Approx Cost:
$60.00 includes workbooks and babysitting certificate and kit.
Technology Requirements:
A laptop is not needed for this course
Entry Requirements:

Open entry.

Course Outline:

This course includes internal Unit Standards only.  Students are not able to gain a Course Endorsement.  This course is designed and supported by Plunket for students to gain knowledge of ECE.  It features some Plunket-led parent/infant/toddler sessions.

  • Basic needs of children in an ECE.
  • Personal and environmental hygiene and safety practices in ECE.
  • Age-related nutrition needs in ECE.
  • Attachment patterns and short-term separation in ECE.
  • Health and wellbeing of children in ECE.
Where Does It Lead:

ECE303 and further training in Early Childhood Education and Care.  Provides a foundation for childcare and other careers in education. 

For further information see:
Mrs D van Vuuren.