2ECD

Level 2 Early Childhood Development

Course selection will be active in August.

Course Description

This course focuses on the basic needs, nutrition, health and wellbeing of young children. Basic hygiene practices and attachment theory, the agencies that support children and their whanau, and how to care for newborns to school age.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

Develop these skills:Explore this content:
  • Working with young children- Care Practice skills.
  • Explore the basic needs of children from infant to school age. 
  • First Aid & Workplace health and safety.
  • Demonstrate the Care practice techniques and explain the health and safety. considerations required in dealing with young children.
  • Professional behaviour, presentation & work ready skills- an opportunity to demonstrate these in a placement in an Early Childcare Centre.
  • Explore the requirements to keep young children well by examining hygiene practices, health and wellbeing.

  • Communication  with teaching staff and students  in an early childhood setting.
  • Examine the theories around keeping children safe by looking at attachment theory, the types of early childhood centres found in New Zealand and the agencies that are available to support young children and their whanau.

Resources Required

2B5 exercise book

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 35 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 35 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 497 v10
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of workplace health and safety requirements
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 6400 v6
NZQA Info
Manage first aid in an emergency situation
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 6401 v6
NZQA Info
Provide first aid
1
1
1
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 1
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 6402 v8
NZQA Info
Provide basic life support
1
1
1
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 1
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 17593 v6
NZQA Info
Apply safe work practices in the workplace
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29852 v1
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of the basic needs and nutrition that support young children's holistic wellbeing and development
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29853 v1
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of health issues and services available to protect and enhance the wellbeing of young children
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29854 v1
NZQA Info
Describe personal and environmental hygiene and safety practices for the care of young children
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29855 v1
NZQA Info
Describe attachment relationships and strategies used to support transitions for young children
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29856 v1
NZQA Info
Describe and demonstrate care practices for infants and toddlers
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29861 v1
NZQA Info
Identify and describe agencies/services available in the community to support young children and families
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29868 v1
NZQA Info
Demonstrate professional behaviour and manage personal health and wellbeing in an ECE service
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29871 v1
NZQA Info
Describe and compare a range of ECE services and philosophies in Aotearoa New Zealand

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 35
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

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