Graduate Certificate in Safeguarding Children and Young People

Australian Catholic University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00004G

The Graduate Certificate in Safeguarding Children and Young People is a four unit (40 credit points) AQF Level 8 course. It is a cross-disciplinary standalone course. The course is a proactive response to the present social and political challenges in safeguarding children and young people. It is designed to provide the opportunity for participants to develop knowledge and understandings of contemporary issues and responses to safeguarding children and young people, exploring the conditions and factors that facilitate or impede child-safe environments.


40 credit points.


  • Professional education
  • Safeguarding children and young people

Standard entry requirements

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy. International students need to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy. To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have an undergraduate degree in any discipline or equivalent relevant professional experience. *Disclaimer: The Course entry requirements above are for 2021 Admission.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online No
  • Full-time : 6 months
  • Part-time : 1 year

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