Flowchart for ‘Regulated Activity’ when working with Children

Author's position
Advice Worker
Primary interest
Voluntary sector

This handy flowchart courtesy of Knowhow Non-Profit will help you determine whether the activity that you are providing is ‘regulated activity’ when you are considering DBS checks. If it is, you will need an Enhanced and Barring List Check for children.



You may also find these other resources helpful. See our knowledgebase.

  • A similar flowchart for regulated activity with adults
  • DBS guide

If you are unsure, contact our Advice Service at advice@rva.org.uk or tel: 0118 9372273

We also hold DBS training twice per year, see our training page for details, or get in touch.