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Minimum qualifications standards for residential care workers updates

In previous editions of eNews we have let you know that TAFE Qld is offering the required Certificate IV to ensure residential care workers meet the minimum qualification standard at a very affordable cost. Round 1 intake for the course has now closed and the first group of students are well on their way to attaining the qualification by the end of this year. Round 2 is now open – click here to register for this round. The Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women have also updated their information sheet regarding the MQS to take into account successive rounds – the requirement going forward is to complete the course within the established timeframe for the course. You can see the information sheet here.

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Care experienced Youth Advisory Group to be appointed in Queensland

Youth Advisory Group to be appointed as key outcome of Queensland’s Residential Care Review, updated HSQF soon applicable, PeakCare’s new…

Read More

DCSSDS Motor Vehicle Safety Guidelines – FAQs and Clarifications

In late 2023, the Department of Child Safety, Seniors and Disability Services released the Motor Vehicle Safety – Guidelines for Child…

Read More

Universities Accord Final Report released, legislative changes, and foster carer engagement

The Universities Accord Final Report has been released, containing recommendations to reform Australia’s higher education system. It’s also Queensland Women’s…

Read More