2019 ACA NSW Quickies

 

  • Are you a service provider that feels like you are time poor?
  • Are there business decisions that you feel you do not have the latest information to make an informed decision?
  • Is finding relevant information/training either too expensive, not at convenient times, or both?

The Australian Childcare Alliance (ACA) NSW has put together a series of short but to the point presentations that help existing and new providers. The ACA NSW Quickies courses are only 2 hours and held throughout the year. They bring Approved Providers, Owners and Directors with industry-specific information, advice, tips and even “tricks”.

The current series of ACA NSW’s Quickies are:

  1. Help with NSW’s service provider approval process – by Leeza Browne
  2. Maximising & managing staff performance … legally – by Belinda Kenneally
  3. Secrets of what to do during A&R visits – by Leeza Browne
  4. Creating the best QIP for the “new” NQF

Ticket Prices (not for webinars)

  • ACA NSW Members: $100 inc GST per person 
  • Non-Members: $150 inc GST per person

See below for further information, dates/times and registration options.

Help with NSW’s service provider approval process – by Leeza Browne

  • Did you know that as part of the Provider Application process, you need to sit a compulsory examination (ie assessment)?
  • This session is designed for new and existing child care providers, who want to better understand the application process.
  • We will provide invaluable tips on how to on what’s involved, how to fill in the application, and also invaluable tips on what to expect and how to pass the scenario-based assessment.
  • Find out more about:
  • How to prepare for the NSW Approved Provider process
    • What is involved in the application process
    • What to expect from the NSW Department of Education during this process
    • What are the timeframes for approval
    • What tips are there to pass the scenario-based assessment

Dates:

  • Thursday, 21 February 2019, from 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm, in Parramatta (Sydney) NSW- COMPLETED
  • Wednesday, 15 May 2019, from 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm, in Parramatta (Sydney) NSW- sold out icon
  • Friday, 21 June 2019, from 12pm-2pm, online - BOOK NOW
  • Wednesday, 2 October 2019, from 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm, in Parramatta (Sydney) NSW- BOOK NOW

Secrets of the new A&R – by Leeza Browne

  • Everyone knows the key to success is preparation.
  • In this presentation, find out the secrets to making the best impression and how to showcase the best of your service, including:
    • How does this assessment and rating process work
    • What happens during this process
    • How to best prepare you and your team
    • Know what to prepare
    • What to expect on the day
    • What to do when you get your draft rating and its not what you expected?

Dates:

  • Tuesday, 9 April 2019, from 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm, in Parramatta (Sydney) NSW - sold out icon
  • Friday, 24 May 2019, from 10.00 am to 12.00 pm, in Parramatta (Sydney) NSW - sold out icon
  • Thursday, 25 July 2019, from 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm, in Parramatta (Sydney) NSW - BOOK NOW

Maximising & Managing Staff Performance … Legally – by Belinda Kenneally

  • This presentation provides a quick and high-level enough understanding for childcare service providers so that they may be aware of their legal obligations and to especially avoid common mistakes.
  • Topics to be covered include:
    • Can an employer terminate staff who post questionable images/videos of themselves on their own social media accounts?
    • How to handle the now automatic obligations of employers to offer permanent employment to casuals after their 12 months?
    • What rights and obligations do employers have over staff member(s) with mental health issues?
    • Do a staff member’s rights to sick leave always outweigh the employer’s rights?
    • Which are the best methods to performance manage under-performing employees out?
    • What are the most common mistakes employers make that attract unfair dismissal claims?

Dates:

  • Wednesday, 6 March 2019, from 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm, in Parramatta (Sydney) NSW - sold out icon
  • Wednesday, 5 June 2019, from 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm, in Parramatta (Sydney) NSW - sold out icon
  • Friday, 2 August 2019, from 10am to 11:30am, online- BOOK NOW
  • Wednesday, 4 September 2019, from 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm, in Parramatta (Sydney) NSW- BOOK NOW

 

Creating the best QIP for the “new” NQF

  • What is the role of the QIP in relation to A&R?
  • How extensive (or not) should the QIP be?
  • Which staff member(s) should be responsible for producing the QIP?
  • Are there different types of QIPs to get working towards/meeting/exceeding rating?
  • How do you leverage the submitted QIP during the A&R session(s)?

Dates:

  • Friday, 12 July 2019, from 10am to 12pm, in Parramatta (Sydney) NSW -BOOK NOW
  • Monday, 9 September 2019, from 10am to 12pm, in Parramatta (Sydney) NSW - BOOK NOW
  • Friday, 1 November 2019, from 10am to 12pm, in Parramatta (Sydney) NSW - BOOK NOW

 

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