Care Education and Training Services (RTO ID 41091) Trading as Apt Training College

Child-Safe Environment Training


In response to the legislative amendments specific to South Australia the Mandated notifiers program was updated in early 2006 and renamed Child-Safe Environments – Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect. The aim of this accredited training is to understand role and responsibility as a Mandated Notifier to meet compliance under this South Australian Legislation.

Course timing

9:00 am to 4:00 pm


  • Role and responsibilities of a Mandated Notifier
  • Legal definitions of child abuse and neglect.
  • When, who and how to notify CARL
  • Child-Safe environments Principles of good practice
  • Child-Safe environment compliance requirement to conduct criminal history assessments
  • Documentation and Record Management

Who Should Attend

Children and young people have a right to be safe and protected at all times, including when accessing services in the community. The Children’s Protection Act 1993 requires certain organisations to provide a child safe environment. The types of organisations include: health, welfare, education, sporting, recreational, religious, spiritual, childcare, residential, cultural, entertainment and party.



Required Material

Will be provided during the training

Group size

Minimum of 8 and Maximum of 16 participants


This is course has validity of 3 years.

Must attend a 3-hour refresher course every 3 years.

Accredited Course

Yes, this is state-wide accredited course in South Australia.