About Goodstart Early Learning

Goodstart Early Learning is Australia's largest long day care provider, with over 640 centres across the country. Our 13,000 employees care for and education more than 73,000 children from 61,000 families every year. Goodstart is a not-for-profit organisation, with a vision for Australia's children to have the best possible start in life. 


Early learning is one of the most rewarding careers of all. Early learning professionals have the opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of children, inspiring a love of learning that will help them reach their full potential. Goodstart is looking for talented and dedicated early learning professionals to help realise our vision for all Australia's children to have the best possible start in life. Be a part of Australia's largest long day care provider and make a big difference to the life of a child.

Documents & Useful Forms

This page contains useful forms and guides to assist students studying with Goodstart Institute of Early Learning.

Expand the sections below to access the documents.

Module Request Form
To request the next module for either the CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care or CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care you'll need to complete a Module Request Form (below).

Simply download the Module Request Form, select the module you require next, then submit the completed and signed form via email to goodstart@goodstart.edu.au, or via post to PO Box 12089 George Street, Brisbane Qld 4003.

Student Services will issue your module within two weeks of receiving a completed and signed form.

Module Request Form
Extension Application Form
If the end date of your enrolment is approaching, or if your end date has already past and you wish to continue with your studies you’ll need to apply for an extension.

Simply download the Extension Application Form below, complete all sections as outlined and return the completed and signed application via email to goodstart@goodstart.edu.au, or via post to PO Box 12089 George Street, Brisbane Qld 4003.

Student Services will process your application within 14 business days and notify you via email the outcome of your extension application.

Please note – Trainees and Apprentices will need to contact their Trainer and Assessor to complete a Trainee/Apprentice Extension Request.

Extension Application Form
Leave of Absence Form
In order to apply for a fixed-term suspension of your studies in a course, students are required to complete a Leave of Absence Form and submit via email to goodstart@goodstart.edu.au for approval.  Please note that a suspension of enrolment will only be approved in conjunction with the Leave of Absense policy.

Leave of Absense Form
Assessment Coversheet
An Assessment Coversheet must accompany each assessment submission.  Dowload the coversheet below.

Assessment Coversheet
Child Observation Form
When observing childing in a early childhood environment for study purposes, permission must be obtained by the relevant parents/guardians.  Use this form below to record this permission.

Child Observation Permission Form
Student Guide
The Student Guide contains information to assist students of Goodstart Institute of Early Learning.  Please click on the link below to access the Student Guide.

Student Guide

Did you know?

From January 2016, all students will gain access to MyPortal.  MyPortal contains all of the learning and assessment materials, and additional resources to assist students throughout their enrolment.