Child Care Basics

This is the 30 Hour Child Care Basics course required by the WA State Department of Children, Youth, and Families.

This course is designed to be completed in no less than 30 hours. It includes modules on the following:

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

There are 10 modules to complete to earn your certificate. 

  • You will need to be able to DOWNLOAD & PRINT, as well as SCAN & UPLOAD documents in. If you are not able to do this, please do not sign up for this course, as you will not be able to successfully complete the course.
  •  Along the way and at the conclusion of each module, you will complete quizzes to show your proficiency and understanding of the material presented. You must pass each quiz with a 100% score to move on to the next page or module.
  • Additionally, you will be required to participate in discussion boards with other learners and the instructor.


  • There are no refunds for incomplete courses.
  • If you purchased the incorrect course, please contact us within 12 hours of purchase. If you haven't opened the course/ have not started the course, we will be happy to refund you the full amount.
  • If you change your mind about the course after you have started it, we will give you a credit for the full amount to use on another course. However, once you have started the course, we do not provide any refunds.

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MIriam Dressler
MIriam Dressler
Early Childhood Education Instructor

About the instructor

Welcome to this course! I am happy to have you on this learning journey.

If you have any questions or need any assistance during the course, please email me directly at 

Happy Learning!


What's included?

13 Videos
41 Quizzes
13 Surveys
83 Texts
1 Download

Course Curriculum

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