Level 2 Early Childhood Academy ACEC2 (Open to Yr 11 & Yr 12 in 2022). One hour a day.

ACDEC2
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: S. Noble

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.


One Period per day

Academy No Fees

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.

Topics include:

  • 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 2022, students from Year 11 onwards may take part in the Level 2 ECE Academy and in 2022 MHS is planning to develop a full time Early Childhood 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 will need to fill out an AWVA one page application form. See Mr Hackett or Ms Douglas in the Academy office for a form, plus complete an AWVA application form. See Ms Douglas at the Academy Offices for a form or complete the online form here, save to your device and email to Ms Douglas, [email protected] .

MHS AWVA Academy 2022 application form

If you have trouble opening the application form then please email [email protected] , and a form will be emailed to you. If emailing please state which academy you wish to apply for.


Faculties:

All Academies (AWVA), Early Childhood



Pathway

Level 3 Early Childhood Academy. ACDEC3 (Open to Yr 12 & Yr 13 in 2022)Two hours a day

All Academies are fees free.

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.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 377 v8 Demonstrate knowledge of diversity in workplaces
2
I
2
U.S. 6696 v4 Prepare for and construct a child's garment
2
I
6
U.S. 23452 v6 Describe techniques for moving equipment and people in a health or wellbeing setting
2
I
3
U.S. 29852 v1 Demonstrate knowledge of the basic needs and nutrition that support young children's holistic wellbeing and development
2
I
4
U.S. 29853 v1 Demonstrate knowledge of health issues and services available to protect and enhance the wellbeing of young children
2
I
3
U.S. 29854 v1 Describe personal and environmental hygiene and safety practices for the care of young children
2
I
2
U.S. 29855 v1 Describe attachment relationships and strategies used to support transitions for young children
2
I
3
U.S. 29856 v1 Describe and demonstrate care practices for infants and toddlers
2
I
2
U.S. 29857 v1 Describe patterns of development and learning for young children
2
I
5
U.S. 29858 v1 Provide and reflect on the value of play experiences for a child's development and learning
2
I
5
A.S. 91282 v2 Social Studies 2.4 - Describe personal involvement in a social action related to rights and responsibilities
2
I
5
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 40 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 40 credits.

Pathway Tags

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.