Go to top of page

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

The RAN-EC update course has expired.

If you do not have a current RAN-EC certificate you must do the foundation course.

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

Course details

Course type: online
Running time: 1 hour
To book in:

Minimum requirements for education employees

A current RAN-EC certificate.


You might be able to do this course instead of the foundation course if you don't have a current RAN-EC certificate. This is only possible if you:

  • are employed by the Department for Education
  • never work where there are children or young people (and never access their records)
  • have your director's approval in writing.

This is not an option for Catholic or Independent employees.

Suitable for

Education employees updating their knowledge.

Example roles this is suitable for

  • principals and directors
  • teachers
  • bus drivers
  • school services officers (SSOs)
  • early childhood worker (ECWs)
  • grounds people
  • swimming and aquatics instructors
  • music instructors
  • corporate office staff.

Remember: this course is only suitable if you meet the minimum requirements.

Not suitable for

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

Endorsed by

This course developed and 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