This course requires 2 options.
Level 3 Early Childhood Education EXTENSION ACDECE (Two line option)
Internal assessment. Theory and Practical.
2 hours per day
Proposed Topics include
Attachment theories, behaviours and transition
Knowledge of, apply and reflect on age-related nutrition needs for a child in an ECE service
Professional behaviour and manage personal health and wellbeing in an ECE service
Ethical responsibility to guide practice
Development of respectful, reciprocal and responsive relationships in an ECE service
The use, and explain the importance, of te reo Māori in the workplace (possibly online)
Knowledge of te Tiriti o Waitangi, legislation and organisations relevant to ECE services in New Zealand (Possibly online)
Prepare and construct a child's formal garment.
All academy students need to complete an AWVA Academy Application form.
This can be picked up from the Academy Offices or email to Sarah at [email protected].
If emailing, please state which academy you wish to apply for.
Recommended Prior Learning
This course is very suitable for those students who have already completed the 2023 L3 ECE course and wish to continue their ECE studies in 2024, as these are different standards.
Level 2 ECE students in 2023 are also welcome to apply for this course in 2024.
Students new to ECE should consider the other Level 3 course ACDEC3, in this subject area if they wish to do Level 3 ECE.
Some standards maybe studied at our NZQA approved Tertiary Provider, Unitec. Some may be on line through a Provider such as Plunket.
Practicums are an essential part of the course.
Helpful to have studied ECE Level 2 or 3 and any of the following subjects - Health, Science, Fabrics, Foods.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Assessment InformationWork placements at ECE centres (organised with the school) are a requirement for the sign off for some units.
You will be assessed in this course through all or a selection of the standards listed below.
Total Credits Available: 38 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 38 credits.