Department of Education

Screening

Screening

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Welcome to the Screening web site

The Department of Education Screening Unit currently conducts National Police History Checks through the federal CrimTrac Agency for the Education and Training sectors in Western Australia. This includes Public schools and people engaged in State Training Providers (formerly TAFE Colleges), Catholic & Independent schools, and also teaching students in WA universities.

The Working with Children Check is a comprehensive criminal record check for certain people working with children in Western Australia.

The Working with Children Check is a separate requirement from the Department's Criminal Record Check. In some circumstances both checks may be required.

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Screening

Information on the National Police History Checking (NPHC) process conducted through the Department’s Screening Unit for all employees.

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Working with Children Checks

Information about the Working with Children (Criminal Record Checking) Act 2004.

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Screening for Criminal History

Criminal screening is the process of gathering relevant information in order to assist in making an informed decision about a person’s suitability for employment, or continued employment.

After checking this site, if you are not sure which of the above types of screening apply to you, or you require further information, please contact the Department’s Screening Unit during the hours of 8.30am - 4.30pm.

Screening
http://www.det.wa.edu.au/screening/detcms/portal/