Working with Children Check

Application Guide for Beacon Foundation Volunteers (VIC)

Last Updated: Feb 2024


Application Process: Apply online and document/ID check via the app
Cost: Free for volunteers
Valid For: 5 years
Process Time: 3 to 12 weeks
Card Issued: Yes (via post); however, you can request a digital card


1. Apply for a Working with Children Check via the Service Victoria (SV) website. 

Helpful Hints

In ‘Type of Work’ under ‘Education learning’ SELECT
Coaching or private tuition services of any kind, especially for children
State schools (all primary, secondary, technical and special state schools)

In ‘Organisation details’ under ‘Organisation name’
ENTER ‘Beacon Foundation’

Under ‘Organisation postal address’ ENTER
40 Molle St, Hobart

Under ‘Organisation phone number’ 
03 6234 4155

2. Unable to verify documents online?
If you are unable to verify your identity online, you may need to visit a Service Victoria branch or apply via Australia Post. Refer to the following link for more information.

3. Email your registration number to Beacon at

Now you are ready to go!

Need to update your details? 

Visit the links below.