Enrolment and Fees at ELC

Early Learning Centre

Enrolment and fees

Our bright, safe and friendly Early Learning Centre gives children the best start to their lifelong journey of learning. This page contains more information about Early Learning fees and enrolment procedures at NCC.

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Early learning centre enrolment procedure

1. Request Information

To receive more information about our Early Learning Centre, please contact our enrolment officer and request more information.

2. Visit our Early Learning Centre

Nunawading Christian College hosts regular School at Work Tours throughout each school term. These are a great opportunities to meet the Principal, the heads and staff of the other campuses and our Early Learning Assistant Director, as well as other parents and students. Click HERE to find out more and reserve your place.

3. Complete an Application Form

Complete an NCC Early Learning Centre application form.

4. Outcome of Application

Your family will receive notification of the outcome of application for requested days, pending existing waiting lists.

Should your application be successful, you will receive a Letter of Offer and Enrolment Agreement. The Terms and Conditions form part of this agreement. You will need to accept the Enrolment Agreement return it to the ELC, together with a bond payment, to secure the enrolment.

Read the ELC Enrolment Terms & Conditions HERE.

2024 Early Learning Centre Fees

  • ELC (Permanent): $151 per day
  • ELC (Casual): $157 per day
  • Late Pick-Up Fee 6:01pm to 6:15pm: $5 per minute
  • Late Pick-Up Fee 6:16pm until collection: $10 per minute

Note: CCS Rebate is available on all daily fees, subject to each families eligibility

Fees are current as of January 2024. Fees are reviewed at the beginning and middle of each year, any increases will be advertised four weeks before being applied. Click here for Free Kinder Offset Information.

Xplor Pay Direct Debit (Debit Success) Fees

  • Bank Account - $0.97
  • Mastercard/ Visa - 2.59%
  • Amex - 4.84%
  • Service Dishonour Fee - $19.95 (Both bank account and credit card, charged in arrears)

Security Deposit

It is a requirement that all families pay a $500.00 bond per child at the time of accepting their place at Nunawading Early Learning Centre. Your place will not be secured until the payment has been received. Your payment can be made by contacting the Centre and paying over the phone or by bank transfer.

Fee schedule can also be downloaded HERE


It is the family’s responsibility to provide food at the Early Learning Centre. Our NCC canteen is available for families to order online but this service will only provide lunch, not snacks. Orders must be placed via the app by 9am, and will be delivered to the Early Learning Centre.

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A message from Katherine Darroch

"Our centre is nestled in the midst of Nunawading Christian College, providing tranquility and security away from the bustle of Springvale Road. Our ELC rooms are adjacent to the lower primary classrooms allowing for great transition to school programs."

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