2-1-1 Child Care has referrals to instructors/agencies that report offering First Aid courses of emergency treatment that has been approved by the Division of Licensing as listed in section 19a-79-4a(e) of the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies. All courses must be a minimum of six (6) hours in length. It is required that all licensed Family Day Care Providers be certified in First Aid. Child Care Centers and Group Day Care Homes must have present at all times at least one staff member that is First aid and CPR certified.
Locations and cost of the course will vary. For more information contact 2-1-1 Child Care at 1-800-505-1000.
Please note: The instructors/agencies offering First Aid courses must have submitted documentation to the Office of Early Childhood Licensing Division for approval of their curriculum to offer the First Aid courses to child care providers. It is the responsibility of the child care program to verify with the course instructor/agency that the course you sign up for is appropriate for the children within your program.
Please see list of Approved First Aid courses for child day care