ACAV is committed to enabling quality professional development at reasonable prices. To this end, we partner with PD providers, sector experts and others to deliver PD sessions applicable to Approved Providers and early childhood educators and teachers. ACAV members pay discounted rates to our PD sessions

PD run by ACAV includes our annual Conference; weekend retreats and sessions for owners and educators. Upcoming sessions include:

  • July 26 - Importance of Staff Records: by Webinar: Register here
  • August 18 & 19- Excellence in ECEC Conference Series, by webinar and in CBD
  • 26 September: Jobs for Families Information session: Mulgrave Country Club- free for members: Register here
  • 25 October: Jobs for Families Information session: Victoria University Sunshine Convention Centre- free for members: Register here
  • 24 November: AGM & Christmas Party: Kew Golf Club: Register here
  • 24 March: Centre visit bus trip - Mornington Peninsula: See details and Register here
  • 18 April: Owners' Networking lunch: Geppetto Trattoria, Wellington Parade, East Melbourne: Register here
  • 26 May: Centre visit bus trip - Yarra Valley: See details and Register here
  • 18 June: Owners' Networking lunch: Venue To be confirmed

Please register for these events via our  online Event Calendar 

Full PD Calendar for 2017/18 coming soon.

If you are looking for training in a particular area, please feel free to contact us by email or on 03 9532 2017

A number of our Supplier members offer professional development, training and consultancy. Please advise them you are an ACAV member to access preferential treatment:

Apprenticeships Matter - Kara Prichard

Astute Early Years Specialists - Kim Davis

Childcare by Design - Dr Brenda Abbey

Childcare Management Systems - Megan Sharman

Customised Training - Rhonda Ross

Edirection - Kavita Bali - 0416 615 770

InFocus Food Safety - Melinda Chapman

ITHEA - Peter Kyriacou

Safe Sleep Space - Cindy Davenport

The Time Retriever - Peter Johnson

Vet Assess - Genevieve Parle

Wonderwoman Children - Nataly Tormey


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