Empower your Early Childhood career in leadership and management

In choosing to study Leadership and Management with First Door, you are empowering your career as a highly regarded leader/manager in the Early Childhood profession.

As a starting point, it's helpful to consider how your current leadership skills rate, and which skills you would like to develop further. 

Download Your Checklist: Top 10 skills to flourish in Early Childhood leadership here!

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Flourish in Leadership guides you in your leadership role, for you to develop and use essential leadership skills for Early Childhood teams.

You will complete workplace projects to put your learning into action within your team, as you complete each of the four units in this course:

  • BSBLDR511 Develop and use emotional intelligence within your team
  • BSBLDR502 Establish tools and processes to lead and manage effective workplace relationships
  • BSBWOR502 Create a shared team vision, a culture of team togetherness and lead and manage team effectiveness
  • BSBLED501 Become strengths-based, lead a culture of knowledge sharing and develop a workplace learning environment

Access to eLearning course resources is for 8 months.

On course completion, you'll receive a certificate and transcript of your 4 completed units.

Flourish in Leadership course investment: Course fee $995
OR easy pay over 4 monthly payments of $265. 

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Flourish in Management course covers three units for essential management skills, to achieve quality outcomes in your early childhood service.

  • BSBHRM405: Successfully support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff  to employ the best people that fit your team/organisation's vision
  • BSBMGT516: Enable your team to work together and facilitate continuous improvement, aligned with the NQS
  • BSBMGT502: Manage people performance to develop growth focused educators/leaders with purpose and role clarity
Access to eLearning course resources is for 8 months.

On course completion, you'll receive a certificate and transcript of your 3 completed units.

Flourish in Management
 course investment:
 Course fee $765
OR arrange 3 monthly payments of $265. 

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Tailor your learning to suit your relevant learning outcomes

Select the areas of relevance to support your team and for your own professional growth.
Our training is designed to equip Early Childhood leaders and mangers with the skills required in the National Quality Standard Quality Areas 4 & 7.

The outcomes of these two courses are to develop Team Culture, Connection, Collective Responsibility and Commitment.

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Our Partnership and support

We partner with you to be your best professionally, no matter where you live in Australia, with:

1. Welcome meetings with your personal mentor

Once we have received your enrolment, we'll arrange a welcome meeting/s (by zoom meetings if you live outside of Brisbane) with your personal mentor. This meeting sets you up with all you need to get started in your first unit, and you'll begin using our eLearning portal. 

2. Access to our eLearning portal

This provides you with video tutorials, templates, helpful resources and assessment guidance for each unit to guide your professional learning. You can revisit this information on your phone or laptop, where and when suits you.

3. Zoom Leadership Inspo workshops

You are invited to monthly Zoom workshops to overview key unit content, and to discuss the case study and assessment tasks with other Early Childhood leaders/managers. 

4. A personal mentor to support your professional growth

Your personal mentor is a First Door qualified trainer and assessor, is qualified and well experienced in Early Childhood management, and in supporting people to flourish in their role. We enjoy developing a relationship with you over the duration of the course, with: 

  • phone or zoom meetings to gain insights and consider how you are (or could be) using your learning in the workplace
  • assessment guidance and support

5. Practical assessment with workplace projects and constructive feedback

Each assessment has been designed by First Door to develop and use essential leadership/management knowledge and skills. You'll complete relevant workplace projects so you can put your learning into practice as you complete each assessment workbook.

We provide helpful and constructive feedback within two weeks from when you submit your assessment workbook.


We look forward to supporting you through your enrolment and professional learning