Several websites offer online programs for child care certification, including USCareerInstitute.edu, CCEIOnline.com and CareCourses.com. The American Red Cross also offers child care training online at its website, RedCross.org.
U.S. Career Institute allows students to study from electronic or hard copy materials that cover topics such as modern child care, childhood nutrition, state and local regulations, childhood development theory and how to create a day care business. ChildCare Education Institute offers over 100 courses that are available in both English and Spanish. The American Red Cross offers a two-year certification in advanced child care training. Its online program offers a simulation training method that lets students practice child care methods.