Ongoing support and professional development

Good quality training and professional development is crucial to increase knowledge and skills.

All family day care educators will need to hold or be working towards, at least, a Certificate 3 in Children's Services.

Most family day care services provide a variety of mandatory and professional development training for their educators. Learning must be on-going in order to improve current practices and it is the responsibility of the educator to ensure they access appropriate professional learning opportunities.

Family Day Care Australia also provides a range a services, support and member benefits to members such as:

You can also give Family Day Care Australia a call, on 1800 658 699, and we will be able to assist in your enquiry and point you in the right direction.