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Optimum Training & Development

Optimum Training and Development (Optimum) is an operating division and registered business name of Community Services #1 and is located just a short 10-minute drive from Canberra’s CBD in CS#1’s head office at 63 Boolimba Crescent, Narrabundah.

Optimum is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 88016) authorised to provide training in accordance with the requirements of the Australian Quality Skills Authority and can be found on www.training.gov.au.

Established in 2000, Optimum has established itself as a well-regarded training provider with a particular focus on the Community Services sector dedicated to providing high quality training and professional development services.

Please download a copy of our Student Handbook for your reference.


Optimum prides itself on training excellence and highest standard delivery of flexible, supportive and innovative courses in a friendly and welcoming environment.

Our variety of development opportunities are designed to meet both individual and group needs, accomodating a range of learning styles and knowledge start points.

Our fully qualified Trainers and Assessors possess a wide range of experience, and are caring and committed to their students. They cater for all learning styles and maintain a supportive relationship with their students, including additional assistance for students who require extra support in their learning. For further information please refer to the student handbook.

The progress and learning of our students is very important to us. We offer guidance, support and encouragement to enhance students’ learning experience so that you achieve positive outcomes.

Optimum’s current range of accredited qualifications including the Early Education and Care profession and Leadership and Management. We also offer specialised Professional Development and customised training workshops catering to various workplaces, as well as work experience placements for students.

Professional Development

Optimum offers a mixed variety of Professional Development (PD) and customised workshops throughout the year to cater for the ever-changing needs of the community services sector. These workshops enable organisations to be informed of changes that occur and the training that can be provided to their organisation.

Optimum prides itself on the ability to be flexible and innovative in the customisation of sessions, workshops, staff meetings, parent meetings and conference days. All clients and target groups have individual learning needs and require particular outcomes from their sessions.

If you require a professional development session for your staff, parents, committee or other associates, we will aim to customise the session that you are requesting using professional and well regarded facilitators who are experts in their fields.

Please feel free to contact Optimum Training and Development to discuss your training requirements.


Telephone: (02) 6126 4700   Email: otdadmin@communityservices1.org

Enquiry Form

If you need help or can't find answers to any questions that you may have please contact us by filling in in the form below or calling us on (02) 6166 4700. We will endeavour to get back to you within 2 business days.
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