Supervisor Certificate Approval - Western Australia


You will require this approval if you intend to supervise any service providing or intending to provide education and care on a regular basis to children under 13 years of age. A person who holds a supervisor certificate may be appointed as the nominated supervisor of an education and care service, or may consent to be placed in day-to-day charge of a service in the absence of the approved provider or the nominated supervisor.

A person will be automatically be granted a supervisor certificate if they are:

  • 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.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be granted a supervisor certificate, you must:

  • be 18 years or older
  • satisfy the Regulatory Authority that you are a fit and proper person to be the supervisor of a service
  • meet the minimum requirements for qualifications, experience and management capability
  • submit any required forms and documentation
  • pay any required fees.

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


This approval remains in force unless it is suspended or cancelled.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $30.00


Act(s) name

Education and Care Services National Law (WA) Act 2012 WA

Regulation(s) name

Education and Care Services National Regulations 2012 WA

Lodgement process


You must create an online NQA ITS account to submit the required application forms.

Administering agency

Department of Communities

Education and Care Regulatory Unit

Contact details

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


Education and Care Regulatory Unit

Department of Communities

Operating address: PO BOX 6334
East Perth, Western Australia 6892
Mailing address: 111 Wellington Street
East Perth, Western Australia 6004
Toll Free: 1800 199 383
Phone: 08 6551 8333
Website: Education and Care Regulatory Unit (Opens in new window)