Individual Supervisor Certificate - New South Wales

Description

You may require this approval if you intend to supervise a family day care or centre-based child care service for children ranging from below school age.

An example of when you may need to apply is if you intend to become a nominated supervisor or you are able to be placed in day to day charge of a service and you are not working in one of the types of roles above. Please note that a nominated supervisor is a certified person who has been nominated by the approved provider of the service to be the supervisor.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Exemptions

Please be aware that you may be covered by the Service Supervisor Certificate and may not have to apply. Service Supervisor Certificates are not issued to a particular person. Instead they may apply to any person working at a service who has been identified by the approved provider within the service as:

  • responsible for the day to day management of the service
  • exercising supervisory and leadership responsibilities for part of the service
  • a family day care coordinator.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this certificate you must:

  • be 18 years or older
  • be considered a fit and proper person to be the supervisor of a service
  • meet the minimum requirements for qualifications, experience and management capability
  • submit the application form and pay the prescribed fee.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Prerequisites

Duration

This approval is perpetual until the date that it is suspended or cancelled.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Amount
Apply Application $30.00

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Application for Supervisor Certificate - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on this document.
Apply Declaration of Fitness and Propriety - PDF (Opens in new window)
Apply National Quality Agenda IT System (NQA ITS) (Opens in new window)

Other resources

Task Resources
Comply Guide to the Education and Care Services National Law and the Education and Care Services National Regulations 2011 - PDF (Opens in new window)
Comply Information Sheet - National Quality Framework: Certified Supervisors - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Children (Education and Care Services) National Law (NSW) 2010 NSW

Regulation(s) name

Children (Education and Care Services) Supplementary Provisions Regulation 2012 NSW

Lodgement process

Apply

Applications should be lodged with the relevant NSW Authority as outlined on the application form. Applications can be made online or using an application form.

Approval time

Within 60 days of receiving your application.

Additional information

The National Regulations allow for certain classes of people to be granted a supervisor certificate without an application. A person will automatically be granted a supervisor certificate if they are either:

  • a principal of a school
  • a person in charge of a campus of a school
  • a specified teacher or director under state or territory law of a school providing an education and care service at the site of the school.

For NSW, applications and notifications will only be accepted when they are submitted online using the NQA ITS.

Administering agency

Department of Education

NSW Early Childhood Education and Care Directorate

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Information and Enquiries Team

NSW Early Childhood Education and Care Directorate

Department of Education

Mailing address: Locked Bag 5107
Parramatta
New South Wales 2124
Toll Free: 1800 619 113
Phone: 02 8633 1810
Email: ececd@det.nsw.edu.au
Website: NSW Early Childhood Education and Care Directorate (Opens in new window)