Child care Provider Resources

EMSA Approved Health & Safety Training

Daycare Workers traing

The  state of California child care provider training consists of 16 hours of training for first-time licensees.  As a condition of licensure, the licensee shall comply with the requirements for training in preventive health practices, including pediatric cardiopulmonary resuscitation and pediatric first aid.

The hours of training must include 4-hours of pediatric First Aid, 4 hours of pediatric CPR/AED (pediatrics means children and infants), and 8 hours of Preventive Health and Safety training.


At Hopewell CPR Training, we offer an 8-hour American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED course every time a child care provider takes the course for the very first time or retakes the course. The Pediatric First Aid and CPR must be repeated every two years. EMSA sticker is not required on the American Heart Association completion cards.


Family Home Daycare

We are approved by the California Emergency Medical Services Authority (EMSA) to provide training in preventive practices: recognition, management, and prevention of infectious diseases, including immunizations, and prevention of
childhood injuries.

The curriculum includes training in sanitary food handling, emergency preparedness and evacuation, caring for children with special needs, identification and reporting of signs and symptoms of child abuse, and 1-hour of child nutrition.