Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) Short Courses


Short courses are a great way to up update your skills, keep your resume current and develop new skill sets. If you are looking to gain a promotion, get your “foot-in-the-door” or just maintain regular professional development our short courses are a cost effective option.

These are non-accredited online modules (refer to qualifications in the menu options at the top of the page if you are seeking a nationally recognised course)

  • All short courses listed are online modules that require the successful completion of assessment.
  • All short courses listed are non-accredited modules (refer to qualifications in the menu options at the top of the page if you are seeking a nationally recognised course)
  • All short courses listed are available for public and corporate bookings.
  • You will have 3 months to complete from the date of enrolment.
  • On successful completion of the assessment you will be issued a Certificate of Completion
  • Adapt Education is a Pre-Qualified supplier of professional development training to the Department of Education and Training (DET QLD) under the DET69587 Tender. Through this tender, Department of Education staff may enrol at discounted rates.
  • For further details refer to Adapt Education’s short course terms and conditions
How to Enrol

There are no set in-take dates, so you can enrol at any time. Alternatively call 1300 380 335 to enrol over the phone.


Course List – Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) Short Courses

Introduction to Outside School Hours Care

Target audience: new staff or those seeking work in Outside of Hours School Care.

Course Description: In this module you will learn about the Outside of School Hours Care industry and the role you will be expected to fulfill as an educator and carer of students. The module covers rules and regulations of the industry, duty of care, types of activities and play to engage children, communicating effectively with diverse children, and behaviour management strategies.

Duration: approx. 4hrs online

Cost: $200

DET staff: click here for discounted price list


Important information for our students regarding Covid-19

COVID-19 update: Our business is operating on all cylinders! New and existing students can continue to expect our high standard of service through phone, email, video-conferencing and online platforms.

Classroom based students are continuing via our distance study mode (with either online or correspondence resources). Supported by additional live webinars and Q&A sessions.

Click here for details.

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