Center Based Programs

Includes Licensed Centers and Group Homes, Licensed-Exempt Programs Administered by Public/Private Schools or Municipalities.

One-Time Orientation Requirements:

On-Line Health and Safety Orientation

  • Individuals who hold valid First Aid, CPR, and Medication Administration Certificates approved by OEC Division of Licensing – 5 hour training.
  • Individuals who do not hold valid First Aid, CPR, and Medication Administration Certificates – 18 hour training.
  • Holding a medical license as specified in OEC licensing regulations exempts a provider from having to take First Aid  and Medication Administration

To enroll for the Online Training, click on Register below.


To enroll for In-Person Training for First Aid, CPR or Medication Administration Certification, click on Register below.


Annual Requirements: 1% of annual hours worked of professional development/training.

Annual Health and Safety Inspections:

  • All license-exempt Board of Education and Municipality administered programs (school-year and summer) are required to pass a health and safety inspection by the Office of Early Childhood Licensing Program.
  • Health and Safety Requirements (school year)
  • Health and Safety Requirements (summer)

Provider Training Requirements – Frequently Asked Questions FAQ’s    Spanish Preguntas Frecuentes

Licensed Center/Group Home – CCDF new requirements

Licensed Exempt Public/Private Schools & Municipalities – CCDF new requirements