Florida Child Care Mandated Introductory Training

Child Care of Southwest Florida, with a contract from the Department of Children and Families, provides the child care mandated training for child care personnel and family child care home providers.

The child care training department is also responsible for the administration of the competency-based exams that are required in order to complete the mandated training courses.

We provide training and competency exams in 5 counties; Lee, Charlotte, Hendry, Collier, and Glades.

If you need accommodations because of a disability in order to participate in the child care training program, contact the Education Department at least two weeks prior to the first training date at (239) 278-0160 between the hours of 8:00 am -4:30 pm. Calls will be received Monday through Friday.

To know more about training requirements, course schedule, registration for the instructor-based courses or online courses, schedule of competency exams; please go to the website www.myflorida.com/childcare.