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Foundation course: Responding to Abuse and Neglect – Education and Care

This is a specific child protection training course. It is part of a set of RAN-EC courses.

Course details

Course type: face-to-face
Running time: 7 hours
To book in: contact one of the approved training providers

Minimum requirements


Suitable for

People who work at an education service, including:

  • education employees who do not have a current RAN-EC certificate.

Example roles this is suitable for

  • principals and directors
  • teachers
  • school services officers (SSOs)
  • early childhood workers (ECWs)
  • grounds people
  • swimming and aquatics instructors
  • music instructors
  • pre-service teachers
  • corporate office staff

Not suitable for

Employees who want to update or fill in gaps

If you have done your mandatory notification training, look at:

If you're not sure this is the right course for you, talk to your site leader or manager, or future employer.

Endorsed by

This course was developed and is endorsed by:

  • the Department for Education
  • Catholic Education South Australia
  • Association of Independent Schools of South Australia.


RAN-EC training

Department for Education
Email: education.CSW [at] sa.gov.au

Catholic Education SA – for people working with Catholic schools
Phone: 8301 6600 (ask for the RAN help desk)

Association of Independent Schools of SA – for people working or volunteering with independent schools
Phone: 8179 1400