Child Care Training

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The Fort Worth Code Compliance Department and Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, respectively, permits and licenses any facility that provides care for more than 12 children under 14 years of age – who are not the children of the owner or operator of the facility – for less than 24 hours a day. Download Child Care Safety brochure.(PDF, 1MB) 

NEW! Online course now available. To register for Child Care Online Training classes, click Online Classes button.

Online Classes

Child Care Training

Learn about communicable diseases, immunizations, food protection, health and safety tips at the city’s Day Care Training class. Upon completion, each participant will receive a two hour credit toward Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory Services continuing education requirement.

Registration will be conducted at Fort Worth Code Compliance Department, 818 Missouri Ave. Please do not bring children to class.

Certificate

Class participants also receive a certificate from the Fort Worth Code Compliance Department. All day care certificates are valid for two years.

Fees

$16 cash or credit card per person, payable at the time of registration. No checks accepted.

Advance reservations are required

Call the Consumer Health office at 817-392-7255 to reserve a seat for the class. If you are unable to attend, please call the office to cancel your reservation or give us the name of another person who will attend in your place. Please note that substitutions are allowed only with prior notification.

To encourage attendance, Day Care Health Inspectors are notified when day care registrants do not attend scheduled classes without canceling.

Child Care Training Fees

Child Care Training Fee (valid for two years): $16

 

Training Class Schedule

Class Schedule

Tuesday classes take place 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Thursday classes take place 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Registration begins 30 minutes and closes 5 minutes before class starts. Participants must sign in before class. There will be no admittance once class begins.

2021 Schedule

Month Tuesdays Thursdays
January 26 21
February 23 --
March 9 18
April 6 --
May 18 13
June 22 --
July 20  15
August 17 26
September 7 2
October 5 --
November 9 --
December 7 16

 

Download Class Schedule 2021 PDF(PDF, 1MB).

By phone

Step 1.Licensing and permitting

  • The City of Fort Worth Code Compliance Department and Texas Department of Family and Protective Services respectively permits and licenses any facility that provides care for more than 12 children under 14 years of age, who are not the children of the owner or operator of the facility, for less than 24 hours a day.

 

Step 2.Contact

  • City of Fort Worth Code Compliance Department Consumer Health Division
  • TX Health and Human Services, 817-321-8000
  • Childcare Licensing, 817-321-8604