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Participants in this course will learn the skills and knowledge required to support and protect children and young people who are at risk of harm. It focuses not only on identifying the signs and symptoms of abuse or neglect but also supports child-focused practices to uphold the rights of the child, disclosure, reporting and confidentiality in accordance with state legislative responsibilities and the service policies and procedures. 

Participants will also learn how to apply ethical and nurturing practises and observe professional boundaries when working with children and young people. 

Participants will be required to demonstrate their skills in a real workplace (post-course) and submit a third-party observation report.

The skills in this course are applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice. 

Units Delivered

The following units will be included in your certificate:

CHCPRT001 - Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

Course Delivery

This course can be delivered/assessed in the workplace or at facility organised by the training provider.

Course Durations

Course durations can vary for multiple reasons, so the durations below are the minimum possible amount.

Online with face-to-face assessment Face to Face contact time of at least 6 Hours

Participants must have significant communication skills, be able to read and understand forms and to make accurate reports and the ability to record details of children and young people at risk and to make reports using handwritten skills and computer skill.

Participants must either be employed in the childcare sector or find a workplace which allows them to volunteer their time to perform tasks. This workplace must be willing to provide a third-party observer to witness the demonstrations by the student and to complete a third-party report form.

Pre-course study: Students may be required to undertake online pre-course work prior to attending the face to face session depending on the course delivery mode.

Online study: Students must have access to a computer, smartphone, tablet or other electronic device with access to the internet to complete the online/ pre-course studies.

Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks.

This certificate does not require renewal

Please note that enrolment to this course is made with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. Please refer to the student handbook located on the RTO website ( for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.

Performance tasks:

  • Demonstrate work practices which support the protection of children and young people


  • Complete an Incident Report

Theory assessment - A written assessment consisting of case studies, short answer and multiple-choice questions.

Post-course assessment - The student will be required to demonstrate their skills in a real workplace (post-course) and submit a third-party observation report in order to achieve final competency.

This course is delivered and assessed on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909