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Volunteers face-to-face 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: 2 hours
To book in: talk to your local site leader

Minimum requirements

Volunteers recruited by an education service

Approval from the local principal, preschool director or out of school hours care (OSHC) director.

This applies to any service run by the Department for Education, Catholic Education South Australia, or the Association of Independent Schools of South Australia.

Volunteers from other organisations

Approval from the organisation responsible for the volunteer.

Suitable for

People volunteering at an education service  where there are children or young people.

Example roles this is suitable for

  • governing council members
  • preschool management committee members
  • OSHC volunteers
  • parents that volunteer in the canteen
  • kitchen garden volunteers
  • KickStart for Kids volunteers
  • United Way volunteers

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 your site leader or volunteer contact person.

Endorsed by

This course 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