Are Little Tradies activities safe?
Yes, we strive to keep all activities as safe as possible for your child:
- we provide ear protectors (if needed) and safety glasses for each participant
- we use a mix of both manual and battery operated screwdrivers suitable for smaller hands
- we only use cordless power drills under strict supervision and with direct assistance from either the instructor or co-ordinator.
- we only use hand-saws under strict supervision and with direct assistance from either the instructor or co-ordinator.
- we only use child friendly (non-toxic, easy to clean) P.V.A. glue.
- we have an experienced instructor and coordinator in every class.
Are your instructors actual tradies?
Our instructors are highly skilled individuals who have been working “on the tools” for many years. You can learn more about them here
Do you have the Working with Children Check?
Yes. All instructors and co-ordinators have a registered Working with Children Check.
Do you accept any of the ServiceNSW vouchers?
Yes. We are a registered Creative Kids Provider. Note, this is different to the Active Kids program.
Do you have Public Liability Insurance?
Yes. We have full Public Liability Insurance.
Is a specific work area or floor space used for activities?
Yes, we have a dedicated and purpose designed workshop with workbenches
Are the activities suitable for both girls AND boys?
Yes. We encourage both girls and boys to participate in our activities. We are proud to acknowledge a 20% female participation rate.
Do you offer holiday camps and/or birthday parties?
Yes, we offer both. Please refer to our Pricing for more detail.
By default our birthday parties are offered on site at Little Tradies HQ and incl. 2hrs (1hr 20mins class time and 40mins – cake and celebration), open deck for parents to mingle, WeberQ for BBQ and x1 car spot for your parking ease – Max. Children: 12 – We can also come to you!- Price On Application (Max. Children: 20)
What age groups do you cater for?
Pre-School & Primary School i.e. we cater for children from 4 to 12 years of age. Classes are split into the following age groups – 4-5yrs, 5-7yrs & 8-12yrs.
What times and days do you offer activities?
We provide classes as follows:
- 10am, 11.10am & 1pm (4-5yrs only)
- 3:30pm & 4:40pm (5-7yrs & 8-12yrs)
All classes are 50mins in duration and *offered Monday to Friday. You can check ‘Our Classes’ here. Maximum 10 children per class. *Classes are activated only after a minimum enrolment of 4 participants.
Do you offer school pick up?
Yes, we do do. Please refer to Our Pricing for more detail. (Suburbs: Neutral Bay, Mosman, Beauty Point, Middle Harbour, Cammeray & North Sydney)
Can parents get involved in the activities as well?
We value the parent involvement in assisting their children. However, let’s not forget that this is the child’s individual experience, not the adults.
Do you have a risk assessment which you can send to us?
No. However, we are a registered Creative Kids Provider (a ServiceNSW initiative) and we have full and current Public Liability Insurance and our Working With Children Check as required by law.
All children receive an initial safety talk and wear safety glasses, (which is more for effect than any danger involved). All activities are conducted under continuous direct supervision and guidance of an experienced instructor and coordinator.