Child Development Associate Training

Learn about children's physical, intellectual, social, and emotional development
Temecula, CA P.O. Box 760,, Temecula, CA 92593
(951) 9723600

Course at a Glance

Mode of learning : Online - Instructor Lead(LVC)

Domain / Subject : General/Others

Function : General

Trainer name : Darlene Lawrence

Duration : 120 Hours

Difficulty : Medium

Child Development Associate Training

If you like working with children, a career as a childcare professional might be right for you. This certificate program in Childcare and Education will allow you to earn your national Child Development Associate (CDA) certification, while working at your own pace in a flexible, self-directed online learning environment.

Through this convenient, affordable program, designed especially for working adult students, you will earn the 120 hours of professional development required by the Council of Professional Recognition for CDA certification. The program is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and you’ll benefit from the support of a committed, knowledgeable instructor. You can start the program at any time of the year. Do not let a busy schedule keep you from your career in childcare!


Upon completion of this program, you will complete a self-study CDA certificate that meets the 120 clock hours of professional development required by The Council for Professional Recognition in order to obtain the National CDA credential.


This program can be taken on a PC or a Mac. You will need Internet access and email capability. You need to have Windows 7, Vista, or XP. You will need to use Internet Explorer version 6 or later, or any version of Firefox. You may experience compatibility issues running this program on Windows 8. You will also need Adobe Reader, a free and simple download you can obtain at by clicking Get Adobe Reader. In addition, you need Macromedia Flash Player (version 8 or greater). You also need Sun JVM version 1.4 or greater. Also, enable JavaScript in your browser options.


  • Pentium 500mhz CPU or greater or equivalent
  • 64 MB available system RAM (128 MB recommended)
  • 1024 x 768, 16-bit color display or better
  • Standard mouse and keyboard speakers and soundcard

Mac OS X Requirements:

  • Mac OSX version 10.5 or greater
  • Mozilla Firefox version 10 or greater
  • Apple Safari 5.0.3 or greater
  • Google Chrome version (including 11.0.696.57 update) or greater
  • Macromedia Flash Player version 8 or greater (version 10 for test assignments)
  • Adobe Reader (viewing and printing certificates)
  • Enable JavaScript in your browser options

All materials required for this program are available online.


Though there are no prerequisites for taking the Child Care & Education courses, employers in the Child Care field may require a high school diploma.


All of our programs are self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start them when you want and finish them at your own pace.

Course Contents

Child Care & Education Courses – 12 CEUs

  • Childcare & Education I   
    • Sem. 1:  Business Aspects of Child Care Facilities
    • Sem. 2:  Personnel Techniques and Procedures
  • Childcare & Education II
    • Sem. 1:  Establishing positive relationships with parents and families
    • Sem. 2:  Providing a safe and secure child care environment
  • Childcare & Education III
    • Sem. 1:  Development stages for infants, toddlers, and pre-school age children
    • Sem. 2:  Effective techniques for fostering positive self esteem
  • Childcare & Education IV
    • Sem. 1:  Early childhood academic and enrichment activities
    • Sem. 2:  Managing behaviors, resolving conflicts


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