Educators(carers) are required to be fit and proper persons according to the National Standards. They are required to have :

  •  have attained (or be working towards), as a minimum, a Certificate III qualification in Early Childhood Education
  • current first aid qualifications, including annual CPR,
  •  completed all relevant state and territory working with children checks
  •  demonstrated knowledge of early childhood practices and duty of care
  •  keep appropriate records including safety audits and programs for children
  •  maintain a safe environment
  •  undertake professional development each year