Dress code

To ensure all persons working in Family day care should be clean, well-groomed and dress appropriately for the position which they hold.

These guidelines will apply to the Approved provider, nominated supervisor, educational leader, supervisors, educators, staff, students on placement, volunteers, parents/guardian, children and others attending the service.

Guidelines to be followed

  • Family day care educators must be dressed and ready for the day’s work when the first child arrives.
  • There should be an authorised educator assistant if the FDC educator is providing overnight care to the children.
  • Clothing and footwear should be clean and appropriate for the day’s activities
  • There should be an awareness that strong perfumes may irritate young children and to the safety aspect of any jewellery worn



July 2018


July 2019


Policy created for First Idea Family Day Care Services, inclusive of changes to the National Quality Standards and Education and Care National Regulations

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