Health and Wellness in Early Childhood (EDEC1002)


This unit provides students with the ability to plan and operate healthy and safe early childhood learning and care environments. Students will learn about minimising infection and promoting children's health and wellbeing. Students will also undertake Child Protection training in accordance with the legislative requirements of the Children Care and Protection Act of NSW Department of Community Services. Students must obtain or provide evidence of a current First Aid Certificate to complete this unit.

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1x1-hr lecture/wk, 1x2-hr tutorial/workshop/wk


2000wd portfolio (40%) and tutorial presentation and 1000wd report (30%) and Child Protection requirements (Satisfactory/Fail) (30%)

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