30 Hour Child Care Basics Introduction

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Welcome to Child Care Basics!

We are excited that you are joining this wonderful and important profession. This series of 10 three-hour modules is designed to provide you with introductory information on what it means to care for young children. You will learn some theoretical information as well as practical skills that you can employ in your program.

Once you have competed the full 10-module course, SG Classes Online will add the course to your Merit account so you can receive credit for the training.  Please be sure to add your STARS ID # in the My Profile tab of your account in the State Registry ID box.



  • Introduction  
  • Module 1: Professional Practice  
  • Module 2: Valuing Each Child and Family 
  • Module 3: Child Growth and Development  
  • Module 4: Celebrating Child Growth  
  • Module 5: Curriculum and Learning Environments
  • Module 6: Family and Community Partnerships  
  • Module 7: Healthy Practices (Part I) 
  • Module 8: Healthy Practices (Part II) 
  • Module 9: Interactions and Guidance  
  • Module 10: Supporting Children for Life Success