|Certified Center Directors, Head Teachers, Teachers|
|General Requirements||New Employee Orientation||Safety Set Training||Professional Development Training|
|15 clock hours
|Within first 2 weeks of employment||Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect (RRCAN)
Within first 90 days of employment. May be repeated and included in required 15 hours (not child development) once every 3 years.
|Child Development||Non-Child Development|
|Training for those who have been employed for less than a full year will be pro-rated at 1.25 clock hours for each month employed during the licensing period.||Must include training on individual responsibilities in case of an emergency, illness, or injury, required center policies, and procedures for reporting suspected child abuse.||Infant/Child CPR & First Aid
Must be completed within first 90 days of employment. Must include hands – on practice. Certification must be kept current. After first year of employment, 5 hours of CPR/First Aid OR Food Handler’s training can be included in required 15 hours (not child development).
|At least 8 hours of the required 15 must link to one or more of the following Core Knowledge Categories:
Safety Set Training is excluded.
|Safety Set Training and any training in the Core Knowledge Categories, Personal & Professional Leadership Development (PPLD), or Program Management (PM).|
|Food Handler’s Card
Within first 30 days of employment for people who are involved in food preparation and serving. Certification must be kept current.
|Introduction to Child Care Health and Safety
Within first 30 days of employment. Does not expire.
|Set 2 and Set 3 training may be repeated and counted toward the required 15 hours one additional time, but not within the same license period.||During first year of employment, up to 2 hours of New Employee Orientation and the employee’s most recent Safety Set Training can be included in the required 15 hours.
Safety Set training will not be included in required 8 hours of child development.
|All current (as of September 30, 2016) caregivers and substitutes employed in a Certified Child Care Center must complete the free online “Introduction to Child Care Health and Safety” training by 6/30/17.|