Persons prohibited from applying

You are prohibited from applying for registration or permission to teach if you are deemed an excluded person.

An excluded person means a person who is

  • a relevant excluded person, which means a person who is subject to:
    • offender reporting obligations
    • an offender prohibition order
    • a disqualification order made under the Child Protection (Offender Prohibition Order) Act 2008, section 25
    • a sexual offender order
  • convicted of a serious offence, unless that person has been issued with an Eligibility Declaration
  • prohibited from reapplying for registration or permission to teach by a disciplinary order.

Common examples of excluded persons

  • a person who has had their registration cancelled and also has a current prohibition order
  • a person who has been convicted of a serious offence and sentenced to a term of imprisonment

If you have been convicted of a serious offence and not been sentenced to a term of imprisonment you will be required to apply for an Eligibility Declaration before seeking registration.

Further information

For a list of serious offences refer to the Education (Queensland College of Teachers) Act 2005 (PDF, 864KB).

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