There is no age limit when it comes to taking Care Courses! The only pre-requisite for our courses is that you can read and write fluently in English.
However, if you plan to use Care Courses to become a qualified caregiver or volunteer, first check the regulations for your state’s age limit to legally take care of children. Visit your state page here to find out your state’s child care licensing contact information. Contact licensing to learn how old you must be to work in childcare in your state! If you are using Care Courses to apply for the National CDA credential, you must be at least= 18 years of age and hold a high school diploma or GED.
Interested in learning how to get your National CDA? We hear this question a lot here at Care Courses! Check out one of our blogs on the topic. Our learn more from our website! The CDA Council for professional recognition requires applicants to be at least 18 years of age and hold a high school diploma or equivalent, like a GED.
Want to learn more about child care but don’t know where to start? Check out our free course, A Joyful Life of Caregiving, to learn how our training works. Then read up on time out to learn why you should never use this discipline technique with children.
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