Year 12 Early Childhood Development

12ECD
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: S. Vickers



Content:
Find out about the basic needs for infants, toddlers and young children. Examine the nutritional needs for each age group. Learn how to support the health and wellbeing of young children - newborn to school age. Included in this course will be first aid, workplace health and safety, basic hygiene practices and attachment theory.  

Skills you can develop:

  • Working with young children
  • Workplace health and safety
  • First Aid
  • Presentation skills
  • Work ready skills
  • Communication and interaction with teachers in an early childhood centre setting
  • Care practices for young children
  • The knowledge of how to access support for children and whanau

There is a 4 day work place experience at a local early childhood centre as part of this course.


       

                                               



Course Overview

Term 1
FIRST AID COURSE

US 29852 BASIC NEEDS

US 29856 CARE PRACTICES

US 29868 PROFESSIONAL BEHAVIOUR AND PERSONAL HEALTH AND WELL-BEING

Term 2
HEALTH AND SAFETY COURSE

US 29868 PROFESSIONAL BEHAVIOUR AND PERSONAL HEALTH AND WELL-BEING CONTINUED

PLACEMENT

US 29854 HYGIENE AND SAFETY PRACTICES

Term 3
US 29855 ATTACHMENT RELATIONSHIPS AND STRATEGIES

US 29853 HEALTH ISSUES AND SERVICES AVAILABLE

US 29861 AGENCIES AND SERVICE AVAILABLE IN THE COMMUNITY

Term 4
US 29861 AGENCIES AND SERVICE AVAILABLE IN THE COMMUNITY CONTINUED

Pathway

Year 13 Child Development

Contributions and Equipment

1 2B8 Exercise Book
1 40 page Clearfile
Laptop


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 497 v10 Demonstrate knowledge of workplace health and safety requirements
1
I
3
U.S. 6400 v6 Manage first aid in an emergency situation
3
I
2
U.S. 6401 v6 Provide first aid
2
I
1
U.S. 6402 v8 Provide basic life support
1
I
1
U.S. 17593 v5 Apply safe work practices in the workplace
2
I
4
U.S. 29852 v1 Demonstrate knowledge of the basic needs and nutrition that support young children's holistic wellbeing and development
2
I
4
U.S. 29853 v1 Demonstrate knowledge of health issues and services available to protect and enhance the wellbeing of young children
2
I
3
U.S. 29854 v1 Describe personal and environmental hygiene and safety practices for the care of young children
2
I
2
U.S. 29855 v1 Describe attachment relationships and strategies used to support transitions for young children
2
I
3
U.S. 29856 v1 Describe and demonstrate care practices for infants and toddlers
2
I
2
U.S. 29861 v1 Identify and describe agencies/services available in the community to support young children and families
2
I
3
U.S. 29868 v1 Demonstrate professional behaviour and manage personal health and wellbeing in an ECE service
3
I
4
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 32 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 32 credits.

Pathway Tags

Early Childhood Educator, Primary teacher, Kindergarten teacher, Child minder, Nanny, Teacher's Aide