Licensed child care providers in Washington State need to complete 10 hours of continuing education each year as part of their licensing requirements.  These courses need to be approved for STARS credit by the Department of Early Learning (DEL), now the Department of Children, Youth and Family (DCYF).  

SafeGard Classes Online has nearly 200 STARS-approved courses to meet this requirement.  You can browse our classes on our child care training page or go the Merit training site to verify our approval and see a listing of all qualifed courses. 

We have 7 professional trainers approved by Merit to offer STARS courses for providers in Washington State.  Our classes cover all the core competency areas requirement by the DCYF.

All our classes are online and accessible on any device, including tablets and phones.  Once you order a class, it is immediately added to your account so you can get started right away.  And when you've completed, your certificate of completion is available for you to download in your online account.

Our classes can be taken at your convenience.  Start and stop classes as much as you need, you'll always be placed back at the spot you left off.  The classes have no expiration and will stay in your account even after you've completed so you can review at any time for FREE!

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