The RegistrationProcess

To be Registered with At Home Family Day Care, applicants are required to satisfactorily complete an application and registration process.


Our Educators must haveThe Abilities to:

  • Be physically and emotionally able to care for young children.
  • Create a safe, secure, welcoming and child friendly environment that will support the development and learning of all young children.
  • Demonstrate an enthusiasm and genuine commitment for the wellbeing of all children.
  • Work independently with the support of At Home Family Day Care Scheme Coordination Unit.
  • Have sound management and organisational skills.
  • Communicate effectively with adults and children.
  • Have an understanding of children’s development.
  • Be aware of and sensitive to the needs and values of all parents and children.
  • Have an appreciation of cultural and family diversity.
  • Commit to ongoing professional development that At Home Family Day Care sets upon them.
  • Financially run a small business

Regulatory Requirements and Schemes Requirements for Educators are:

  • A valid Working with Children Check Blue Card (FDC)
  • All adult household members including family must have a valid Working with Children Check Blue Card (AO)
  • Minimum Certificate 3 level in Early Childhood Education and Care CHC30113 (completed, enrolled, with progress reports or equivalent – for a list of approved qualifications visit this link  ACECQA qualifications)
  • First Aid Certificate, Emergency Asthma and Anaphylaxis Management Training (Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an education and care setting HLTAID012 – this course combines all)
  • Satisfactory First and Final Home Safety check
  • Public Liability Insurance – renewed yearly
  • ABN Number
  • AFP Police Check
  • Adequate toys, equipment and resources
  • Health and Safety – Regulations and Standards ensure that your home and garden are hygienic and safe for all the children.
  • Skills and knowledge competency of National Regulations, Standards and Child Development.
  • Pool/Spa safety certificate where applicable
  • Roadworthy / Safety certificate on Cars not under new care warranty
  • Car Restraint Check on all restraints – completed through our Practice Mentors
  • Child Protection Training
  • Food Safety Certificate
  • Medical Certificate from your regular Doctor – completed on a yearly basis
  • Working Computer and Printer.
  • Mobile Phone