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Statement of Attainment in Identify and Respond to Children and Young People at Risk

  • TAFE NSW code: 900-80573V01-21OTE-020

Location – TAFE Digital


Self paced



Course Start Date


Study Commitment

5 Hours per week


13 Weeks

  • Non Government Subsidised

Course Details

TAFE NSW is offering the Childcare Community an opportunity to update their credentials and remain compliant with legislative and policy frameworks. This short course will give you the unit that you need to remain compliant with legislative and policy frameworks. An onsite assessment will be conducted after the workshops to complete training.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

All participants enrolling in this course will require a Unique Student Identifier (USI) - www.


With 130 locations across the state, TAFE NSW tailors qualifications to meet the needs of the local community and specific student groups (like apprentices, fast-tracked and online students). To make sure this course is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

To successfully complete this course, you will need:

  • access to a computer and Internet for some research activities and completion of assessments.
  • a current NSW Working with Children Check (or equivalent for other States) prior to being approved for work placement
  • be physically able to lift and assist young children during physical care routines and manual lifting and other physical activities.

WORK PLACEMENT is a requirement of this course. You will need to complete:

  • a minimum of 10 hours work placement in an appropriate children's, community or health service, working with children to the age of 13 years.
  • work placement is experience in the workplace that formally contributes to the assessment process.
  • during the 10 hours work placement, there are specified elements which must be assessed during the work placement period. Student assessment during work placement consists of written tasks, which need to be submitted for marking at the completion of the work placement.
  • feedback and guidance is given to the student on these tasks by accessing staff at TAFE Digital via phone or email.
  • the workplace supervisor will provide feedback to TAFE Digital on the student's performance which will contribute to the overall assessment.
  • students will need to be physically able to lift and assist young children during physical care routines and manually handle furniture and equipment.

Work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of this course. Due to the impacts of COVID 19 and the disruption to service provision in the Early Childhood, Aged Care, Health and Community Services Sectors, there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe.


There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course


This is an online course. You will need to complete approximately 5 hours of online study, each week, for the recommended study period of 13 weeks.
You can increase the hours of online study per week to complete the course sooner.

You can also expect to complete additional study each week outside of online study hours, including private study, assignment preparation, participation in webinars and forums, work experience and research.


This course offering is designed for people who:

  • want to update their existing child protection qualification or,
  • want to maintain currency in understanding Child Protection laws and regulations
  • are interested in knowing about child protection and the legal responsibilities of keeping children safe when working with them


We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

Your enrolment is for 6 months: study in your own time at your own pace. An individual training plan will be provided when you enrol in this course. The plan will outline the recommended study timetable and detail the units and assessments.

This training is not subsidised by Government funding. There are no fee exemptions, concessions or subsidies available for this course.

Payment of course fee must be made PRIOR to commencement of learning activity.


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Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

Core Units
Number Title
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

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Course Location

OTEN (Open Training Education Network)
51 Wentworth Rd, Strathfield
Phone 131 601

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