All applicants must obtain a current Victorian Working with Children Check (volunteer or employee) and a current Police Check prior to course commencement.
Students must be able to communicate effectively with adults and children in both individual and group interactions.
Physical requirements of lifting/handling safely
Students must be able to perform the physical activities required to assist a child or colleague in an emergency: an example would be that students must be able to administer CPR for two minutes to a mannequin that is on the floor, as would be demonstrated in First Aid training.
For placement purposes, immunity to COVID-19 may be required. Immunity to influenza is recommended.