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ITC Child Protection Policy


This policy applies to all College staff and students.


  1. The purpose of this policy is to
    1. articulate ITC’s commitment to ensuring the wellbeing and safety of the children and young persons it engages with in the course of its activities
    2. provide guidance to staff and students on the identification of suspected child abuse, and
    3. set out the processes by which suspected child abuse may be reported.

Related Documents

  1. The following documents set out further information relevant to this policy:


The following definitions apply to this document:

Recruitment, employment and enrolment (safety checking)

As part of staff recruitment and employment procedures and student enrolment procedures, safety checking is carried out in accordance with the Children’s Act 2014; this may include police vetting, identify verification, the checking of references and/or an interview.

Identifying suspected child abuse

Information on the identification of suspected child abuse is available from Child Matters.

Responding to suspected child abuse

Reporting child abuse


Document management and control

Prepared by: Senior Management team

Owned by: Quality Manager
Approved by: CE
Date approved:  May 2023
Review date: Annually