Required Training for Birth to Three

All NEW Birth to Three staff (as of September 1, 2018) and staff interested in becoming Service Coordinators must complete required training.

Required Training – Provider Information with all modules and important information listed

Birth to Three Initial Certificate

  • – Required for all new staff working 1 hour per week or more with families, starting as of   September 1, 2018
  • – Must be completed within 90 days of start date with program
  • – Includes completion of online modules and exam (approximately 8 hours total)

Service Coordinator Certificate

  • Required in order to function as service coordinator.  Includes:
  • – Previous completion of Birth to Three Initial Certificate
  • – Completion of Service Coordination online modules and exam ( approximately 2 hours)
  • – Required observations (Initial Eval/Assessment; Initial IFSP; IFSP Review or Annual IFSP)
  • – One day in-person training
  • Service Coordination in-person training will be offered every other month pending sufficient enrollment.  Refer to Calendar for dates and registration.


All Modules are accessed on TRAIN CT

  • Modules are set up in 2 different Training Plans (Birth to Three Initial Certificate, Service Coordinator Certificate)
  • – Initially all users, whether new or existing,  will have to register or login, select their group (CT Birth to Three) and add their appropriate training plan(s).
  • TRAIN CT Instructions for setting up training plans.

  • – After initially setting up training plans, users will login, click Your Learning, Your Training Plans
  • – Training plans list all modules and the progress the user has made on completing the modules
  • – Staff members should record and KEEP their TRAIN CT user ID and password information!
  • – All modules are tested and working well. If a staff member is not able to play a module, the issue is on the user side (browser, firewall, outdated programs). In these cases, contact the TRAIN CT site administrator for assistance (Danny White,  or 860-509-7557)
  • – Modules open is a different window from the main TRAIN CT window.  When module is complete, close module window and return to TRAIN CT.  Course will show; “Completed” and “Print Certificate” will be visible.

Troubleshooting Difficulty Playing Modules


For additional learning modules related to non-required professional development, see Other Learning Modules page.




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