North Carolina

North Carolina Child Care Training and Courses

ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI) is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC).  With this accreditation approval, CCEI training can be used to meet annual training requirements of the NC DHHS Division of Child Development and Early Education (DCDEE). Additionally, all CCEI courses are submitted to DCDEE for approval.

 Please note the following exceptions:

  • First Aid or CPR
  • CCEI680A: Orientation to Child Care: Roles and Responsibilities of Teachers is approved and may be used to meet regular in-service training hours. However, it cannot be used to meet the required orientation hours in North Carolina Rule 10A NCAC 09 .1101.
  • HLTH114: Building and Physical Premises Safety: Outdoor Environments is approved and may be used to meet regular in-service training hours. However, it cannot be used to meet NC state rule 10A NCAC 09.1102(e) Health and Safety Training Requirements, as distance learning, shall not be permitted for playground safety training
  • HLTH110: Protecting Infants: Reducing the Risk of SIDS and Shaken Baby Syndrome is approved and may be used to meet regular in-service training hours. However, participants must still attend an ITS-SIDS in-person training, as a self-paced course will not suffice.

Per 10A NCAC 09 .1102, the following courses can be used to meet state health and safety training requirements:

Health and Safety Training Topics

CCEI Course

Prevention and control of infectious diseases, including immunization.

HLTH104: Basic Health and Hygiene Practices for the Early Childhood Setting

Administration of medication, with standards for parental consent.

HLTH105: Medication Administration in the Child Care Environment

Prevention of and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions.

CCEI119: Food Allergies in the Early Care Setting

Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards that can cause bodily injury such as electrical hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic.

 

Handling and storage of hazardous materials and the appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants.

HLTH113: Building and Physical Premises Safety: Indoor Environments

 

HLTH114: Building and Physical Premises Safety: Outdoor Environments

Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster, or a man-caused event.

ADM107: Coping With Crises and Traumatic Events

Precautions in transporting children.

ADM103: Transportation and Field Trip Safety for Child Care Centers

Recognizing and reporting child abuse, child neglect, and child maltreatment.

HLTH112: Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse


For additional information regarding the approval of CCEI’s coursework in North Carolina please contact the Training and Program Development Consultant at the Division of Child Development and Early Education (DCDEE) at 919.814.6365.

CCEI is an approved training partner by the Council for Professional Recognition (the Council) and coursework can be used to fulfill the training requirements needed to obtain the National CDA Credential in English and Spanish.

  • To enroll in a CCEI course click here.
  • Contact a CCEI Admissions Representative at 1.800.499.9907 or by clicking herewith questions or for more information about our courses and certificate programs.
  • For information on how to articulate CCEI coursework with our college partners click here.