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Family Day Care Educators are the heart of our sector

As a Family Day Care Educator you are one of approximately 2000 qualified, skilled and expert, home-based Educators providing exceptional education and care for Queensland families.

As the Peak, we are here to support and advocate for you, your service, your children and families.

FDCQ provides Educators with:

  • Sector advocacy and government representation
  • Networking opportunities
  • Resources to assist you in delivering high quality education and care programs
  • Current information regarding the sector and your profession
  • Professional development training modules
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Educator Testimonial

“I can’t see myself doing anything different.”

I started my family day care 19 years ago to stay home with my son and I've never looked back. I can't see myself doing anything different. They are an extension of my family.

Educator Testimonial

“I love the children! They are like my own grandkids. I love seeing them become who they should be.”

Professional Development

  • Do you want to grow your professional skillset and improve your practices?
  • Do you want to thrive and flourish as you hear new ideas and helpful information?
  • Do you want to network with like-minded Educators?
  • Do you want professional development that you can access at your own convenience?


Professional Learning and Community Engagement Educators have access to a secure, password protected community of practice, giving you an opportunity to learn from peers, to share resources, knowledge and experience.

PLACE is an inclusive community supported by Family Day Care Training Australia.


Professional Development

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Training Categories
  • All
  • Educator Induction
  • Leadership Training
  • Mandatory Training
  • Other Modules
Other Modules

Understanding Critical Reflection Bundle

Educator Induction

Educator Induction Program

Other Modules

QA1 Educational Program and Practice

Leadership Training

Successful Leaders Program

Leadership Training

Distributed Leadership in Family Day Care

Mandatory Training

Food Safety and Food Hygiene

Educator Induction

Child Protection - QLD Mandatory Reporting Requirements

Mandatory Training

Safe Sleeping in Family Day Care



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    Frequently Asked Questions
    • New safety requirements
    • Improved oversight and compliance tools for Regulatory Authorities
    • New workforce requirements
    • Improved regulatory guidance

    For more information view the NQF Review here.

    Family Day Care Queensland's training arm, Family Day Care Training Australia, offers professional development and training via self-paced online modules. To view the course catalogue please visit the FDCTA website.

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