Level 2 Early Childhood Academy ACEC2 Single Line course.
ECE centre Practicums
Unitec – 1 Semester per year Optional
Practical and theory based assessments
Must have access to an infant, toddler or young child to do observations and work with on a regular weekly bases. Can be a sibling or family relative.
- Study child’s growth and development
- The value of play experiences
- Basic needs and nutrition
- Care practices for infants, toddlers and young children
- Health issues and services
- Personal and environmental hygiene and safety practices
- Attachment relationships and strategies
- Construct a young child’s garment
- Personal involvement in a social action related to rights and responsibilities
- Work place involvement and knowledge
In 2024, students from Year 11 onwards may take part in the Level 2 ECE Academy. Students in this academy will enjoy working alongside young children gaining a knowledge of their basic needs of and other aspects including health and hygiene practices and how they are applied to young children. This course is both theoretical and practical.
All academy students need to complete an AWVA Academy Application form. This can be picked up from the Academy Offices .
All academy students will need to fill out an AWVA one page application form. See the Academy Offices for a form.
Or email Sarah on [email protected] When emailing please state which academy course you wish to apply for.
Recommended Prior Learning
Fabric, Foods and Health subjects useful.
Recommend taking alongside Sciences, Health, Math, English for the Social and Community Services Vocational Pathway Endorsement at Level 2.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Own stationary (pens, pencils, eraser, glue stick, ruler, printing credit, 2 x 1B5s ) Unit workbooks and assessment booklets provided by the academy.
Assessment InformationBoth Written and Practical assessments. Sign offs at ECE work placements for some units is necessary.
You will be assessed in this course through all or a selection of the standards listed below.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 34 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 34 credits.
Social and Community Services Vocational Pathway Endorsement at Level 2. New Zealand Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care Level 2 Teaching (ECE, Primary, Secondary), Nursing, Social work, Carer, Nanny, Phycologist, Police, Community based careers. Year 11 students who enroll in this course will gain Level two credits, which count towards their Level 1 and 2 NCEA certiciates. They will also have the option of completing the Level 3 when they are in Year 12. All academy students will need to fill out an AWVA one page application form. See Mr Hackett or Ms Douglas in the Academy Office, in the car park area behind E Block, for a form.,