Entries by Sam Hendry

There Has Never Been a Better Time To Hire a Trainee/Apprentice

The federal government has extended its wage subsidy scheme for apprentices and trainees for another year, in a move it expects will generate 70,000 new positions. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced an uncapped increase in the Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements (BAC) funding this morning, estimating it would employ at least a further 70,000 apprentices/trainees across […]

New ECEC Training Package – UPDATE

Kool Kids Training College (RTO 40636) is keeping a close eye on the new training package and advising students and clients as the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) progresses with their review. We can report that the 36th meeting of the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) was held on 23 February 2021. At the meeting, […]

New Training Package – Late February Timeframe

Kool Kids Training College is closely monitoring the review of the Early Childhood Education and Care training package. We have been advised this week that the case for endorsement is being finalised for Quality Assurance and State and Territory jurisdiction consultation and will be submitted to the AISC in December 2020 for consideration for approval […]

New Training Package – What it Means for YOU!

The review of the Early Childhood Education and Care training package is currently underway, and it expected that there will be a 12 month teach out period from when the training package will be released. At this point in time it is still uncertain how many units will transition across to the new training package, […]

KKTC Delivers Results!

In challenging times, it is reassuring to know that KKTC continues to deliver results. Measuring customer satisfaction (or in this case student satisfaction) is relatively easy in today’s customer centric world. Most companies turn to Net Promoter Score (NPS) – a management tool that can be used to gauge the loyalty of customer relationships. Originating […]

A COMMITMENT TO QUALITY AND CONTINUAL IMPROVEMENT

One of the major points of difference with Kool Kids Training College is that we are one of the very few Registered Training Organisations (RTO’s) that has a legacy of owning and operating childcare centres. This journey started over 15 years ago with the first Kool Kids Early Learning Centre opening on the Gold Coast. […]

STRATEGIES FOR TRAINEE SUPPORT DURING COVID-19

CLOUD BASED TRAINING Kool Kids Training College have been ‘on the cloud’ for several years and have a robust training model for online training delivery which when blended with our commitment to centre based mentoring and assessment provides a comprehensive program. With our cloud based learning platform combined with workflow automation and a dedicated team […]

With Great Qualifications Come Great Opportunities – In Great States!

Victoria Kool Kids Training College – now training in Victoria! KKTC is now training in Victoria Under 3rd Party Agreement with Wodonga Institute of TAFE. – RTO: 3097. Talking this week about this exciting development, College Manager Sam Hendry said “Victoria has always been on our radar. We have many clients in the northern states who have been […]

How To Build A Childcare Team You Can Be Proud Of

‘A successful team is a group of many hands and one mind…’-  Bill Bethel Talking recently at a centre group’s team conference, Sam Hendry College Manager with Kool Kids Training College talked about some of his experiences with leading teams and what teams need to be effective. In this blog post, Sam covers some important points […]