Child Protection – Australia

Course Description

Every child must be respected, cared for and kept safe at all times. While there are broad underlying principles for child protection, they are enforced by a range of different state, federal and international laws.

This course provides an overview of current child protection regulations in Australia. It explains who is responsible for child protection, who regulates it and what legal obligations are currently in place.

Who is this training for?

This course is recommended for staff who may be in contact with children as part of their day-to-day work, such as floor staff, security guards and council staff. It is also applicable for those involved with children as part of their business.

Course Outline

  • Module 1: Introduction to child protection
  • Module 2: Identifying child abuse
  • Module 3: Mandatory reporting
  • Module 4: Child protection in leadership (managers and recruiters)