FREE Entry Level Training

Thanks to a generous grant to our State, we are able to offer the following Foundational Training Courses for FREE;

  • Fundamentals of Infant and Toddler Care,

  • Fundamentals of Family Child Care,

  • Introduction to the Child Care Profession and

  • Skills and Strategies for the Child Care Teacher  

Please note: The class format for the FREE training courses is Blended/Virtual.  This is a combination of online self-study with a small portion 25% face-to-face/Virtual instruction (required).  These classes will be taking place via Google Meet Monday thru Thursdays; 10am - 11am or 6:00pm - 7:00pm.  Participants must be able to spend 3 hours a day doing independent homework and class assignments!

The FREE courses began Monday June 6, 2022 and will continue for one year or until funds have been depleted.   


Here are the steps to enroll in the FREE courses:

1. Visit the Wisconsin Registry to obtain your own Registry Number.  You can watch the tutorial here for instructions on how to obtain a registry account.

2. Complete the enrollment form by clicking the link here or below.

3. Wait for an email with further instructions and credentials for entering the next class. You should receive this email about a week prior to the start of the next class.

*Please see the course schedule HERE

The FREE courses required that you attend the daily VIRTUAL sessions, but if you don't have time to attend, you can still take the courses on your own (online/correspondence).  These online/correspondence courses do not require any class attendance.  Click HERE to see the price structure for those courses.


We also offer Continuing Education courses online HERE!