Do you care for chil­dren in Mary­land and need Core of Knowl­edge train­ing hours? Are you try­ing to meet Mary­land child­care train­ing require­ments? Well, you have come to the right place! Care Cours­es is an approved Mary­land train­ing provider. Whether you want hours for annu­al train­ing, need cours­es for your Mary­land Child Care Cre­den­tial, want to pur­sue or renew your CDA, or want to sat­is­fy oth­er spe­cif­ic state child­care train­ing require­ments, Care Cours­es may be able to help!

Care Courses is an Approved Maryland Training Provider

Almost all our 40+ Care Cours­es can be used towards annu­al train­ing require­ments in Mary­land. Our cours­es cov­er a vari­ety of top­ics so you can pick a course that inter­ests you. If you are look­ing for train­ing to cov­er a Core of Knowl­edge Area, be sure to check out our fan­tas­tic Core of Knowl­edge course descrip­tion pages and handy print­able chart. With the help of these pages and chart you won’t need to guess what Core Area your course covers.

We often receive calls and emails ask­ing if we are accept­ed for Maryland’s Child Care Cre­den­tial – and to answer that ques­tion, yes we are! Care Cours­es is an approved train­er for lev­els 2–4+ of the Mary­land Child Care Credential.

Getting a CDA Credential in Maryland

Inter­est­ed in get­ting your CDA in Mary­land? Check out our new CDA-101 Tuto­r­i­al that explains all the ins and outs of the CDA process. And yes! You can use Care Cours­es to both get and renew your CDA.

Maryland Child Care Training Requirements

Now let’s talk about state spe­cif­ic Fam­i­ly Home and Cen­ter train­ing that Mary­land requires of you. Care Cours­es offers train­ing to help sat­is­fy Mary­land child care train­ing require­ments for both licensed day­care cen­ters and fam­i­ly homes.

  • For fam­i­ly home child care providers we offer the 24-Hour Pre-Ser­vice Train­ing and the Mary­land Fam­i­ly Child Care First Year Training.
  • If you work in a cen­ter we offer the 9‑Hour Com­mu­ni­ca­tion Training.
  • We also offer the Pre-Ser­vice Ori­en­ta­tion Course for Teacher Aides.

For more details on these spe­cial require­ments, please vis­it our Mary­land child­care train­ing page.

Look­ing to ful­fill your SIDs and Shak­en Baby Syn­drome require­ment? Look no fur­ther – our course Keep­ing Infants Safe sat­is­fies that requirement!

Do you have oth­er ques­tions about Care Cours­es’ child care train­ing? Check out our oth­er FAQ blogs here.

Do you have ques­tions about your train­ing, require­ments, CDA, or where you should go from here? We here at Care Cours­es are very friend­ly and we love help­ing our Mary­land neighbors!

Contact Us

Please let us know how we can be of addi­tion­al assis­tance! Call us: 1–800-685‑7610, Mon­day through Fri­day, 9–5 ET, or email us days, evenings and week­ends: We’re here to help!

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