What qualifications are required of child care workers?
All workers must obtain a minimum of Certificate III in Early Childhood Education to work as a childcare assistant.
Is Kindergarten compulsory in NSW?
No. By law, all children must be in school by the time they turn 6 years old.
What does CCB stand for?
CCB stands for Child Care Rebate.
What does JFA stand for?
JFA stands for Jets Fee Assistance.
At what age can my child attend child care?
This varies between centres. Contact your chosen facility to discuss.
What does CCR stand for?
CCR stands for Child Care Rebate.
Do child care centres provide food and nappies?
Some, but not all centres provide provisions such as food and nappies. Check with the centre prior to enrolment.
How much does it cost to send my child to Child Care?
Fees vary across centres. Contact the centre director.
Can my child attend vacation care at a child care centre?
Some child care centres take vacation care enrolments for school age children. Enquire direct to the centre for more information.