It is a condition of employment in DECD schools and services that all individuals must have attended or be registered to attend (in special circumstances) a full day, face-to-face Responding to Abuse and Neglect – Education and Care (RAN-EC) training session.

Please Note: You must be over 18 years of age to complete this training. If you are under the age of 18, you are not a mandatory notifier and therefore do not have the responsibility of notifying.

Who would benefit?

This is a requirement for teacher registration in South Australia (Teachers Registration and Standards Act 2004). It is an employment prerequisite in school and children’s services settings.

** The three-hour refresher session is now done online. Please refer to the Department for Education and Child Development website for more information.

What you’ll learn

  • How to respond to concerns
  • Recognising the barriers to abuse and neglect
  • The standards and guidelines for professional practice
  • Understanding trauma
  • The definitions and indicators of abuse and neglect
  • How to respond to children and young people
  • The benefits and practice of information sharing
  • The points of contact – making contact with the Child Abuse Report Line


This course is run as a full day (seven hour) session in-house at 45 Wakefield Street or can be provided on-site.


To book this course in-house please contact: or phone 8215 6799.

To book this course on-site or discuss your training needs please contact: Faye Gray or phone 8215 6799

In-house dates for 2017

21 February 2017   FULL

10 March 2017  FULL

26 April 2017  FULL

17 May 2017  FULL

20 June 2017 FULL

19 July 2017 FULL

15 August 2017 FULL

14 September 2017 FULL

10 October 2017  FULL

20 October 2017

14 November 2017