Minimum Qualifications for Residential Care Workers

Introducing minimum qualifications for residential care workers in Queensland

Since 1 July 2018, the Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women (DCSYW) have worked with PeakCare Queensland Incorporated to begin phasing in new standards outlining the minimum qualification expectation for all residential care staff working in Queensland. The minimum qualifications standards require that residential care workers obtain a minimum qualification of Certificate IV level from an approved list. For more details, view the Information Sheet.

Click here to view the Minimum Qualification Standards Information Sheet