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Statement of Attainment in Identify and Report Children and Young People At Risk

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Overview About this course

Learn to be a confident mandatory reporter in the health, wellbeing and community services care sector. Uphold your duty of care to children and young people and protect their rights. Understand when to report indications of possible risk of harm.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Understand and recognise when children, young people and families are at risk of harm

  • Collect evidence of signs and indicators of abuse and respond to child disclosures

  • Record and report risk-of-harm indicators

  • Recognise and uphold the rights of children and young people when providing services

  • Have the experience completing real world scenarios to identify risks and implement mandatory reporting guidelines

Course outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • A nationally accredited Statement of Attainment

  • Specialist skills to identify children and young people at risk of harm

  • The ability to disclose risk-of-harm indicators according to your duty of care

  • The confidence to fulfil mandatory reporting responsibilities

  • Possible study pathways in the mental health, community services and education sectors

Suitability Is this course right for you?

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • A background in the health, wellbeing and community care sector

  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills

  • A commitment to nurturing practices when working with children and young people

  • 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.

Pathways Future career and study options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: childcare worker or early childhood educator with the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care , student learning and support officer or educator support worker with the Certificate IV in School Based Education Support, early childhood (pre-primary school) teacher with the Bachelor of Early Childhood Education and Care (Birth-5) , welfare support worker or case manager with the Diploma of Community Services, community services worker, child protection worker or family support worker with the Bachelor of Community Services , mental health support worker or NDIS support worker with the Certificate IV in Mental Health and mental health support worker, supervisor or team leader with the Diploma of Mental Health.


A Working with Children Check (WWCCC) is required to work in the education and care services sector for people over the age of 18.

Study pathways

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Previous study 0 Courses

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The Statement of Attainment in Identify and Report Children and Young People At Risk does not have any pre-requisite courses.

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The Statement of Attainment in Identify and Report Children and Young People At Risk does not have any post-graduate courses.

Your experience counts

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.

Units Units taught in this course

Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

  • Identify and report children and young people at risk CHCPRT025

TAFE NSW services Facilities and support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Read&Write literacy and study support software is available free for all TAFE NSW students to use while studying on campus and at home

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

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