Level 2 Child Development and Education

Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

Internal Credits:  21            External Credits:  Nil

This course is designed to give students more knowledge and understanding of caring for infants, toddlers and young children.  Students will study a range of Level 2 Plunket Unit Standards and gain practical in-class experience. Students will also visit Jubilee ECE Centre to become familiar with the education needs of young children.  This course is a good base for future tertiary study and employment, particularly for those interested in Early Childhood or Primary teaching, Health Care, Nursing, Midwifery, Social and Community Services, Baby-sitting and Nannying.  Some of the areas of study include: caring for infants and toddlers, basic needs and nutrition, health issues and services, child development and learning, and the importance of play.


Level 3 Child Development and Education


Entry is open to all Year 12 and 13 students with a genuine interest in learning about caring and educating children 0-5 years. 


NB: All courses offered are subject to viable class numbers and staff availability.

Any Credits and Standards listed on courses are only a guideline.