Health, Safety and Nutrition

Code: ECE1605

Course description

This course will enable the apprentice to promote a healthy and safe environment for children. Through a lens of current health, safety, and nutrition legislation, regulations and recommended best practices, the Apprentice will identify strategies for maintaining safe indoor and outdoor environments, and safe playgrounds. They will describe the Practitioner’s role in monitoring children’s health and well-being, supporting healthy living and required procedures when reporting suspected abuse. Finally, the apprentice will examine the relationship between health and nutrition in order to demonstrate sensitivity to diverse health and nutritional practices.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Credit transfer

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Delivery Options

Classroom Delivery: In-person instruction that takes place at a college campus.
Online Delivery: Content is delivered entirely online through self-directed components, allowing you the flexibility to learn anytime from wherever you are.
Remote Delivery: Technology-enabled virtual instruction that takes place outside of a physical classroom. Remote delivery includes some form of scheduled real-time virtual classes or drop-in times, as well as self-directed components.
Hybrid Delivery: Instruction that includes a combination of online or remote delivery, and some classroom activities.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Spring 2021 registration opens February 1, 2021. Fall 2021 registration opens July 5, 2021.