Being a Family Day Care educator is probably the most rewarding career you can have.

Imagine: your love of children, together with your love of leading, teaching and inspiring, in a business that you can call your own.

As an educator you get to choose which hours and days suit you. You have full control over the operations of your business plus you can look after your own children while you look after others.

All with the full support of your local Family Day Care service and us, the NSW Family Day Care Association.


Call us today for more information:

02 9779 9908 or email

What FDC educators think about their career

“What stands out in my Family Day Care career so far is the chance for me to have positive input into children’s lives, being able to use my training and life skills to the best advantage by contributing in a meaningful way to the FDC community to which I belong.”

Susan Poretta

Educator, Bankstown Family Day Care

As an educator, I truly feel blessed to play such an integral role in helping the children to be, belong and become.

Mel McFarlane

Educator, Camden Family Day Care


Anyone can become an educator with the right training and qualifications.
Educators come from a wide range of diverse backgrounds. All educators are required to comply with and work under the Education and Care Services National Law and Regulations and the National Quality Standard.

Family Day Care educators are registered with an approved Family Day Care Service provider.

Educators are required to have:


  • Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
  • First Aid qualifications
  • Working With Children Check
  • Public liability insurance
  • A home and garden that can be adapted to meet WH&S regulations and NQS standards (can be owned or rented)
  • Equipment and resources for education and play

Contact us

Call NSW Family Day Care Association on 02 9779 9908 to find out how you can become a Family Day Care educator.

Or enter your details below to access the Educators Booklet, a 17 page guide that covers everything you need to know about becoming a Family Day Care Educator.

Educators Handbook download

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