Entries by Sam Hendry

Big day today!

WE ARE MOVING IN! We move into our new training headquarters after many weeks of building works – some of which we have captured on this blog in recent weeks. The move represents a commitment from our team to deliver the best training in Early Childhood Education and Care in Australia. We have a premise […]

New Brand Identity

Today is a BIG day in the growth of our training college. We have announced a new brand identity … ABOUT THE NEW BRAND IDENTITY The new brand identity represents a youthful vibrancy and an interpretive design which could be an educator or a child expressing their joy. It is this joy that the college […]


The move to our new headquarters in Southport is getting very close now! The team will move in this Thursday 28th October. Attached to this blog post are some photos showing the then and now images. There have been 20+ builders on site for over 2 months so it is a significant project and one […]


The Best Training Facility in Early Childhood Education and Care Sector in Australia is getting closer to completion The construction of the new Kool Kids Training College HQ is well advanced now with opening scheduled for mid October. Whilst inspecting the construction site this week, College Manager Sam Hendry was amazed at the transformation of […]

KKTC Building for the Future

Kool Kids Training College (RTO 40636) today announced it has commenced a total rebuild on its recently purchased new headquarters at 106 Queen Street Southport. The location of the facility will be well known to Gold Coasters as it sits on the prime corner of Ferry and Queen Streets. With the building commencing this month […]

‘Teach Out’ Extended to 20 January 2023

After much lobbying from the sector of which KKTC was very active in presenting the case to regulators, ASQA has recently approved an extended transition period for the Early Childhood Education & Care qualifications our college offers to educators in your team. The decision means registered training organisations (RTOs) like KKTC will now have an […]


After more than two years of review and discussion within the sector, KKTC have just been advised of the release of the new Training Package. In this blog we outline what the changes mean for the sector and how our college will be approaching the teach out period. The first new qualification is CH30121 – […]

New ECEC Training Package – May 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 now provide the below update: Whilst the Committee have approved the new Training Package however the sector will still need […]

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 […]