Phone 1800 129 606 or (08) 8234 5219


The National Quality Agenda promotes a vision for a more qualified workforce. We are committed to offering robust, current and relevant qualifications that utilise the knowledge and reputation of Gowrie philosophy and practice.

Our qualifications are directly linked with the National Quality Framework, Early Years Learning Framework and the Framework for School Age Care.


To find out more information on qualifications, please contact Rachel at: or call (08) 8234 5219. 



CHC62015 Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management - click for course brochure


Early childhood education and care services are complex and require strong and current leadership skills.  While experience and minimum qualifications are helpful, the Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management can provide additional leadership learning which supports the complexity of leading and managing high quality services.

Career pathways include:

  • Group/team coordinator/leader,
  • Authorised supervisor (children’s services),
  • Centre manager (children’s services),
  • Children’s services director/manager/coordinator. 


We offer:

  • Access to a free Study Skills workshop to support learners with undertaking research, writing assignments and completing assessments
  • Course focuses on leadership requirements under the National Quality Framework, Early Years Learning Framework and Framework for School Age Care
  • Free access to Gowrie SA study centre with computers, resources, internet access and learner support services
  • Regular workshops exploring core concepts such as risk, inclusion, change management, legal obligations
  • Facilitators are experienced early childhood educators and leaders with current practical experience
  • All course materials are provided.

Gowrie SA supports learners with a disability to access this course. Gowrie SA also encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander learners to apply. 


Starting March 2017 we will be delivering the above qualification at a Fee for Service rate. Payment plans will be available.


Course Overview Brochures:

CHC62015 Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management 

For more information and/or to add your name to the waiting list for the qualifications available from Gowrie SA, contact us at or phone 8234 5219. 


Should government funding become available for Cert III and Diploma, those people enrolled on the waiting list will have first priority on any subsidised places available, subject to meeting enrolment criteria.