Catalyst Education further expands with the addition of Practical Outcomes Saturday, February 14, 2015

Catalyst Education’s expansion into the vocational education sector in Australia continues with the inclusion of Practical Outcomes, a high quality early childhood education provider. Catalyst Education is today a leading provider of certificate and diploma training in NSW, Queensland and Victoria. Catalyst Education rebranded from Careers Training Group in May 2017.

Caren Watts, joint founder of Practical Outcomes, stated: “This is an exciting opportunity for Practical Outcomes to join the expanding Careers Training Group which will provide the support necessary for the next stage of growth.”

Careers Training Group Chief Executive Officer Neil Shilbury commented: “Caren, Kellie and the team have established Practical Outcomes as a high quality brand in the early childhood education sector and we’re delighted to welcome them into Careers Training Group as they position themselves for the next stage of their growth”.

About Practical Outcomes

Practical Outcomes was established in Victoria in 2006 by Kellie Normington and Caren Watts and is a Registered Training Organisation specialising in early childhood education and hospitality delivering training in Victoria and Queensland. With a uniquely holistic approach to training Practical Outcomes is a highly respected vocational training provider.

About Careers Training Group

Careers Training Group was formed in 2013. Registered Training Organisations under the brand include Selmar Institute of EducationRoyal College of Healthcare, joining in September 2014 and now Practical Outcomes. The group is today a leading provider of vocational training across a number of sectors including early childhood education, aged care and business.

With the ongoing support of specialist private equity firm Anacacia Capital, Careers Training Group continues to grow in the $9Billion Australian vocational education market.

About Anacacia Capital

Anacacia Capital manages the Anacacia Partnership private equity funds and seeks to be Australia’s leading private equity firm that specialises in small-medium enterprises. Anacacia provide strategic insight and capital to outstanding management teams to help these businesses grow.

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