early Childhood Professional Certificate [ECPC] or Child Care Apprenticeship Certificate [CCAC], or Florida Director Credential.
- Classes Available: All of Child Care Lounge classes are available in Florida. View the directory of all online classes.
- Upon instructor review and successful completion of a class, we will send you a certificate reflecting the class title, student name, hours of training, and date of completion. Florida Providers must also complete a Training Record for the state...If you are a Home Child Care Provider, click here for your In-Service Training Record. If you are a Center Child Care Provider click here for your In-Service Training Record.
- If you are a provider interested in starting an in-home child care program or looking to get started working in the child care field, please contact your state licensing agency for the specific requirements, rules and regulations of your state. Florida's licensing website can be found here.