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Home | Courses | Safety and Protection of Children and Young People Skill Set

Safety and Protection of Children and Young People Skill Set

State ID: EAB87

Gain the skills required to protect children and young people engaged in community based activities

If you are in contact with children and young people through work or volunteering in a community based group such as a sporting club, dance or martial arts studio, training organisation, or you are working with vulnerable people this course will teach you compliance with the child safety industry, regulatory and organisational requirements. This includes identifying and controlling three child safety risks over an assessment period of one month in a community or simulated community based setting.

Gain these skills
  • Protect children and young people engaged in community based activities in compliance with the child safety industry, regulatory and organisational requirements
  • Identify and control three child safety risks

Important information

Job opportunities

Further study

How to apply


Important information

You will need access to a placement that involves working with children and young people for at least one month.

You must hold a current Working with Children Check (WWC)

Delivery & timetable
Starts 25 August: 6 weeks
Classes will run on Tuesdays, 17:30 - 19:30 for 4 sessions plus 2 weeks for assessment completion




Job opportunities

This course will enhance job outcomes for those wishing to work in the any industry involving children and young people.

Further study

North Metropolitan TAFE offers you a range of further study opportunities, see below for a list of related courses.

How to apply

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Estimated Course Fee

Estimated Concession Fee

$66.70 $26.80
These fees are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis.
- Fees might differ between courses delivered at different campuses due to the elective units included in the course study plan or adapting courses to meet local industry needs.
- Fees may also differ for each individual student depending on the units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning.
- Fees are payable at enrolment each semester for the units enrolled for that period. Some year-long courses might have a bigger fee load in the first semester. 
- Proof of concession must be presented to access concession rates if eligible.
- For secondary school aged persons (in 2020, students born on or after 1 July 2002 who are at least 15 years old) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course fee chargeable in 2020 is $420 plus the resource fees and discretionary fees. 
- Prices quoted include resource fees, but do not include material fees such as the cost of books, uniforms and students personal equipment.
- The course fee cap applicable to Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas only applies during the current calendar year, so fees might differ for students enrolling in semester 2.
- VET Student Loans Eligible Courses and Caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.
- Concessions and Secondary School Age cap do not apply to commercial courses, or Foundation Programs (ESL, General Education, etc.)
- Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

During your course of study, NMTAFE may use a variety of learning practices to ensure you get the best outcome for your learning journey.
This may include online learning, face-to-face classroom, laboratory/workshop delivery, work placement or a combination of these, depending on which is most appropriate.

Semester 2, 2020

Leederville - Blended


Fees and charges


Duration 6 week/s
When Semester 2, 2020
Where Leederville
How On campus
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Page last updated August 11, 2020