When should I clear my criminal record?
You can apply to have your criminal record expunged when: a period of 10 years has passed after the date of the conviction for that offence. you have not been convicted and sentenced to a period of imprisonment without the option of a fine during those 10 years. the sentence was corporal punishment.
Can I still work with children if I have a criminal record?
Can You Work with Children with a Criminal Record? A criminal record does not bar an individual from working with young people or vulnerable adults. Depending on the role, just because you have a criminal record it does not automatically put you at a disadvantage to the other candidates employing for the role.