ECTARC is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO ID# 90331) that specialises excellence in early childhood education and care training and professional development. We pride ourselves on nurturing high quality graduates and educators who have the skills and knowledge to deliver best practice in early childhood and school age education and care services.

Why study with us?

  • ECTARC uses the latest in online technologies to deliver courses via our Training & Student Portals. Students can access their learning and assessment resources 24/7. Assessments are submitted online.
  • The ECTARC team of Training Officers are friendly, supportive and passionate about teaching students to be exceptional educators. Our trainers hold early childhood and training qualifications and have many years of experience from working on-the-floor in early childhood education and care services. ECTARC also manages 11 early childhood education and care services and we work closely as a team to ensure training and assessments are developed to nurture high quality, job ready students.
  • Each student has a personal ECTARC Training Officer to support them throughout the course. ECTARC students are supported by phone, email, live webinar sessions and face-to-face assessment visits where possible.
  • ECTARC guarantees you can speak with a Training Officer 9am–5pm, Monday to Friday and 5–7pm Tuesday evenings.
  • Commence at any time of year from any location within Australia by distance study.

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Admission & Selection

  • Enrol at any time of year. Online enrolment application form and course information at Qualifications from previous study and work experience will also be assessed as part of this process to determine if the student can receive credit transfer or Recognition of Prior Learning.

Study Options ECTARC delivers the following courses by distance/online learning. ECTARC is an approved government provider of funded training courses and information on current opportunities can be found at

  • CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
  • CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
  • CHC40113 Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care
  • CHC50213 Diploma of School Age Education and Care
  • BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management
  • Statement of Attainment in CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
  • Statement of Attainment in HLTFSE001 Follow basic food safety practices
  • Statement of Attainment in CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
  • Professional development webinars

ECTARC also delivers traineeship and apprenticeship training and funded programs in NSW, ACT and QLD.

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