Learn to be a confident mandatory reporter in early childhood environments. Help those who mention sensitive and painful experiences and protect the rights of children and young people.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Build rapport with children and young people
Understand your duty of care responsibilities with children and young people
Understand and recognise different types of abuse
Record and report risk-of-harm indicators
Respond to child disclosures
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
A nationally accredited Statement of Attainment
A pathway to further study in education and care services
The confidence to fulfil mandatory reporting responsibilities
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
A background in the education and care services sector
Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills
Patience and a kind, helpful nature
A professional attitude
Basic reading and writing skills
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like: support staff/admin/volunteer in early childhood environments and schools.
A Working with Children Check (WWCCC) is required to work in the education and care services sector.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Statement of Attainment in Identify and Respond to Children and Young People at Risk does not have any pre-requisite courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
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