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CCDF Pre-Service Training Topics

Notice all caregivers who work at any of the following programs:

  • Licensed Center
  • Licensed Out of School Time
  • Licensed Hourly Center
  • Licensed Family
  • Residential Certificate
  • FFN Approved
  • Exempt Out of School Time that receives any funds from OCC (subsidies, grants, or Professional Development Awards)

There are new requirements for pre-service training. For current programs, all caregivers must receive training in the CCDF required topics before August 31, 2016. For new caregivers or programs, 2.5 hours of training is required, including the CCDF required topics and additional topics required by Child Care Licensing, before providing care to children.

Options for completing the Foundations for Success training on the CCDF required topics are available from your local Care About Childcare agency or by going to Online, packets, and face-to-face training options are available.

Effective October 1, 2016, programs who have not submitted a pre-service training certificate for each caregiver will not receive any payments from the Office of Child Care, including subsidies, grants and Professional Development Awards.

Option 1 - Self-Study Packet and Quiz

Option 2 - Foundation for Success Training from your local CAC Office

Option 3 - 2016 Required Federal Topics Training from Child Care Licensing

Option 4 -  Career Ladder Level 1 Child Development: Healthy Care Training

Option 5- 3rd Party Online Options