Level 2 Early Childhood Education

12ECE
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms S. Wensor

This course provides students with an introduction to the field of Early Childhood Education. Students will gain a good understanding of issues relating to the care and education of young children, with a focus on development, health, hygiene and nutrition. In addition, students will be taught strategies for developing positive relationships with young children and their families.

This course links to the social and community services sector pathway and encompasses these
sector related careers: early childhood education, primary teaching, nursing, nannying, babysitting, flight attendant and parenting. Students can gain credits towards the Level 2 National Certificate in Early Childhood Education.



Pathway

Level 3 Early Childhood Education

Recommended Prior Learning

 An interest in the wellbeing and education of young children is required.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
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. 29859 v1 Describe values and beliefs that inform own personal approach to the learning and care of young children
2
I
4
U.S. 29861 v1 Identify and describe agencies/services available in the community to support young children and families
2
I
3
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 21 credits.

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