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Early Learning

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Early Learning industry growth with HCPA


  • Comprehensive Market Insight

    HCPA provides detailed analysis of the early learning market, helping businesses understand competition, demand, and trends for Long Day Care and Family Day Care.

  • Regulatory Compliance

    HCPA offers support in navigating licensing, safety standards, and staffing regulations, ensuring businesses maintain operational integrity.

  • Business Optimisation

    HCPA helps optimise operations, offering solutions for staff training, curriculum design, enrollment management, and marketing strategies, fostering growth and quality in childcare services.

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Step 1

Step 1

Have a consultation

Have a consultation with a Long Day Care (Childcare Centre) or a Family Day Care (FDC) consultant to learn the process and requirements.

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Step 2

Step 2

We will complete all requirements and find or develop the facility

Our consultants will support the application process to meet all regulatory requirements for provider, service and CCS approvals, including finding or developing the facility.

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Step 3

Step 3

Begin accepting children

After we set up the compliance, approvals and infrastructure, it’s time to begin looking after children and claiming government funding.

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Business Consulting

HCPA Early Learning business consultancy

We can overcome any problem

If you are facing business challenges, partner with HCPA and our specialist consultants will understand the problem and provide real solutions that get you to your desired outcome.


Leverage our technical consultants

Missing particular skill sets to get to the next stage of business? HCPA has every skill set you will need from early learning specialists, project managers, law and compliance consultants, operational consultants, former LDC directors and much more.


Increase your profitability

We understand what it takes to be first in the industry, we can use our practical knowledge and experience to boost your revenue, decrease your costs and improve profit margins across your industry while keeping you informed of ‘first-to-market’ opportunities that may arise.

Audit & Compliance

Audit and compliance requirements can be difficult to meet, especially once you are involved in the early learning industry. Our compliance consultants are able to overcome all compliance requirements while you focus on what you do best.

End-to-end compliance

We have comprehensive compliance documents that meet Regulation 168 & 169. We also provide additional documentation, checklists and internal auditing to support exceeding practices.

Audit Support (A&R)

Always be A&R Ready. Preparation for A&R can become time consuming if you don't have the right process in place. We can ensure your compliance meets the National Quality Standards and take the stress of A&R away from you so you are always prepared and delivering exceeding practices.

Ongoing Support and Increasing Capacity

We have a range of knowledge and experience within the early learning sector and we are able to support your service deliver exceeding documentation and practices or simply increase the capacity of children you can support.

Growth Advisory

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Healthcare businesses have partnered with HCPA to unlock their full potential and achieve unprecedented growth through our expert guidance and strategic solutions.

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Industry knowledge like no other

Knowledge is the only thing between you and being the industry leading early learning business. Naturally, HCPA recruits key people from each core area of early learning and business management, meaning you can leverage us to build your teams knowledge.

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Project Management

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HCPA provides a complete turn-key solution for those looking to develop LDC centres, we will manage the entire project from finance through to tenants moving in (unless you are running the centre yourself) or simply pick-up from where you left off.

Our team of experienced LDC project managers and consultants will ensure each project is delivered efficiently, on time, within budget and most importantly meet specifications consistently for all types of small, medium and large scale projects.

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Phase 1

Phase 1 of any project pivots on three essentials: in-depth market research, a thorough feasibility study, and solid financial planning. This stage is crucial for understanding the market, assessing the project’s practicality, and ensuring its financial readiness, setting the groundwork for successful execution.


Phase 2

Phase 2 centers on design, audit, and compliance, focusing on creating detailed architectural plans, conducting rigorous audits for quality assurance, and ensuring adherence to relevant laws and standards. This phase is vital for the project’s delivery.

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Phase 3

Stage 3, the final phase, involves the construction (build), the handover of the completed project (delivery), and the process of securing tenants (unless you will be operating the centre yourself). This crucial stage transforms plans into reality with the aims of achieving desirable return on investments.

Business Acquisition or Sale

Early Learning business acquisition

Business or Centre Acquisition

Looking to acquire an LDC business or centre? Our team has a constant flow of those looking to both sell and purchase LDC businesses, use our consultants to find the right business or centre to meet your needs.

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Sell an LDC Business or Centre

If you are looking to sell an LDC centre or business, our consultants can pair you with a buyer that is looking to acquire a business similar to yours. Streamline the selling process.


Attract Top Talent to Your Early Learning Business

Maximise your Early Learning business with HCPA’s recruitment services.

HCPA specialises in connecting Early Learning providers with highly qualified professionals dedicated to exceptional care and education. Trust us to enhance your team’s capabilities, fostering growth in your business.

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