ACAV is committed to enabling quality professional development at reasonable prices. We partner with PD providers, sector experts and others to deliver PD sessions applicable to Approved Providers and early childhood educators and teachers. 


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


All events offer special pricing for ACA members, but please note you must be logged into the Members' area of the website to access this pricing. For any queries or help with logging in, please contact Philippa Valder on 03 9532 2017.


Upcoming Events

1 May 2019: Workplace Relations Workshop, FCB Level 18, 607 Bourke St, Melbourne

14 May: Member Meeting, Mulgrave Country Club, Wheeler's Hill

16 May: Member Meeting, Sunshine Convention Centre, Sunshine North

22 & 23 June: Leadership Retreat, Grange Cleveland Winery, Lancefield

  • More information coming soon

16 & 17 August 2019: Excellence in ECEC Conference, Crown Conference Centre, Southbank

Celebrating the magic of childhood!


Supplier members who offer training and support

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

Childcare by Design - Dr Brenda Abbey: 0406 920 390


Childcare Management Systems - Megan Sharman: 0419 229 100


Customised Training - Rhonda Ross: 1300 275 282


CFT International - Carmel Thomas: 1300 665 633


Elite Childcare Management - Debbie Thompson: 07 3054 5999


InFocus Food Safety - Melinda Chapman: 0418 342 108


Safe Sleep Space - Cindy Davenport: 0416 019 069


The Time Retriever - Peter Johnson: 1300 794 401