Preventive Health and Safety Training, & Pediatric CPR/AED/First Aid

State of California Childcare Requirements


If you are interested in obtaining a California license to operate a family child care home or a child care center you have to attend an orientation with the State of California.


Child Care Provider training consists of 16 hours of training for first-time licensees.  The hours of training must be completed as follows:

  • 4 hours of pediatric First Aid
  • 4 hours of pediatric CPR/AED
  • 8 hours of Preventive Health and Safety Training

Every two (2) years, child care providers must renew their training by completing 4 hours of pediatric First Aid and 4 hours of pediatric CPR.

Safety Training Pros is a Licensed Training Partner with American Red Cross and Medic First Aid International (MFA). This allows us to issue you a certificate that meets the EMSA program requirements.

The purpose of the California Child Care (CACC) Program is to teach individuals who work in the childcare field the knowledge and skills they need to keep children who are in their care safe and healthy. The program is made up of two modules, totaling 16 hours of training. This state-specific course was developed in response to California Government Code, Training Standards for Child Care Providers, Title 22, Division 9, Chapter 1.1 and satisfies the requirements as stated in that code. All childcare providers will benefit from attending this program and there are some childcare and camp providers in California who must take the training to meet licensing requirements.

California Child Care Pediatric First Aid and CPR/AED: (8 hours) $99

First Aid & CPR – Adult, Child & Infant for Child Care Providers to meet requirements of CA State License. Taught over eight hours and covers how to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies, pediatric first aid and injury prevention. In general, the term “pediatric” in government regulations refers to newborns through individuals who are 18 years of age. 2 year certification