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Suitable for everyone.
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Parental Guidance.
Parental Guidance
Not recommended for children under 15; may contain material which some children find confusing or upsetting.
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Not recommended for children under 15; may include moderate levels of violence, language or themes.
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Mature Audiences.
Mature Audiences
Restricted - unsuitable for persons under 15; may contain strong content.
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Restricted (R).
Restricted (R)
Restricted to adults.
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Restricted (X).
Restricted (X)
Restricted to adults – contains sexually explicit content.
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How it all works
How it all works
How it all works.

FAQ training

Frequently asked questions—training

Can I get training from you?

Yes, you can get training to become as assessor for different products. We can also tailor a training course to suit your needs. More information on the types of training courses and information about how to register (including registration forms) is available online.

What can I get trained to do?

You can get trained to make recommendations to the Classification Board about:

  • additional content for feature films and other classified film products, with the ACA scheme
  • DVDs of television series that have at least one episode shown on Australian TV, with the ATSA scheme, and
  • computer game classifications up to M, with the AA scheme.

You can also be trained to make assessments about trailers and advertising material for unclassified films and games.

You can also be trained to assess TV, online and mobile phone content, under the Broadcasting Services Act.

Descriptions and prerequisites for each course are available in the training section.

How much does it cost?

The fees for each course are listed in the training section. A Cost Recovery Impact Statement (CRIS) outlining the fees is also available to view.