Introduction to Out of School Care and Recreation

4290

This course has five modules:

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    Level
    4
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    Credits
    20
  •  
    EFTs
    0.1667
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    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying

Module 1 – Setting the scene

Module 2 – Working professionally

Module 3 – Working with children

Module 4 – Building positive relationships

Module 5 – Working in a safe environment

Topics covered include

  • OSCAR history in New Zealand
  • School-age childcare overseas
  • Operating standards for out-of-school programmes
  • Profiling programmes and workers
  • Personal attributes of an out-of-school worker
  • Being a professional
  • Acting professionally
  • Stress and time management
  • Professional support
  • Child development
  • Identifying what’s important when working with children
  • Elements of child -centred programmes
  • Planning activities for children
  • Developing work relationships
  • Communicating at work
  • Giving positive behaviour guidance
  • Working in groups
  • Maintaining a safe working environment
  • Health and safety requirements and
  • Risk assessment

Assessment

This course is 100% internally assessed

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.
  •  
    Level
    4
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    EFTs
    0.1667
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying