C3.3 Guidance about Regulated Activity for Children

Regulated Activity

Enhanced DBS Check required
Barred List Check required

Not Regulated Activity

No DBS Check required
No Barred List Check 



Health Care

Regulated Activity

Any form of health, personal care or support provided by, or supervised by a professional is a Regulated Activity.



Unsupervised Activities

Can be Regulated Activity or Not Regulated Activity

The following are all Regulated Activities:

  • Coaching
  • Teaching
  • Training
  • Instruction
  • Providing advice/guidance on well-being
  • Supervising
  • Caring
  • Transporting children or young people
  • Managing individuals in this category


If the activity is not in the list above, it becomes a Regulated Activity if it is:

  • Regular (3 days or more in a 30-day period) OR

  • Overnight (between the hours of 2am – 6am regardless of whether they are ‘on duty’, awake or asleep)


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