Education & Training

YWCA Canberra is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO Number: 1373) that nurtures a culture of learning within the organisation and the broader community.

YWCA Canberra’s Education and Training provides a safe and enjoyable learning environment and our students are supported by quality educational experiences provided by a team of dedicated trainers. We offer a diverse range of accredited and non-accredited courses, which can be accessed through fee-for-service, work-based traineeships, and other funding initiatives.

Since the inception of the RTO in 1996, YWCA Canberra has provided education and training services to more than 1,000 learners working within the early childhood education and care sector, as well as many more who have undertaken training to enter the workforce, further their skills and knowledge, and develop their abilities, not only within the early childhood education and care sector but also within leadership and management, and adult education.

All students who complete their training with YWCA Canberra are awarded nationally recognised qualifications. In every case graduates of the YWCA Canberra’s Education and Training courses leave equipped to effect positive change to their career and to make contributions to the wider Canberra community.

Education and Training Centre Hire:
YWCA Canberra’s Education and Training Centre has three large, light-filled, training rooms available for hire. Please visit our training and venue rooms page for more information.

Why study with YWCA Canberra:

YWCA Canberra:

  • is a Canberra based RTO
  • has a reputation for providing high-quality education
  • knows that 85 percent of our students and employers have been happy with our training
  • has experienced, dedicated, and professional trainers
  • provides our students with individual and personalised attention
  • provides job ready graduates through our practical learning study format
  • offers flexible courses
  • has culturally diverse students and trainers
  • is a not-for-profit organisation that puts the benefit to its students first
  • boasts modern facilities and is situated in the heart of Canberra where our students can easily access public services (e.g. bus, library, shopping centre).

YWCA Canberra offers training in: 

Current course dates


Course Commencement date
CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care  Enrolments can be taken any time. Register for the next information session on July 26 2017.
CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care  Next intake to commence in August 2017. Register for the next information sessions on July 14 and July 20 2017.
BSB30415 Certificate III in Business Administration  Next intake commencing in September 2017. Register for the next information session on 26 July 2017.
She Leads Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management)  Enrolments for 2017 are now full. Enrolments are now open for March 2018.

NOTE: The intake for TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment courses in 2017 are now full. We are in the process of applying for TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.Once this process has been completed, we will update the website.

For information on how to enrol and other relevant documents and forms please visit our Student Information page.

Education and Training enquiry

If you have a question for our Education and Training team, please fill in the form below. One of our trainers will contact you as soon as possible.
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