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ECE116 - Health, Safety, Wellbeing and Nutrition

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2 2014 Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Warrnambool

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:B Yim
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Students must be enrolled in course E330

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

3 hours per week

Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

The unit examines health, safety, nutrition and wellbeing of infants, toddlers and young children, individually and in group care.  The unit examines the legislative and regulatory requirements as specified in ACECQA in relation to health, safety, wellbeing and nutrition, and what compliance is required to meet regulations and quality standards specified nationally and at the state level.  Other content includes the appraisal of nutritional needs of infants and young children, including food allergies, cultural requirements of families and be able to provide for these.  The interrelationship between health, safety and nutrition and requirements for physical activity in early childhood contexts and application of licencing and NQF standards including; health promotion, incidents, injury and trauma, sleep and rest, immunisation, communicable diseases, how to respond and care for sick children and preventative hygiene practices and safe food handling.  The role of the educator and teacher is examined in providing a safe, responsive environment which provides for the health, safety, supervision and protection, nutrition and wellbeing of children.

Assessment

Task 1, 400 words, 10%

Task 2, 1600 words, 40%

Task 3, 2400 words, 60%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$755$604$2380$2535

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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