Working with Children accreditation (WA.)

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Working with children (WWC) accreditation for organisations within Western Australia

Working with Children Checks: Information for the WA Sport and Recreation Industry
A general overview of what is required by law when working with children.

WWC Check Record Keeping Example
A downloadable spreadsheet for you to record WWC Check information.

WWC Check Health Check
Identify areas where you could improve your compliance with the WWC Act and child-safe practices.

WWC Check Sample Compliance Questions
A list of questions you may be asked if you were audited by the WWC Screening Unit.

Factsheet 1: What is ‘Child-Related Work’?
This fact sheet describes what “child-related work” is according to the WWC Act is.

Factsheet 2: Child-Related Work and Exemptions
This fact sheet includes information about situations where a person may be exempt and ineligible to apply for a WWC Check.

Factsheet 3: Class 1 and Class 2 Offences
This factsheet lists up-to-date prescribed offences which are assessed or reassessed when a person applies for a WWC Check or holds a valid WWC Card.

Factsheet 4: The Parent Volunteer Exemption
Information about why parents are exempt from obtaining a WWC Check in some situations.

Factsheet 5: Information for Employers and Volunteer Organisations
This fact sheet provides information for employers and volunteer organisations to comply with the WWC Act and create safer environments for children.

Factsheet 6: Offences and Penalties for Employers and Volunteer Organisations
This fact sheet provides employers and volunteer organisations with a list of offences and penalties under the WWC Act.

Factsheet 16: Adult High School Students and the WWC Check
This fact sheet provides specific information about adult high school students and the WWC Check.

Factsheet 18: Information for the Sport and Recreation Sector
This fact sheet provides specific information for the sport and recreation sector to comply with the WWC Act and create safer environments for children.

Completing the WWC Check Application Form – Instructions for Employers, Volunteer Organisations and Education Providers
Instructions and tips for completing the WWC Check application form.

The WWC Check Application Process for Interstate Employees, Volunteers and Students
Information for organisations and applicants, where the employee, volunteer or student lives interstate and must apply for a WWC Check.