Department and legislative requirements

MyPL provides:

  • access to current resources
  • accurate records of the completion of training and information regarding recertification dates
  • a reporting system to meet legislative and departmental requirements regarding training undertaken by staff

Additional guidance, support and resources for school teachers and staff are available in the School Staff Training Guide.

Additional guidance, support and resources for corporate staff are available in the Corporate Staff Training Guide.

Some of the available courses are:

e-Administration of prescribed medication at school (e-APMAS)

  • course code DV02112
  • self-paced course delivered in four modules
  • covers the department’s requirements, the administration of prescribed medication in the school environment and integrated assessment through multiple choice questions

Provide first aid (HLTAID003)

  • course code DV02270
  • SafeWork NSW requires all first aid courses be aligned to the unit of competency HLTAID003 provide first aid
  • All NSW government schools and departmental workplaces must arrange their first aid training to be carried out by appropriately qualified external providers

Face to face CPR and anaphylaxis training

  • Annual training.  Each school must ensure that a significant proportion of staff attend the training, subject to essential student supervision requirements.  This must be conducted through the department’s approved panel of training providers.

Training records for these courses are automatically transferred to MyPL via the e-Safety system. Principals are not required to schedule a session for these courses.

New Anaphylaxis e-learning

It is a mandatory requirement for all school based staff (permanent, temporary and casual) to complete the relevant anaphylaxis module at lease once every two years.  If your certification expires in the coming months, you will be required to complete the new module.  Staff do not need to complete the new module until their current certificate expires.

Staff can now choose to enrol in a course which is most relevant to their current role.  There are three options to choose from and staff are only required to complete ONE of the three modules

  • Anaphylaxis e-learning Essential (Course Code RG01610)
    This module has been designed for school staff such as general assistants (GA) and farm assistants (FA).
  • Anaphylaxis e-learning Teaching and administrative staff (Course Code RG01569)
    This module has been designed fro school staff such as classroom teachers, school administration managers (SAM) and school learning and support officers (SLSO).
  • Anaphylaxis e-learning Leadership (Course Code RG011570)
    This module has been designed for staff such as principals, deputy principals, assistant principals and head teachers.

Training records for these courses are automatically transferred to MyPL via the e-Safety system. Principals are not required to schedule a session for this course.

e-Emergency Care (APTSs)

  • course code RG00219 (WHS e-Safety online course)
  • provides simple, effective treatment and management protocols to support staff to manage common emergencies
  • reflects the types of illnesses, incidents and accidents most commonly occurring in schools, school activities and on excursions.

Training records for this course are automatically transferred to MyPL. Principals are not required to schedule a session for this course.

Mandatory Child Protection Training 2017 - school staff

  • course code RG01174
  • compulsory annual update course
  • reinforces the responsibility to report suspected risk of harm concerns and support children and young people

Child Protection Update 2016 - school staff

  • course code RG00299 (Child Protection website)
  • compulsory annual update course
  • reinforces the responsibility to report suspected risk of harm concerns and support children and young people

Child Protection Update 2016 - corporate staff

  • course code RG00429
  • compulsory annual update course
  • reinforces the responsibility to report suspected risk of harm concerns and support children and young people

Child Protection Awareness training

  • course code RG00326
  • an initial child protection induction
  • self-paced online course
  • that provides this initial child protection induction training for all staff.

Training records for this course are automatically transferred to MyPL. Principals are not required to schedule a session for this course.

Code of Conduct Update 2014-15 (This course is still current for 2016)

  • course code DV02913
  • clarifies the standards of behaviour that are expected of departmental staff in their performance of their duties and provides guidance in areas where staff need to make personal and ethical decisions.

GIPA (Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009) and Information Management in Schools

  • course code DV00859
  • online course
  • how information is managed in schools under State Records Act 1998 and the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009
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