Criminal history checks
There are two types of criminal history checks which have separate Frequently Asked Questions.
Australian (national) criminal history checks - (CHC)
Applicants/nominees must provide consent, at the time of making an application for teacher registration, for the TRBWA to obtain a CHC.
Overseas (international) criminal history checks - (OCHC)
An OCHC is required from applicants who have resided in a country other than Australia for a cumulative period of 12 months or more. The specific requirements related to OCHCs are set out on the OCHC page.