Volunteer/Student Placement Checks 14 April 2023 23:47 Updated This article explains the requirements for a volunteer/student placement check A Police Check may be submitted under the Volunteer Check type if: The applicant will Freely hold the position or perform the role on a voluntary basis; Not be an employee or contractor; and Will not be entitled to a salary or any other entitlements/compensation associated with the position or role; or The applicant is a student undertaking a compulsory vocational placement as a requirement of an Australian-based academic institution or training course. When you are completing a volunteer check, you will need to provide: The relevant volunteer role, student placement role or course name you will undertaking, and The name of the volunteer organisation, company where you will complete your placement or the name of the university / institute where you are studying If you are a volunteer and do not have a specific role, you may provide the type of work the charity undertakes or duties that may be performed. Some examples of acceptable check purposes include: Student Nurse, XYZ Hospital, Canberra, ACT Chiropractor Placement, XYZ TAFE, Bendigo, VIC Bachelor of Finance, University of ABC, Hobart, TAS Retail Shop Volunteer, XYZ Charity, Perth, WA Fundraising Volunteer, XYZ Charity, Adelaide, SA Please note, work experience and internships do not meet the requirements for volunteer checks. If you require a police check for work experience, please complete a Standard Check Related articles How Do I Renew/Order A New Police Check? How To Upgrade Check Type How Do I Access My Police Check Results? How to Update your Check Purpose Identity Documents Required for a Police Check Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.