All caregivers working in licensed child care facilities are required to complete specific initial courses of training in child care in order to work with young children. These topics include CPR, First Aid, Signs and Symptoms of Illness with Bloodborne Pathogens, Recognition and Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, Child Development, Lifelong Wellness, Prevention of Shaken Baby Syndrome and Abusive Head Trauma, Building and Physical Premises Safety/Storage of Hazardous Materials, Emergency Preparedness and Response Planning, Medication Administration and the Prevention of Food Allergies and Transportation and Field Trip Safety. Following the Nevada 2023 legislative session, all initial training must be completed within 90 days of hire.
More Information about Initial Training Requirements
Which training sessions meet an initial requirement?
It is recommended to ALWAYS select your training sessions and courses from The Nevada Registry’s Training Calendar. Anything that has been approved by the Registry, and that is open to the public, will appear on the calendar up until, and including, the day of the event.
All training sessions meeting a specific initial requirement of Child Care Licensing include a disclaimer as shown in the examples below. Training will be accepted to meet an initial training requirement only when this disclaimer is present.
Important Note! Some child development and wellness training sessions do not fully meet the licensing requirement. In these instances, the disclaimer will indicate that additional training will need to be taken to meet the requirement in full.
Always check The Nevada Registry’s online training calendar BEFORE registering for any training to ensure that it is Registry-approved. If it is not approved by the Registry, it will not be accepted by Licensing! If ever you are in doubt, feel free to contact The Nevada Registry to connect with a Registry staff member who can verify the approval status for you.