Responding to Risks of Harm, Abuse and Neglect Training

RRHAN-EC
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RRHAN-EC Training Replaces RAN-EC Training

Responding to Risks of Harm Abuse and Neglect – Education and Care (RRHAN-EC) is the new mandatory notification training. It replaces the Responding to Abuse and Neglect – Education and Care (RAN-EC) training as of the 1st of July 2021

About Responding to Risks of Harm, Abuse and Neglect Training

To work or volunteer with children and young people in education settings you must do training about your child protection responsibilities. This training is called Responding to Risks of Harm, Abuse and Neglect – Education and Care (RRHAN-EC), and it outlines your child protection role as a team member in education.

The RRHAN-EC training consists of two parts:

  1. A 2-hour Fundamentals Course (online, self-paced without a trainer)
  2. A 4-hour Masterclass Workshop (in-person or via Zoom with a trainer)

About the 2-hour Online Fundamentals Course

Course type: Online, self-paced through the Department for Education’s Plink site. You can register and complete this course any time
Length: 2 hours
Cost: Free
Training materials: Provided online

About the 4-hour Masterclass Workshop

Course type: Trainer facilitated course in-person or via Zoom
Length: 4 hours plus a 15 minute break
Cost: $69.00
Training materials: Provided online

Which Course Do You Need to Complete?

People who need to complete the 2-hour Fundamentals Course ONLY
  • Bus drivers
  • Canteen workers
  • Governing council members
  • High-school students on professional placement or work experience
  • Third-party service providers who do not work directly with children
  • Teachers/educators refreshing their 2018-2020 certificate
  • Third-party service providers who work directly with children, refreshing their 2018-2020 certificate
  • Those who are bridging their Safe Environments training
People who need to complete the 2-hour Fundamentals Course PLUS the 4-hour Masterclass Workshop
  • Boarding facility staff
  • Early childhood workers
  • Family day care providers
  • Grounds people
  • Music instructors
  • Out of schools hours care staff
  • Pre-service educators/university students on placement
  • School services officers
  • Site administration staff
  • Site student support staff
  • Swimming and aquatic instructions
  • Teachers/educators 
  • Third-party service providers who work directly with children 
  • Job seekers looking for employment in one of the above roles

Bookings

To register for a RRHAN-EC course:

  1. Create a Plink account here. If you already have an account, you can log in.
  2. Once logged in, you will arrive at your ‘home’ page.
  3. Scroll down and select the RRHAN-EC course that applies to you. Hint: Make sure you read the titles and descriptions carefully!
  4. Select ‘register.’
  5. Follow the prompts.

*Please note, you must register for and complete the 2-hour Fundamentals Course before you can register for the 4-hour Masterclass Workshop. Unfortunately, we cannot reserve or hold a space in a 4-hour Masterclass Workshop for you.*

Further Information and Support

To view our scheduled RRHAN-EC Masterclass Course dates, please click here.

To answer any queries you may have, we have prepared answers to frequently asked questions. Please take a look at the frequently asked questions page before contacting us. If your question is not answered, email us here.

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