The First Three Months All North Dakota licensed child care operators and employees are required to complete a 15-hour Basic Child Care course within the first three months of becoming licensed/employed. This training counts toward their annual training hour requirements.
First Aid/CPR training must be completed prior to being licensed/employed. Annual recertification is required. First Aid/CPR training hours do not count toward annual training hour requirements.
Annual Training Hours Requirements Child care operators/employees must complete a minimum number of approved training hours annually. The number of training clock hours needed depends on license type and number of hours worked.
|License Type||Provider/Director Training||Staff Work Hours||Staff Training|
|Family License||9 clock hrs./year||- - -|
|Group License||10 clock hrs./year|
|30 to 40 hr/week||8 clock hrs./year|
|20 to 30 hr./week||6 clock hrs./year|
|10 to 20 hr./week||4 clock hrs./year|
|< 10 hr/week||2 clock hrs./year|
|Center License||13 clock hrs./year|
|30 to 40 hr/week||13 clock hr./year|
|20 to 30 hr./week||11 clock hrs./year|
|10 to 20 hr./week||9 clock hrs./year|
|< 10 hr/week||7 clock hrs./year|
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