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Training at your service - we come to you....face to face or via webinar!

For your convenience, ECTARC will come to your service to present a customised professional development workshop - face to face or via webinar.

ECTARC Inservice Workshop Booklet - download your copy here!

ECTARC Inservice Booking Form - download

Face to face at your service

An ECTARC Training Officer will come to your service or chosen location to deliver one or more workshops face to face.  Some services have an evening session, others get their team of educators in on a Saturday or Sunday and have a morning session on one topic and the afternoon session on another topic. In the case of an accredited workshop like Child Protection's CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk this would be a whole day workshop.

Inviting other services in your area to join your professional development workshop is a great way to reduce costs to your service and also a perfect opportunity to network and get insights into how other services operate.


Would you like to have a training session for your team but the travel and accommodation costs are making it too expensive for your location?  Try a workshop by webinar.  All you need is a computer with internet access and a headset with a microphone.

There are two ways you can hold a workshop webinar - for a small team of 2 or 3 people you can purchase the workshop and all sit in front of one computer/screen or for larger services you can purchase the workshop and each staff member can log in from home at the same time.  You can interact and talk to each other and listen/talk to the presenter through the online software we use to hold the webinar.  It is very simple software to use and only very basic computer skills are required to log in to the online software. There is also an ECTARC Administration Officer to walk you through the log in process over the phone.

Webinar workshops are held over a 2 hour period to ensure participants are fully engaged in the learning experience. 


2 types of workshops - accredited and non-accredited

Accredited Course Workshops

Nationally recognised and accredited courses. A Statement of Attainment is issued on the successful completion of the applicable assessment tasks.

For example:

  • Child Protection (7 hours) - CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
  • Safe Food Handling (5 hours) HLTFS207C Follow basic food safety practices
  • Nutrition and Menu PlanningCHCEC004 Promote and provide healthy food and drink

Non-accredited Workshops

Non-accredited workshops do not have an assessment component. These workshops build on existing skills and knowledge and can be customised to your service's training requirements. Upon completion participants will receive a Certificate of Participation.


ECTARC is committed to providing quality training and therefore recommends a maximum of 15 participants for accredited (SOA) workshops to ensure the quality and integrity of training on the day. It is our recommendation that training sessions be capped at a maximum of 20 participants for professional development (SOP) workshops to enable optimum interactions and learning for participants.  ECTARC can deliver training on weekends however a surcharge of 15% of the training cost will apply. Please discuss options when making a booking.

Face to face in-service

  • SOA (full day) - $1500 for up to 10 people, $150pp for 11-20 (over 20 will be charged at $210 pp upon agreement with ECTARC). 

  • SOA (Child Protection bridging) - $900 for up to 10 people, over 10 will be charged at $70 pp. 

  • SOP (2-3 hour) - $900 + GST for up to 15 participants, over 15 will be charged at $45 pp. 

  • SOP (4 hours) - $1000 + GST for up to 15 participants, over 15 will then be charged at $45 pp (any additional participants over 20 in any SOP workshops will be charged at $90 pp + GST).


Travel costs will be determined based on location and may include accommodation and flight costs if applicable. Travel is calculated on $0.74 + GST per km (return) from Warrawong, NSW or Springwood, QLD. 


  • SOA webinar (6 hrs - 2x 3hr sessions) - $180 pp (min of 5 people) then $150 pp (when 6 or more)

  • SOP webinar (2 hr) - $60 per person (up to 11 participants) then $700 capped for 11-20 participants  (plus GST)

Some of ECTARC's inservices include:

  • Early Years Learning Framework
  • My Time, Our Place
  • Navigating the National Quality Standard 
  • Reflection - engaging in professional practice
  • Science and maths made easy
  • Language & literacy in early childhood
  • Creative aspirations
  • Rest and relaxation
  • STEM in early childhood - why it matters
  • Developing protective behaviours
  • Let's get physical
  • Feel the beat, move your feet
  • CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk - Child Protection - basic training or refresher course
  • Safe Food Handling
  • CHCECE004 - Nutrition and Menu Planning
  • Communication and Team Building
  • Through the eyes of a toddler
  • Purposeful program, practice, assessment and planning
  • Support children to connect to their world
  • The Educational Leader
  • Lead to inspire
  • Work health and safety in early childhood setting
  • Support children's behaviour - a shared approach
  • A place to be me - creating welcoming and intriguing spaces
  • Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural
  • Who's responsible - approved provider, nominated supervisor, responsible person?

For more information...

ECTARC NSW - 02 4223 1111 or email

ECTARC QLD - 07 3290 2966 or email