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Welcome to the Screening web site
The Department of Education Screening Unit currently conducts National Police History Checks through the federal CrimTrac
Agency for the Education and Training sectors in Western Australia. This includes Public schools and people engaged in State
Training Providers (formerly TAFE Colleges), Catholic & Independent schools, and also teaching students in WA universities.
The Working with Children Check is a comprehensive criminal record check for certain people working with children in Western
The Working with Children Check is a separate requirement from the Department's Criminal Record Check. In some circumstances
both checks may be required.
Criminal screening is the process of gathering relevant information in order to assist in making an informed decision about
a person’s suitability for employment, or continued employment.
After checking this site, if you are not sure which of the above types of screening apply to you, or you require further
information, please contact the Department’s Screening Unit
during the hours of 8.30am - 4.30pm.