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Self-paced courses

Approved Provider and Governance Program — Refresher Plus

Are you an existing NSW Approved Provider or Director who wants to refresh your knowledge of governance and compliance responsibilities AND gain tailored support and training from a CELA expert? Enrol in our Approved Provider and Governance Program to gain access to our tailored 3 hour Approved Provider live training webinar for your entire team, plus one year of access to our self-paced learning portal which includes video tutorials, quizzes and an extensive knowledge library.  

Delivery Method:

Self-Paced Online

Approved Provider

Upcoming Dates

Available anytime

Health and Safety

CHCPRT025 Identify and Report Children and Young People at Risk (RTO ID 90842) - Self-Paced Online

Note: This course supersedes CHCPRT001 Identify and Respond to Children and Young People at risk

CHCPRT025 Identify and Report Children and Young People at Risk is a comprehensive child protection course that provides training around all aspects of abuse, reporting requirements and legal obligations for early childhood professionals.

Study online at your own pace with live weekly support sessions.

Delivery Method:

Self-Paced Online

NQS Areas:

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Child Protection

Upcoming Dates

July 2024

Self-paced courses

Management Committee Training Portal

Elevate your management committee training with our self-paced learning portal.  

Our comprehensive training is designed to address the unique challenges faced by management committees.

Delivery Method:

Self-Paced Online

NQS Areas:

7

LeadershipCommittees

Upcoming Dates

Available anytime

Micro Credentials

Leadership: Empowering and Engaging the Team — Micro Credential

Build your leadership confidence and empower your team to help you navigate the many challenges of an ECEC environment.

CELA Micro Credentials are online, self-paced workshops. They allow you to enhance your skills and knowledge on specific topics in just a few hours. Each Micro Credential includes a wide range of learning materials to suit all types of learners including tutorials, assignments, quizzes, readings and downloadable resources. After completing all prerequisites, learners will receive a digital badge and certificate—the digital badge can be shared on social media platforms and added to personal resumes and service QIPs.

Delivery Method:

Self-Paced Online

NQS Areas:

4, 6, 7

LeadershipMicro Credential

Upcoming Dates

Available anytime

Micro Credentials

Nesa Accredited pd

Understanding Neuroscience to Support Children's Behaviour — Micro Credential

Gain an in-depth understanding of neuroscience and how the brain impacts children’s behaviour to support children in your early education and care service. Be empowered to support children’s learning, well-being and development, particularly when children are exhibiting behaviours of concern.

CELA Micro Credentials are online, self-paced workshops. They allow you to enhance your skills and knowledge on specific topics in just a few hours. Each Micro Credential includes a wide range of learning materials to suit all types of learners including tutorials, assignments, quizzes, readings and downloadable resources. After completing all prerequisites, learners will receive a digital badge and certificate—the digital badge can be shared on social media platforms and added to personal resumes and service QIPs.

Delivery Method:

Self-Paced Online

NQS Areas:

7, 1, 5

BehaviourMicro Credential

Upcoming Dates

Available anytime

Program and Practice

Nesa Accredited pd

Bringing the EYLF V2.0 to Life: Collaborative Leadership and Teamwork in Practice

The EYLF V2.0 has been updated with three new principles, including Collaborative Leadership and Teamwork.

The importance of effective leadership in early childhood education and care is well documented including the relationship between effective leadership and outcomes for children. This goes beyond formal leadership positions, to include leadership principles and practices enacted by children and educators. (ACECQA, 2023)

This 2-hour session will focus on the collaborative leadership and teamwork practices service leaders can implement to improve the quality of their service, including ways to empower children and educators.  

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Early Years Learning FrameworkEYLF V2.0

Upcoming Dates

Thu, 1 Aug 24

Thu, 5 Sep 24

Tues, 8 Oct 24

Relationships with Children

Nesa Accredited pd

5 Ways To Better Conversations With Children - Webinar

Communicating well with children is essential to their development. Learn 5 strategies to enhance your interactions and conversations with children in order to help them feel safe and secure, and to build strong relationships. 

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 4, 5

Child relationships

Upcoming Dates

Mon, 5 Aug 24

Thu, 12 Sep 24

Mon, 14 Oct 24

Program and Practice

Nesa Accredited pd

Bringing the EYLF V2.0 to Life: Play Based Learning and Intentionality in Practice

  • Have you ever been challenged when thinking about how to engage in play with children so as not to encroach or take over their play? 

  • Are you ready to learn more about what intentionality looks like in play-based learning environments?

In this 2-hour session we will look closely at intentionality and our role as the intentional educator in play. We will explore practical intentional strategies to bring the child’s play to life to enhance and extend learning.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 3, 5

Early Years Learning FrameworkEYLF V2.0

Upcoming Dates

Mon, 5 Aug 24

Wed, 18 Sep 24

Thu, 14 Nov 24

Leadership

The Director's Toolkit: The Team: Staff Relationships - Webinar

This session will look at team relationships, what makes an effective team, communication and conflict resolution. Participants will explore strategies to support the wellbeing of their team and provide opportunities for development of team skills and relationships.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

7, 4

LeadershipThe Directors Toolkit

Upcoming Dates

Tue, 6 Aug 24

Thu, 5 Sep 24

Health and Safety

Nesa Accredited pd

CHCPRT025 - Identify & Report Children and Young People at Risk (RTO ID: 90842) - 3 Part Webinar

Note: This course supersedes CHCPRT001 Identify and Respond to Children and Young People at risk

Gain your child protection certification with the course that sets the standard for the sector - Now NESA Accredited.

CHCPRT025 Identify and Report Children and Young People at Risk is a comprehensive child protection course that provides training around all aspects of abuse, reporting requirements and legal obligations for early childhood professionals.

NQS Areas:

2, 5, 7

Child Protection

Upcoming Dates

7, 14 & 21 Aug 24

10, 11 & 12 Sep 24

10, 17 & 24 Oct 24

Governance

The Law and Regs for Nominated Supervisors - Webinar

This webinar has been designed to help Nominated Supervisors stay ahead in this ever changing climate so that you know your responsibilities and where to find trusted information, and feel confident in supporting your families. 

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

2, 7

OOSH

Upcoming Dates

Wed, 7 Aug 24

Thu, 19 Sep 24

Tue, 1 Oct 24

Program and Practice

Nesa Accredited pd

Connecting to the Joy of Children's Learning through Purposeful Observation - Webinar

This session aims to inspire educators to reflect on their practice and find ways to highlight the understandings that children formulate about the world during play. Participants will explore how to use their observations to plan environments that form deeper connections to children's exploration and discovery.
 

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 5, 3

Behaviour

Upcoming Dates

Thu, 8 Aug 24

Fri, 20 Sep 24

Thu, 5 Dec 24

CELA Membership

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Our expert educators will tailor the content to meet the needs of your team. You choose the date, location and topic and we’ll come to you.

Inservice Training

Inservice Training

While our training calendar is extensive, we know that sometimes you need a more targeted approach. Our learning and development specialists can tailor your training to be delivered where, when and how you need it. 

Mentoring

Mentoring

We offer a unique mentoring program that can be completely tailored to your needs and specifications. Based on sound educational practice and specialist expertise, our mentors provide one-on-one and group sessions to support professional progress.

RTO Accredited Training

CELA’s Registered Training Organisation (RTO ID: 90842) provides accredited, nationally recognised qualifications including our child protection training for childcare, early and middle childhood educators. We use high-quality, customised training and assessment materials written by subject matter experts to meet the unique requirements of the early childhood sector.

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