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ABC Provider Enrollment Requirements

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All center-based and licensed-exempt programs must meet the following Eligibility requirements prior to enrollment:

  • Current, regular license/approval/registration (or exemption) with evidence of history of compliance with SC licensing regulations. 
  • Current Pediatric First Aid and Infant/Child CPR certification for all staff.
  • Completion of the SC Health and Safety Pre-Service Certificate or ECD 101 by all staff.
  • Signed acknowledgement of the ABC Quality Code of Ethics by all staff.

Additional eligibility requirements for License-Exempt Providers:

  • Verification of minimum staff education/qualifications.
  • Discipline policy prohibiting corporal punishment signed and dated by all staff annually.
  • Health Documentation for all staff.
  • Background checks for all staff. 

For a more detailed explanation of the eligibility and enrollment requirements please review the documents found in the ABCQ Library.


Family and Group Child Care Providers must contact ABC Quality at 1-800-763-2223 for enrollment requirements.