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. 

How to Apply

Start your learning journey with the Goodstart Institute of Early Learning!


Goodstart Institute of Early Learning provides training to Permanent (full-time and part-time) Goodstart Employees only, if you wish to further your career in early learning visit https://www.myskills.gov.au/ where you can find a provider in your area.

If you're a Pemanent Goodstart employee and you’ve read all of the information about your course and read over our frequently asked questions, you’re ready to begin the application process.

  1. Contact Student Services for the application email and link via phone on 1800 617 455 or via email to goodstart@goodstart.edu.au.
  2. Complete the online enrolment application, uploading any additional documentation as required (this is noted within the online application) to Student Services for processing.
  3. Your application will then be processed by the Student Services Team, who will be in touch for further information and/or to confirm your enrolment.

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning

For more information about applying for Credit or Recognition of Prior Learning, click here.