Permanent full time department teachers at this mandatory stage have two years to gain accreditation.

Part time department teachers have the equivalent of two years full time service to gain accreditation.

Casual teachers have a maximum of five years to complete their accreditation at Proficient Teacher if provisionally accredited, and a maximum of six years if conditionally accredited.

Teachers are required to know the date that NESA has advised that their period of accreditation will end.

DoE Accreditation at Proficient Teacher Procedure (2018), Section 6, Pages 8-10

NESA Proficient Teacher Accreditation Policy (2018), Section 5, Pages 6-7

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