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The Environment Rating Scales Institute is pleased to announce the release of an online introductory training course on the Family Child Care Environment Rating Scale®, Revised (FCCERS-R). The course is organized into two separate modules, or chapters, and designed so that you do not have to complete the entire training in one sitting. The course is approximately 5 clock hours in length, but can be stopped and started as needed based on the participant's individual schedule.

Topics Covered

  • How the Scale addresses the basic needs of children
  • Organization of the Scale
  • Terms frequently used in the Scale
  • The Scoring System
  • Sample scoring scenarios

Key Features

  • Developed and delivered by two of the authors of the Environment Rating Scales
  • Can be viewed from any desktop or laptop computer with an Internet connection
  • Available online 24/7 — when and where you need it
  • Embedded learning checks to assess participants’ understanding of key concepts.
  • Participants can have their questions regarding the Scales answered by the authors and their staff via email
  • Printable certificate of completion generated once participant successfully completes the course
  • 0.5 CEUs awarded for successful completion


Register now to purchase the online course!

Quantity discounts available for as few as 5 participants. For more information on group sales and discounts, please contact us via phone (877-377-8258 ext. 7) or email.

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